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Friday, Aug 25, 2017 at 02:32 PM CDT

New Addiction Treatment Services Available In Southlake

New Addiction Treatment Services Available In Southlake

New addiction recovery center opens in Southlake.

Friday, Aug 25, 2017 at 12:33 PM CDT

Aetna Envelope Window Reveals Patients' HIV Status: Lawyers

Aetna Envelope Window Reveals Patients' HIV Status: Lawyers

Two legal organizations say health insurer Aetna revealed the HIV status of patients in several states by mailing envelopes with a large, clear window that showed information on purchasing HIV prescriptions. T...

Friday, Aug 25, 2017 at 05:24 AM CDT

Trump Administration Cuts Funding to Teen Pregnancy Programs

Trump Administration Cuts Funding to Teen Pregnancy Programs

The U.S. has experienced a drastic drop in teen pregnancies, which many hail as proof of the effectiveness of an Obama-era federal grant program, NBC News reported. Started in 2010, the Teen Pregnancy...

Friday, Aug 25, 2017 at 12:14 PM CDT

Officials Discuss Walk to End Alzheimers

Officials Discuss Walk to End Alzheimers

I Heart Media's Ana De Haro and Honorary Chair Tim Carter join NBC 5 in studio to talk about this year's Walk to End Alzheimer's and the disease.

Friday, Aug 25, 2017 at 07:20 AM CDT

Pick a Healthy Breakfast Cereal

Pick a Healthy Breakfast Cereal

Consumer Reports says plenty of cereal is nutritious, and they have some tips on how to pick a good one.

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 at 06:07 PM CDT

Hurricane Harvey Presents Health Concerns on Texas Coast

Hurricane Harvey Presents Health Concerns on Texas Coast

Hurricane Harvey prevents many immediate health concerns, as people who rely on life-saving treatments such as dialysis and chemotherapy are at risk if there is flooding or power outages.

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 at 04:44 PM CDT

HPV Vaccine Could Save Costly Cancer Battle

HPV Vaccine Could Save Costly Cancer Battle

New statistics on the HPV vaccination could impact parents' decision to vaccinate their children.

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 at 04:26 PM CDT

Zika Testing for Pregnant Women in More Counties Advised

Zika Testing for Pregnant Women in More Counties Advised

The Texas health department is recommending Zika virus testing for pregnant women in three more Texas counties near the border with Mexico.

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 at 01:49 PM CDT

Lone Uncovered US County Gets Insurer for Health Exchange

Lone Uncovered US County Gets Insurer for Health Exchange

The lone county currently at risk of going uncovered on the federal health law's insurance exchanges has landed an insurer. Ohio-based insurer CareSource will step up to provide health insurance coverage in...

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 at 10:30 AM CDT

Parents Add Drug Tests to Back-to-School Routines

Parents Add Drug Tests to Back-to-School Routines

Parents, worried about drug abuse and the country's rising opioid epidemic, are adding drug tests to their child's back-to-school routines this fall in places like Cincinnati, Ohio. Drug testing companies say...

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