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Students and Faculty of Tarleton University to be Tested for Tuberculosis

Students and Faculty of Tarleton University to be Tested for...

A reported tuberculosis case at Tarleton University is leading the Department of State Health Services and Tarleton... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
FW Hospital Sees Spike in Admitted Children

FW Hospital Sees Spike in Admitted Children

Cook Children's Medical Center emergency rooms have been packed with children lately, according to hospital... Watch »

Feb 20, 2015
FDA Warning: Traces of Peanuts Found in Cumin

FDA Warning: Traces of Peanuts Found in Cumin

Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in cumin spice — a... Watch »

Feb 19, 2015
New Breast Cancer Treatment Extends Life Over a Year

New Breast Cancer Treatment Extends Life Over a Year

A new combination of three chemotherapy drugs helps extend life by a year and a half for patients with a specific... Read »

Feb 18, 2015
Frisco Middle School Team Creates Prosthetic Hand

Frisco Middle School Team Creates Prosthetic Hand

Five Frisco seventh graders are gaining national attention for their work in 3D printing. Watch »

Feb 18, 2015
Blue Zones Fort Worth Kicks Off on Saturday

Blue Zones Fort Worth Kicks Off on Saturday

Blue Zones Fort Worth officially kicks off on Saturday after a year and a half of research and set-up. Watch »

Feb 21, 2015
Ice Cream Recalled Over Undeclared Almonds

Ice Cream Recalled Over Undeclared Almonds

The makers of Breyers ice cream are recalling a limited number of tubs of Breyers No Sugar Added Salted Caramel... Read »

Feb 17, 2015
The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin on Menopause

The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin on Menopause

The Dallas Morning News medical expert Dr. Seema Yasmin discusses what new research indicates about menopause. Watch »

Feb 17, 2015
Drugmaker Resubmits Women's Sex Pill to FDA

Drugmaker Resubmits Women's Sex Pill to FDA

The makers of a twice-rejected pill designed to boost female libido are resubmitting their drug to federal health... Read »

Feb 17, 2015
Baylor Hospital Live Tweets Heart Transplant

Baylor Hospital Live Tweets Heart Transplant

A North Texas woman's heart transplant was live-tweeted Monday, believed to be the first time the operation was... Watch »

Feb 17, 2015
ER Wait Times Grow As More Children Get Sick

ER Wait Times Grow As More Children Get Sick

It’s still technically flu season, but that’s not the only illness that has families flocking to the emergency room... Watch »

Feb 20, 2015
Deadline for Health Care Nears

Deadline for Health Care Nears

Organizations across North Texas helped last minute consumers enroll into a health care plan. Watch »

Feb 15, 2015
Consumers Brave Drizzle for Affordable Care

Consumers Brave Drizzle for Affordable Care

A steady drizzle didn't discourage dozens of consumers from streaming into San Antonio enrollment centers to sign up... Read »

Feb 15, 2015
CDC Report: Complexities of Dallas Ebola Quarantine

CDC Report: Complexities of Dallas Ebola Quarantine

Dallas County officials undertook a herculean effort last fall to quarantine some 179 people possibly exposed to... Read »

Feb 14, 2015
Snag Affecting Health Law Sign-Ups Gets a Fix

Snag Affecting Health Law Sign-Ups Gets a Fix

A technical problem that had been interfering with sign-ups for government healthcare plans has been fixed... Read »

Feb 15, 2015
Allen Students Help Boy Battling Enterovirus

Allen Students Help Boy Battling Enterovirus

Allen ISD student Bryan Sotelo hasn’t been in the classroom since contracting the rare enterovirus 68 over the... Watch »

Feb 13, 2015
Dallas County Reporting Two Flu-Related Deaths

Dallas County Reporting Two Flu-Related Deaths

Two adults have died in Dallas County as a result of the flu in the past week, according to the latest figures from... Watch »

Feb 16, 2015
What to Know for the Obamacare Deadline

What to Know for the Obamacare Deadline

If you're not insured, there's still time to sign up for health coverage this year under Obamacare before the Feb. Read »

Feb 15, 2015
Puerto Rico Debates Fining Parents of Obese Children

Puerto Rico Debates Fining Parents of Obese Children

Parents of obese children in Puerto Rico would be fined up to $800 if they fail to improve their child's health... Read »

Feb 13, 2015
Kidde Recalls More Than 4.6 Million Fire Extinguishers

Kidde Recalls More Than 4.6 Million Fire Extinguishers

Kidde is recalling more than 4.6 million disposable fire extinguishers in the U.S. and Canada because the plastic... Read »

Feb 12, 2015
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