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Stomach Illnesses Linked to Cyclospora

Stomach Illnesses Linked to Cyclospora

Health care providers are being urged to test patients for cyclosporiasis if they have diarrheal illness... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Hopkins to Pay $190M Over Gynecologist's Taped Exams

Hopkins to Pay $190M Over Gynecologist's Taped Exams

A gynecologist who secretly used a pen-like camera to record hundreds of videos and photos of his patients'... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Protecting Your Child's Skin in the Summer Heat

Protecting Your Child's Skin in the Summer Heat

Dr. Carolyn Kim from Dermone Dermatology Centers has some tips for protecting your children in the summer heat. Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
For Many, Summer Is the Most Stressful Season: Survey

For Many, Summer Is the Most Stressful Season: Survey

Even though summer is associated with relaxation and vacations, a third of Americans say they find it to be the most... Read »

Jul 20, 2014
Ebola May Have Been Smoldering for Years: Study

Ebola May Have Been Smoldering for Years: Study

The Ebola virus that’s killed more than 600 people so far in West Africa may have been smoldering there for... Read »

Jul 20, 2014
Teen's Death Puts Focus on Caffeine Powder Dangers

Teen's Death Puts Focus on Caffeine Powder Dangers

A few weeks before their prom king's death, students at an Ohio high school had attended an assembly on... Read »

Jul 20, 2014
Teen's Death Creates Warning Against Caffeine Powder

Teen's Death Creates Warning Against Caffeine Powder

The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid pure powdered caffeine sold on the Internet after the... Read »

Jul 19, 2014
AIDS Virus Diagnoses Down 30 Percent in U.S.

AIDS Virus Diagnoses Down 30 Percent in U.S.

The annual rate of diagnosis with HIV fell by more than 30 percent in the United States between 2002 and 2011, AIDS... Read »

Jul 19, 2014
Frisco to Host Blood Drive

Frisco to Host Blood Drive

North Texas is currently in desperate need of blood donations with hospitals in a shortage of several blood types. Read »

Jul 19, 2014
North Texas Girl's Recipe Earns Trip to State Dinner

North Texas Girl's Recipe Earns Trip to State Dinner

An 8-year-old girl from Tarrant County won a spot in Michelle Obama's new healthy e-cookbook as part of the Healthy... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Consumer Reports: Not So Natural Cosmetics

Consumer Reports: Not So Natural Cosmetics

Sales of cosmetics and personal care products labeled “natural” have soared recently. But “natural” on the... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
2 Human Cases of West Nile Fever in Dallas County

2 Human Cases of West Nile Fever in Dallas County

Dallas County Health and Human Services confirms the first two human cases of West Nile virus in Dallas County... Watch »

Jul 18, 2014
Five Cases of Chikungunya in Texas

Five Cases of Chikungunya in Texas

Texas health officials are reporting five cases of chikungunya, a virus that has been tearing through... Watch »

Jul 18, 2014
Sysco Fined Millions for Storing Food in Unrefrigerated Sheds

Sysco Fined Millions for Storing Food in Unrefrigerated Sheds

Sysco Corporation, the world’s largest food distributor, has agreed to pay $19.4 million in penalties... Read »

Jul 17, 2014
States Sue 5-Hour Energy Over Ad Claims

States Sue 5-Hour Energy Over Ad Claims

Two attorney generals from the Northwest have sued the companies responsible for the popular 5-Hour Energy... Read »

Jul 18, 2014
Painful Mosquito Virus Now in U.S.

Painful Mosquito Virus Now in U.S.

A painful virus passed on by mosquitoes that has been spreading rapidly in the Caribbean and Central America... Read »

Jul 17, 2014
Texas Measles Alert Issued After Kansas Tournament

Texas Measles Alert Issued After Kansas Tournament

Texas health officials say more than 30 people who traveled to a softball tournament in Kansas over the Fourth... Read »

Jul 17, 2014
Government Inspectors Warned of CDC Lab Lapses for Years

Government Inspectors Warned of CDC Lab Lapses for Years

A slew of newly-discovered safety violations by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention were the focus of... Watch »

Jul 16, 2014
Texas Man Answers Dad's Heartbreaking Plea

Texas Man Answers Dad's Heartbreaking Plea

David Valdez a college student from New Braunfels, Texas was one of hundreds who answered a father's plea on Reddit... Read »

Jul 16, 2014
Niacin Risky as Heart Drug, Reports Find

Niacin Risky as Heart Drug, Reports Find

Niacin may cause severe side effects and doesn't seem to reduce rates of stroke, heart attack or chest... Read »

Jul 16, 2014
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