Blood Tests

More DPS Workers Testing Blood To Ease BacklogThe Texas Department of Public Safety has reassigned about 15 crime lab workers to blood testing to help trim a backlog in drunken driving cases.
'No Refusal' DWI Program Expanded To ThanksgivingTarrant County announced on Tuesday a $300,430 grant that will allow the county to expand its "No Refusal" program from two holidays to seven, including Thanksgiving.
New Immunodeficiency Test For Texas NewbornsNewborns in Texas will soon be screened for another potentially fatal disease. The condition is called Severe Combined Immunodeficiency or SCID.
North Texas Law Enforcement Kicking Up Anti-Drunk Driving EffortsIt’s the time of year when police have to deal with more tipsy drivers so, law enforcement agencies across North Texas are stepping up drunk driving enforcement, beginning this week.
FDA Clears Blood Thinner For Irregular Heart BeatMore than 2 million new U.S. patients will be eligible to receive a next-generation blood thinner drug called Xarelto, after the Food and Drug Administration approved the medication to treat a common heart problem that can lead to stroke.
Panel Advises Against Prostate Cancer ScreeningNo major medical group recommends routine PSA blood tests to check men for prostate cancer, and now a government panel is saying they do more harm than good.
Blood Test Results Anger Some Frisco ResidentsFrisco residents gave state health officials an earful during a town hall meeting, where the results of more than 600 blood tests were released.
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