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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 05:52 PM CDT

Glasses May Counteract Nearsightedness

Glasses May Counteract Nearsightedness

A researcher at the University of Washington has developed glasses to counteract excessive eye growth, which leads to myopia, or nearsightedness.

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 02:26 PM CDT

Major Opioid Maker to Pay for Overdose-Antidote Development

Major Opioid Maker to Pay for Overdose-Antidote Development

A company whose prescription opioid marketing practices are being blamed for sparking the addiction and overdose crisis says it's helping to fund an effort to make a lower-cost overdose antidote. OxyContin...

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 11:54 AM CDT

Judge Hearing Arguments Over Affordable Care Act Lawsuit

Judge Hearing Arguments Over Affordable Care Act Lawsuit

A federal judge is hearing arguments in a lawsuit to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The suit was filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Republican attorneys general for 19 other...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 07:06 PM CDT

Some of the Best Healthy Snacks for Kids

Some of the Best Healthy Snacks for Kids

NBC 5 Health Reporter Bianca Castro shows you some of the best healthy snacks for kids that can satisfy that after school hunger.

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 05:32 AM CDT

Doctor's Race May Affect Health Care of Patient

Doctor's Race May Affect Health Care of Patient

A new study finds black men are more likely to follow the orders of a black doctor.

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 02:04 PM CDT

$800 Million Bond Issue Would Expand JPS, Add 4 Community Clinics

$800 Million Bond Issue Would Expand JPS, Add 4 Community Clinics

Tarrant County voters will decide in November whether to approve an $800 million bond issue to improve John Peter Smith Hospital, more than double its mental health beds, and add four new community clinics...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 06:11 PM CDT

Pediatricians Recommend Flu Shot Versus Nasal Spray

Pediatricians Recommend Flu Shot Versus Nasal Spray

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends flu shots for children of all ages, citing higher effectiveness of the shot versus nasal spray. But for children who refuse needles, FluMist nasal spray is...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 04:36 PM CDT

More Sick in Honey Smacks Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

More Sick in Honey Smacks Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

Another 30 people have been reported sick due to an outbreak of salmonella linked to Honey Smacks cereal, and federal health officials said Tuesday that some stores are still selling the recalled product, NBC...

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 08:54 AM CDT

Two Tuberculosis Cases Confirmed at Dallas ISD School

Two Tuberculosis Cases Confirmed at Dallas ISD School

The Interim Director of Dallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed two brothers who are students at W.T. White High School in Dallas have tuberculosis.

Monday, Sep 3, 2018 at 09:30 AM CDT

Trump's Pollution Rules Rollback to Hit Coal Country Hard

Trump's Pollution Rules Rollback to Hit Coal Country Hard

It's coal people like miner Steve Knotts, 62, who make West Virginia Trump Country. So it was no surprise that President Donald Trump picked the state to announce his plan to roll back Obama-era pollution...

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