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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
Addison

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
Duncan's Fiancee Struggles to Rebuild Life

Duncan's Fiancee Struggles to Rebuild Life

For the first time since the death of her fiance Thomas Eric Duncan, Louise Troh spoke publicly about his... Watch »

Oct 31, 2014
Cooler Temps Could Bring End to West Nile Season Soon

Cooler Temps Could Bring End to West Nile Season Soon

As morning temperatures quickly approach the 30's, health leaders are hopeful mosquito season is nearing an end. Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Bedford Passes Restaurant Smoking Ban

Bedford Passes Restaurant Smoking Ban

The City of Bedford has passed an ordinance banning smoking in restaurants. Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Negative Stigma Linked to Ebola Virus

Negative Stigma Linked to Ebola Virus

Community leaders try to dispel negative stigma associated with ties to Ebola Watch »

Oct 31, 2014
Quarantined Nurse:

Quarantined Nurse: "We Have to Make Decisions Based on Science"

Nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned from treating Ebola victims in West Africa and has challenged the legality... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
US Can't Shy Away From Ebola Battle: Obama

US Can't Shy Away From Ebola Battle: Obama

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the United States can't be seen as shying away from battle against Ebola. Read »

Oct 28, 2014
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