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Dallas Co. Reports New Case of West Nile Fever

Dallas Co. Reports New Case of West Nile Fever

Dallas County health officials say another resident is infected with West Nile fever. Watch »

Aug 19, 2015
Souping: Hollywood's Latest Health Craze

Souping: Hollywood's Latest Health Craze

Health conscious Californians are abandoning their juice makers for the humble soup, which has been reinvented into... Watch »

Aug 18, 2015
Number of Unvaccinated Kids on the Rise in DFW

Number of Unvaccinated Kids on the Rise in DFW

An NBC 5 Investigation finds more and more parents in North Texas are saying “no” to vaccines. Watch »

Aug 17, 2015
Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Colon cancer patients who enjoy a few cups of coffee a day appear to survive their cancer better and are less likely... Read »

Aug 17, 2015
New Parkland Hospital Opens Doors to Patients

New Parkland Hospital Opens Doors to Patients

The doors at the new state-of-the-art Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas open to patients Thursday morning. Watch »

Aug 20, 2015
Taxpayers Paid More Than $825K in Ebola Costs

Taxpayers Paid More Than $825K in Ebola Costs

Most of the costs — more than $600,000 — were paid by Dallas County, which led the multi-agency response last... Read »

Aug 17, 2015
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

Under the new approval for children who are suffering from severe, long-term pain, doctors are directed to only... Read »

Aug 14, 2015
El Paso Woman Gives Birth to 3 Girls, 2 Boys

El Paso Woman Gives Birth to 3 Girls, 2 Boys

A West Texas woman has given birth to quintuplets and hospital officials in El Paso say the premature babies are... Read »

Aug 13, 2015
Amoeba Kills Swimmer in Okla. Lake: Health Department

Amoeba Kills Swimmer in Okla. Lake: Health Department

The Oklahoma State Department of Health says a swimmer has died after coming into contact with a rare amoeba in... Read »

Aug 13, 2015
Dallas County Reports 3rd Human Case of WNV

Dallas County Reports 3rd Human Case of WNV

Dallas County health officials are reporting the county's third human case of West Nile virus of the 2015 season... Read »

Aug 12, 2015
Chikungunya Case Confirmed in Plano, WNV Trap Positive

Chikungunya Case Confirmed in Plano, WNV Trap Positive

Plano will spray for mosquitoes Thursday after learning both a resident returned home from a trip abroad with the... Read »

Aug 12, 2015
Reports of West Nile Virus Infected Mosquitoes Increase

Reports of West Nile Virus Infected Mosquitoes Increase

The count of Dallas County mosquito traps testing positive this summer for West Nile virus grew to 172 Tuesday. Watch »

Aug 11, 2015
Blue Bell Ice Cream Trucks on the Road Again

Blue Bell Ice Cream Trucks on the Road Again

Blue Bell ice cream is another step closer to being back on store shelves four months after voluntarily pulling all... Watch »

Aug 11, 2015
FDA Warns Kim Kardashian About Drug Endorsement

FDA Warns Kim Kardashian About Drug Endorsement

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is no stranger to criticism, having spent the better part of the last decade in the... Read »

Aug 12, 2015
Garland Resident Contracts Chikungunya in Mexico

Garland Resident Contracts Chikungunya in Mexico

The Garland Health Department says a resident is the first imported case of Chikungunya in 2015 after contracting... Read »

Aug 11, 2015
North Texas Summer Heat Causing Breathing Problems

North Texas Summer Heat Causing Breathing Problems

The triple-digit heat is keeping many North Texans inside and unable to breathe easily in the hot air. Watch »

Aug 10, 2015
Garland Boy to Undergo Intensive 10-Hour Procedure

Garland Boy to Undergo Intensive 10-Hour Procedure

A 12-year-old Garland boy with cerebral palsy has defied the odds by learning how to walk and talk, despite doctors'... Watch »

Aug 10, 2015
Trinity River E. Coli Results Were Incorrect: Officials

Trinity River E. Coli Results Were Incorrect: Officials

There is new information about the health concerns along the Trinity River in Fort Worth. Read »

Aug 7, 2015
Dallas Co. Reports 2nd WNV Human Case of 2015

Dallas Co. Reports 2nd WNV Human Case of 2015

Dallas County health officials are reporting the county's second human case of West Nile virus of the 2015 season... Read »

Aug 7, 2015
Hunt County Football Player Recovering from Heat Stroke

Hunt County Football Player Recovering from Heat Stroke

A high school football player from Hunt County is in the intensive care unit at Children's Medical Center of Dallas,... Watch »

Aug 7, 2015

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