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False-Positive Mammograms Costing U.S. $4B: Study

False-Positive Mammograms Costing U.S. $4B: Study

New research suggests that false-positive mammograms, which indicate a woman has breast cancer even though she... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Breast Milk Bought Online May Be Diluted With Cow's Milk

Breast Milk Bought Online May Be Diluted With Cow's Milk

In the growing online market for breast milk, more than one in 10 tested samples contained cow's milk, researchers... Read »

Apr 6, 2015
Young Bride Killed by Brain-Eating Amoeba

Young Bride Killed by Brain-Eating Amoeba

Koral Reef was only 20 years old when she developed a rare, brain-eating amoeba that eventually claimed her life. Watch »

Apr 6, 2015
H-E-B Pulls All Blue Bell Products from Shelves

H-E-B Pulls All Blue Bell Products from Shelves

Texas grocery chain H-E-B is pulling all Blue Bell Ice Cream from store shelves as a precaution after a recall of... Watch »

Apr 4, 2015
Blue Bell Suspends Operations at Oklahoma Plant

Blue Bell Suspends Operations at Oklahoma Plant

Blue Bell is suspending operations at an Oklahoma plant that officials had previously connected to a foodborne... Watch »

Apr 4, 2015

"The Baby's Coming Now!" Woman Gives Birth in LA Courthouse

A woman who stopped inside a downtown Los Angeles courthouse to pay a bill left with a little bit more than a... Watch »

Apr 3, 2015
14 Attorneys General Urge Congress to Investigate Herbal Supplement Industry

14 Attorneys General Urge Congress to Investigate Herbal Supplement...

Fourteen attorneys general asked Congress to launch an investigation of the herbal supplements industry and to... Read »

Apr 2, 2015
Teenage Artist Uses Art to Fight Leukemia

Teenage Artist Uses Art to Fight Leukemia

A teenage artist used art to fight leukemia and now she's donating her pieces to raise money to conquer the... Watch »

Apr 2, 2015
WATCH: New Heat-Sensitive Socks for Diabetics

WATCH: New Heat-Sensitive Socks for Diabetics

Remember mood rings? Researchers have developed heat-sensitive socks that change color to monitor circulation in... Watch »

Apr 2, 2015
Allergy Sufferers Try New Methods to Beat Sniffles

Allergy Sufferers Try New Methods to Beat Sniffles

The last three weeks have been difficult for people who deal with allergies in North Texas, and there is no sign of... Watch »

Apr 1, 2015
Arlington Hospital Reversing Effects of Heart Disease

Arlington Hospital Reversing Effects of Heart Disease

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one killer in the US, taking more than... Watch »

Apr 1, 2015
Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Take Drugs Daily to Relax: Survey

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Take Drugs Daily to Relax: Survey

Nearly one in five Americans report using some sort of drug every day that alters their mood or helps them relax... Read »

Apr 1, 2015
Tips for Coping With Spring's

Tips for Coping With Spring's "Intense" Allergy Season

While many are looking forward to milder spring temps following a winter that saw record cold and snow, some experts... Read »

Apr 1, 2015
Seasonal Allergies Spiking in North Texas Children

Seasonal Allergies Spiking in North Texas Children

Doctors at Children’s Health are seeing a seasonal spike in children who suffer from allergies. Watch »

Mar 31, 2015
Dallas Reveals Mosquito Disease Fighting Plan

Dallas Reveals Mosquito Disease Fighting Plan

Dallas County Commissioners Tuesday heard the latest plans for fighting diseases carried by mosquitoes with bug... Watch »

Mar 31, 2015
Why Coffee is Good For You

Why Coffee is Good For You

If you’re a coffee lover, you can perk up. Experts at Consumer Reports have reviewed the latest research and say... Watch »

Mar 31, 2015
Kids Allowed to Sip Alcohol More Likely to Drink Later: Report

Kids Allowed to Sip Alcohol More Likely to Drink Later: Report

A new study claims children who are allowed to sip alcohol may be more likely to start drinking by high school. Read »

Mar 31, 2015
Health Commissioner Still on Job After Scathing Report

Health Commissioner Still on Job After Scathing Report

A state contracting scandal that dealt Republican Gov. Greg Abbott the first crisis of his administration escalated... Read »

Mar 30, 2015
Classical Music Calms Cats, Study Says

Classical Music Calms Cats, Study Says

Classical music helps calm down cats when they're undergoing surgery — but heavy metal songs have the opposite... Read »

Mar 31, 2015
Being Poor Is Bad for Kids' Brains, Study Says

Being Poor Is Bad for Kids' Brains, Study Says

A new study indicates children raised in poorer households have brains with less surface area, meaning they could be... Read »

Mar 31, 2015
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