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Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Donates Blood in Search for Cure

Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Donates Blood in Search for Cure

One of two Dallas nurses who contracted Ebola last year is donating blood to a biotech firm. Read »

Jan 21, 2015
Health Officials Monitor Those Exposed to Measles

Health Officials Monitor Those Exposed to Measles

North Texas health officials say they're watching closely after a person who flew from India to D/FW International... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
Tarrant County Resident Tests Positive for Measles

Tarrant County Resident Tests Positive for Measles

Tarrant County Public Health says Tuesday a Tarrant County resident tested positive for measles after returning home... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
From Afghanistan to the O.R., Denton Sailor Gets Back to Work

From Afghanistan to the O.R., Denton Sailor Gets Back to Work

Lt. Commander Rick Coffman is back to work as Director of Surgical Services at Texas Health Presbyterian Denton... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
Teens Not Vaccinated for Measles Barred From SoCal School

Teens Not Vaccinated for Measles Barred From SoCal School

Twenty students who have not been vaccinated against the measles are not be allowed on the campus of Huntington... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
School Districts Spent $117K During Ebola Scare

School Districts Spent $117K During Ebola Scare

Nine Texas school districts together spent nearly $117,000 for cleaning campuses amid concerns about the possible... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Food Company Recalls Meat Sent to Catering Distributors

Food Company Recalls Meat Sent to Catering Distributors

A Georgia food company has recalled more than 850 pounds of beef and chicken because of misbranding and exposure to... Read »

Jan 16, 2015
5 Myths About the Flu Debunked

5 Myths About the Flu Debunked

Flu is widespread across the United States, in a season made even more severe by a disappointing vaccine that's not... Read »

Jan 23, 2015
Wendy's Drops Soda from Kids Meal

Wendy's Drops Soda from Kids Meal

Wendy's has won praise from children's advocacy groups for its recent move to stop displaying soda on its children's... Read »

Jan 16, 2015
Flu Vaccine Barely Working This Year, CDC Says

Flu Vaccine Barely Working This Year, CDC Says

This year's flu vaccine is less effective at protecting people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said... Read »

Jan 16, 2015
Super Snack Bars

Super Snack Bars

The most overcrowded section of your grocery store may well be the snack bar aisle. Snack bars are a handy... Watch »

Jan 15, 2015
Boy Finally Breathing on His Own After 65 Surgeries

Boy Finally Breathing on His Own After 65 Surgeries

After 4 years and 65 surgeries, a boy in Peoria, Arizona, is finally able to talk and breathe on his own after... Watch »

Jan 16, 2015
Texas-Based H-E-B Issues Tortilla Recall

Texas-Based H-E-B Issues Tortilla Recall

H-E-B has issued a voluntary recall specifically for the H-E-B Homestyle White Corn Tortillas due to the possible... Read »

Jan 14, 2015
FDA Approves Pacemaker for Controlling Appetite

FDA Approves Pacemaker for Controlling Appetite

Federal regulators have approved an appetite-suppressing implant designed to treat obesity by zapping nerves that... Read »

Jan 14, 2015
Health Experts Look to Link Enterovirus-D68, Paralysis

Health Experts Look to Link Enterovirus-D68, Paralysis

Health experts are working to find out how enterovirus-D68 is connected to paralysis. Watch »

Jan 13, 2015
MorningStar Farms Recalls Veggie Burgers

MorningStar Farms Recalls Veggie Burgers

MorningStar Farms has issued a voluntary of some of its products. Read »

Jan 12, 2015
Dallas County Flu Cases Take Dip in Early January

Dallas County Flu Cases Take Dip in Early January

The worst of the flu season could be behind North Texas now, but health experts are not ready to breathe a sigh... Watch »

Jan 9, 2015
Hospitals Work to Keep Most Vulnerable Flu-Free

Hospitals Work to Keep Most Vulnerable Flu-Free

Texas Health Presbyterian Denton has extra policies in place in wards like the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to help... Watch »

Jan 8, 2015
US Appeals Court Considers New TX Abortion Restrictions

US Appeals Court Considers New TX Abortion Restrictions

The constitutionality of a Texas law that could force some women to travel hundreds of miles or cross state lines to... Read »

Jan 7, 2015
Official Who Helped Lead Texas Ebola Response Steps Down

Official Who Helped Lead Texas Ebola Response Steps Down

The Texas health commissioner, who helped lead the state's response to the first U.S. case of Ebola, is leaving his... Read »

Jan 7, 2015
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