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Mylan Launching Generic Version Of EpiPen
Mylan says it will make available a generic version of its EpiPen, as criticism continued to mount over the price of its injectable medicine.
Photographer Gives Free Photo Shoots To Special Needs Families
A photographer in Maryland is giving away free photo shoots – but don’t get ready for your close up just yet… the recipients can only be families with children who face challenges.
Study Finds Teens Vaping Sweet Flavors, Not Nicotine
Health officials warn that e-cigarettes and other vaping devices are poisoning kids with nicotine. But new research suggests that most teens are only vaping sweet and fruity flavors like strawberry, chocolate and bubble gum.
FDA Advises Zika Screening For All U.S. Blood Centers
The FDA wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika, an expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus. Previously, the requirement was limited to Puerto Rico and two Florida counties.
Sarah Jessica Parker Cuts EpiPen Ties After Price Hike
Saying that she is "disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned" by the price hike of the EpiPen, actress Sarah Jessica Parker has cut ties with the company that makes the emergency allergy treatment.
More Than 50 Sick In Austin After Alleged Synthetic Drug Use
Investigators say emergency responders in downtown Austin have treated more than 50 people who got sick after allegedly using synthetic marijuana.
Mosquito Battle Continues Across North Texas As Peak West Nile Season Arrives
There's a big battle being fought in North Texas against mosquitoes as we reach peak season for West Nile Virus.
Mylan Says It Will Expand Programs That Lower EpiPen Costs
Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, says it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half.
2 Orlando Hospitals Won't Bill Pulse Nightclub Shooting Victims
The Orlando hospitals that treated dozens of people injured in the Pulse nightclub massacre are not billing survivors for out-of-pocket medical expenses.
DPD: High Probability Missing SMU Officer Found
The Dallas Police Department, along with SMU police, recovered a body Wednesday afternoon in one of the Trinity River levees near downtown.
Chinese Doctors Use Baylor Cardiac Rehab As Model Program
A team of health professionals from China is spending six weeks in Dallas studying the program for cardiac rehab at Baylor Health.
Clinton Proposes New Federal Fund To Fight Zika
As the Zika virus continues to spread, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is proposing a new fund to improve the federal government's response to major public health crises.
First Human Case Of West Nile Confirmed In Lewisville
The first human case of the West Nile virus in Lewisville this year has been confirmed by health officials. And, on Wednesday night, the city will be taking steps to prevent any further spread of the disease.
Dallas BBB Warns Of Zika-Related Scams
The Dallas Better Business Bureau is alerting consumers about a number of scams popping up in regard to the Zika virus.
Fists Not Football: Brain Injuries Seen In Domestic Assaults
Brain trauma in domestic violence survivors has been overshadowed by concerns about injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan war vets, and by effects of repeated head blows in football players.
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