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Arlington to Spray for West Nile Virus

Arlington to Spray for West Nile Virus

The City of Arlington will spray for West Nile virus after a sample tests positive for the virus. Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Pediatricians Recommend Later School Times for Teens

Pediatricians Recommend Later School Times for Teens

Pediatricians say delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep,... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
2 West Nile Cases in Dallas County

2 West Nile Cases in Dallas County

Health officials confirmed two new cases of West Nile virus in Dallas County on Friday, bringing the total number of... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Lean Cuisine Frozen Food Recall

Lean Cuisine Frozen Food Recall

NestlĂ© has issued a voluntary recall of some of its frozen meals that were distributed in Texas. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Amid Sugar Probe

Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Amid Sugar Probe

Organic supermarket giant Whole Foods has removed a version of its store-brand yogurt from shelves after... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Chikungunya Virus Confirmed in Tarrant County

Chikungunya Virus Confirmed in Tarrant County

Public health officials in Tarrant County have confirmed the North Texas county's first case of chikungunya... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Sold at Sam's Recalled

Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Sold at Sam's Recalled

A California firm is recalling chicken Caesar salad kits sold at Sam's Clubs nationwide for possible... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Final Push to Get Back-to-School Immunizations

Final Push to Get Back-to-School Immunizations

It's the final push to get back-to-school immunizations as thousands of North Texas children return to class. Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

Health officials said Thursday a patient who was being tested for Ebola in Sacramento has tested negative for... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
SoCal Man With ALS Shows Why Ice Bucket Challenge Matters in Viral Video

SoCal Man With ALS Shows Why Ice Bucket Challenge Matters in...

A Southern California man shares in a new YouTube video about a family history of ALS and how he was diagnosed with... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Cured of Ebola: What to Know About Americans' Recovery

Cured of Ebola: What to Know About Americans' Recovery

Here's what you need to know about the two Americans doctor say have been cured of Ebola. Read »

Aug 21, 2014
What Cured Ebola Patients Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol?

What Cured Ebola Patients Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol?

The two U.S. Ebola patients left an Atlanta hospital on Thursday infection free, after becoming the first... Read »

Aug 21, 2014
Safety Alert: Mercury in Fish

Safety Alert: Mercury in Fish

Eating fish can be a great choice. It's an excellent, low-fat source of protein and other nutrients... Watch »

Aug 21, 2014
Fort Worth Still Without West Nile Positive Mosquitoes

Fort Worth Still Without West Nile Positive Mosquitoes

The West Nile virus and mosquito seasons may run longer this year thanks to summer rains, but Fort Worth... Watch »

Aug 21, 2014
Dr. Kent Brantly Discharged; Cured of Ebola

Dr. Kent Brantly Discharged; Cured of Ebola

Two American aid workers treated at a Georgia hospital after becoming infected with the deadly Ebola virus now pose... Watch »

Sep 2, 2014

"Suicide Tourism" to Switzerland Doubles

The number of people who traveled to Switzerland for a voluntary assisted death doubled between 2008 and... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Experimental Drug Cures Ebola-Like Virus in Monkeys

Experimental Drug Cures Ebola-Like Virus in Monkeys

Researchers in the fight against Ebola are hopeful after an experimental drug cured monkeys infected with... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Back-to-School Health

Back-to-School Health

Texas Healthcare Dr. Mark Hammonds discusses immunizations, preventing sickness and more. Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Livestrong Gives $50M Gift to UT

Livestrong Gives $50M Gift to UT

Lance Armstrong's former charity made the largest investment in its history Tuesday by giving $50 million to... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Calif. Patient May Have Been Exposed to Ebola: Officials

Calif. Patient May Have Been Exposed to Ebola: Officials

A patient admitted to a South Sacramento hospital may have been exposed to the Ebola virus, health officials... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
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