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EU Regulator Recommends 1st License for Malaria Vaccine

EU Regulator Recommends 1st License for Malaria Vaccine

The European Medicines Agency has recommended approving what would be the world's first licensed malaria vaccine... Read »

Jul 24, 2015
Vinyl Flooring Safety Questions

Vinyl Flooring Safety Questions

Vinyl flooring is long lasting, and it’s among the least expensive flooring you can buy. Watch »

Jul 23, 2015
Rise in Autism May Be Due to Semantics: Study

Rise in Autism May Be Due to Semantics: Study

A new study out of Penn State University suggests that the increase in autism diagnosis is due to kids being... Read »

Jul 23, 2015
Use of Morning-After Pill on Rise Among U.S. Teens

Use of Morning-After Pill on Rise Among U.S. Teens

More than one in five sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill, according to a report released... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Arlington Family Gets Help Coping With Teen's Sudden Death

Arlington Family Gets Help Coping With Teen's Sudden Death

An Arlington family is grieving the sudden loss of their son and brother. 14-year-old Chase Sayles collapsed... Watch »

Jul 21, 2015
Dallas Co. Reports First Human Case of West Nile Fever

Dallas Co. Reports First Human Case of West Nile Fever

The person lives in the zip code 75217 and no other details are being provided in the case. Watch »

Jul 21, 2015
Best Hospitals in Texas: U.S. News & World Report

Best Hospitals in Texas: U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report released its 26th edition of the Best Hospital rankings on Tuesday, with several in... Read »

Jul 21, 2015
Early Drugs Halt AIDS, Prevent Spread, Studies Confirm

Early Drugs Halt AIDS, Prevent Spread, Studies Confirm

Two big studies detailed Monday confirm that earlier treatment for the AIDS virus not only keeps people healthy, but... Read »

Jul 21, 2015
Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in Dallas Co.

Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in Dallas Co.

Dallas County Health and Human Services confirmed Monday the third case of imported Chikungunya virus in Dallas... Read »

Jul 20, 2015
Doctors' Warning Amid Heat Wave Threat

Doctors' Warning Amid Heat Wave Threat

Doctors at Children's Health in Dallas are seeing a spike in cases of children being affected by heat-related... Watch »

Jul 19, 2015
Quarter of Listeria Cases in Texas Not Tracked, Recorded

Quarter of Listeria Cases in Texas Not Tracked, Recorded

State health records reviewed following the Blue Bell ice cream listeria outbreak show that a quarter of Texas cases... Read »

Jul 19, 2015
Local Coaches Train in Safety Ahead of Football Season

Local Coaches Train in Safety Ahead of Football Season

Weeks before football training drills begin trainers are driving home one message–"education, education... Watch »

Jul 18, 2015
Local Biggest Loser Casting Call Draws Hundreds

Local Biggest Loser Casting Call Draws Hundreds

Two brothers drove in from Beaumont for their chance to take the Biggest Loser challenge at an open casting call at... Watch »

Jul 18, 2015
Dad Drives While Filming Wife Giving Birth in Car

Dad Drives While Filming Wife Giving Birth in Car

Video shows a Houston-area man filming his wife giving birth to their 10-pound baby son next to him as he drives... Read »

Jul 19, 2015
Summer Warning for Parents and Pet Owners

Summer Warning for Parents and Pet Owners

Exposed pavement and other surfaces can become hot enough this summer to cause second-degree burns with a few... Watch »

Jul 17, 2015
North Texas Ground Spraying Schedule: 2015

North Texas Ground Spraying Schedule: 2015

See which cities are ground spraying for mosquitoes and when. Read »

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Don't Use Laundry Pods in Homes With Kids: Consumer Reports

Don't Use Laundry Pods in Homes With Kids: Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is warning parents that laundry detergent pods should never be used in homes where young children... Read »

Jul 17, 2015
Oregon Scientists Develop Bacon-Flavored Seaweed

Oregon Scientists Develop Bacon-Flavored Seaweed

What grows quickly, is packed with protein, has twice the nutritional value of kale and tastes like bacon? The... Watch »

Jul 17, 2015
Nearly 2 Million Pounds of Chicken Recalled

Nearly 2 Million Pounds of Chicken Recalled

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois-based Aspen Foods is recalling nearly 2 million pounds of raw... Read »

Jul 17, 2015
Safety Alert - Laundry Pods

Safety Alert - Laundry Pods

Single-dose liquid laundry detergents are convenient and easy to use. But they can also be poisonous. Watch »

Jul 16, 2015

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