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FDA Approves More Convenient Blood Cancer DrugThe FDA has approved a more convenient version of a blockbuster drug for treating three common blood cancers. The new drug is injected in about six minutes, shortening clinic visits.
Dallas County Reports First Imported Case Of DengueThe 54-year-old resident of Dallas was infected during recent travel to India.
Tick That Triggers Red Meat Allergy Spreading Across U.S.The tick species is most present in the southeastern U.S., but lately has been spreading north up the East Coast and into the Midwest.
Fort Worth Program Keeping Kids Safe From LeadThere's a danger lurking in some North Texas homes, hiding in plain sight and targeting children. Now the City of Fort Worth is stepping in to help and educate.
Pharmacists Point Finger At ‘Middlemen’ For Soaring Drug CostsChances are you expect to get a fair price when you go to the pharmacy, especially if you have insurance.
2-Year-Old On Life Support After Contracting E.ColiAn Ennis family says the Texas Department of State Health is investigating after their 2-year-old was exposed to a dangerous strain of E.coli.
Tips For Keeping Kids Safe In The Summer HeatThe summer heat has arrived in North Texas. Heat-related dehydration in children can be a big problem, but there are ways for parents to stay on top of things and keep kids safe while outdoors.
Study: Red Onions Kill Cancer Cells And Promote Healthy HeartRed onions have been known to help with heart issues and diabetes, but can they help fight cancer? Yes they can.
Dallas Health Care Co. Owner Gets 17+ Years In PrisonThe owner of a Dallas-based home health care services company was sentenced to 17 and a half years in prison for his role in a health care fraud conspiracy. 
Study: Eating Low-Fat Dairy Products Raises Parkinson's RiskAccording to a new study, those who regularly consume low-fat dairy products increase their risk of developing Parkinson's disease.
Drones Carrying Defibrillators Could Aid Heart EmergenciesResearchers tested using small drones to carry heart defibrillators to homes where people had cardiac arrests.
Petitions Oppose Texas Seeking Abortion Provider WaiverPlanned Parenthood delivered more than 16,000 petition signatures opposing Texas asking the federal government to fund a state-run women's health program excluding abortion providers.

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