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Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 04:46 PM CST

Edible Gel Replaces 20 Heart Pills a Day?

Edible Gel Replaces 20 Heart Pills a Day?

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Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 11:54 AM CST

Sessions to End Policy That Let States Legalize Pot: Sources

Sessions to End Policy That Let States Legalize Pot: Sources

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will end an Obama-era policy that let states legalize marijuana, according to two sources to The Associated Press.

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 09:30 PM CST

Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises

Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises

A new warning has been issued by Consumer Reports to avoid romaine lettuce while U.S. and Canadian health officials continue their investigation after 58 people were reported sick from E. coli infections, NBC...

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 06:26 PM CST

Flu Questions Popping Up As Virus Spreads

Flu Questions Popping Up As Virus Spreads

Questions about the flu are popping up online just as fast as the virus is spreading. NBC 5 health reporter Bianca Castro answers some of your most common flu questions.

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 05:14 PM CST

JPS Health Clinics Offering Flu Shot Clinics

JPS Health Clinics Offering Flu Shot Clinics

If you need a flu shot, JPS Health Clinics say the shots are still available. You can walk into any of the clinics from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Friday.

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 05:02 PM CST

Researchers Work to Combat Effects of Ovarian Cancer

Researchers Work to Combat Effects of Ovarian Cancer

Researchers are enrolling women in a new trial that's focusing on preventing ovarian cancer and some of the potential side effects.

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 04:16 PM CST

5 Steps to Take Before Joining a Gym

5 Steps to Take Before Joining a Gym

If you plan on joining a gym or group fitness class this year, NBC 5's Samantha Chatman offers tips that will help prevent "fitness remorse" for consumers.

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 at 11:09 PM CST

DFW Flu Spike Increases Wait Time for Patients

DFW Flu Spike Increases Wait Time for Patients

Dallas County recorded its sixth death from the flu as the number of cases across North Texas increases.

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 at 06:03 PM CST

6th Flu-Related Death Reported in Dallas County This Season

6th Flu-Related Death Reported in Dallas County This Season

Dallas County health officials confirmed Tuesday that another person has died from the flu.

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 at 04:49 PM CST

CDC-Recommended Tips on Avoiding the Flu at Work

CDC-Recommended Tips on Avoiding the Flu at Work

The CDC recommends getting a flu shot early during flu season.

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