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Pediatric Doctor in Houston Charged for Child Porn

Pediatric Doctor in Houston Charged for Child Porn

A pediatric oncologist at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston has been charged with having child pornography... Read »

Jun 11, 2015
NTSB Casts Blame in Houston Ship Collision

NTSB Casts Blame in Houston Ship Collision

A tugboat captain's decision to try to beat a cargo ship into the Houston Ship Channel is the probable cause of... Read »

Jun 10, 2015
Mosquito Population Booming in North Texas

Mosquito Population Booming in North Texas

The mosquito population across North Texas is exploding, but that doesn't necessarily mean more West Nile virus. Watch »

Jun 9, 2015
Pill That Reverses Abortion Causes a Stir

Pill That Reverses Abortion Causes a Stir

An Arizona law forces doctors to notify patients of pill that can reverse the effects of the abortion pill RU46. Watch »

Jun 9, 2015
The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin on Diabetes, Obesity

The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin on Diabetes, Obesity

The Dallas Morning News' Dr. Seema Yasmin discusses the growing rate of diabetes diagnoses as well as the impact of... Watch »

Jun 9, 2015
Woman With Rare, Aggressive Form of TB Sent to NIH

Woman With Rare, Aggressive Form of TB Sent to NIH

A woman with a hard-to-treat form of tuberculosis is being treated at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda,... Read »

Jun 9, 2015
50 U.S. Hospitals That Charge the Most

50 U.S. Hospitals That Charge the Most

Here is a list of the 50 U.S. hospitals that charge the most for their services, according to a study released... Read »

Jun 8, 2015
Some Hospitals Charge 10 Times Medicare Rates: Study

Some Hospitals Charge 10 Times Medicare Rates: Study

Dozens of U.S. hospitals are hiking up healthcare costs more than 1,000 percent – over 10 times the costs allowed by... Read »

Jun 8, 2015
Rising Egg Prices Hurting Restaurants

Rising Egg Prices Hurting Restaurants

Rising egg prices are hurting the bottom line at restaurants. Watch »

Jun 8, 2015
Dallas Kids Train for Triathlon to Outrun Diabetes, Obesity

Dallas Kids Train for Triathlon to Outrun Diabetes, Obesity

If you live in Dallas, there's a 1-in-9 chance you have diabetes. That's why some parents enrolled their kids in... Watch »

Jun 7, 2015
Wastewater Spills Onto Carrollton Streets

Wastewater Spills Onto Carrollton Streets

An estimated 300,000 gallons of wastewater was released onto Carrollton streets in the span of over a week, city... Read »

Jun 6, 2015
Listeria Found in Alabama-Made Blue Bell: Lab

Listeria Found in Alabama-Made Blue Bell: Lab

Blue Bell Creameries is reviewing a report from a private laboratory that found evidence of listeria in a carton of... Read »

Jun 6, 2015
Sixth Person Dies of MERS Virus in South Korea

Sixth Person Dies of MERS Virus in South Korea

South Korea on Monday reported its sixth death from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome as authorities were bolstering... Read »

Jun 8, 2015
Denton Heart Recipient Graduates High School

Denton Heart Recipient Graduates High School

Breana Bladel walked across the stage to receive her high school diploma Friday from Denton's Ryan High School. Watch »

Jun 5, 2015
K2 Blamed for Dozens of Illnesses in Austin

K2 Blamed for Dozens of Illnesses in Austin

More than 60 people have been sickened in the Austin area by a synthetic drug commonly known as K2, according to... Read »

Jun 5, 2015
TX Doctors Do World's First Skull-Scalp Transplant

TX Doctors Do World's First Skull-Scalp Transplant

Texas doctors do world's first skull-scalp transplant to help cancer patient with head wound. Watch »

Jun 5, 2015
West Nile Virus May Not Surge with Floods

West Nile Virus May Not Surge with Floods

It's time to ramp up West Nile virus mosquito prevention measures, according to Dallas County Health Director... Watch »

Jun 2, 2015

"Viagra for Women" Gets FDA's Approval

Government health experts are backing an experimental drug intended to boost the female sex drive, but stress that... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
Young West Nile Survivor Recovering After Illness

Young West Nile Survivor Recovering After Illness

The family of a young West Nile virus survivor is sharing their story in hopes of making sure this never happens to... Watch »

Jun 1, 2015
Blue Bell Strikes Deal With Alabama Health Dept.

Blue Bell Strikes Deal With Alabama Health Dept.

Much like they did in Texas and Oklahoma, Blue Bell strikes a dealt with the Alabama Health Department outlining... Read »

Jun 1, 2015
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