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Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 at 05:15 PM CDT

Most Drivers Admit to Aggressive Behavior, Road Rage

Most Drivers Admit to Aggressive Behavior, Road Rage

Nearly 8 of every 10 U.S. drivers admit expressing anger, aggression or road rage at least once in the previous year, according to a survey released Thursday by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 05:40 AM CDT

Dallas County Considers Aerial Mosquito Spraying

Dallas County Considers Aerial Mosquito Spraying

Beekeepers are angry about a new Dallas County contract to arrange for possible aerial mosquito spraying if human cases of West Nile virus surge.

Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 at 04:57 AM CDT

Cook Children's Staff Sends Letters of Love to Police

Cook Children's Staff Sends Letters of Love to Police

Cook Children's Hospital launched a “We Support You” campaign Wednesday morning to send hand written words of healing to officers at departments in Dallas, Fort Worth, DART, and the hospital’s security team.

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 at 04:13 PM CDT

K2, Drug Linked to Mass NYC Overdose, Explained

K2, Drug Linked to Mass NYC Overdose, Explained

Despite dire warnings about the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids, popularly known by names such as K2, Spice, Black Mamba and Kronic, they continue to grow in popularity, NBC News reports.

Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 at 04:58 AM CDT

Baby Born in Texas With Microcephaly Linked to Zika

Baby Born in Texas With Microcephaly Linked to Zika

A baby recently born with microcephaly in Harris County is confirmed to have had a past Zika virus infection, the Texas Department of State Health Services said.

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 at 03:18 PM CDT

CDC's Tom Frieden Testifies at Zika Hearing

CDC's Tom Frieden Testifies at Zika Hearing

The upcoming Olympic games are not likely to have a major impact on the spread of Zika virus, although four developing countries could face a substantially higher risk, according to a new government...

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 at 04:31 AM CDT

Hospital Chaplain Calls Dallas Shooting Most Difficult Night

Hospital Chaplain Calls Dallas Shooting Most Difficult Night

The pastoral care staff at Baylor University Medical Center called in extra help on the night five police officers lost their lives in Dallas.

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 at 06:07 AM CDT

Therapy Dogs Help Dallas Hospital Staff And Patients Heal

Therapy Dogs Help Dallas Hospital Staff And Patients Heal

Baylor University Medical Center's therapy dogs lift spirits in the emergency department during the aftermath of the Dallas police shooting.

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016 at 10:51 AM CDT

Placentae Can Bring New Life to Vision Treatments

Placentae Can Bring New Life to Vision Treatments

“Think of it like a born again eye,” Dr. Chike Mordi from Vision Source in Houston, Texas says of a new treatment's ability to help regenerate eye tissue. With a placenta that meets stringent donor screening and...

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016 at 09:03 AM CDT

Improving Lesbian Health With Focus on Wellness

Improving Lesbian Health With Focus on Wellness

Lesbian and bisexual women have higher rates of obesity, smoking and stress when compared to their heterosexual counterparts, but one University of Missouri researcher is working to change that.

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