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Prince Reportedly Tried To See Doctor Before Death
Prince had arranged to meet a California doctor to try to kick an addiction to painkillers shortly before his death, according to a newspaper report published on Wednesday.
Trader Joe's Recalls Certain Frozen Veggies Over Listeria Fears
A frozen vegetable recall has been issued by Trader Joe's grocery store over concern for possible listeria contamination in certain products.
Top 5 Surprising Ways To Keep Mosquitoes Away
The tried and true tips involving the four "D"s aren’t the only tactics that work.
Abbott Selects Longtime Aide To Lead Texas Health Commission
Gov. Greg Abbott has selected one his longtime aides to take over the state's massive health agency.
Jury Awards $55M In Another Johnson & Johnson Cancer Suit
For the second time in three months, a jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a huge award over claims that its talcum powder causes cancer.
Miracle Preemie Baby Back Home In Arlington
After several months, and more than a thousand miles apart an Arlington family physically split apart by an unexpected premature birth is finally back home.
Monkey Bars Alert: Playground Concussions Are On The Rise
Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.
First Commerical Zika Virus Test Approved by FDA
It's about to be much easier for North Texas doctors to test for the Zika virus.
Manager Says Chyna Died From Accidental Overdose
Former wrestling star Chyna died after an accidental overdose of a prescription sleeping pill and a tranquilizer, her manager said on Wednesday. "It's a 98 percent certainty and 2 percent speculation," Anthony Anzaldo said.
Smartphone Health: Apple Releases Software For Medical Apps
Apple is edging its way a little further into health care with the release of new iPhone apps that patients can use to manage their own medical conditions — from diabetes to pregnancy and even depression.
Significant Premium Hikes Expected Under Obama Health Law
Insurers say the law's coverage has been a financial drain for many of them, and they're setting the stage for hikes that in some cases could reach well into the double digits.
Texas High Risk Child Abuse Areas Now Tracked By Zip Code
A new tool in the fight against child abuse pinpoints the highest risk areas in North Texas -- down to the zip code.
Pilgrims Pride Recalls 4 Million Pounds Of Cooked Chicken Products
Pilgrim's Pride is recalling more than 4 million pounds of its cooked chicken products.
Company Recalling Chick-fil-A Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Who doesn’t like warm chocolate chip cookies? CSM Bakery Solutions, the company that supplies cookies to Chick-fil-A restaurants, is voluntarily recalling the treats.
Dallas Has Plans To Prevent Zika Virus Outbreak
Lots of rain means lots of mosquitoes. Dallas County Health Department announces an early start to mosquito season. Spencer Lockwood with Dallas County Mosquito Control says this year, Zika Virus is a top concern.
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