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Diet Drinks Linked With Heart Disease, Death: Study

Diet Drinks Linked With Heart Disease, Death: Study

A new study published Saturday suggests that women who drink a lot of diet soda may be at a greater risk of... Read »

Mar 30, 2014
Deaf Woman Hears for the First Time

Deaf Woman Hears for the First Time

Joan Milne was born deaf and was overcome with emotion when she heard a nurse reciting the days of the week for the... Watch »

Mar 29, 2014
North Texans Report Prolonged Cold Symptoms

North Texans Report Prolonged Cold Symptoms

This year's cold season has had lingering effects on North Texans. Watch »

Mar 29, 2014
Political Opposition Impacting Texas Health Care Sign-Ups

Political Opposition Impacting Texas Health Care Sign-Ups

Political opposition in Texas to the federal health care overhaul hasn't helped enrollment numbers that lag... Read »

Mar 28, 2014
Study Shows Many Preteens Have High Cholesterol

Study Shows Many Preteens Have High Cholesterol

There's fresh evidence that a lot of young people could be headed for heart trouble. A large study of preteens... Read »

Mar 28, 2014
Many Preteens Have High Cholesterol: Study

Many Preteens Have High Cholesterol: Study

A news study of preteens in Texas found that about one-third of them had borderline or high cholesterol when tested... Read »

Mar 28, 2014
Marriage Healthy for the Heart?

Marriage Healthy for the Heart?

A study of more than 3.5 million Americans found that married people were less likely than single, divorced... Read »

Mar 28, 2014
Sex Harassment Study: Surprise Effect on Military Men

Sex Harassment Study: Surprise Effect on Military Men

Frightening and threatening sexual harassment in the military may cause its male victims more distress than... Read »

Mar 28, 2014
Appeals Court Upholds TX Abortion Rules

Appeals Court Upholds TX Abortion Rules

A federal appeals court has upheld Texas' tough new abortion restrictions. Read »

Mar 28, 2014
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
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