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Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 06:04 PM CST

New Cancer Drug Saves Teen's Life

New Cancer Drug Saves Teen's Life

A revolutionary cancer treatment has saved the life of a 14-year-old Texas girl. Now, it's FDA-approved to save more lives.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 05:56 PM CST

AAC Food and Beverage Company Responds to ESPN Report

AAC Food and Beverage Company Responds to ESPN Report

The food and beverage company that serves the American Airlines Center is responding to a new ESPN report that says the Dallas arena has some of the highest reports of serious food violations.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 10:50 PM CST

Tarrant DA Files 11 New Charges Against Sundance Hospital

Tarrant DA Files 11 New Charges Against Sundance Hospital

Sundance Behavioral Healthcare System was re-indicted Friday on additional criminal charges relating to violations of the Texas Mental Health Code, according to Tarrant County District Attorney Sharen Wilson.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 02:06 PM CST

Calif. Farm Linked to Tainted Romaine Recalls Other Products

Calif. Farm Linked to Tainted Romaine Recalls Other Products

U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in California, which voluntarily recalled red and green leaf lettuce as well as cauliflower because they may...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 11:39 AM CST

J&J Reportedly Knew for Years About Asbestos in Baby Powder

J&J Reportedly Knew for Years About Asbestos in Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that its baby powder contained asbestos, Reuters said in a new report that drove the company's shares down nearly 11 percent Friday. Reuters based its report on a review...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 06:14 PM CST

Study Finds Some Women Are Missing Important Genetic Testing

Study Finds Some Women Are Missing Important Genetic Testing

Dallas doctor says guidelines for genetic cancer testing are outdated and should be revised.

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 03:49 PM CST

Know Where Your Romaine Is From: Health Officials

Know Where Your Romaine Is From: Health Officials

Health officials on Thursday issued an update to their previous warnings about romaine lettuce, urging consumers to find out where their lettuce originated. In a statement Thursday, the Centers for Disease...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 11:48 AM CST

TDMN: ‘Pain & Profit’ Focuses on Care for Disabled Texans

TDMN: ‘Pain & Profit’ Focuses on Care for Disabled Texans

The latest piece in The Dallas Morning News “Pain and Profit” series focuses on improving care for disabled Texans. Dallas Morning News’ Andrew Chavez joins us to discuss the investigation.

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 08:54 AM CST

Del Monte Recalls Cans of Corn Because They Could Spoil

Del Monte Recalls Cans of Corn Because They Could Spoil

Del Monte has recalled more than 64,000 cases of corn because they could spoil and lead to life-threatening illnesses if eaten. Cans of Fiesta Corn seasoned with red and green peppers were shipped to 25...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 01:59 PM CST

UT Dallas Students Expose Stereotypes Given to Body Shapes

UT Dallas Students Expose Stereotypes Given to Body Shapes

New research from The University of Texas at Dallas suggests that people form first impressions from body shapes.

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