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Study Shows Drop in Underage Drinking

Study Shows Drop in Underage Drinking

Rates among underage drinking are dropping steadily, a new study reveals. The report by the Substance Abuse and... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Recalls: Donuts, Mugs, Vitamins & Swing Chairs

Recalls: Donuts, Mugs, Vitamins & Swing Chairs

Several recalls are making news on Thursday. Including a recall of mini donuts, a mug, vitamins and a swing chair. Read »

Jun 11, 2015
Texas Synthetic Weed (K2) Usage Spikes: CDC

Texas Synthetic Weed (K2) Usage Spikes: CDC

The Center for Disease Control released a report June 11 stating there has been an increase adverse health effects... Watch »

Jun 11, 2015
Girls Overcome Lemonade Stand Being Shut Down

Girls Overcome Lemonade Stand Being Shut Down

Two sisters from a small town near Tyler overcome government red tape that blocked their efforts to give their dad a... Read »

Jun 11, 2015
Cities in Denton County Get Serious Against West Nile

Cities in Denton County Get Serious Against West Nile

After a wet May the city of Sanger has begun twice-weekly mosquito spraying even with no positive West Nile virus... Watch »

Jun 10, 2015
Houston Ship Channel Reopens After Chemical Spill

Houston Ship Channel Reopens After Chemical Spill

The Houston Ship Channel has reopened after a barge collided with a docked vessel, releasing up to 23,000 gallons of... Read »

Jun 11, 2015
Quakes not Caused by Injection Wells: Exxon Subsidiary

Quakes not Caused by Injection Wells: Exxon Subsidiary

XTO argued that the faults beneath Azle and Reno have been active for 600 million years. Read »

Jun 11, 2015
Lake Worth Reopens to Boat Traffic

Lake Worth Reopens to Boat Traffic

Lake Worth was scheduled open early to the public on Thursday, June 11 as lake levels returned to a safe range. Read »

Jun 11, 2015
Philanthropist Hill Gives $25M to UT Southwestern Dallas

Philanthropist Hill Gives $25M to UT Southwestern Dallas

Philanthropist Lyda Hill has pledged $25 million to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Read »

Jun 10, 2015
Pediatric Doctor in Houston Charged for Child Porn

Pediatric Doctor in Houston Charged for Child Porn

A pediatric oncologist at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston has been charged with having child pornography... Read »

Jun 11, 2015
NTSB Casts Blame in Houston Ship Collision

NTSB Casts Blame in Houston Ship Collision

A tugboat captain's decision to try to beat a cargo ship into the Houston Ship Channel is the probable cause of... Read »

Jun 10, 2015
Mosquito Population Booming in North Texas

Mosquito Population Booming in North Texas

The mosquito population across North Texas is exploding, but that doesn't necessarily mean more West Nile virus. Watch »

Jun 9, 2015
Pill That Reverses Abortion Causes a Stir

Pill That Reverses Abortion Causes a Stir

An Arizona law forces doctors to notify patients of pill that can reverse the effects of the abortion pill RU46. Watch »

Jun 9, 2015
The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin on Diabetes, Obesity

The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin on Diabetes, Obesity

The Dallas Morning News' Dr. Seema Yasmin discusses the growing rate of diabetes diagnoses as well as the impact of... Watch »

Jun 9, 2015
Woman With Rare, Aggressive Form of TB Sent to NIH

Woman With Rare, Aggressive Form of TB Sent to NIH

A woman with a hard-to-treat form of tuberculosis is being treated at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda,... Read »

Jun 9, 2015
50 U.S. Hospitals That Charge the Most

50 U.S. Hospitals That Charge the Most

Here is a list of the 50 U.S. hospitals that charge the most for their services, according to a study released... Read »

Jun 8, 2015
Some Hospitals Charge 10 Times Medicare Rates: Study

Some Hospitals Charge 10 Times Medicare Rates: Study

Dozens of U.S. hospitals are hiking up healthcare costs more than 1,000 percent – over 10 times the costs allowed by... Read »

Jun 8, 2015
Rising Egg Prices Hurting Restaurants

Rising Egg Prices Hurting Restaurants

Rising egg prices are hurting the bottom line at restaurants. Watch »

Jun 8, 2015
Dallas Kids Train for Triathlon to Outrun Diabetes, Obesity

Dallas Kids Train for Triathlon to Outrun Diabetes, Obesity

If you live in Dallas, there's a 1-in-9 chance you have diabetes. That's why some parents enrolled their kids in... Watch »

Jun 7, 2015
Wastewater Spills Onto Carrollton Streets

Wastewater Spills Onto Carrollton Streets

An estimated 300,000 gallons of wastewater was released onto Carrollton streets in the span of over a week, city... Read »

Jun 6, 2015
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