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3 Found Guilty in Peanut Butter Salmonella Trial

3 Found Guilty in Peanut Butter Salmonella Trial

A federal jury on Friday found the owner of a peanut plant and two workers at the plant guilty in connection with a... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
9,000 Fire Alarms That Can Fail to Sound Recalled

9,000 Fire Alarms That Can Fail to Sound Recalled

Siemens is recalling about 9,000 audible fire alarms that may not sound. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Dallas Co. Reports 8th West Nile Case of 2014

Dallas Co. Reports 8th West Nile Case of 2014

Health officials have confirmed the seventh human case of West Nile virus in Dallas County in 2014. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
A&M to Dedicate Key Element of Vaccine Center

A&M to Dedicate Key Element of Vaccine Center

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will join other dignitaries in College Station at the dedication of what's described as... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Smoking Ban in Effect Thursday in Waxahachie

Smoking Ban in Effect Thursday in Waxahachie

Beginning Thursday, smokers can no longer light up in public places in Waxahachie. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Doctor Infected With Ebola Expected to Make Full Recovery

Doctor Infected With Ebola Expected to Make Full Recovery

Dr. Rick Sacra, the Massachusetts aid worker who contracted Ebola in West Africa, is now expected to make a... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
CDC Confirms Case of Enterovirus in Connecticut

CDC Confirms Case of Enterovirus in Connecticut

A mysterious respiratory illness that has hospitalized children in several states has surfaced in Connecticut,... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in NY, NJ, CT: Officials

Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in NY, NJ, CT: Officials

Authorities have confirmed a case of enterovirus EV-D68 in New Jersey, the first case documented in the Garden State... Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Artificial Sweeteners May Set Stage for Diabetes

Artificial Sweeteners May Set Stage for Diabetes

New study suggests artificial sweeteners like Sweet 'N Low, Splenda and NutraSweet may hamper the way some people's... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Okla. Becomes Latest State to Report Enterovirus

Okla. Becomes Latest State to Report Enterovirus

Oklahoma has confirmed it has cases of enterovirus-68, making it the 12th state in the country with cases of... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
American Waistlines Are Still Expanding: Study

American Waistlines Are Still Expanding: Study

A study by the Centers for Disease Control reveals that while the body mass index of Americans is stable,... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Receipts Tainted With BPA

Receipts Tainted With BPA

Cash register receipts, ATM receipts, the receipts the gas pump spits out and even baggage claim checks—if... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Black Ground Pepper Recall

Black Ground Pepper Recall

Check your spice rack - a brand of black ground pepper has been recalled. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Brantly Speaks at Senate Ebola Hearing

Brantly Speaks at Senate Ebola Hearing

Kent Brantly, the Fort Worth doctor who was cured of Ebola after contracting the deadly virus while working with... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Beware BPA-Tainted Receipts

Beware BPA-Tainted Receipts

Cash register receipts, ATM receipts, the receipts the gas pump spits out, and even baggage claim checks—if they’re... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
New Discount RX Program Launched in Wise Co.

New Discount RX Program Launched in Wise Co.

Coast2Coast Rx prescription discount program held a news conference along with the Wise County Commissioners... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Peter & Rebecca Alexander:

Peter & Rebecca Alexander: "Not Fade Away"

NBC's Peter Alexander and his sister Rebecca talk about their new book "Not Fade Away" a memoir and a unique look at... Watch »

Sep 15, 2014
No EV-D68 in Texas, But Parents Stay Alert

No EV-D68 in Texas, But Parents Stay Alert

A mysterious virus spreading through the Midwest has North Texas parents questioning their child’s symptoms. Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Hundreds Receive Free Health Care In Irving

Hundreds Receive Free Health Care In Irving

More than 100 physicians and health care providers gave free health care to hundreds of people with little or... Watch »

Sep 13, 2014
Denton Co. Reports West Nile, Chikungunya Cases

Denton Co. Reports West Nile, Chikungunya Cases

The Denton County Health Department reported its first two human cases of the West Nile virus in 2014 on Friday, in... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
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