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Frisco Considers Tobacco Ban in Public Parks

Frisco Considers Tobacco Ban in Public Parks

The Frisco City Council Tuesday is expected to consider banning smoking and the possession of tobacco products from... Watch »

Aug 5, 2014
Safety Study: Dangers of Texting and Walking

Safety Study: Dangers of Texting and Walking

Researchers discovered teenagers are more at risk of getting hit by cars while distracted than any other demographic... Watch »

Aug 5, 2014
2nd American With Ebola Arrives at Atlanta Hospital

2nd American With Ebola Arrives at Atlanta Hospital

An American aid worker infected with Ebola arrived Tuesday in Atlanta, joining a second patient being given... Watch »

Aug 5, 2014
Two-a-Day Practices Underway in North Texas

Two-a-Day Practices Underway in North Texas

North Texas athletic teams took the field or court on Monday for the first official practice of the season. Watch »

Aug 4, 2014
Tarrant Co. Confirms 1st Human Case of West Nile

Tarrant Co. Confirms 1st Human Case of West Nile

Tarrant County health officials confirmed Monday morning the first human case of West Nile virus in the... Read »

Aug 4, 2014
Texas Abortion Clinics Ask Judge to Stop New Law

Texas Abortion Clinics Ask Judge to Stop New Law

Abortion providers in Texas want a federal judge to stop a new law that they say will leave just eight... Read »

Aug 4, 2014
North Texan Witnesses Liberia

North Texan Witnesses Liberia "Deteroriate by the Hour"

Hours after returning from Liberia, Dr. Todd Phillips told NBC 5 about seeing the Ebola outbreak firsthand. Watch »

Aug 4, 2014
Mass. Doctor Heading to Africa to Help Fight Ebola

Mass. Doctor Heading to Africa to Help Fight Ebola

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia is taking her knowledge about infectious disease to Sierra Leone, where she'll be in... Watch »

Aug 3, 2014
New York Times To Run Ad From Marijuana Company

New York Times To Run Ad From Marijuana Company

The New York Times will run a full-page advertisement on Sunday for a company that helps marijuana users find... Read »

Aug 2, 2014
Toledo Tap Water Remains Off-Limits for Third Day

Toledo Tap Water Remains Off-Limits for Third Day

Residents in northwestern Ohio remained unable to use tap water for a third day after testing showed toxins... Watch »

Aug 4, 2014
1st Ebola Patient, Dr. Kent Brantly, Arrives at Emory

1st Ebola Patient, Dr. Kent Brantly, Arrives at Emory

An American patient fighting against the deadly Ebola virus arrived in Atlanta from Africa on Watch »

Aug 2, 2014
5 Things to Know About Ebola Outbreak in W. Africa

5 Things to Know About Ebola Outbreak in W. Africa

Two Americans who had been working to treat Ebola patients in Africa have been stricken by the disease. Read »

Aug 2, 2014
Dallas County Updates on West Nile Virus

Dallas County Updates on West Nile Virus

Dallas County released an update on West Nile Virus Friday afternoon. Read »

Aug 1, 2014
Deadly Pain Pills

Deadly Pain Pills

Prescription painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin can make days bearable if you’re suffering, but... Watch »

Aug 19, 2014
Galveston Doctor Heads to West Africa

Galveston Doctor Heads to West Africa

Another Texas doctor plans to follow Dr. Kent Brantly to West Africa. Read »

Aug 1, 2014
Doctor With Ebola: 'God Has a Call On My Life'

Doctor With Ebola: 'God Has a Call On My Life'

The Fort Worth doctor who came down with Ebola while working as an aide worker in western Africa said he became... Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Flower Mound Has High Breast Cancer Rates: Report

Flower Mound Has High Breast Cancer Rates: Report

The third state study since cancer cluster concerns showed mostly good news, but some troublesome for Flower Mound. Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Texas Doctor Fighting Ebola Receives Blood from Survivor

Texas Doctor Fighting Ebola Receives Blood from Survivor

A North Texas doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola virus while working for a relief organization in West... Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Cancer Cluster Study Results in Flower Mound

Cancer Cluster Study Results in Flower Mound

Experts have been studying Flower Mound for years over worries that fracking and natural gas drilling are... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Unusual Allergy Reactions Due to Summer Rain

Unusual Allergy Reactions Due to Summer Rain

If your allergies seem out of control, you're not alone. Read »

Jul 31, 2014
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