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Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 07:02 PM CDT

Know Your Diabetes Risk at Free Clinic Tuesday

Know Your Diabetes Risk at Free Clinic Tuesday

Diabetes 360, a specialized medical practice that provides comprehensive care for patients with diabetes, will host two events Tuesday that are open to the public -- one at its flagship location in Las Colinas...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 01:54 PM CDT

Hiking Group Helping Women Focus on Health

Hiking Group Helping Women Focus on Health

A hiking group created to help women focus on wellness and heart health has exploded in popularity. The group, "Black Girls Hike," is particularly focused on African-American women, who have the...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 01:52 PM CDT

More Mumps Cases Confirmed at TCU Campus

More Mumps Cases Confirmed at TCU Campus

More mumps cases have been confirmed among individuals at TCU.

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 11:05 AM CDT

2 Million US Teens Are Vaping Marijuana, Survey Finds

2 Million US Teens Are Vaping Marijuana, Survey Finds

A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening concern about the new popularity of vaping among teens. E-cigarettes typically contain...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 11:38 AM CDT

Watchdog: Foster Kids Are Overprescribed Psych Drugs

Watchdog: Foster Kids Are Overprescribed Psych Drugs

Thousands of foster children may be getting powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed to them without basic safeguards, says a federal watchdog agency that found a failure to care for youngsters whose lives have...

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 06:25 PM CDT

New Target for Developing Allergy Treatments

New Target for Developing Allergy Treatments

Researchers have a new target for developing treatments and better ways to track allergies.

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 10:11 PM CDT

Plano City Trap Tested Positive for West Nile

Plano City Trap Tested Positive for West Nile

The City of Plano reports a test conducted of a pool of mosquitoes in a City trap has come back positive for the West Nile virus.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 09:37 AM CDT

Puerto Rican Government Abandons Bottled Water, Citing Taste

Puerto Rican Government Abandons Bottled Water, Citing Taste

Puerto Rican government officials resorted to mass finger-pointing after CBS News recently reported that thousands of water bottles were abandoned on the taxiway of a naval base in Ceiba, Puerto Rico. In a...

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 at 09:12 PM CDT

Exclusive Look Inside New Collin County Children's Hospital

Exclusive Look Inside New Collin County Children's Hospital

Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is expanding from north of downtown Dallas to Collin County -- Frisco, specifically. The new state-of-the-art facility will concentrate on orthopedic and sports medicine.

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 08:26 AM CDT

Get a Yellow Envelope? Don't Throw It Away

Get a Yellow Envelope? Don't Throw It Away

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