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Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 at 11:24 AM CST

Zika Birth Defect May Appear Months After Birth: CDC

Zika Birth Defect May Appear Months After Birth: CDC

Babies whose mothers are infected with the Zika virus may develop small heads months after birth, meaning the birth defect may still affect infants who don't immediately present with it, according to new...

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 at 10:57 AM CST

Heinz Voluntarily Recalls Pork Gravy After Labeling Issue

Heinz Voluntarily Recalls Pork Gravy After Labeling Issue

Heinz is voluntarily recalling about 500 cases of its HomeStyle Bistro Au Jus Gravy because some jars have been mislabeled as Heinz Pork Gravy without mentioning it contains milk and soy. The labeling issue...

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 09:40 PM CST

Dementia Rates Might Be Declining, New Study Finds

Dementia Rates Might Be Declining, New Study Finds

Rates of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia appear to have fallen considerably since 2000, and better education may be partly responsible, researchers reported Monday. Better treatment for diabetes...

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 05:27 PM CST

New HPV Vaccine Study

New HPV Vaccine Study

This year marks the tenth year of the HPV vaccination program in the U.S. A new study released on Monday compared two and three doses of the vaccine and a new policy is now being recommended.

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 05:43 PM CST

Cryotherapy: Chill Your Way to Faster Recovery?

Cryotherapy: Chill Your Way to Faster Recovery?

Cryotherapy is fast becoming the treatment of choice for athletes, sufferers of chronic pain and those looking for faster healing after injury. The FDA warns that cryotherapy comes with risks.

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 09:08 AM CST

Non-Opioid Drug Developed in Dallas

Non-Opioid Drug Developed in Dallas

Researchers and doctors at Cersci Therapeutics and the University of Texas-Dallas are developing a new drug that could prevent or cut down opioid addiction and overdoses.

Sunday, Nov 20, 2016 at 11:52 PM CST

Health Scare Inspires 'Movember' Message for Men

Health Scare Inspires 'Movember' Message for Men

A North Texas man who thought he was the picture of perfect health experienced a serious health scare and now has a message for other men.

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 06:31 AM CST

Sabra Recalls Hummus Products Over Listeria Concerns

Sabra Recalls Hummus Products Over Listeria Concerns

Sabra Dipping Company has issued a voluntary recall for a variety of its hummus products after Listeria monocytogenes was found at the Colonial Heights, Virginia-based company's manufacturing facility. The...

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 06:18 PM CST

H-E-B Recalls 4-oz H-E-B Baby Food 2-Packs

H-E-B Recalls 4-oz H-E-B Baby Food 2-Packs

H-E-B has recalled its 4-oz. H-E-B Baby Food two packs as a precaution after a customer reported finding a small piece of rubber inside a container of the product.

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 05:56 PM CST

Treating Concussions With Activity

Treating Concussions With Activity

North Texas doctors treat student athletes with new concussion methods.

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