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Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 02:12 PM CDT

Bacteria in Kitchen Towels May Lead to Food Poisoning: Study

Bacteria in Kitchen Towels May Lead to Food Poisoning: Study

A new study suggests contaminated kitchen towels may lead to food poisoning. Researchers from the University of Mauritius, an island nation off the southeastern coast of Africa, performed tests on 100 cloth...

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 06:31 PM CDT

Massachusetts Sues Opioid Maker, Executives Over Drug Crisis

Massachusetts Sues Opioid Maker, Executives Over Drug Crisis

Massachusetts has sued the maker of OxyContin over the deadly opioid crisis and has become the first state to also target the company's executives. Attorney General Maura Healey on Tuesday announced the lawsuit...

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 10:16 AM CDT

Mayors of 7 US Cities Where Marijuana Is Legal Form Group

Mayors of 7 US Cities Where Marijuana Is Legal Form Group

Mayors from seven U.S. cities with legal marijuana have formed a coalition.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 06:37 PM CDT

Why Prescription Drug Prices Vary

Why Prescription Drug Prices Vary

Dealing with the ever-changing landscape of prescription drug costs can be challenging. Experts offer tips on how to get best drug prices, which vary from pharmacy to pharmacy.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 08:13 PM CDT

Last Signatures Gathered to Get Paid Sick Leave on Ballot

Last Signatures Gathered to Get Paid Sick Leave on Ballot

Monday is the last day a grassroots campaign can gather signatures to try and ensure every employee within the city of Dallas receives paid sick leave. Some 65,000 signatures are needed to send the ordinance to...

Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 at 08:56 AM CDT

Dallas Radio Host Shares Depression Struggle, Offers Support

Dallas Radio Host Shares Depression Struggle, Offers Support

A local sports radio host knows the struggle and the stigma that goes along with depression. After years of staying silent, Jeff Cavanaugh is now opening up on-air and online, offering help.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 01:48 PM CDT

Dallas Polio Survivor One of Few in U.S. Using Iron Lung

Dallas Polio Survivor One of Few in U.S. Using Iron Lung

The machine is what people see first. The submarine-like metal cylinder dominates the room, rhythmically humming and pulsating as it helps keep Paul Alexander alive.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 01:36 PM CDT

Why Are Allergies in DFW So Bad? Curious Texas Investigates

Why Are Allergies in DFW So Bad? Curious Texas Investigates

Nat Dreyer, 67, of Allen, asked Curious Texas: “Is there a vortex or funnel cloud, directly over Dallas concentrating the air currents that control the pollen count?”

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 07:09 PM CDT

NYC, Accused of Neglect, to Spend $2B on Public Housing

NYC, Accused of Neglect, to Spend $2B on Public Housing

New York City will likely pay $2 billion to settle claims that the nation's largest public housing agency has too often left tenants to contend with lead paint, malfunctioning elevators and rats. The city...

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 08:49 AM CDT

Red Cross Launches #MissingTypes Campaign to Recruit Donors

Red Cross Launches #MissingTypes Campaign to Recruit Donors

The Red Cross is in need of blood donations and has launched a new campaign to attract the attention of donors. As part of the campaign dubbed Missing Types, the letters A, B, and O — symbols of the main blood...

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