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Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 10:18 AM CDT

Listeria Fears Spur Whole Wheat Eggo Recall

Listeria Fears Spur Whole Wheat Eggo Recall

Kellogg is recalling about 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain whole wheat waffles over the possibility they were contaminated with Listeria bacteria. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 04:12 AM CDT

Protecting Yourself Against the Flu

Protecting Yourself Against the Flu

The Centers for Disease Control recommends that flu vaccinations begin by the end of October, if possible.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 09:55 AM CDT

Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern US

Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern US

The potential for an abundant population of the mosquito that carries the Zika virus remains moderate or high through November in the southernmost cities of the U.S., a study shows.

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 07:44 AM CDT

Traffic Jam Pollution Increasingly Dangerous

Traffic Jam Pollution Increasingly Dangerous

The amount of harmful pollutants during rush hour traffic is 29 times higher than it is when traffic flows freely, according to a recent report.

Sunday, Sep 18, 2016 at 04:08 PM CDT

Drugmakers Fought State Opioid Limits Amid Crisis

Drugmakers Fought State Opioid Limits Amid Crisis

The makers of prescription painkillers have adopted a 50-state strategy that includes hundreds of lobbyists and millions in campaign contributions to help kill or weaken measures aimed at stemming the tide of...

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 04:43 PM CDT

Prostate Cancer Study Reveals New Info on Treatment

Prostate Cancer Study Reveals New Info on Treatment

Dr. Andrew Lee, medical director of the Texas Center for Proton Therapy, discusses prostate cancer treatment options.

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 04:37 PM CDT

Plano VA Clinic Officially Opens, Second Clinic in the Works

Plano VA Clinic Officially Opens, Second Clinic in the Works

Congressman Sam Johnson, (R) TX-03 helped cut the ribbon on the VA’s first outpatient clinic in the Plano area, Friday.

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 05:44 PM CDT

Device Helps Recondition Lungs for Transplantation

Device Helps Recondition Lungs for Transplantation

New technology is reconditioning donor lungs to increase odds for patients on transplant lists.

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 03:18 PM CDT

Can This Patch Stop Drunk Driving?

Can This Patch Stop Drunk Driving?

A New Mexico company is hoping their new patch will help stop drunk driving. DermaTec has developed a patch that senses alcohol intake through sweat. It's called the ONUSBlue, as in it's "on us" to end drunk...

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 at 06:27 PM CDT

Texas Families United By Life-Saving Gifts

Texas Families United By Life-Saving Gifts

Two parents, who lost their son in October of 2015, meet four recipients who received their son’s organs through life-saving transplants.

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