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Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 12:43 PM CST

13th Annual Life Lessons Luncheon for The Elisa Project

13th Annual Life Lessons Luncheon for The Elisa Project

NBC 5 invites you to join The Elisa Project at its 13th Annual Life Lessons Luncheon on Wednesday, February 28, at 11:30 a.m. at the Brook Hollow Golf Club in Dallas.

Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 at 01:53 PM CST

OxyContin Maker Will Stop Promoting Opioids to Doctors

OxyContin Maker Will Stop Promoting Opioids to Doctors

The maker of the powerful painkiller OxyContin said it will stop marketing opioid drugs to doctors, bowing to a key demand of lawsuits that blame the company for helping trigger the current drug abuse epidemic....

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 at 01:03 AM CST

On Drug Costs, Modest Steps Follow Trump's Big Promises

On Drug Costs, Modest Steps Follow Trump's Big Promises

President Donald Trump makes big promises to reduce prescription drug costs, but his administration is gravitating to relatively modest steps such as letting Medicare patients share in manufacturer rebates. Th...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 11:59 AM CST

Tarrant County Teams Up With Rangers on Prostate Cancer Awareness

Tarrant County Teams Up With Rangers on Prostate Cancer Awareness

For the fourth year, The Texas Rangers and Tarrant County Commissioner Roy Charles Brooks teamed up for prostate screening and educational event at the Moncrief Cancer Institute in Fort Worth Saturday.

Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 at 07:23 AM CST

'The President Saved My Life': Cancer Survivor Meets Trump

'The President Saved My Life': Cancer Survivor Meets Trump

Don Bouvet wore a suit for the second time in his life Friday, when he visited the White House to meet with the man he credits for saving his life: President Donald Trump. Last year, Bouvet said he couldn’t...

Friday, Feb 9, 2018 at 11:51 PM CST

2 More Flu Deaths Reported in Dallas County

2 More Flu Deaths Reported in Dallas County

Dallas County health officials confirmed two additional deaths Friday from flu-related illnesses.

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 at 05:13 AM CST

FW Family Warns of Consequences From Complications of Flu

FW Family Warns of Consequences From Complications of Flu

A local woman named Angie Barwise got the flu over Christmas, and she recovered. Last week, she came down with flu again and died two days later.

Friday, Feb 9, 2018 at 06:11 PM CST

Red Hats Raise Awareness for Congenital Heart Defects

Red Hats Raise Awareness for Congenital Heart Defects

As red hats are passed out across DFW, a Dallas nurse inspires families of children born with heart defects.

Friday, Feb 9, 2018 at 06:08 PM CST

Dallas County Health Officials Forming Flu Task Force

Dallas County Health Officials Forming Flu Task Force

Dallas County health officials are putting together a task force to help combat the flu.

Friday, Feb 9, 2018 at 06:05 PM CST

Widespread Flu Forces Schools to Close

Widespread Flu Forces Schools to Close

Widespread reports of the flu have forced schools in North Texas and across the country to close so that they could be sprayed, scrubbed and sanitized.

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