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Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 at 12:44 PM CST

Why a Salmonella Outbreak Shouldn't Ruin Your Thanksgiving

Why a Salmonella Outbreak Shouldn't Ruin Your Thanksgiving

There's no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey. That's according to health officials who've been monitoring the year-old outbreak. But they say it's a...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 05:23 PM CST

Holiday 'Miracle' Baby Headed Home for Thanksgiving

Holiday 'Miracle' Baby Headed Home for Thanksgiving

A North Texas baby, born at just 23 weeks, was released from a McKinney hospital Friday. Doctors and her parents say she's a miracle who defied the odds.

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 10:23 AM CST

Jennie-O Recalling Ground Turkey in Salmonella Outbreak

Jennie-O Recalling Ground Turkey in Salmonella Outbreak

Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling approximately 91,388 pounds of raw turkey products in an ongoing salmonella outbreak. The recall is the first tied to an outbreak the U.S. Department of Agriculture says is...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 08:47 AM CST

FDA Announces Crackdown on Cigarettes

FDA Announces Crackdown on Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration is making moves against the tobacco industry in an effort to crack down on smoking in teens, saying it is working to ban menthol and mint in all cigarettes, as well as flavored...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 04:55 AM CST

Smoke Spreading From California Fires Sparks Health Concerns

Smoke Spreading From California Fires Sparks Health Concerns

Smoke masks. Eye drops. No outdoor exercise. This is how Californians are trying to cope with wildfires choking the state, but experts say an increase in serious health problems may be almost inevitable for...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 10:48 PM CST

Kidd's Kids Leave for Trip of a Lifetime

Kidd's Kids Leave for Trip of a Lifetime

Thursday morning, 57 children boarded a plane for Disney World as part of the 2018 Kidd's Kids trip. The mission was the dream of former radio personality Kidd Kraddick, whose legacy lives on.

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 07:00 PM CST

Tarrant County DA Indicts Mental Health Hospital

Tarrant County DA Indicts Mental Health Hospital

The Tarrant County District Attorney's Office is indicting Sundance Behavioral Healthcare System on nine criminal charges for alleged violations of the Texas Mental Health Code.

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 12:14 PM CST

How to Prepare for the YMCA 5K Turkey Trot

How to Prepare for the YMCA 5K Turkey Trot

Are you getting ready to run the YMCA Turkey Trot? Stretching is the key to injury prevention and to help us stay healthy, we have Becca Menhart, general manager of Stretch Zone Dallas.

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 04:17 PM CST

FDA Restricts Most Flavored E-Cig Sales to Fight Teen Vaping

FDA Restricts Most Flavored E-Cig Sales to Fight Teen Vaping

The Food and Drug Administration will restrict sales of most flavored e-cigarettes to age-restricted stores and pursue bans on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigarettes as it tries to control what Commissioner...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 08:04 PM CST

Robot Nurse Joins Staff at Texas Health Presbyterian

Robot Nurse Joins Staff at Texas Health Presbyterian

A robot nurse named Moxi has joined the staff of the neurology unit at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

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