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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 03:26 PM CST

Mother Meets Girl Who Received Son's Heart

Mother Meets Girl Who Received Son's Heart

It's been 16 months since Logan Luft, a 15-year-old from Charles City, Iowa died in an ATV accident. He was an organ donor, whose organs saved five people. The Luft family has met all of Logan's organ recipient...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 01:37 PM CST

Juul Temporarily Suspends Retail Sales of Most Flavored E-Cigarettes

Juul Temporarily Suspends Retail Sales of Most Flavored E-Cigarettes

Juul said it will stop selling most of its flavored nicotine pods for its e-cigarettes in retail stores — though only temporarily — as it tries to appease federal regulators who have ordered the company to help...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 01:25 PM CST

Former Texas Rangers Pitcher Derek Holland Helps Raise Money for Charity

Former Texas Rangers Pitcher Derek Holland Helps Raise Money for Charity

Derek Holland got his start in the major leagues with the Texas Rangers. After years with the team, he moved on but he's still making a difference in the North Texas community. He's back in town for a fundraiser...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 11:53 AM CST

FDA Gives 2 Years to Purge Six Artificial Flavors From Food

FDA Gives 2 Years to Purge Six Artificial Flavors From Food

New flavors, sweeteners and other ingredients can go through an FDA petition process to be approved as food additives. But another option lets manufacturers deem their own ingredients to be "generally recognized...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 07:25 AM CST

First Local Forensic Rape Clinic to Open Tuesday

First Local Forensic Rape Clinic to Open Tuesday

A first-of-its-kind forensic clinic that will open its doors Tuesday should make it easier for survivors of sexual assault to seek the help they need in Collin County.

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 10:52 PM CST

Clinical Trial Saves Life of Stage 4 Kidney Cancer Patient

Clinical Trial Saves Life of Stage 4 Kidney Cancer Patient

When a well-known journalist in Dallas learned he had stage four kidney cancer, he was told he had three, possibly four, years to live. Now, the tumor threatening his life is gone thanks to a clinical cancer...

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 05:24 PM CST

Rapid Stroke: Saving Lives In Real Time

Rapid Stroke: Saving Lives In Real Time

Each year, nearly 800,000 people suffer a stroke. Now, there is an interventional software system that will shave precious time, spare brain tissue, and save lives.

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 08:34 AM CST

New Exercise Guidelines: Move More, Sit Less, Start Younger

New Exercise Guidelines: Move More, Sit Less, Start Younger

Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health. The advice is the first update since the government's...

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 07:02 PM CST

Big Studies Give Mixed News on Fish Oil, Vitamin D

Big Studies Give Mixed News on Fish Oil, Vitamin D

Taking fish oil or vitamin D? Big studies give long-awaited answers on who does and does not benefit from these popular nutrients. Fish oil taken by healthy people, at a dose found in many supplements,...

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 07:55 PM CST

UNT Researcher Works On New Message For SIDS Prevention

UNT Researcher Works On New Message For SIDS Prevention

UNT Researchers are working on a new campaign to help prevent sudden infant death syndrome. They hope to launch a video to save infants' lives.

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