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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
CDC: Toddler Food Contains Too Much Salt, Sugar

CDC: Toddler Food Contains Too Much Salt, Sugar

Many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar, potentially creating an... Read »

Feb 2, 2015
Doctors Watching for Signs of Measles Outbreak

Doctors Watching for Signs of Measles Outbreak

Doctors and nurses in North Texas are now looking for any sign of measles in their patients. Watch »

Feb 1, 2015
Student Who Took Amtrak Upstate From NYC Has Measles: Officials

Student Who Took Amtrak Upstate From NYC Has Measles: Officials

New York state health officials say an upstate college student who took an Amtrak train out of Penn Station earlier... Watch »

Feb 1, 2015
What Does the Disneyland Measles Outbreak Mean?

What Does the Disneyland Measles Outbreak Mean?

The current measles outbreak linked to Disneyland is drawing attention to pockets of children who are not immunized... Watch »

Feb 11, 2015
Veggies Are Most Popular Food for Super Bowl

Veggies Are Most Popular Food for Super Bowl

Many Super bowl parties will have chicken wings and pizza. But NPD Group, an independent market research firm that... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Some Doctors Won't See Patients With Anti-Vaccine Views

Some Doctors Won't See Patients With Anti-Vaccine Views

With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
EPA  Holds Smog Hearing in Texas

EPA Holds Smog Hearing in Texas

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding a public hearing in North Texas on its proposal to tighten the... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Census: 1 in 5 Children on Food Stamps

Census: 1 in 5 Children on Food Stamps

Sixteen million children were on food stamps as of last year, the highest number since the nation's economy tumbled... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Calif. Declares Electronic Cigarettes a Health Threat

Calif. Declares Electronic Cigarettes a Health Threat

California health officials say electronic cigarettes are a health threat, especially to children, and should be... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Defibrillator Glitches Spur Tighter FDA Safety Rules

Defibrillator Glitches Spur Tighter FDA Safety Rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requiring makers of heart-zapping defibrillators to submit more data on the... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Allergy Season in Full Swing in North Texas

Allergy Season in Full Swing in North Texas

Mountain cedar season is driving allergy sufferers to doctor’s offices and drug stores. Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
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