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Cook Children's Doctors Urge Swimming Safety

Cook Children's Doctors Urge Swimming Safety

Cook Children's Medical Center is hoping the recent deaths of three toddlers will spark other parents and caregivers... Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
Health Experts Look for Cyclospora Cause

Health Experts Look for Cyclospora Cause

As the number of cases of cyclosporiasis grow in North Texas, health officials are working to find the cause. Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
Cyclosporiasis Cases Climb in Dallas, Tarrant Counties

Cyclosporiasis Cases Climb in Dallas, Tarrant Counties

The number of cases of cyclosporiasis are contining to climb in Dallas and Tarrant counties. Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Chikungunya: What You Need to Know

Chikungunya: What You Need to Know

A person caught the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya in the United States this month, health officials say — marking... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
Saginaw Woman Describes Cyclosporiasis Illness

Saginaw Woman Describes Cyclosporiasis Illness

A Saginaw woman realized she had symptoms of cyclosporiasis after watching a television news story. Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
Saginaw Woman's 'Miserable' Cyclosporiasis Experience

Saginaw Woman's 'Miserable' Cyclosporiasis Experience

After watching NBC 5's news story about cyclospora, Judy Hiltunen knew had it. Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Heart Attacks Deadliest for Young Women, Study Finds

Heart Attacks Deadliest for Young Women, Study Finds

Young women are more likely to die from heart attacks than young men, according to a new study in the Journal of the... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
2 More Babies Get Herpes After Ritual Circumcisions: Officials

2 More Babies Get Herpes After Ritual Circumcisions: Officials

Two more infants were diagnosed with herpes in New York this month after undergoing ritual Jewish circumcisions, the... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
10 Million Got Obamacare Coverage, Study Confirms

10 Million Got Obamacare Coverage, Study Confirms

More than 10 million people who were previously uninsured received health insurance under Obamacare,... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
CDC Lab Chief Resigns After Anthrax Fumble

CDC Lab Chief Resigns After Anthrax Fumble

The head of a CDC lab in Atlanta that possibly exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Doctor Leading Fight Against Ebola Gets Infected

Doctor Leading Fight Against Ebola Gets Infected

A doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone has caught the deadly virus, according to the... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Measles Case Confirmed in Tarrant County

Measles Case Confirmed in Tarrant County

Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed a resident has tested positive for measles after traveling outside of the... Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Study: Many Heavy Kids Think They're Normal Weight

Study: Many Heavy Kids Think They're Normal Weight

Nearly a third of children in a national survey didn't have an accurate idea of their own weight — most of... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
First Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in Dallas County

First Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in Dallas County

Dallas County Health and Human Services confirmed Tuesday the first case of imported chikungunya virus in... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Cyclosporiasis Cases on the Rise in North Texas

Cyclosporiasis Cases on the Rise in North Texas

A growing number of cases of cyclosporiasis are being reported as a cyclospora outbreak continues to spread... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Fruit Sold at Trader Joe's, Costco Recalled

Fruit Sold at Trader Joe's, Costco Recalled

Wawona Packing Company, based in California's Central Valley, is recalling white and yellow peaches, white... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Debilitating Mosquito Virus Contracted by 3 Long Island Patients: Officials

Debilitating Mosquito Virus Contracted by 3 Long Island...

Officials at a Long Island hospital have diagnosed three patients with a debilitating tropical infection... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Stomach Illnesses Linked to Cyclospora

Stomach Illnesses Linked to Cyclospora

Health care providers are being urged to test patients for cyclosporiasis if they have diarrheal illness... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Hopkins to Pay $190M Over Gynecologist's Taped Exams

Hopkins to Pay $190M Over Gynecologist's Taped Exams

A gynecologist who secretly used a pen-like camera to record hundreds of videos and photos of his patients'... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Protecting Your Child's Skin in the Summer Heat

Protecting Your Child's Skin in the Summer Heat

Dr. Carolyn Kim from Dermone Dermatology Centers has some tips for protecting your children in the summer heat. Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
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