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Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 at 11:39 PM CST

Free Adult Flu Vaccines Available in Dallas County

Free Adult Flu Vaccines Available in Dallas County

Dallas County Health and Human Services is offering free flu vaccines to underinsured and uninsured adults, and extending free vaccinations at several clinics.

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 at 09:26 PM CST

Brian Curtis Makes a New Friend in Pyeongchang

Brian Curtis Makes a New Friend in Pyeongchang

I made a new friend at the Winter Olympics today, and I want you to meet him. His name is Ben Shapiro, and his story of survival is incredible.

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 06:05 PM CST

Health Headlines: Researchers May Find Autism Sooner

Health Headlines: Researchers May Find Autism Sooner

European scientists hope their findings could lead to an earlier diagnosis of autism. But experts say this type of test is still a long way off, because many more studies are needed to confirm these results.

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 05:49 PM CST

Penn State Dance Marathon Raises Over $10 Million for Children With Cancer

Penn State Dance Marathon Raises Over $10 Million for Children With Cancer

Hundreds of hardy Penn State students raised more than $10.1 million for pediatric cancer patients in the annual 46-hour dance marathon known as Thon. The $10,151,663.93 total was announced Sunday afternoon at...

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 at 08:16 PM CST

Flu Season Shows Signs of Leveling Off

Flu Season Shows Signs of Leveling Off

This nasty flu season, which has been worsening for months, may finally be leveling off. Health officials on Friday said about 1 of every 13 visits to the doctor last week was for fever, cough and other...

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 at 07:56 PM CST

Healthy Foods Can Help Fight the Flu

Healthy Foods Can Help Fight the Flu

Doctors warn the flu vaccine is the best defense against getting the flu, but also say building up your immune system is also extremely helpful.  That starts with sidelining the junk food and eating lots of...

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 at 05:04 PM CST

Cycle Studio Makes Strides Against Parkinson's Disease

Cycle Studio Makes Strides Against Parkinson's Disease

An indoor cycling studio in Mansfield is doing what medicine can't for people with Parkinson's disease.

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 at 07:02 PM CST

CDC Reports on Flu Vaccine Effectiveness This Season

CDC Reports on Flu Vaccine Effectiveness This Season

The CDC has released a preliminary report on flu vaccine effectiveness for this season. The vaccine appears to be about 36 percent effective.

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 05:09 PM CST

Infant Brains May Show Autism Early

Infant Brains May Show Autism Early

Early diagnosis is essential when it comes to autism. Researchers say studying babies' brains may be a critical part of unlocking some of the mystery behind the condition.

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 at 04:52 PM CST

Puttin’ on the Pink Fashion Show and Luncheon 2018

Puttin’ on the Pink Fashion Show and Luncheon 2018

Don’t miss the 25th Annual Puttin’ on the Pink Fashion Show and Luncheon on Tuesday, March 27, at the Fort Worth Convention Center.

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