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Preventing Hot Car Deaths

Preventing Hot Car Deaths

Since 1998, 92 Texas children have died from heat stroke after being left in a vehicle. Recent hot car deaths across Watch »

Jul 8, 2014
NPR Host: My Husband’s Slow Death Was Unnecessary

NPR Host: My Husband’s Slow Death Was Unnecessary

NPR host Diane Rehm said her husband of 54 years had to kill himself by dehydration after his Parkinson’s... Read »

Jul 8, 2014
Searching for Solutions to Stop Hot Car Deaths

Searching for Solutions to Stop Hot Car Deaths

The summer heat can be deadly for children in cars, especially in Texas. Since 1998, 92 Texas children have... Watch »

Jul 8, 2014
New Drug-Free Therapy Helps Heal Eczema

New Drug-Free Therapy Helps Heal Eczema

A simple, inexpensive and drug-free therapy is helping heal children with the most severe cases. Watch »

Jul 8, 2014
First Human Case of Chikungunya in Texas

First Human Case of Chikungunya in Texas

Health experts are warning people about the spread of Chikungunya while traveling to the Caribbean. Watch »

Jul 8, 2014
Illinois to Vote on Employer Contraception Coverage

Illinois to Vote on Employer Contraception Coverage

A week after the U.S. Supreme Court decided on employer contraception coverage, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a Read »

Jul 6, 2014
Border Agent Contracts Scabies After Handling Undocumented Migrants

Border Agent Contracts Scabies After Handling Undocumented Migrants

A border agent was diagnosed with scabies after processing undocumented immigrants in California, despite the... Read »

Jul 5, 2014
Avid Red Cross Volunteer Now Needs Help

Avid Red Cross Volunteer Now Needs Help

Gary Wilkins has been in critical care since getting hit while on his motorcycle on May 21st. The American Red Cross Watch »

Jul 5, 2014
Long Lines at L.A. Medical Marijuana Farmers Market

Long Lines at L.A. Medical Marijuana Farmers Market

A large number of people were spending their Fourth of July in line to a unique kind of farmers market in... Watch »

Jul 5, 2014
FDA to Companies: Reduce Salt in Your Foods

FDA to Companies: Reduce Salt in Your Foods

The Food and Drug Administration recently announced it is asking companies to cut back on the amount of salt... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014
New Side Effect Linked to Ecstasy Use

New Side Effect Linked to Ecstasy Use

Another dangerous side effect has been added to the list of side effects caused by the drug ecstasy. Read »

Jul 4, 2014
Foster Farms Recalls Salmonella-Tainted Chicken

Foster Farms Recalls Salmonella-Tainted Chicken

The first product recall has been issued for a California chicken producer since it was linked to an outbreak of an... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014

"Magic Mushrooms" Buzz the Brain Like a Dream

The hallucinogen found in "magic mushrooms" triggers brain activity patterns similar to those seen... Read »

Jul 3, 2014
HEB Issues Beef Recall

HEB Issues Beef Recall

HEB Meat Processing is recalling more than 75,000 pounds of beef. Read »

Jul 3, 2014
People Would Rather Be Shocked Than Alone With Their Thoughts: Study

People Would Rather Be Shocked Than Alone With Their Thoughts: Study

People would rather experience a mild shock than go a few minutes with nothing to do but think, according to a study... Read »

Jul 3, 2014
Border Patrol Stations Concern Texas Health Chief

Border Patrol Stations Concern Texas Health Chief

Thousands of immigrant children placed in temporary shelters across Texas have been found to have only... Watch »

Jul 2, 2014
Dallas Sprays for an Abundance of Mosquitoes

Dallas Sprays for an Abundance of Mosquitoes

The City of Dallas is rolling out the spray trucks to fight an abundance of mosquitoes that could possibly... Watch »

Jul 2, 2014
Tourniquets Make Comeback Among Police

Tourniquets Make Comeback Among Police

Rushing into a Houston home, police officer Austin Huckabee encountered a drunken, combative man bleeding profusely... Read »

Jul 1, 2014
Officials Hope Facial Reconstruction Will Aid ID

Officials Hope Facial Reconstruction Will Aid ID

Delaware officials are hoping that a 3-D facial reconstruction of a man whose body was found in 2012 will lead... Read »

Jun 30, 2014
Corporations Allowed to Refuse to Provide Birth Control

Corporations Allowed to Refuse to Provide Birth Control

The right to free birth control in Obamacare is trumped by something new to U.S.law -- the religious freedom... Watch »

Jun 30, 2014
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