health News

Texas Flu Cases On The Rise

Texas Flu Cases On The Rise

Doctors say if you haven't already, get your flu shot now because the flu is spreading quickly throughout Texas. Watch »

Dec 6, 2014
Unproven Stem Cell Treatment Faces Controversy

Unproven Stem Cell Treatment Faces Controversy

An NBC News investigation found that some patients are turning to a controversial stem cell therapy that many... Watch »

Dec 6, 2014
Potential for Severe Flu Season Ahead

Potential for Severe Flu Season Ahead

Health experts monitoring a spike in flu cases say Type-A is hitting hard this season, and that could lead to many... Watch »

Dec 4, 2014
Ebola Task Force Issues Full Report

Ebola Task Force Issues Full Report

A state Ebola task force recommends creating a bio-containment unit to specialize in the care of children and... Read »

Dec 4, 2014
12th Human West Nile Case Reported in Dallas Co.

12th Human West Nile Case Reported in Dallas Co.

The Dallas County Health and Human Services Department confirms a 12th person has contracted West Nile virus in the... Read »

Dec 4, 2014
CDC: Current Flu Shot Less Effective Due to Virus Mutation

CDC: Current Flu Shot Less Effective Due to Virus Mutation

CDC experts sent an urgent message to doctors Wednesday that this year's flu vaccine may not be as effective against... Watch »

Dec 4, 2014
Flu Season Outpacing Last Year: CDC

Flu Season Outpacing Last Year: CDC

The CDC shows more flu activity this year than at this point last season, and Texas seems to be ahead of the curve... Watch »

Dec 3, 2014
8 Percent of Americans Depressed, Few Treated: Study

8 Percent of Americans Depressed, Few Treated: Study

Nearly eight percent of Americans have depression, but only about a third of those are receiving treatment for it... Read »

Dec 3, 2014
Hershey Considers Replacing Corn Syrup With Sugar

Hershey Considers Replacing Corn Syrup With Sugar

Hershey is looking at replacing the high-fructose corn syrup in some of its products with sugar. Read »

Dec 3, 2014
First Flu Death of the Season Confirmed in Dallas Co.

First Flu Death of the Season Confirmed in Dallas Co.

The first adult flu death of the season has been reported in North Texas. Watch »

Dec 3, 2014
35 Hospitals Are Now Ebola Treatment Centers

35 Hospitals Are Now Ebola Treatment Centers

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nearly three dozen U.S. hospitals are now designated as... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Texas Overdose Deaths Significantly Lower Than U.S. Average

Texas Overdose Deaths Significantly Lower Than U.S. Average

Drug overdose deaths in Texas are significantly lower than the U.S. average. Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Find a Flu Shot in DFW

Find a Flu Shot in DFW

Check our list of locations to get your flu vaccine across North Texas. Read »

Apr 29, 2014
The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin on World Aids Day

The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin on World Aids Day

The Dallas Morning News' Dr. Seema Yasmin discusses the 26th annual World AIDS Day and how some experts don't think... Watch »

Dec 2, 2014
Circumcision Benefits Outweigh the Risks, CDC Says

Circumcision Benefits Outweigh the Risks, CDC Says

U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Too Many Infants Still Sleep With Blankets: Study

Too Many Infants Still Sleep With Blankets: Study

Too many U.S. infants sleep with blankets, pillows or other unsafe bedding that may lead to suffocation or sudden... Read »

Dec 1, 2014
3-D Printing Gives Chance to Little Girl Born With Heart Defect

3-D Printing Gives Chance to Little Girl Born With Heart Defect

Esther Perez was born with heart defects that could have taken her young life, but thanks to a series of... Watch »

Nov 26, 2014
'Tis the Season for Holiday Sicknesses

'Tis the Season for Holiday Sicknesses

Between all the parties, traveling and changes in weather, the holiday season is always a time when more people get... Watch »

Nov 25, 2014
From Pizza to Popcorn, Calorie Counts Headed for Menus

From Pizza to Popcorn, Calorie Counts Headed for Menus

Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu... Read »

Nov 25, 2014
Popular Pet Food Company Announces Recall

Popular Pet Food Company Announces Recall

A pet food company has issued a recall of its popular brand of cat and ferret foods. Read »

Nov 24, 2014
Big Game Friday Night

Photos & Videos

Upload your photos & videos »

What's New
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW's free news and weather apps on your iPad, iPhone, Android or other mobile device. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out