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Vets Issue Advice on Pets That May Have Ebola

Vets Issue Advice on Pets That May Have Ebola

A veterinarians' group has put out guidance on handling pets that may have been infected by Ebola. Read »

Nov 12, 2014
Hundreds of Kids Harmed By Detergent 'Pods:' Study

Hundreds of Kids Harmed By Detergent 'Pods:' Study

Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets sometimes mistaken for toys or candy landed more than... Watch »

Nov 10, 2014
Ebola Nurse Hickox to be Advocate for Health Workers

Ebola Nurse Hickox to be Advocate for Health Workers

A Maine nurse who battled politicians over her quarantine after she returned from treating Ebola patients in West... Read »

Nov 10, 2014
Flu Cases on the Rise; Health Leaders Urge Shots

Flu Cases on the Rise; Health Leaders Urge Shots

Leaders in Denton County report a slight uptick in flu cases last week and believe the big numbers may be fast... Watch »

Nov 7, 2014
President George W. Bush Meets Amber Vinson

President George W. Bush Meets Amber Vinson

Former President George W. Bush dropped by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Friday to recognize the end of Dallas’... Watch »

Nov 7, 2014
Safety Alert: Overuse of Acetaminophen

Safety Alert: Overuse of Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen is one of the most common ingredients in over-the-counter medications. It’s in Tylenol and hundreds of... Watch »

Nov 7, 2014
Officials Hours From Declaring Dallas Ebola-Free

Officials Hours From Declaring Dallas Ebola-Free

Dallas County judge Clay Jenkins discusses the end of the Ebola crisis in North Texas, as health officials are hours... Watch »

Nov 7, 2014
Officials Declare Dallas Ebola-Free

Officials Declare Dallas Ebola-Free

After several weeks of trying to contain the Ebola virus, health officials say North Texas is now Ebola free. Watch »

Nov 7, 2014
Record Number of Booster Seats Are

Record Number of Booster Seats Are "Best Bets": IIHS

A record number of booster seats have earned the highest rating for safety belt fit from the Insurance Institute for... Watch »

Nov 6, 2014
Vaccine Spray May Not Work for Swine Flu in Kids

Vaccine Spray May Not Work for Swine Flu in Kids

Health officials say the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine did not protect young children against swine flu... Watch »

Nov 6, 2014
Record Number of Booster Seats Are

Record Number of Booster Seats Are "Best Bets": IIHS

A record number of booster seats have earned the highest rating for safety belt fit from the Insurance Institute for... Read »

Nov 6, 2014
Ebola Nurse Amber Vinson Defends Flying

Ebola Nurse Amber Vinson Defends Flying

Dallas nurse and Ebola survivor Amber Vinson appears on NBC's Today show Thursday as she talks to Matt Lauer about... Read »

Nov 6, 2014
Illustration Depicts Sneeze Particles on Airplane

Illustration Depicts Sneeze Particles on Airplane

Commercial airplanes are considered some of the ripest breeding grounds for viruses like the flu. Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
8 Million U.S. Women Skip Cervical Cancer Screening

8 Million U.S. Women Skip Cervical Cancer Screening

As many as 8 million adult women in the U.S. who should be screened for cervical cancer haven't had that checkup in... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Study: Too Frequent Baths Could Be Bad for Babies' Skin

Study: Too Frequent Baths Could Be Bad for Babies' Skin

A recent study suggests that too many baths and lack of emollient therapy on newborns heightens the chance for... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
Texas Ebola Task Force Recommends 4 Risk Levels

Texas Ebola Task Force Recommends 4 Risk Levels

A Texas task force on Ebola has recommended against mandatory quarantines for cooperating medical workers not... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Ragweed Season Could Get Boost From Rain

Ragweed Season Could Get Boost From Rain

It’s fall in North Texas and that means high ragweed counts, which isn’t good news for seasonal allergy sufferers. Watch »

Nov 3, 2014
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Addison "Lights The Night" To Stop Blood Cancers

As part of the "Light The Night" campaign, many people gathered in Addison on Sunday night to raise... Watch »

Nov 3, 2014
Jenkins, Rawlings Grade Ebola Response

Jenkins, Rawlings Grade Ebola Response

In an exclusive interview Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins grade their performance... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Some Flu Patients Could Falsely Suspect Ebola

Some Flu Patients Could Falsely Suspect Ebola

Doctors in North Texas are reporting an uptick in flu patients showing up to their offices already this fall, and... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
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