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Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 11:31 AM CST

WHO on 'High-Alert' Over New Outbreaks of Bird Flu

WHO on 'High-Alert' Over New Outbreaks of Bird Flu

The World Health Organization is urging all countries to monitor avian influenza and to report any human cases that could indicate the beginning of a flu pandemic, Reuters reported. About 40 countries have...

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 07:16 AM CST

How to Cut Back on TV BInging

How to Cut Back on TV BInging

NBC 5 Health Reporter Bianca Castro takes a look at how you can keep your family on the right track to fitness by limiting the amount of TV watched daily.

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 06:57 AM CST

Fighting Winter Allergies

Fighting Winter Allergies

Many people believe that as the spring and fall seasons wrap up, so do their allergies, but that's not always the case once winter rolls around.

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 08:58 AM CST

Update: Former Pres., First Lady Bush's Health Improves

Update: Former Pres., First Lady Bush's Health Improves

A spokesperson for George H.W. Bush said the health of the former president and former first lady Barbara Bush is improving.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 09:41 PM CST

Costco Agrees to Pay $12M Over Lax Pharmacy Practices

Costco Agrees to Pay $12M Over Lax Pharmacy Practices

Costco Wholesale Corp. has agreed to pay nearly $12 million to settle Justice Department allegations of lax pharmacy controls over a four-year period. The Issaquah, Washington-based company acknowledges in...

Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 06:53 PM CST

School Based P.E. Programs Combat Childhood Obesity

School Based P.E. Programs Combat Childhood Obesity

School programs aimed at encouraging physical fitness in students have resulted in healthier and leaner children, according to new study.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 01:09 PM CST

Animal Crackers Recalled Due to Allergy Alert

Animal Crackers Recalled Due to Allergy Alert

A popular animal cracker has been recalled because of an undeclared milk ingredient.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 04:53 PM CST

Judge Blocks Texas From Cutting Off Planned Parenthood

Judge Blocks Texas From Cutting Off Planned Parenthood

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Texas from ousting Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid program over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 04:14 PM CST

Texas Abortions Drop as Clinics Close: Study

Texas Abortions Drop as Clinics Close: Study

The number of abortions performed throughout Texas dropped after a 2013 law forced the closure of clinics in all but the largest cities, and the decline was steeper the farther a woman lived from one of the...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 12:44 PM CST

1 in 4 US Men Have Cancer-Linked HPV Strain

1 in 4 US Men Have Cancer-Linked HPV Strain

The first national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have genital infections caused by a sexually transmitted virus and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several cancers. Most human papillomavir...

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