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Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 01:54 PM CDT

Kids and Medicine: Dont Let Your Guard Down!

Kids and Medicine: Dont Let Your Guard Down!

Toddlers may barely be able to stand up, but they have an amazing ability to climb to new heights to reach something they see and want to grab. Too often that something is medicine, and that can have dangerous...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 06:12 PM CDT

Critics Warn 'Phase 2' Won’t Save Health Care Plan

Critics Warn 'Phase 2' Won’t Save Health Care Plan

Things aren't looking great for the Republican health care bill after the Congressional Budget Office estimated it would lead to 24 million more people without insurance and skyrocketing costs for older...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 05:26 PM CDT

Doctor Discusses Colon Cancer Screening

Doctor Discusses Colon Cancer Screening

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and Dr. Muhammad Beg at UT Southwestern Medical Center discusses the tests doctors use.

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 05:49 PM CDT

Exercise and Low Cholesterol May Prevent Dementia

Exercise and Low Cholesterol May Prevent Dementia

Researchers in Dallas hope to prove that staying physically active and lowering your cholesterol can protect your brain against signs of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 03:52 PM CDT

2017 Puttin’ on the Pink Fashion Luncheon

2017 Puttin’ on the Pink Fashion Luncheon

Join NBC 5 at Puttin’ on the Pink on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Guests will enjoy a champagne reception at 10:30 a.m. and the luncheon and fashion show by Highland Park Village...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 12:19 PM CDT

Mental Health Groups Worry New GOP Plan Will End Coverage

Mental Health Groups Worry New GOP Plan Will End Coverage

Mental health groups say the new GOP health care bill would terminate mental health care and efforts to combat the opioid crisis, NBC News reported. The Congressional Budget Office released a report on the bill...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 04:59 PM CDT

Over 12M Signed Up for 'Obamacare' This Year: Gov't Report

Over 12M Signed Up for 'Obamacare' This Year: Gov't Report

A substantial 12 million people have enrolled for coverage this year under the very health care statute that President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress want to erase, the government said Wednesday. With...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 08:28 PM CDT

GOP Leaders Acknowledge Health Bill Changes, May Delay Vote

GOP Leaders Acknowledge Health Bill Changes, May Delay Vote

Their health care overhaul imperiled from all sides, the White House and top House Republicans acknowledged Wednesday they would make changes to the legislation in hopes of nailing down votes and pushing the...

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 11:02 PM CDT

Mother's Mission Honors Son By Helping Save Preemies

Mother's Mission Honors Son By Helping Save Preemies

A Dallas mother hopes her story will save the lives of premature babies around the world.

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 05:46 PM CDT

Allergy Drops Help Build Immunity to Pesky Allergens

Allergy Drops Help Build Immunity to Pesky Allergens

The mild winter weather could make for a brutal spring allergy season. If you suffer from allergies, then you probably know about tried and true treatments. But there are new treatments that could help you...

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