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Dirty And Dangerous; Woman Loses Sight In Eye After Mud Run

A young woman went blind in one eye within 24 hours after catching a flesh-eating bacteria during a mud run in Dallas this month.

06/22/2015

File photograph of the feet of a newborn. (credit: Getty Images/Christopher Furlong)

Report: Fracking Linked To Low Birth Weight Babies

A new report suggests that living near multiple hydraulic fracturing sites may effect the birth weight of newborns.

06/04/2015

“Marijuana Oil” Bill OK’d By Texas Senate – But It’s Not What You Think

The Texas Senate approved a limited medical marijuana bill Thursday, authorizing the sale of Cannabidiol oil (CBD), which is used to help control seizures associated with intractable epilepsy.

05/07/2015

Brooke Foster (credit: CBS 11 News)

Valentine Penny Campaign Helps Cancer-Stricken Teen

A North Texas teen originally from Waxahachie is in Los Angeles alongside her mother receiving experimental cancer treatment.

01/08/2015

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Electroconvulsive Therapy On The Rise In Texas

Electroconvulsive therapy is on the rise in Texas, thriving as a treatment for some forms of mental illness.

12/14/2014