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Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 06:03 AM CST

Texas Releases Abortion Booklet Citing Refuted Cancer Links

Texas Releases Abortion Booklet Citing Refuted Cancer Links

A Texas state agency has released a new edition of a booklet for women considering an abortion that suggests there may be a link between terminating pregnancies and increased risks of breast cancer and...

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 05:45 PM CST

New Program to Serve Needs of Foster Care Children

New Program to Serve Needs of Foster Care Children

Children's Health has opened its new, state-of-the-art Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence in Dallas.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 09:47 AM CST

North Texas City Named Most Polluted in Texas

North Texas City Named Most Polluted in Texas

A state report found Denton is among the most polluted cities in Texas.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 11:01 AM CST

Enjoy the Holidays without the Extra Fat and Calories

Enjoy the Holidays without the Extra Fat and Calories

Looking forward to the holiday season but not the extra pounds that often come with it?

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 06:27 AM CST

Garland Schools See Benefits in Breakfast Program

Garland Schools See Benefits in Breakfast Program

Garland ISD's Breakfast in the Classroom program is leading to better attendance records and fewer visits to the school nurse.

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 03:59 AM CST

Ethiopian Twins Fly To DFW For Life-Changing Surgery

Ethiopian Twins Fly To DFW For Life-Changing Surgery

Two brothers from Ethiopia traveled to Plano to receive free treatment for severe scoliosis.

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 07:00 PM CST

In 2015, Health Spending Surges in the U.S.

In 2015, Health Spending Surges in the U.S.

In 2015, Americans spent $3.2 trillion on medical expenses, up by 5.8 percent since 2014, NBC News reported. Experts say there are also indications that health spending increased because people sought...

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 03:28 PM CST

Texas Jail Suicides Drop Following Screening Changes

Texas Jail Suicides Drop Following Screening Changes

Records show the number of suicides in county jails has declined since changes were implemented that include a more comprehensive mental health screening of inmates.

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 03:29 PM CST

Veteran Explains What PTSD Looks Like to Him

Veteran Explains What PTSD Looks Like to Him

Jeremiah Dee served in the military for ten years, working as a mechanic on Black Hawk helicopters. When two of those helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq, Dee was called in to help take it apart. That included...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 05:34 PM CST

Mumps Cases Prompts Warning From State

Mumps Cases Prompts Warning From State

Texas state health officials warn public of potential exposure to the highly contagious during holiday travel.

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