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Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 05:09 PM CDT

New Device Can Catch Lung Cancer at Early Stage

New Device Can Catch Lung Cancer at Early Stage

Lung cancer kills more Americans than breast, prostate and colon cancer combined and, like other forms of cancer, the earlier it's caught, the better chance patients have to survive. Now a new device is helping...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 02:35 PM CDT

Mosquito Spray Schedule (2018)

Mosquito Spray Schedule (2018)

See which cities are ground spraying for mosquitoes and when.

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 02:40 PM CDT

Parkland Offers Free Mammograms, Breast Education Classes

Parkland Offers Free Mammograms, Breast Education Classes

Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas is offering no-cost mammograms and breast health education through the month of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 12:11 PM CDT

Meal for the Minds

Meal for the Minds

Metrocare is the largest provider of mental health services in North Texas. Metrocare is organizing Meal for the Minds which is a fundraising event on Oct. 17. It brings to light the topic of fighting stigma to...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 07:39 AM CDT

1 in 3 US Adults Eat Fast Food Each Day, Study Says

1 in 3 US Adults Eat Fast Food Each Day, Study Says

A government study has found that 1 in 3 U.S. adults eat fast food on any given day. That's about 85 million people. It's the first federal study to look at how often adults eat fast food. An earlier study...

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 05:56 PM CDT

Two Studies Look to Prevent Alzheimer's Before Symptoms Show

Two Studies Look to Prevent Alzheimer's Before Symptoms Show

It may be too late to stop Alzheimer's in people who already have some mental decline. But what if a treatment could target the very earliest brain changes while memory and thinking skills are still intact,...

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 05:04 PM CDT

A Better ACL Surgery for Kids?

A Better ACL Surgery for Kids?

The rate of ACL tears has skyrocketed by nearly 400 percent in adolescents over the past 15 years. Now, a new technique is protecting children’s knees and getting them back to the sports they love!

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 12:47 PM CDT

New Health Research Facility at UTA

New Health Research Facility at UTA

The University of Texas at Arlington boasts a state-of-the-art facility leaders say will lead the way in health research.

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 12:24 PM CDT

EPA Radiation Rollback Proposal Veers From Mainstream View

EPA Radiation Rollback Proposal Veers From Mainstream View

The Trump administration is quietly moving to weaken U.S. radiation regulations, turning to scientific outliers who argue that a bit of radiation damage is actually good for you — like a little bit of sunlight....

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 10:52 AM CDT

FDA Makes Surprise Inspection of E-Cigarette Maker Juul

FDA Makes Surprise Inspection of E-Cigarette Maker Juul

The Food and Drug Administration seized "thousands of pages of documents" in a surprise inspection of e-cigarette maker Juul's San Francisco headquarters last week, the agency said Tuesday. The FDA is...

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