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Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 11:59 AM CDT

The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin - Zika Vaccine

The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin - Zika Vaccine

The Dallas Morning News' medical expert Dr. Seema Yasmin discusses a Zika virus vaccine that's ready for testing in humans.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 11:57 AM CDT

Doctors Give Tips on Swimmer's Ear Prevention

Doctors Give Tips on Swimmer's Ear Prevention

Doctors discuss ways to prevent and treat swimmer's ear, a bacterial infection in the ear canal.

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 07:27 PM CDT

TX Lawmakers Pen Letter to CDC, Kerry About Zika

TX Lawmakers Pen Letter to CDC, Kerry About Zika

The Texas lawmakers penned a letter about the Zika virus to both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday.

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 05:52 PM CDT

Possible Lymphoma Vaccine in Research Phase

Possible Lymphoma Vaccine in Research Phase

Lymphomas are the fifth most common cancer in the United States, and now researchers are testing a vaccine that helps the body's immune system fight the cancer cells.

Sunday, Jun 19, 2016 at 11:52 PM CDT

Father, Son Battle Cancer Through Yoga

Father, Son Battle Cancer Through Yoga

A North Texas father is helping his son, who is battling brain cancer, through yoga classes and much more.

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 03:48 PM CDT

EpiPens See Price Spike

EpiPens See Price Spike

Life-saving injections have seen a massive price hike after one drug manufacturer stopped making the devices.

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 02:24 PM CDT

Pregnant Women in Puerto Rico at Risk for Zika: CDC

Pregnant Women in Puerto Rico at Risk for Zika: CDC

The zika virus is spreading quickly in Puerto Rico, meaning hundreds of babies could be born with birth defects, NBC News reports. More than 1 percent of all Puerto Rico blood donations tested in early...

Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 at 08:35 AM CDT

Dallas Opens 'Beat the Heat' Centers

Dallas Opens 'Beat the Heat' Centers

Cooling centers open a day after first heat-related death announced in Dallas County.

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 11:08 PM CDT

Cancer Patient Gets Diagnosis & Married In 1 Day

Cancer Patient Gets Diagnosis & Married In 1 Day

A surprise wedding turned a newly diagnosed cancer patient's worst day into her best day. Nurses at Texas Health Fort Worth doubled as wedding planners to make it happen.

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 05:28 PM CDT

Lung Cancer Patients Treated With Drug Over Chemo

Lung Cancer Patients Treated With Drug Over Chemo

Lung cancer patients who have never been treated will now get the same drug used to help former President Jimmy Carter, NBC News reported. Researchers said they wanted to give Keytruda to 305 lung cancer...

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