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Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 11:39 AM CDT

Court to Decide if Drug Use While Pregnant Is Child Abuse

Court to Decide if Drug Use While Pregnant Is Child Abuse

Pennsylvania's highest court will decide whether a woman's use of illegal drugs while pregnant qualifies as child abuse under state law. The Supreme Court recently took up the case of a woman who tested...

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 12:44 PM CDT

Michigan to Stop Providing Free Water to Flint Residents

Michigan to Stop Providing Free Water to Flint Residents

Residents of Flint, Michigan, are frustrated and angry after learning the state will stop providing them with free bottled water. 

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 06:52 AM CDT

How to Save on Pricey Prescriptions

How to Save on Pricey Prescriptions

Americans spend more money on drugs than people in any other country. A recent Consumer Reports survey of people who take prescription medications found that high drug costs are forcing some of them to cut back...

Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 at 10:08 AM CDT

Video Vault: Ragweed Plagues Spring of 1983

Video Vault: Ragweed Plagues Spring of 1983

Spring is in the air, and back in the spring and summer of 1983 rag weed pollen was a major problem here in North Texas.

Friday, Apr 6, 2018 at 04:36 PM CDT

Two More Die of Flu-Related Deaths in Dallas County

Two More Die of Flu-Related Deaths in Dallas County

Two people with high-risk health conditions are dead after developing complications from the seasonal flu, Dallas County Health and Human Services confirms.

Friday, Apr 6, 2018 at 06:46 PM CDT

LATERA Nasal Implant Used to Improve Breathing

LATERA Nasal Implant Used to Improve Breathing

More than 20 million Americans suffer from nasal obstruction, which restricts breathing and impacts quality of life.

Friday, Apr 6, 2018 at 07:07 AM CDT

High School Football Player Debilitated by Concussion Gets $7.1M

High School Football Player Debilitated by Concussion Gets $7.1M

A former high school football player and his family will receive millions of dollars after a civil suit settlement with a San Diego County school district over accusations of improper steps by the coaching staff...

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 09:47 PM CDT

HIV/AIDS Treatment Delays Due to DCHHS Issues: Officials

HIV/AIDS Treatment Delays Due to DCHHS Issues: Officials

HIV and AIDS patients may have suffered delays in treatment and other vital services because of mismanagement and incompetence within a Dallas County office, officials said Thursday.

Friday, Apr 6, 2018 at 11:42 AM CDT

Doctors See Increase of Ear Tumor Cases

Doctors See Increase of Ear Tumor Cases

Hearing loss is a common medical problem but doctors say it could also be a sign of an ear tumor, as the number of ear tumor cases grows.

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 08:25 PM CDT

CDC Investigating HIV Case Spike Among Mass. Opioid Users

CDC Investigating HIV Case Spike Among Mass. Opioid Users

Federal public health officials are joining Massachusetts health officials in investigating a large cluster of reported HIV cases in Lawrence and Lowell. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention agreed to...

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