Health Connection | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
dfw-HC 1008x80

Health Connection

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 08:04 PM CST

Five More Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Dallas County

Five More Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Dallas County

Five more flu-related deaths have been reported Friday afternoon in Dallas County, bringing the season total to 31.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 05:02 PM CST

Thyroid Cancer Linked to Your Home?

Thyroid Cancer Linked to Your Home?

A recent study found in the last 30 years, cases of thyroid cancer have tripled. Researchers believe the culprit may be lurking in your home.

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 03:31 PM CST

'Flu Is Everywhere,' CDC Says as Virus Hits Its Peak

'Flu Is Everywhere,' CDC Says as Virus Hits Its Peak

Influenza is "in lots of places" right now and is peaking across the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday, NBC News reported. "Flu is everywhere in the U.S. right now....

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 10:58 PM CST

Kentucky Is First to Get OK for Medicaid Work Requirement

Kentucky Is First to Get OK for Medicaid Work Requirement

Kentucky has become the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented change to the nation's largest health insurance program under the Trump...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 05:57 PM CST

Increase In Colon Cancer Cases In Young People Sparks Awareness

Increase In Colon Cancer Cases In Young People Sparks Awareness

Arlington woman shares her story about how the colonoscopy she'd been dreading saved her life.

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 09:34 PM CST

Dallas County Health Confirms 3 Additional Flu Deaths

Dallas County Health Confirms 3 Additional Flu Deaths

Dallas County health officials say Thursday that three more people have died from the flu, raising the toll for this flu season to 26 deaths in Dallas County.

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 11:00 PM CST

Cough Syrup Containing Opioids Is Dangerous for Kids: FDA

Cough Syrup Containing Opioids Is Dangerous for Kids: FDA

Cough medications that contain opioids like codeine should not ever be taken by kids and they’ll now need to be labeled to make that clear, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. The FDA will also...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 05:19 PM CST

Child, Adult the First Flu-Related Deaths in Denton County

Child, Adult the First Flu-Related Deaths in Denton County

Two flu-related deaths have been reported in Denton County, bringing the total known flu deaths this season to 28.

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 02:36 PM CST

Trump Work Requirement Rewrites Health Care Rules for Poor

Trump Work Requirement Rewrites Health Care Rules for Poor

Rewriting the rules on health care for the poor, the Trump administration said Thursday it will allow states to require "able-bodied" Medicaid recipients to work, a hotly debated first in the program's...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 05:37 PM CST

Dallas County Reports 5 More Flu-Related Deaths

Dallas County Reports 5 More Flu-Related Deaths

Officials with the Dallas County Health and Human Services Department report another five people have died from flu-related illnesses.

Photos & Videos

Upload your photos & videos »

What's New
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW's free news and weather apps on your iPad, iPhone, Android or other mobile device. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out