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Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 02:43 PM CDT

4 More Deaths Linked to Romaine Lettuce Outbreak

4 More Deaths Linked to Romaine Lettuce Outbreak

Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five. Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in...

Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 10:35 AM CDT

Iowa Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Law Being Temporarily Blocked

Iowa Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Law Being Temporarily Blocked

A judge will temporarily block the most restrictive abortion law in the country from taking effect in Iowa next month under an agreement between lawyers for the state and abortion rights groups. Attorneys...

Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 10:30 AM CDT

UN Health Agency Backs Away From Call to Tax Sugary Drinks

UN Health Agency Backs Away From Call to Tax Sugary Drinks

An independent World Health Organization panel is backing away from the U.N. health agency's own call two years ago to tax sugary drinks, in a new report on diseases like cancer, obesity and diabetes that...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 05:03 PM CDT

Undersea Life Treats TB: Medicine’s Next Big Thing?

Undersea Life Treats TB: Medicine’s Next Big Thing?

Tuberculosis, or TB, is a serious bacterial infection that attacks the lungs. It affects one-third of the global population and has been making a comeback here in the United States. Now, researchers at two...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 03:43 PM CDT

The Elisa Project

The Elisa Project

Discussing The Elisa Project and mental health with Kimberly Martinez, the Executive Director at The Elisa Project and the Chairperson for the National Eating Disorder Association Network. If you, or someone you...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 05:01 PM CDT

The Heat is Here, Stay Safe This Summer

The Heat is Here, Stay Safe This Summer

Highs on Saturday will range between 98 to 105 degrees, with heat indices between 103 and 108 degrees.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 04:35 PM CDT

DCHHS Confirms Positive West Nile Sample in Irving

DCHHS Confirms Positive West Nile Sample in Irving

Dallas County Health and Human Services says West Nile virus has been confirmed in mosquitoes trapped in Irving.

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 03:37 PM CDT

Summer Slim Down with Larry North

Summer Slim Down with Larry North

Discussing summer slim down tips with Larry North.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 07:35 PM CDT

Phages: Fighting Deadly Infections

Phages: Fighting Deadly Infections

The World Health Organization, National Institutes of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control call multidrug resistant bacteria one of the biggest threats to public health, with an estimated 700,000...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 11:07 AM CDT

Cancer Group Says Colon Screening Should Start at 45, Not 50

Cancer Group Says Colon Screening Should Start at 45, Not 50

New guidelines released Wednesday recommend U.S. adults start colon cancer screening earlier, at age 45 instead of 50. The American Cancer Society's advice puts it out of sync with guidelines from an influenti...

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