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Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 at 05:07 AM CDT

UK Embraces E-Cigarettes; US Cautious Amid Vaping Illness

UK Embraces E-Cigarettes; US Cautious Amid Vaping Illness

While the U.S. scrambles to crack down on vaping, Britain has embraced electronic cigarettes as a powerful tool to help smokers kick the habit. The Royal College of Physicians explicitly tells doctors to...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 12:20 PM CDT

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer North Texas Walk 2019

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer North Texas Walk 2019

Form your team now and sign up for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of North Texas Walk to be held Saturday, Oct. 19, at Klyde Warren Park in Dallas. Day-of Check In for the...

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 05:16 PM CDT

Mom’s EPIC Training Saves Her Son’s Life

Mom’s EPIC Training Saves Her Son’s Life

The excellence in pre-hospital injury care, or “EPIC” project turned traumatic brain injury training upside down for paramedics and EMT’s in Arizona. Now, 11,000 of them use the simple procedure, which has...

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 04:13 PM CDT

US Probe of Vaping Illnesses Focuses on THC From Marijuana

US Probe of Vaping Illnesses Focuses on THC From Marijuana

U.S. health officials said Friday that their investigation into an outbreak of severe vaping-related illnesses is increasingly focused on products that contain the marijuana compound THC. Most of the 800 people...

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 at 04:33 AM CDT

Standing by Ellie: Man's Loyalty to Dog Defies Rare Illness

Standing by Ellie: Man's Loyalty to Dog Defies Rare Illness

Gravely ill, Greg Manteufel lost parts of his arms and legs, as well as the skin of his nose and part of his upper lip. The cause was capnocytophaga, a germ from Ellie's mouth or from another dog he encountered...

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 12:35 AM CDT

Health Officials: It's Time to Give Flu Vaccine Another Shot

Health Officials: It's Time to Give Flu Vaccine Another Shot

The flu forecast is cloudy and it's too soon to know if the U.S. is in for a third miserable season in a row, but health officials said Thursday not to delay vaccination.

Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 at 05:17 PM CDT

How to Protect Your Privacy While Using Health Apps

How to Protect Your Privacy While Using Health Apps

Relying on smartphone apps for health-related concerns is almost a matter of course these days, from step trackers to weight-loss programs, even those that help you remember to take your medication. But how...

Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 at 04:09 PM CDT

The 2020 Cowtown – Train Today!

The 2020 Cowtown – Train Today!

Now is the time to start training for your Ultra Marathon, Marathon or Half Marathon for when The Cowtown 2020 returns to Will Rogers Memorial Center!

Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 at 03:52 PM CDT

Woman Receives 500 Letters in 5 Days

Woman Receives 500 Letters in 5 Days

A woman in Maine received more than 500 letters over five days denying health care claims she never made.

Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 at 02:42 PM CDT

Texas Lawmakers Want to Protect Families Wrongly Accused of Child Abuse

Texas Lawmakers Want to Protect Families Wrongly Accused of Child Abuse

Texas lawmakers are calling for stronger safeguards in the state’s child welfare system after an NBC News and Houston Chronicle investigation found children had been taken from their parents based on disputed...

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