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Consumer Reports: Good Food Gone Bad

Consumer Reports: Good Food Gone Bad

There’s a growing problem in our supermarkets — good food gone bad. Watch »

Mar 31, 2014
Dallas Presents Mosquito Abatement Plan

Dallas Presents Mosquito Abatement Plan

The City of Dallas' 2014 mosquito plan was presented Monday at Dallas City Hall. Watch »

Mar 24, 2014
 Wounded Pa. Soldier Seeks Chinese Stem Cell Cure

Wounded Pa. Soldier Seeks Chinese Stem Cell Cure

A York County, Pa., soldier left partially paralyzed when he was shot in Afghanistan nearly two years ago is banking... Read »

Mar 23, 2014
Listeria Recall Affects Parkers Farm Cheese, Salsa, Spreads

Listeria Recall Affects Parkers Farm Cheese, Salsa, Spreads

A major recall out of Minnesota is affecting foods sold at Costco, Wal-Mart, Target, Whole Foods and more... Read »

Mar 23, 2014
Baby Girl With Rare Disease Inspires Nationwide Support

Baby Girl With Rare Disease Inspires Nationwide Support

A fundraiser is set to take place next month for a Levittown baby girl who captured the hearts of... Read »

Mar 23, 2014
Docs Forced to Alter Surgery Plans for Obese Girl

Docs Forced to Alter Surgery Plans for Obese Girl

Doctors operating on a Texas girl suffering from rare medically-induced obesity had to alter their plans in... Read »

Mar 21, 2014
New Technology Means Better Knee Surgeries

New Technology Means Better Knee Surgeries

New digital mapping technology is allowing doctors to drastically improve the outcome of knee surgeries and improve... Watch »

Mar 21, 2014
Planned Parenthood Eyes Texas Race

Planned Parenthood Eyes Texas Race

The advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood launched a new political action fund Thursday to influence this... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
Concussion Test Not Always Reliable: UTA Researchers

Concussion Test Not Always Reliable: UTA Researchers

Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington are looking into the reliability of popular concussion... Watch »

Mar 19, 2014
TX Couple Calls Having Quintuplets

TX Couple Calls Having Quintuplets "An Interesting Ride"

A Northeast Texas woman who gave birth to quintuplets at a Dallas hospital Tuesday is expected to speak to the media... Watch »

Mar 24, 2014
Obama Reveals NCAA Picks, Touts

Obama Reveals NCAA Picks, Touts "ACA Bracket" GIFs

President Barack Obama picked Michigan State to beat defending champions Louisville in the NCAA men's... Watch »

Mar 31, 2014
Krave Beef Jerky Recalled Due to Safety Concerns

Krave Beef Jerky Recalled Due to Safety Concerns

Krave Jerky has issued a recall for its Garlic Chili Pepper Beef Jerky following safety concerns with the... Read »

Mar 18, 2014
Texas Makes Final Push for Insurance Enrollment

Texas Makes Final Push for Insurance Enrollment

As the March 31 deadline for health insurance enrollment draws near, nearly 1 in 4 Texans is uninsured, the highest... Read »

Mar 17, 2014
DMN's Jacobson Discusses Parkland Developments

DMN's Jacobson Discusses Parkland Developments

With a newly announced CEO at the helm, Parkland Hospital is turning attention back to their older building. Watch »

Mar 17, 2014
Student's Death Sparks Call for Vaccine Approval

Student's Death Sparks Call for Vaccine Approval

After a 19-year-old Drexel University student died suddenly of a fast-moving infection, a drugmaker says it... Read »

Mar 15, 2014
Costco Recalls Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit

Costco Recalls Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit

Costco has recalled 59,780 cases of Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit from shelves after it determined that... Read »

Mar 14, 2014
FDA Chief Defends Approval of Controversial Painkiller

FDA Chief Defends Approval of Controversial Painkiller

The head of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Margaret Hamburg, on Thursday defended her agency's decision... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Woman Battles Genetic Condition on the Road

Woman Battles Genetic Condition on the Road

A genetic condition isn't keeping one Collin County woman from pedaling forward. Emily Penn is battling Friedrich's... Watch »

Mar 13, 2014
Number of Young Adults on ADHD Drugs Soars

Number of Young Adults on ADHD Drugs Soars

The number of young adults taking drugs for ADHD has increased rapidly in five years, according to a new report. Read »

Mar 12, 2014
Child's Death Flu-Related in Dallas County

Child's Death Flu-Related in Dallas County

Health officials in Dallas County confirmed Tuesday that the death of an 8-year-old child was flu-related. Read »

Mar 12, 2014
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