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Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 at 09:15 AM CST

Insulin Prices Double Since 2012

Insulin Prices Double Since 2012

Increases in insulin prices and a lack of generic options are forcing diabetic Americans to cut back on prescribed doses to stretch out their medication.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 at 07:15 AM CST

'Addiction Is Not a Character Flaw': Surgeon General Report

'Addiction Is Not a Character Flaw': Surgeon General Report

In what may be his last significant act as President Barack Obama's surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy released a report Thursday calling for a major cultural shift in the way Americans view drug and alcohol...

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 at 04:21 AM CST

TX Child Shows Signs Of Recovery From Paralyzing Illness

TX Child Shows Signs Of Recovery From Paralyzing Illness

Five-year-old Braden Scott is in Dallas for treatment from a polio-like illness and is showing more signs of recovery, his mother writes.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 at 04:02 PM CST

Pioneering Treatment For Scoliosis

Pioneering Treatment For Scoliosis

California doctor creates improved surgical techniques for scoliosis patients.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 at 02:19 PM CST

Major Grated Cheese Brands Hit by Nationwide Recall

Major Grated Cheese Brands Hit by Nationwide Recall

Fears of salmonella contamination have led to the recall of major grated cheese brands nationwide. 4C Food Corp. has voluntarily recalled its 4C Grated Cheese, Homestyle Grated Cheese and Cento Grated...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 01:11 PM CST

The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin: New Statin Guidelines

The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin: New Statin Guidelines

The Dallas Morning News' medical expert Dr. Seema Yasmin joins NBC 5 live via satellite to discuss new guidelines for cholesterol-lowering statins.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 09:34 AM CST

Food Advocates Fear Trump Could Scrap Healthy School Lunches

Food Advocates Fear Trump Could Scrap Healthy School Lunches

Will President-elect Donald Trump remake school lunches into his fast-food favorites of burgers and fried chicken? Children grumbling about healthier school meal rules championed by first lady Michelle Obama...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 09:26 AM CST

US Prisons Fight Opioids With Injections

US Prisons Fight Opioids With Injections

U.S. prisons are experimenting with a high-priced monthly injection that could help addicted inmates stay off opioids after they are released, but skeptics question its effectiveness and say the manufacturer has...

Monday, Nov 14, 2016 at 07:13 AM CST

New Hope in Immunotherapy Treatment

New Hope in Immunotherapy Treatment

A Texas hospital is leading the way with a treatment that could make fighting cancer easier for the patient and his or her families.

Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 at 12:37 PM CST

Free Dental Clinic for Veterans in DFW

Free Dental Clinic for Veterans in DFW

Dr. Mike Giesler, chairman of Texas Dental Assn.'s Smiles Foundation. The organization is holding a free dental clinic for U.S. veterans and their spouses today at 49005 Lancaster Rd. in Dallas until 5pm.

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