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Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 01:19 PM CDT

BAPS Charities Health Fair 2017

BAPS Charities Health Fair 2017

NBC 5 and BAPS Charities Dallas invite you to the 16th annual BAPS Charities Health Fair on Saturday, November 4.

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 11:43 AM CDT

'Unusually Severe' Plague Sickens 1,800 in Madagascar

'Unusually Severe' Plague Sickens 1,800 in Madagascar

More than 1,800 people in Madagascar have contracted plague in what the World Health Organization deemed an "unusually severe" outbreak, but it's unlikely to spread beyond the island, NBC News reported. The...

Monday, Nov 6, 2017 at 08:41 AM CST

Antibiotics in Our Meat: Restaurant Scorecard

Antibiotics in Our Meat: Restaurant Scorecard

Consumer Reports reveals which restaurants have taken steps to protect public health, and those that haven't.

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 at 04:42 PM CDT

Isolated Limb Infusion Saves Mom and Baby

Isolated Limb Infusion Saves Mom and Baby

Patients with advanced cancer in their arms or legs often face amputation, but a technique that channels the chemotherapy directly to the tumor is saving patient's lives and limbs.

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 at 01:58 PM CDT

Texas Again Defends New Anti-Abortion Measures in Court

Texas Again Defends New Anti-Abortion Measures in Court

Texas is again defending new anti-abortion measures in court after a federal judge stopped a ban on a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 07:48 PM CDT

Premature Births on the Rise

Premature Births on the Rise

The nation's premature birth rate has increased for the second year in a row.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 06:07 PM CDT

Health Headlines for Wednesday November 1, 2017

Health Headlines for Wednesday November 1, 2017

NBC 5 Health Reporter Bianca Castro has a look at the health headlines for Wednesday November 1, 2017.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 06:01 PM CDT

Dallas County Residents Enroll For Healthcare Under ACA

Dallas County Residents Enroll For Healthcare Under ACA

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins expects fewer people will get healthcare through the open marketplace. County plans safety net for those who need it.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 05:31 PM CDT

Home Help for Sleep Apnea

Home Help for Sleep Apnea

Many people are reluctant to see a sleep specialist when they're having trouble getting rest because they don't want to participate in a sleep study, but thanks to new technology that's all a thing of the past....

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 06:10 PM CDT

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins Wednesday

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins Wednesday

The Affordable Care Act is still on the books, and if you don't get insurance through your employer, the window to enroll for health insurance is Dec. 15.

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