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Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 02:33 PM CST

Possible Measles Exposure at Waxahachie Movie Theater

Possible Measles Exposure at Waxahachie Movie Theater

The Texas Department of State Health Services is warning people who were at the ShowBiz Cinemas in Waxahachie on Jan. 9 that they may have been exposed to measles.

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 02:39 PM CST
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By Sophia Barnes

Photos: Anti-Abortion Activists 'March for Life' in DC

Thousands of anti-abortion activists gathered in Washington, D.C. on Friday for...View gallery

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Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 08:53 AM CST

Denton County Confirms Third Flu-Related Fatality

Denton County Confirms Third Flu-Related Fatality

Denton County health officials have confirmed a third influenza-related fatality for the 2017-2018 flu season.

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 08:14 AM CST

Anti-Smoking Plan May Kill Cigarettes and Save Big Tobacco

Anti-Smoking Plan May Kill Cigarettes and Save Big Tobacco

Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up. That's the goal of an unprecedented anti-smoking plan being carefully...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 12:51 PM CST

How First Responders Fight the Flu

How First Responders Fight the Flu

Paramedics are on the front lines of this outbreak, and MedStar EMS says it's imperative they avoid any cross contamination.

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 11:30 AM CST

Carrollton Boy Gets Brain Infection From Flu

Carrollton Boy Gets Brain Infection From Flu

A healthy 8-year-old boy was diagnosed with the flu. The next day, his mother says, doctors discovered the flu caused a life-changing infection in the boy's brain.

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 06:11 AM CST

Blood Test to Detect 8 Cancers Early Gives Promising Results

Blood Test to Detect 8 Cancers Early Gives Promising Results

Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now. Many groups are working on liquid biopsy...

Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 at 06:25 PM CST

Mylotarg Makes a Comeback for Leukemia

Mylotarg Makes a Comeback for Leukemia

After extensive genetic testing, Mylotarg is back on the market with new dosing and a specific target.

Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 at 04:12 PM CST

6 Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Collin County

6 Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Collin County

The Collin County Health Department confirms Thursday five flu-related deaths have been reported in the county.

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 05:26 PM CST

Laser Helps Save Man's Voice

Laser Helps Save Man's Voice

Precancerous dysplasia of your vocal cords can turn into cancer, if left too long without treatment… and that can rob you of the ability to speak. But a minimally invasive treatment could have hope for some...

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