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Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 12:26 PM CDT

Superhero Masks Empower Young Cancer Patients

Superhero Masks Empower Young Cancer Patients

At the Proton Therapy Center in St. Louis, Missouri cancer is in for a fight. It's not 11-year-old William Cosby lying on the patient table, it's the Black Panther. Child Life Specialist Hannah Heimos wanted to...

Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 11:52 AM CDT

Eating 'Xtreme': Restaurant Excess Exposed

Eating 'Xtreme': Restaurant Excess Exposed

The Center for Science in the Public Interest has released its annual "Xtreme Eating Awards" highlighting some of the most unhealthy menu options in America.

Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 07:07 AM CDT

Protect Your Kids From Household Dangers

Protect Your Kids From Household Dangers

The amount of young children getting into potentially harmful things around the house is staggering.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 10:39 PM CDT

Duke Research Offers Hope for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Duke Research Offers Hope for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Duke University is completing the second phase of a medical trial that researches if cord blood (banked at birth) can help reduce the negative effects of autism spectrum disorder. A North Texas family is in the...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 10:19 PM CDT

Nearly 300 Confirmed Sick After Eating McDonald's Salads

Nearly 300 Confirmed Sick After Eating McDonald's Salads

The CDC is now reporting that nearly 300 people have been diagnosed with an intestinal illness after consuming salads at McDonald’s restaurants. In a new report, 286 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 06:36 PM CDT

Woman Sews Daughter's Wedding Gown Amid Her Cancer Battle

Woman Sews Daughter's Wedding Gown Amid Her Cancer Battle

North Dallas woman uses power of positivity to make daughter's wedding gown amidst her cancer battle.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 05:09 PM CDT

Some of the Unhealthiest Items to Order in Restaurants

Some of the Unhealthiest Items to Order in Restaurants

The Center for Science in the Public Interest has released its annual "Xtreme Eating Awards."

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 11:54 AM CDT

Fewer Texas Kindergartners Getting Vaccinated

Fewer Texas Kindergartners Getting Vaccinated

Texas kindergarten students have slightly lower immunization coverage than in previous years, according to a report released by the Texas Health and Human Services Department.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 10:46 AM CDT

Backlash Builds Against Straw Bans

Backlash Builds Against Straw Bans

Cities and businesses across the U.S. are moving to ban plastic straws in an effort to ease the burden of plastic waste on the environment. But those bans may also make life more complicated for disabled...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM CDT

Pepperidge Farm Recalls 4 Varieties of Goldfish Crackers

Pepperidge Farm Recalls 4 Varieties of Goldfish Crackers

Pepperidge Farm says it has been notified by one of its ingredient suppliers that whey powder in a seasoning that is applied to four varieties of crackers has been the subject of a recall by the whey powder...

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