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Reporting Issue Exaggerates Denton Co. Vaccination Exemptions

Reporting Issue Exaggerates Denton Co. Vaccination Exemptions

Denton County officials say they are recalculating the number of people who opted out of vaccines after a reporting... Watch »

Feb 11, 2015
The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin on Measles

The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin on Measles

The Dallas Morning News' medical expert Dr. Seema Yasmin talks about the rise in measles and other... Watch »

Feb 10, 2015
North Texas Couple, Newborn Stuck in Peru for 35 Days

North Texas Couple, Newborn Stuck in Peru for 35 Days

A trip of a lifetime turned into a nightmare for one North Texas couple after the wife unexpectedly went into labor... Watch »

Feb 9, 2015
Health Care Records Vulnerable to Criminals

Health Care Records Vulnerable to Criminals

Those seemingly harmless medical forms everyone fills out before seeing a doctor can lead to identity theft if they... Read »

Feb 9, 2015
New Device Helps Paralyzed Patients Walk

New Device Helps Paralyzed Patients Walk

The Rewalk is a robotic exoskeleton device that enables people who were unable to stand walk on their own Watch »

Feb 8, 2015
Inside the New Parkland Hospital

Inside the New Parkland Hospital

Workers are putting the finishing touches on the new Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Watch »

Feb 6, 2015
Texas Lawmaker Wants to Block

Texas Lawmaker Wants to Block "Conscientious Exemptions"

A Texas Republican wants to stop parents from using personal or religious objections to get their children out... Watch »

Feb 18, 2015
Q&A on Measles Outbreak

Q&A on Measles Outbreak

A Q & A on measles, try to answer some lingering questions about the most infectious disease known. Read »

Feb 6, 2015
Pepperidge Farm Recalls 46,000 Bagel Packages

Pepperidge Farm Recalls 46,000 Bagel Packages

Pepperidge Farm is recalling about 46,000 packages of bagels because they may contain peanuts or almonds that could... Read »

Feb 6, 2015
NJ Baby Has Suspected Case of Measles: Officials

NJ Baby Has Suspected Case of Measles: Officials

The Jersey City Department of Health and the New Jersey Department of Health are investigating a suspected case... Watch »

Feb 6, 2015
Smartphone Attachment Tests for HIV in 15 Minutes

Smartphone Attachment Tests for HIV in 15 Minutes

A team at Columbia University has created a smartphone attachment that is capable of testing blood for HIV and... Read »

Feb 6, 2015
Rise in Student Vaccine Exemptions: Texas Health Agency

Rise in Student Vaccine Exemptions: Texas Health Agency

Texas health department officials say more than 38,000 Texas students received exemption from vaccine during the... Read »

Feb 5, 2015
Stress in U.S. Proportional to Income: Study

Stress in U.S. Proportional to Income: Study

Money can’t buy you happiness, but the lack of it can buy you stress. A new survey released by the American... Read »

Feb 5, 2015
Coke Bets on

Coke Bets on "Premium Milk" to Boost Declining Category

Coke is coming out with premium milk that has more protein and less sugar than regular. And it's betting people will Read »

Feb 4, 2015
Federal Health Officials Discuss Vaccinations

Federal Health Officials Discuss Vaccinations

Top federal health officials will discuss this year's flu season, the current measles outbreak and the growing... Watch »

Feb 3, 2015
Popular Herbal Supplement Labels Lie: New York AG

Popular Herbal Supplement Labels Lie: New York AG

An ongoing investigation of popular herbal supplements subjected to DNA testing has found numerous store brand... Read »

Feb 3, 2015
Dangerous Respiratory Cases on the Rise in Kids

Dangerous Respiratory Cases on the Rise in Kids

Children’s hospitals in North Texas are filling up with babies suffering from respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. Watch »

Feb 2, 2015
High-Tech Asthma Inhaler Now Available In North Texas

High-Tech Asthma Inhaler Now Available In North Texas

A new Bluetooth inhaler is improving treatment and reducing asthma attacks for North Texas kids. Watch »

Feb 2, 2015
Dallas County Reports 11th Case of Chikungunya

Dallas County Reports 11th Case of Chikungunya

An 11th case of chikungunya has been reported in Dallas County, according to Dallas County Health and Human... Read »

Feb 2, 2015
Preventing Winter Allergies

Preventing Winter Allergies

Winter season offers a break from pollen, but there are other allergens that can still cause suffering. Watch »

Feb 2, 2015
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