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Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11:25 PM CDT

Tarrant County Named on Most At Risk List for Measles

Tarrant County Named on Most At Risk List for Measles

Tarrant County is one of 25 counties across the country that have been identified to be most at risk for a measles outbreak.

Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 02:08 AM CDT

More 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bans Advancing in South, Midwest

More 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bans Advancing in South, Midwest

If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there. Or, potentially, in neighboring Louisiana. Or Alabama. Or Georgia. The...

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 02:42 PM CDT

States Bring Price Fixing Suit Against Generic Drug Makers

States Bring Price Fixing Suit Against Generic Drug Makers

Attorneys general from more than 40 states are alleging the nation's largest generic drug manufacturers conspired to artificially inflate and manipulate prices for more than 100 different generic drugs,...

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 05:22 PM CDT

Ex-FDA Inspector Warns of Dangers in U.S. Meds Made Abroad

Ex-FDA Inspector Warns of Dangers in U.S. Meds Made Abroad

The notice arrived at the home of Denise Schreck, a New Jersey woman who suffers from high blood pressure, last July. Valsartan, the blood pressure medication used by Schreck and millions of other Americans, was...

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 05:21 PM CDT

How to Safeguard Your Rx Information

How to Safeguard Your Rx Information

Did you know there are three agencies that collect your prescription history—just like credit-reporting agencies? Consumer Reports says it's important you make sure the information they have is accurate.

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 11:49 AM CDT

TDMN: Boom in Children’s Hospitals in North Texas

TDMN: Boom in Children’s Hospitals in North Texas

Children's hospitals are expanding across North Texas. Could this be too much of a good thing? Joining us is Dallas Morning News Business Columnist Mitchell Schnurman.

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 09:27 AM CDT

#SomethingGood: Therapy Pig Making the Rounds

#SomethingGood: Therapy Pig Making the Rounds

One, by one, they come by wheelchair, stretcher with IV poles and walkers. Children at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas found their way outside and to a spot next to Daisy Mae, the therapy pig.

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 08:13 AM CDT

Scrap 'Obamacare'? Maybe Not All of It, Trump Admin. Says

Scrap 'Obamacare'? Maybe Not All of It, Trump Admin. Says

The Trump administration is arguing in court that the entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down as unconstitutional. But at the same time, Justice Department lawyers recently suggested that federal judges...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 10:56 PM CDT

The Truth About Uterine Cancer

The Truth About Uterine Cancer

The number of women diagnosed with endometrial cancer is increasing, mostly because of an increase in obesity , which is an important risk factor for this disease. Black women are more likely to die from it.

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 07:20 PM CDT

Juul's 'Switch' Campaign for Smokers Draws New Scrutiny

Juul's 'Switch' Campaign for Smokers Draws New Scrutiny

The young models and the candy-colored graphics that helped propel Juul to the top of the e-cigarette market are gone. In their place are people like Carolyn, a 54-year-old former smoker featured in new TV...

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