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Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 06:23 PM CDT

Local Pastor Makes Comeback After Aortic Tear

Local Pastor Makes Comeback After Aortic Tear

Minimally-invasive procedure gets pastor back on his bicycle weeks after a major cardiac event.

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 11:09 PM CDT

Garland Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus

Garland Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus

The first human case of West Nile virus has been confirmed in Garland for 2018, the city's health department says.

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 03:24 PM CDT

Texas Nurse Fired Over Post About Young Measles Patient

Texas Nurse Fired Over Post About Young Measles Patient

A Houston nurse who posted protected health information about a young patient with measles to a Facebook page related to the anti-vaccine movement is no longer employed at Texas Children’s Hospital, the facility...

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 10:09 AM CDT

Hundreds of Nasal Products for Kids, Adults Recalled

Hundreds of Nasal Products for Kids, Adults Recalled

An over-the-counter health and beauty product manufacturer supplying medicines to retailers across the country has expanded its voluntary nasal product recall to include all nasal products and baby oral gels --...

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 09:54 AM CDT

Rubber Critter Toys Recalled for Excessive Lead Paint Levels

Rubber Critter Toys Recalled for Excessive Lead Paint Levels

Tens of thousands of rubber critter toys in the shapes of animals are being recalled for excessive lead levels in their orange and yellow paint. BSN Sports sold the 31,200 units nationally through catalogues...

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 07:01 AM CDT

Group Provides Free Overdose Reversal Drug and Training

Group Provides Free Overdose Reversal Drug and Training

A local group hopes they can help reduce drug overdoses through education and access to the overdose reversal drug Narcan.

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 05:28 AM CDT

Desk Exercises to Help Relieve Neck and Back Pain

Desk Exercises to Help Relieve Neck and Back Pain

For those who spend a large chunk of the day sitting, pain or discomfort in areas like the neck, lower back and hips likely sounds familiar. But aside from causing discomfort, it can hinder someone's ability to...

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 at 07:40 PM CDT

Positive West Nile Samples in Dallas Co., Spraying Tonight

Positive West Nile Samples in Dallas Co., Spraying Tonight

Dallas County Health and Human Services says they'll begin ground spraying after three more mosquito pools have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 at 07:10 PM CDT

Some Health Experts Say Hypnosis Could Help Opioid Epidemic

Some Health Experts Say Hypnosis Could Help Opioid Epidemic

As the nation struggles with an opioid epidemic, mental health experts say hypnotherapy could be a possible solution -- allowing a patient's brain to adjust to the pain.

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 at 06:59 PM CDT

Man Who Helped Construct Cath Lab Becomes First Patient

Man Who Helped Construct Cath Lab Becomes First Patient

A construction supervisor who helped build the Medical City Plano catheterization laboratory happened to suffer a heart attack at the lab and became the first patient to use the lab that maps out the arteries...

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