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Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 06:13 PM CDT

Non-Surgical Procedure Treating Acid Reflux Patients

Non-Surgical Procedure Treating Acid Reflux Patients

Millions of people spend years on powerful drugs to keep their GERD symptoms in check, but a non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure is giving them freedom from their disease and their medications.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 05:10 PM CDT

Treatment Helps People Have Fewer Epileptic Seizures

Treatment Helps People Have Fewer Epileptic Seizures

Epilepsy is a disease that alters the way people live, but now doctors are using a robot to help treat patients that often leads to fewer seizures.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 01:37 PM CDT

Two More Cases of Zika Confirmed in Dallas County

Two More Cases of Zika Confirmed in Dallas County

Two more people have been diagnosed with Zika virus in Dallas County, public health department officials say. The patients contracted the illness while traveling in Mexico.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 09:59 AM CDT

Surgery Successfully Cures Epileptic Patients

Surgery Successfully Cures Epileptic Patients

Doctors in Houston, Texas, are using a new procedure to eliminate seizures in many epilepsy patients. KPRC's Haley Hernandez reports.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 06:13 PM CDT

New Device May Ease Chronic Pain Without Pill

New Device May Ease Chronic Pain Without Pill

A University of Texas at Arlington research team has been working on an alternative solution to opioids: electrical stimulation of the brain.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 04:10 AM CDT

Setback for North Texas Face Transplant Recipient

Setback for North Texas Face Transplant Recipient

The North Texas man who received the nation's first full face transplant is now being treated for possible rejection of the transplant.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 04:40 PM CDT

Dallas County Confirms 16th Case of Zika Virus

Dallas County Confirms 16th Case of Zika Virus

A 16th person has been diagnosed with Zika virus in Dallas County, public health department officials say. The 49-year-old patient contracted the illness while traveling in Mexico.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 04:56 PM CDT

Human West Nile Virus Case Reported in Denton County

Human West Nile Virus Case Reported in Denton County

Denton County health officials are reporting the county's first human case of West Nile virus of the 2016 season on Tuesday.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 12:33 PM CDT

Lewisville Spraying After 3rd Case of Zika Hits Denton Co.

Lewisville Spraying After 3rd Case of Zika Hits Denton Co.

The city of Lewisville will spray for mosquitoes after a 3rd person has been diagnosed with Zika virus in Denton County, county public health department officials say.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 09:42 AM CDT

Helping Teens With Autism Learn to Drive

Helping Teens With Autism Learn to Drive

Researchers are working on ways to help autistic teens learn to drive. NBC's Erika Edwards reports.

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