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Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 12:02 PM CDT

Shingles Vaccine in High Demand

Shingles Vaccine in High Demand

North Texans reach out to NBC 5 after failed attempts to find the vaccine meant to ward off shingles.

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 11:20 PM CDT

Community Hopes to Save Boy by Joining Bone Marrow Registry

Community Hopes to Save Boy by Joining Bone Marrow Registry

An effort is on to find someone who can save the life of an 8-year-old from University Park. It was all in hopes that someone will be a bone marrow match for Bennett Williams, with the help of DKMS, the...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 03:36 AM CDT

Virtual Reality Simulation Shows What It's Like to Die

Virtual Reality Simulation Shows What It's Like to Die

A new virtual reality simulation is helping hospice workers and medical students see what it's like to die. An end-of-life simulation by Embodied Labs is now educating staff and students at the Gosnell...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 02:22 AM CDT

Rockwall Child Hospitalized After Venomous Caterpillar Sting

Rockwall Child Hospitalized After Venomous Caterpillar Sting

Lauren Chambers didn’t know what to think when she received a call from her daughters’ daycare that 5-year-old Adrie couldn’t move her arm after getting stung by a caterpillar. “They said that she had been stung...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 08:57 PM CDT

Why Your Post-Pregnancy Belly Isn't Going Away

Why Your Post-Pregnancy Belly Isn't Going Away

For new moms, getting back in shape is top of mind, but for an estimated 60 percent of postpartum women, getting a flat tummy is impossible because of a little known medical condition.

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 04:46 PM CDT

Walk To End Alzheimer's in Weatherford Canceled

Walk To End Alzheimer's in Weatherford Canceled

Due to the threat of severe weather, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Weatherford that was scheduled for Saturday, October 13 is canceled.

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 12:50 PM CDT

'Crucial Catch': NFL and American Cancer Society Team Up

'Crucial Catch': NFL and American Cancer Society Team Up

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 05:30 PM CDT

Survivor of Rare Polio-Like Disease, AFM, Speaks Out

Survivor of Rare Polio-Like Disease, AFM, Speaks Out

Multiple cases of a rare polio-like disease are cropping up across North Texas. Children's Hospital in Dallas has seen six cases so far this year, while Cook Children's in Fort Worth has three confirmed...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 05:35 PM CDT

New Weapon to Detect Cancer Counts Tumor Cells in Blood

New Weapon to Detect Cancer Counts Tumor Cells in Blood

People diagnosed with early-stage cancer have a greater chance at beating it. Now doctors have a new weapon, called CellSearch, that can help fight cancer.

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 12:09 PM CDT

NYC Hospital Creates Life-Saving Spotify Playlist

NYC Hospital Creates Life-Saving Spotify Playlist

Perhaps you’re familiar with the rumor that humming “Stayin’ Alive” while doing chest compressions is the best way to perform CPR on someone. Some of you might even remember when Michael Scott memorably sang the...

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