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Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 at 10:08 AM CDT

Video Vault: Ragweed Plagues Spring of 1983

Video Vault: Ragweed Plagues Spring of 1983

Spring is in the air, and back in the spring and summer of 1983 rag weed pollen was a major problem here in North Texas.

Friday, Apr 6, 2018 at 04:36 PM CDT

Two More Die of Flu-Related Deaths in Dallas County

Two More Die of Flu-Related Deaths in Dallas County

Two people with high-risk health conditions are dead after developing complications from the seasonal flu, Dallas County Health and Human Services confirms.

Friday, Apr 6, 2018 at 06:46 PM CDT

LATERA Nasal Implant Used to Improve Breathing

LATERA Nasal Implant Used to Improve Breathing

More than 20 million Americans suffer from nasal obstruction, which restricts breathing and impacts quality of life.

Friday, Apr 6, 2018 at 07:07 AM CDT

High School Football Player Debilitated by Concussion Gets $7.1M

High School Football Player Debilitated by Concussion Gets $7.1M

A former high school football player and his family will receive millions of dollars after a civil suit settlement with a San Diego County school district over accusations of improper steps by the coaching staff...

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 09:47 PM CDT

HIV/AIDS Treatment Delays Due to DCHHS Issues: Officials

HIV/AIDS Treatment Delays Due to DCHHS Issues: Officials

HIV and AIDS patients may have suffered delays in treatment and other vital services because of mismanagement and incompetence within a Dallas County office, officials said Thursday.

Friday, Apr 6, 2018 at 11:42 AM CDT

Doctors See Increase of Ear Tumor Cases

Doctors See Increase of Ear Tumor Cases

Hearing loss is a common medical problem but doctors say it could also be a sign of an ear tumor, as the number of ear tumor cases grows.

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 08:25 PM CDT

CDC Investigating HIV Case Spike Among Mass. Opioid Users

CDC Investigating HIV Case Spike Among Mass. Opioid Users

Federal public health officials are joining Massachusetts health officials in investigating a large cluster of reported HIV cases in Lawrence and Lowell. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention agreed to...

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 01:00 PM CDT

Surgeon General Urges Americans to Carry Overdose Antidote

Surgeon General Urges Americans to Carry Overdose Antidote

The nation's chief doctor wants more Americans to start carrying the overdose antidote naloxone to help combat the nation's opioid crisis and save lives. Speaking at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin...

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 10:10 AM CDT

Opioid Addiction Costs Employers $2.6B a Year for Care

Opioid Addiction Costs Employers $2.6B a Year for Care

A new report shows large employers spent $2.6 billion to treat opioid addiction and overdoses in 2016, an eightfold increase since 2004. More than half went to treat employees' children. The analysis released...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018 at 05:53 PM CDT

Resources Added for Sex Assault Victims in Azle

Resources Added for Sex Assault Victims in Azle

Victims of sexual assault can now receive specialized medical care at Texas Health Azle thanks to the recent expansion of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program.

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