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New Antibiotic Resistant Superbug Identified In The U.S.
TX Health Presbyterian is doing research on superbugs, but they say Texas isn't on high alert.
Fourth Zika Virus Case Discovered In Tarrant County
According to Tarrant County health officials, a new Zika virus case has been discovered.
Concussion Group Says Ex-NFL Player Bubba Smith Had CTE
The Concussion Legacy Foundation says former NFL defensive end and movie actor Bubba Smith was diagnosed with the brain disease CTE by researchers after his death.
Gwynn's Family Sues Tobacco Industry Over Star's Death
Tony Gwynn's widow and two children filed a lawsuit on Monday seeking to hold the tobacco industry accountable for the baseball Hall of Famer's death. The suit said that Gwynn started dipping as a college freshman.
Adult Smoking Rate Falling Fast In U.S.
The nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before. The rate of smoking among adults in the U.S. fell to 15 percent last year thanks to the biggest one-year decline in more than 20 years.
Health Care Confusion Continues in North Texas… Despite New Transparency Law
When you’re sick, you want help fast. You might miss the fine print that says how much that help will cost.
Exclusive: How Your Old, Unwanted Medications Are Transformed Into Electricity
The medications unloaded at the Covanta Energy plant in Tulsa are used to create power.
Makeover Coming For Food Nutrition Labels
Nutrition facts labels on food packages are getting a long-awaited makeover, with calories listed in bigger, bolder type and a new line for added sugars.
KRLD Investigation: Synthetic Drugs Are Hard To Trace and Hard To Prosecute
Synthetic drugs are illegal. Yet there are few prosecutions. They can cause deaths, yet few are ever reported.
KRLD Investigation: Recovery from Synthetic Drugs Is Possible - But So Is Permanent Damage
Synthetic street drugs are unpredictable.
Formerly Conjoined Twins Released From Texas Hospital
Twin girls who were formerly conjoined below the waist have been released from a South Texas hospital.
Health Officials Say Local Spread Of Zika 'Likely' In Texas
Texas has identified 33 cases of the Zika virus that all have been associated with overseas travel, but the virus is expected to begin spreading locally within the state during the sweaty upcoming summer months, top health officials said Tuesday.
House To Vote On Scaled-Back Zika Bill Despite Obama Veto Threat
Republicans controlling the House are ignoring protests from Democrats and a White House veto threat as they speed legislation funding the battle against the Zika virus toward a vote.
KRLD Investigation: Synthetic Drugs Particularly Tough For Parents And Authorities To Tackle
The fight for parents to protect their children from street drugs is generations old.
KRLD Investigation: Synthetic Drug Use At Highest Levels In Downtown Dallas Area
Synthetic drug use is an issue throughout North Texas, but it is the most visible in downtown Dallas.
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