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"Teen Mom" May Have Helped Lower Teen Birth Rate

The teen birth rate in the United States has reached a new low, causing some psychologists to wonder if they... Read »

Apr 9, 2014
Device Helps Paralyzed Men Move Legs, Stand

Device Helps Paralyzed Men Move Legs, Stand

Doctors who zapped a paralyzed man's spinal cord with electricity, allowing him to stand, three years ago have done... Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Eatery Cancels Autism Fundraiser Due to Backlash

Eatery Cancels Autism Fundraiser Due to Backlash

Chili’s canceled fundraisers for over 1200 restaurants nationwide for a group that says that autism can be triggered... Watch »

Apr 8, 2014
Stimulator Helps Paralyzed Patients Move Legs

Stimulator Helps Paralyzed Patients Move Legs

Four men paralyzed after severe spinal cord injuries can all move their legs again after treatments with... Watch »

Apr 8, 2014
Viagra May Boost Risk of Deadly Skin Cancer: Study

Viagra May Boost Risk of Deadly Skin Cancer: Study

Viagra may be a boon for men with erectile dysfunction, but it may come with a trade-off: A new preliminary... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Chili's Nixes Autism Event After Backlash

Chili's Nixes Autism Event After Backlash

Chili's has canceled a fundraiser for a group that states on its website that autism can be triggered... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Third Pediatric Flu-Related Death in Dallas County

Third Pediatric Flu-Related Death in Dallas County

Dallas County confirmed the third pediatric flu-related death of the season on Read »

Apr 4, 2014
3 People Die of Meningitis in Los Angeles Outbreak

3 People Die of Meningitis in Los Angeles Outbreak

A day after health officials said at least eight cases of the most dangerous form of meningitis hit Los... Watch »

Apr 4, 2014
Fertility Drugs Do Not Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Fertility Drugs Do Not Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Women who took a fertility drug called Clomid don’t have any higher risk of breast cancer, even 30 years later, than... Watch »

Apr 3, 2014
Another Suit Filed Against New Abortion Law

Another Suit Filed Against New Abortion Law

Another federal lawsuit has been filed challenging new provisions in Texas' tough restrictions on abortion. Read »

Apr 2, 2014
Liquid Therapy? Experts Warn of Alcohol Abuse by Moms

Liquid Therapy? Experts Warn of Alcohol Abuse by Moms

For many moms looking to relieve stress, wine and cocktails are part of their weekly routine, even on play dates. Watch »

Apr 2, 2014
Chicken Recalled Due to Undeclared Allergens, Misprinting

Chicken Recalled Due to Undeclared Allergens, Misprinting

AdvancePierre Foods is recalling more 8,730 pounds of frozen chicken breast products due to misprinting... Read »

Apr 2, 2014
Plano Testing Mosquito Fish in Golf Course Ponds

Plano Testing Mosquito Fish in Golf Course Ponds

April means the first steps of the year to prevent the West Nile virus. Watch »

Apr 1, 2014
Consumer Reports: Pancake Syrup Health Concerns

Consumer Reports: Pancake Syrup Health Concerns

Consumer Reports recently reported that some kinds of caramel color in soft drinks can contain a... Watch »

Apr 1, 2014
Duke Scientists Create Self-Healing Muscles in Lab

Duke Scientists Create Self-Healing Muscles in Lab

Biomedical engineers have developed lab-grown skeletal muscles able to flex as just like biologically grown ones and... Read »

Apr 1, 2014
Officials Want North Texans to Prepare for Mosquito Season

Officials Want North Texans to Prepare for Mosquito Season

Mosquitoes are already moving into North Texas and some cities are getting a head start to fight the bite. Watch »

Apr 1, 2014
Missed the Obamacare Deadline? Here's What You Should Know

Missed the Obamacare Deadline? Here's What You Should Know

Monday was the last day to enroll in a health insurance plan on the federal and state Obamacare Read »

Apr 1, 2014
The Number of Children with Autism on the Rise

The Number of Children with Autism on the Rise

A startling new report finds the number of children with an autism spectrum disorder is Watch »

Mar 31, 2014
Final Texas Push on Insurance Enrollment Deadline

Final Texas Push on Insurance Enrollment Deadline

Texas health care advocates, hospitals and assisters are giving a final, round-the-clock push to get as... Read »

Mar 31, 2014
Study Shows New Drugs Can Lower Cholesterol

Study Shows New Drugs Can Lower Cholesterol

A new class of experimental medicines can dramatically lower cholesterol, raising hopes of a fresh option for people... Read »

Mar 29, 2014
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