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6 Million Have Enrolled on Obamacare Sites: White House

6 Million Have Enrolled on Obamacare Sites: White House

More than 6 million people have enrolled in health insurance on the new Obamacare exchanges, the White House... Read »

Mar 27, 2014
Autism Rates Jump by 30 Percent in Kids: CDC

Autism Rates Jump by 30 Percent in Kids: CDC

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a 30 percent jump among 8-year-olds... Read »

Mar 27, 2014
Autism Linked to Prenatal Brain Growth Problems

Autism Linked to Prenatal Brain Growth Problems

A small study that examined brains from children who died found abnormal patterns of cell growth in... Read »

Mar 26, 2014
Consumer Reports: Surviving Your Hospital Stay

Consumer Reports: Surviving Your Hospital Stay

Consumer Reports studied hospital safety and has rated more than 2,500 hospitals on how safe they are. Read »

Mar 27, 2014
Obamacare Enrollees Could Get More Time to Sign Up

Obamacare Enrollees Could Get More Time to Sign Up

The deadline to sign up for health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges is March 31 — but people who have... Read »

Mar 25, 2014
Consumer Reports: Overuse of the Purple Pill

Consumer Reports: Overuse of the Purple Pill

Consumer Reports says that unless you have gastroesphogeal reflux disease, you actually may not need Nexium. Watch »

Mar 26, 2014
2nd Child Flu Death Recorded in Dallas Co.

2nd Child Flu Death Recorded in Dallas Co.

Dallas County confirmed the second pediatric flu-related death of the season Tuesday. Watch »

Mar 26, 2014
Planned Parenthood to Open $5M Texas Abortion Clinic

Planned Parenthood to Open $5M Texas Abortion Clinic

Planned Parenthood will open a $5 million abortion clinic in San Antonio that adheres to Texas' new... Read »

Mar 25, 2014
Air Pollution Kills 7 Million People a Year: WHO

Air Pollution Kills 7 Million People a Year: WHO

Air pollution kills about 7 people throughout the world each year, the World Health Organization said in a... Read »

Mar 25, 2014
Consumer Reports: Good Food Gone Bad

Consumer Reports: Good Food Gone Bad

There’s a growing problem in our supermarkets — good food gone bad. Watch »

Mar 31, 2014
Dallas Presents Mosquito Abatement Plan

Dallas Presents Mosquito Abatement Plan

The City of Dallas' 2014 mosquito plan was presented Monday at Dallas City Hall. Watch »

Mar 24, 2014
 Wounded Pa. Soldier Seeks Chinese Stem Cell Cure

Wounded Pa. Soldier Seeks Chinese Stem Cell Cure

A York County, Pa., soldier left partially paralyzed when he was shot in Afghanistan nearly two years ago is banking... Read »

Mar 23, 2014
Listeria Recall Affects Parkers Farm Cheese, Salsa, Spreads

Listeria Recall Affects Parkers Farm Cheese, Salsa, Spreads

A major recall out of Minnesota is affecting foods sold at Costco, Wal-Mart, Target, Whole Foods and more... Read »

Mar 23, 2014
Baby Girl With Rare Disease Inspires Nationwide Support

Baby Girl With Rare Disease Inspires Nationwide Support

A fundraiser is set to take place next month for a Levittown baby girl who captured the hearts of... Read »

Mar 23, 2014
Docs Forced to Alter Surgery Plans for Obese Girl

Docs Forced to Alter Surgery Plans for Obese Girl

Doctors operating on a Texas girl suffering from rare medically-induced obesity had to alter their plans in... Read »

Mar 21, 2014
New Technology Means Better Knee Surgeries

New Technology Means Better Knee Surgeries

New digital mapping technology is allowing doctors to drastically improve the outcome of knee surgeries and improve... Watch »

Mar 21, 2014
Planned Parenthood Eyes Texas Race

Planned Parenthood Eyes Texas Race

The advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood launched a new political action fund Thursday to influence this... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
Concussion Test Not Always Reliable: UTA Researchers

Concussion Test Not Always Reliable: UTA Researchers

Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington are looking into the reliability of popular concussion... Watch »

Mar 19, 2014
TX Couple Calls Having Quintuplets

TX Couple Calls Having Quintuplets "An Interesting Ride"

A Northeast Texas woman who gave birth to quintuplets at a Dallas hospital Tuesday is expected to speak to the media... Watch »

Mar 24, 2014
Obama Reveals NCAA Picks, Touts

Obama Reveals NCAA Picks, Touts "ACA Bracket" GIFs

President Barack Obama picked Michigan State to beat defending champions Louisville in the NCAA men's... Watch »

Mar 31, 2014
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