coronavirus 2 hours ago

Outbreak Casts Pall Over China New Year as Deaths Surpass 40

China’s most festive holiday began in the shadow of a worrying new virus Saturday as the death toll surpassed 40, an unprecedented lockdown kept 36 million people from traveling and authorities ...

  • Mineral Wells Dec 24, 2019

    Woman Scams People Out of Money for Breast Implants: Police

    Police in Mineral Wells say a woman scammed dozens of people out of money that she then used to get breast augmentations. The Mineral Wells Index reports that 24-year-old Rain Leshay Bowland led more than 60 people to believe that she had breast cancer, raising more than $20,000. Investigators say she then used the money to get breast augmentations...
  • Flu Dec 24, 2019

    Flu Prevention: Handwashing or Hand Sanitizer?

    In the battle against the flu, an annual vaccine is important, and so is keeping your hands clean. But before you give that hand sanitizer a pump, listen up. Consumer Reports reveals a surprising new study about germs and explains the right way to wash your hands, which can mean the difference between a week of misery and staying healthy…...
  • health connection Dec 24, 2019

    Denton Man Catches Aorta Block in Unlikely Way

    A diagnosis of aortic valve stenosis can be a death sentence for some.  It’s when the aorta of the heart is blocked. A Denton man caught the condition just in time and in an unlikely way. Jarrell Clark has a big heart to match his big personality, but the hospital volunteer, who goes by the nickname Gator, says his...

  • Dallas Dec 23, 2019

    Santa Makes Special Visit to Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Just a few days before Christmas, a group of newborns and their families got a special visit from Santa Claus. The jolly-old elf stopped by Parkland Memorial Hospital on Thursday. Santa checked in on the newborns in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit before his big trip around the world. Santa also delivered a few gifts to family members of the&#8230...
  • BRAIN TRAINING Dec 21, 2019

    Parents Pay Thousands for ‘Brain Training’ to Help Kids With ADHD and Autism. But Does It Work?

    There is a fast-growing industry that’s based on the premise that targeted games and exercises can rewire the brain to boost memory, sharpen thinking or decrease the challenges associated with anxiety, autism, ADHD and other disorders, NBC News reports. Brick-and-mortar training centers like Brain Balance Achievement Centers and LearningRx are just...
  • Flu Season Dec 20, 2019

    Millions Sickened With the Flu as Virus Activity Picks Up Across the U.S.

    The flu continues to spread across the U.S., with elevated activity in nearly every state. On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported widespread flu in 30 states — mostly on the West Coast, along the southern border, and in the Mid-Atlantic states. The CDC estimates there have been at least 3.7 million flu cases so far this....
  • Ebola Dec 20, 2019

    FDA Approves First Ebola Vaccine in the US

    The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday the approval of a vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus, NBC News reports.

  • prosper Dec 20, 2019

    Prosper Girl on a Speedy Recovery After Banister Fall Nearly Kills Her

    A Collin County mother calls her daughter a “Christmas miracle” on account of the little girl’s speedy recovery from a big fall. On Sunday, Nov. 17, Grace Priddy, 7, was climbing on the banister for the staircase that leads to the second floor of her Prosper home when she lost her balance and fell approximately 15 feet down to the…
  • Dallas Dec 20, 2019

    Healthier Options for Holiday Desserts: Quick and Healthy Cinnamon Rolls

    Holiday meals come with the unwanted gift of added pounds. Kacie Barnes, dietitian and Mommy Blogger in Dallas, is helping us make those holiday dessert staples, just a little healthier, without sacrificing the taste. Barnes introduced us to Quick and healthy cinnamon rolls Dough: 2 cups white whole wheat flour, plus more for flouring surfaces one ...
  • fit friday Dec 20, 2019

    Fit Friday, Week 3: Getting a Jump-Start on a Healthier Lifestyle Before 2020

    New Year, New You! We hear the resolution every year, but why wait until Jan. 1 to get started? All December long, you can bet on Fit Fridays. Every Friday in December, Melvin Sanders, director and founder of performance center SanfersFIT, will be showing us 10-12-minute workouts you can do in your home, without gym equipment. Sanders is also known...
  • Health Dec 20, 2019

    North Texas Girl Donates Hair To Inspire Others

    Tis’ the season for giving, but some gifts have the power to transform lives. A North Texas 11-year-old made such a gift and she may inspire you to do the same thing. Diana Torres went her entire life without a haircut with the goal of donating her long locks. “I have my own healthy hair and I feel like if…

  • stress Dec 19, 2019

    Identifying Stress in Kids

    Parents have a lot on their plates. From balancing work, finances and kids, it’s easy for the stress to build. However, even though the reasons may not be the same, kids can feel the same way. Dr. Brandon Meyer, a pediatrician at Sanford Health in Fargo, North Dakota says kids can feel the pressure when it comes to school....

  • check your eggs Dec 20, 2019

    CDC Warns of Listeria in Hard-Boiled Eggs That Has Sickened 7, Killed 1

    The hard-boiled eggs being used in products you purchased from stores could be making you sick.

  • Health Dec 19, 2019

    New Hand Motion Therapy to Treat Stress, Trauma

    Mental health professionals see it as a new tool in the toolbox for treating trauma. It’s an eye-movement based therapy — called accelerated resolution therapy.Wes Rapaport learned how it could help with stress and anxiety.

  • holiday Dec 19, 2019

    Healthier Options for Holiday Desserts: Healthy Cranberry Pistachio Chocolate Bark

    Holiday meals come with the unwanted gift of added pounds. Kacie Barnes, Dietitian and Mommy Blogger in Dallas, is helping us make those holiday dessert staples just a little healthier, without sacrificing the taste. Barnes introduced us to Healthy Cranberry Pistachio Chocolate Bark. 12 ounces good quality dark chocolate (70%), chopped ¾ cup pistac...
  • Fort Worth Dec 19, 2019

    Kidney Recipient and Donor Already Shared a Special Connection

    Shelly Wheaton’s hair appointment with her stylist, Andrea Newsom, takes on a new meaning today. Newsom has done Wheaton’s hair for nearly 20 years. On a Wednesday, one month ago, both women were wheeled into surgery at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth. Wheaton was suffering from polycystic kidney disease,...
Contact Us