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Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 05:44 PM CDT

Device Helps Recondition Lungs for Transplantation

Device Helps Recondition Lungs for Transplantation

New technology is reconditioning donor lungs to increase odds for patients on transplant lists.

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 03:18 PM CDT

Can This Patch Stop Drunk Driving?

Can This Patch Stop Drunk Driving?

A New Mexico company is hoping their new patch will help stop drunk driving. DermaTec has developed a patch that senses alcohol intake through sweat. It's called the ONUSBlue, as in it's "on us" to end drunk...

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 at 06:27 PM CDT

Texas Families United By Life-Saving Gifts

Texas Families United By Life-Saving Gifts

Two parents, who lost their son in October of 2015, meet four recipients who received their son’s organs through life-saving transplants.

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 at 05:07 PM CDT

Florida's 1st Zika Outbreak Almost Over, Officials Say

Florida's 1st Zika Outbreak Almost Over, Officials Say

The mainland United States's first official outbreak of Zika virus may be declared over by early next week, NBC News reported. But another, in Miami Beach, is going strong, and on Thursday Florida health...

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 at 10:44 PM CDT

Ragweed Season Shaping Up to Be Worse Than Most

Ragweed Season Shaping Up to Be Worse Than Most

The peak of ragweed season has North Texas allergy sufferers searching for relief.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 at 05:37 PM CDT

Addicted To Social Media?

Addicted To Social Media?

Social media use can lead to symptoms of addiction, according to psychiatrists.

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 10:01 AM CDT

Fertility Doctor Accused Of Using Own Sperm

Fertility Doctor Accused Of Using Own Sperm

Investigators believe a retired Indianapolis doctor may have donated his own sperm to as many as 50 patients without their knowledge. WTHR's Steve Jefferson reports.

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 09:02 AM CDT

Emotional Support Turkey Brings Joy to Woman With Lupus

Emotional Support Turkey Brings Joy to Woman With Lupus

Most of the time when you hear the words, "emotional support animal," you think of a dog, or some sort of cuddly animal. But a Washington woman with lupus has Sammi, her emotional support turkey, to help her go...

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 07:27 AM CDT

Zika Affected Woman's Brain and Memory, Doctors Say

Zika Affected Woman's Brain and Memory, Doctors Say

The Zika virus is known to cause devastating damage to the brains of developing fetuses and now there is evidence that the virus could be more damaging to adults than has been believed, NBC News reported....

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 at 04:57 PM CDT

Lewisville Reports 17th West Nile Case of 2016

Lewisville Reports 17th West Nile Case of 2016

The city of Lewisville is reporting its 17th positive West Nile virus mosquito trap of 2016.

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