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Dallas County Reporting Two Flu-Related Deaths

Dallas County Reporting Two Flu-Related Deaths

Two adults have died in Dallas County as a result of the flu in the past week, according to the latest figures from... Watch »

Feb 16, 2015
What to Know for the Obamacare Deadline

What to Know for the Obamacare Deadline

If you're not insured, there's still time to sign up for health coverage this year under Obamacare before the Feb. Read »

Feb 15, 2015
Puerto Rico Debates Fining Parents of Obese Children

Puerto Rico Debates Fining Parents of Obese Children

Parents of obese children in Puerto Rico would be fined up to $800 if they fail to improve their child's health... Read »

Feb 13, 2015
Kidde Recalls More Than 4.6 Million Fire Extinguishers

Kidde Recalls More Than 4.6 Million Fire Extinguishers

Kidde is recalling more than 4.6 million disposable fire extinguishers in the U.S. and Canada because the plastic... Read »

Feb 12, 2015
Dog Food Recall, Possible Salmonella Risk

Dog Food Recall, Possible Salmonella Risk

A voluntary recall has been issued for a brand of dog food because of a possible health risk. Read »

Feb 12, 2015
Allergic to Milk? FDA Has a Valentine's Day Warning for You

Allergic to Milk? FDA Has a Valentine's Day Warning for You

Does your sweetheart have a milk allergy? You may want to hold off on a dark chocolate Valentine. Read »

Feb 12, 2015
Bill Would Let Texas Enforce Quarantines

Bill Would Let Texas Enforce Quarantines

The top doctor in Texas could impose immediate mandatory quarantine on patients infected with Ebola or other... Read »

Feb 11, 2015
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
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