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Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 02:00 PM CDT

Tuberculosis Tests Done After Cases at Houston-Area School

Tuberculosis Tests Done After Cases at Houston-Area School

Health officials say tuberculosis testing conducted after four active cases were found at a Houston-area school at the end of the school year revealed 20 infections, but no more active cases.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 11:36 PM CDT

Backyard Chickens, Ducks Linked to Salmonella Cases: CDC

Backyard Chickens, Ducks Linked to Salmonella Cases: CDC

Recent salmonella outbreaks may be linked to backyard poultry, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In an outbreak advisory released Monday, the CDC said there have been 961 cases in...

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 09:37 PM CDT

Some Vitamin B Supplements Linked to Cancer: Study

Some Vitamin B Supplements Linked to Cancer: Study

B-vitamins are wildly popular supplements, marketed as a way to boost your energy. But a new study shows that using too much of certain B-vitamins for too long dramatically increases the risk of lung cancer.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 11:08 AM CDT

2017 Walk To End Alzheimer's

2017 Walk To End Alzheimer's

Join the fight against Alzheimer's today with NBC 5 and the Alzheimer’s Association!

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 04:05 AM CDT

New Federal Clinic to Open in Northwest Fort Worth

New Federal Clinic to Open in Northwest Fort Worth

North Texas Area Community Health Centers have broken ground on a new northside clinic that will serve families regardless of whether they're insured.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 12:50 PM CDT

Dallas Co. Health Offering Flu Vaccines for Adults

Dallas Co. Health Offering Flu Vaccines for Adults

With influenza season around the corner, Dallas County Health and Human Services is offering the seasonal flu vaccine for adults.

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 07:01 PM CDT

Back-To-School Backpack Safety

Back-To-School Backpack Safety

When it comes to backpacks, they can be a real pain for children. As the kids head back to school, one doctor has some tips to help keep your child's back safe.  

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 04:14 AM CDT

Arlington School Plagued by Mystery Illness Reopens

Arlington School Plagued by Mystery Illness Reopens

Nichols Junior High is the focus of lingering questions about air quality ever since people started getting sick in the school building last year.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 11:20 PM CDT

Signs of Potential Eye Damage After Watching Eclipse: Expert

Signs of Potential Eye Damage After Watching Eclipse: Expert

Experts have long warned that watching a solar eclipse without proper eyewear can lead to potential damage in your eyes. But what might that damage look like? Dr. Linda Chous, chief eye care officer for...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 06:12 PM CDT

Scientists May Have Found Peanut Allergy Cure

Scientists May Have Found Peanut Allergy Cure

Scientists may have found a cure for the peanut allergy. The experimental treatment combines a probiotic with small daily doses of peanut protein.

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