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FW, Tarrant County Slightly Adjust WNV Plan

FW, Tarrant County Slightly Adjust WNV Plan

The West Nile virus has yet to show up this year in North Texas, but cities and counties are already watching... Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
Toothbrush Drill Down

Toothbrush Drill Down

For something so simple as a toothbrush, there sure are a lot of choices. Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
New Video: Formerly Conjoined Twins Leave Hospital

New Video: Formerly Conjoined Twins Leave Hospital

The conjoined twins who were separated at Medical City Children's Hospital in Dallas have left the hospital for... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Kills at Least 100

Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Kills at Least 100

Over 100 people have died from the latest Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Low Blood Sugar Tied to

Low Blood Sugar Tied to "Hangry" Fights With Spouses

Could low blood sugar make you so "hangry" you'd be more prone to abusing your spouse? That's what a... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Fussy Kids Watching More Television, Study Finds

Fussy Kids Watching More Television, Study Finds

Parents of fussy kids may be creating a generation of television binge-watchers by using screen time to soothe their... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Sebelius: Health Care Launch

Sebelius: Health Care Launch "Terribly Flawed"

Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the administration's own predictions that... Read »

Apr 13, 2014
High Chair Danger

High Chair Danger

Consumer Reports does extensive testing to assess high chair safety and says the safest high chairs have... Watch »

Apr 11, 2014
Bedford Bans E-Cigarettes in Non-Smoking Areas

Bedford Bans E-Cigarettes in Non-Smoking Areas

The City of Bedford will be enforcing a new policy that will reduce the number of locations where the public can use... Read »

Apr 10, 2014
California Woman Helping to Change the Stigma of Lung Cancer

California Woman Helping to Change the Stigma of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is not jut a smoker's disease. NBC Bay Area's Stephanie Chuang profiles a Menlo Park woman who... Watch »

Apr 23, 2014

"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
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