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Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 06:04 PM CDT

Health Headlines for Tuesday April 18, 2017

Health Headlines for Tuesday April 18, 2017

NBC 5's Bianca Castro has the health headlines for Tuesday April 18, 2017 including a study showing frog slime could cure the flu.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 06:03 PM CDT

Ask the Pediatrician - Behavioral Disorders

Ask the Pediatrician - Behavioral Disorders

Psychiatrist Dr. Joel Holiner answers your questions about ADHD and other childhood behavioral disorders.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 04:08 PM CDT

Cedar Hill to Hold Health Forum on Mumps

Cedar Hill to Hold Health Forum on Mumps

The Cedar Hill Independent School District is holding a health forum Wednesday, April 19, to provide an update on the mumps outbreak in the district.

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 06:08 PM CDT

FDA Approves New Cosmetic Filler

FDA Approves New Cosmetic Filler

New cosmetic filler can help smooth lines and add volume to face, giving customers the perfect "selfie" look.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 01:37 PM CDT

Mental Health Expert on Netflix's '13 Reasons Why'

Mental Health Expert on Netflix's '13 Reasons Why'

Dr. Taaka Cash joins NBC 5 to talk about the Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" and whether it romanticizes teen suicide.

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 12:59 PM CDT

New Ads For Contrave Weight Loss Pill

New Ads For Contrave Weight Loss Pill

Consumer Reports warns prescription weight-loss pill Contrave can come with health risks.

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 08:28 PM CDT

Stopping Zika in its Tracks: Medicine's Next Big Thing

Stopping Zika in its Tracks: Medicine's Next Big Thing

Over 5,000 cases of Zika virus have been reported in the United States since 2015, and scientists say there may be a resurgence of more cases in coming months. Researchers are learning more about the dangerous...

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 06:18 AM CDT

Central Market Redefining 'Eating Fresh'

Central Market Redefining 'Eating Fresh'

Central Market is redefining what it means to "eat fresh" with its community gardens.

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 05:59 AM CDT

Overcoming Opioids: The Quest for Less Addictive Drugs

Overcoming Opioids: The Quest for Less Addictive Drugs

Tummy tucks really hurt. Doctors carve from hip to hip, slicing off skin, tightening muscles, tugging at innards. Patients often need strong painkillers for days or even weeks, but Mary Hernandez went home on...

Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 at 08:44 AM CDT

Technology Increases Success Rates For Fertility Treatment

Technology Increases Success Rates For Fertility Treatment

A new technology that allows embryologists to watch embryo development in real-time is proving successful for couples using invitro fertilization.

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