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Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 12:27 PM CST

Sargento Expands Cheese Recall

Sargento Expands Cheese Recall

Sargento Foods Inc. has expanded its recall to include even more products due to a potential listeria contamination.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 08:55 PM CST

Azle ISD Brings in Germ Busters to Prevent Spreading the Flu

Azle ISD Brings in Germ Busters to Prevent Spreading the Flu

The Tarrant County Health Department says the flu is widespread and happening more than average for this time of year. That includes two reported outbreaks in Tarrant County schools, leading the Azle school...

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 05:50 PM CST

Stem Cells Treat Baldness with PRP

Stem Cells Treat Baldness with PRP

Americans spend between one and four billion dollars a year treating hair loss, but a new clinical study is offering hope.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 01:05 PM CST

Texas in the Center of High Flu Action

Texas in the Center of High Flu Action

The state of Texas is experiencing high levels of the influenza virus in the sixth week of 2017.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 04:12 AM CST

Weight Loss with Love

Weight Loss with Love

A couple from Oklahoma recently came to North Texas to kick off their new healthy lifestyle and have since lost more than a 160 pounds combined.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 03:16 PM CST

Gore: Climate Change Poses Dangerous Health Consequences

Gore: Climate Change Poses Dangerous Health Consequences

Former Vice President Al Gore on Thursday said more attention must be paid to the dangerous health consequences of climate change, and he called on scientists, health officials and health care providers to work...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 09:10 AM CST

China Carfentanil Ban a 'Game-Changer' in US Opioid Epidemic

China Carfentanil Ban a 'Game-Changer' in US Opioid Epidemic

So deadly it's considered a terrorist threat, carfentanil has been legal in China— until now. Beijing is banning carfentanil and three similar drugs as of March 1, China's Ministry of Public Security said...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 09:43 AM CST

Would You Let Someone Who's Not a Dentist Pull Your Teeth?

Would You Let Someone Who's Not a Dentist Pull Your Teeth?

Need a tooth pulled or a cavity filled? Forget the dentist. A number of states are allowing or considering letting "dental therapists," professionals with a lower level of training, do the job. In dozens of...

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 07:57 PM CST

Brain Scans May Detect Signs of Autism in Infants

Brain Scans May Detect Signs of Autism in Infants

It may be possible to detect autism in babies before their first birthdays, a much earlier diagnosis than ever before, a small new study finds. Using magnetic-resonance imaging scans, researchers at the...

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 05:57 PM CST

Dallas County Reports 6th Flu-Related Death of Season

Dallas County Reports 6th Flu-Related Death of Season

A sixth person has died from flu-related complications in Dallas County this season, health officials confirm.

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