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Trinity River E. Coli Results Were Incorrect: Officials

Trinity River E. Coli Results Were Incorrect: Officials

There is new information about the health concerns along the Trinity River in Fort Worth. Read more »

Aug 7, 2015
Dallas Co. Reports 2nd WNV Human Case of 2015

Dallas Co. Reports 2nd WNV Human Case of 2015

Dallas County health officials are reporting the county's second human case of West Nile virus of the 2015 season... Read more »

Aug 7, 2015
Hunt County Football Player Recovering from Heat Stroke

Hunt County Football Player Recovering from Heat Stroke

A high school football player from Hunt County is in the intensive care unit at Children's Medical Center of Dallas,... Watch »

Aug 7, 2015
West Nile Virus Death Reported in Tarrant County

West Nile Virus Death Reported in Tarrant County

A Tarrant County resident has died from West Nile virus, health officials say Friday. Watch »

Aug 7, 2015
Heat and Mosquitoes: What Does it Mean?

Heat and Mosquitoes: What Does it Mean?

The recent streak of triple digit temperatures is creating good conditions for mosquitoes that can carry the West... Watch »

Aug 6, 2015
Dallas Centers Offer Required School Vaccines for $5

Dallas Centers Offer Required School Vaccines for $5

The Dallas Independent School District is reminding everyone to have their children vaccinated in time for the new... Read more »

Aug 6, 2015
North Texas Heat Turns Up Need for Relief Effort

North Texas Heat Turns Up Need for Relief Effort

There is financial help available to deal with the brutal Texas heat, but it is already proving to be in short... Watch »

Aug 5, 2015
Stomach Bug Tied to Tainted Cilantro in 26 States

Stomach Bug Tied to Tainted Cilantro in 26 States

More than 380 people in 26 U.S. states have been diagnosed with a stomach illness tied to Mexican cilantro... Watch »

Aug 4, 2015
New York Legionnaires' Outbreak Sickens 81, Kills 7

New York Legionnaires' Outbreak Sickens 81, Kills 7

Three more people have died of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx in an outbreak that has claimed seven lives in... Watch »

Aug 4, 2015
Citing Hacking Risk, FDA Says Hospira Pump Shouldn't Be Used

Citing Hacking Risk, FDA Says Hospira Pump Shouldn't Be Used

The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it's the first time it has warned caregivers to stop using a product... Read more »

Jul 31, 2015
Human Case of West Nile Reported in Tarrant County

Human Case of West Nile Reported in Tarrant County

Tarrant County health officials have confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus for 2015. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Dallas Co. Says 14 Cyclosporiasis Cases Linked to Statewide Outbreak

Dallas Co. Says 14 Cyclosporiasis Cases Linked to Statewide Outbreak

Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services says more than a dozen cases of cyclosporiasis have been... Read more »

Jul 30, 2015
How Safe is Your Hospital?

How Safe is Your Hospital?

Consumer Reports found that while some hospitals have been successful at cutting their infection rates, many have... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC

2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC

Nearly three dozen cases of Legionnaires' disease, a severe, often lethal, form of pneumonia spread through the air,... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Doctors Remind Parents of Importance of Sunscreen

Doctors Remind Parents of Importance of Sunscreen

Parents are being reminded about the importance of using sunscreen after two brothers in Oklahoma got severe... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
The Health Benefits of Having a Pet

The Health Benefits of Having a Pet

For centuries, humans have taken animal companions into their homes. But the utility of the animals goes beyond... Read more »

Aug 3, 2015
Experts Urge Parents to Check Hot Cars for Kids

Experts Urge Parents to Check Hot Cars for Kids

With more triple-digit temperatures in the forecast, injury prevention specialists at Children's Health in Dallas... Watch »

Jul 27, 2015
Some Cilantro Banned Over Feces, Toilet Paper in Fields: FDA

Some Cilantro Banned Over Feces, Toilet Paper in Fields: FDA

The cause of several years of intestinal illnesses among Americans appears to have been found, according to the Food... Read more »

Jul 28, 2015
Feces, Toilet Paper Found in Mexican Cilantro Field

Feces, Toilet Paper Found in Mexican Cilantro Field

Cilantro from Mexico has again been identified as the cause of an outbreak of cyclosporiasis in Texas, according to... Watch »

Jul 27, 2015
Football, Fundraising Join Alzheimer's Fight

Football, Fundraising Join Alzheimer's Fight

North Texans combine football and fundraising to help find a cure for Alzheimer's disease. Read more »

Jul 26, 2015

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