Study: Many Teen Sex Assault Victims Get Subpar ER CareMany sexually assaulted teens seeking emergency room care don't receive recommended tests and prevention treatments for pregnancy and venereal disease, according to a new study.
Experts Advise Getting Vaccinated Regardless Of Flu Season SeverityIt's time to get your flu shots! The precautionary measure is important, but health experts seem to be in disagreement about how bad the 2105 flu season will be.
Time For Flu Vaccine, Updated After Misery Of Last WinterIt's flu-shot season, and health officials expect to be able to avoid a repeat of last winter's misery, when the vaccine wasn't a good match for a nasty surprise strain.
Texas Woman Dies From Nationwide Salmonella OutbreakA Texas woman has become the second person to die in a nationwide salmonella outbreak linked to tainted cucumbers sold by a California company, health officials reported Wednesday.
Center For Disease Control: Texan Dies After Eating Tainted CucumberOne person in Texas has died after eating a cucumber contaminated with salmonella, according to the Center for Disease Control.
More Kids Safe From Household MedicinesNew research suggests that parents are doing a better job of keeping household medicines out of the hands of young children. Here are five things to know about the study.
Review Cites Problems At Texas Health Presbyterian During Ebola CrisisThe report, the first outside review of the hospital's response, was conducted by a panel of physicians and led by a former chief executive of the Mayo Clinic.
Prostate Cancer Awareness MonthAccording to the CDC, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men, and 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed in their lifetime. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and there are several events going on around DFW to support the cause.
Teen Use Of Morning-After Pill Is ClimbingMore than 1 in 5 sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill — a dramatic increase that likely reflects that it's easier now for teens to buy the emergency contraceptive.
As Heat Increases, So Do Health ConcernsNorth Texas has not officially seen temperatures hit 100 degrees yet this year. But that is expected to change on Monday, making heat-related health issues an even bigger concern than before.
Heroin Deaths Spiking Across CountryHeroin is back with a vengeance, claiming more women than men.
3rd Student Diagnosed With Mumps At University Of TexasThe University of Texas says three students have tested positive for mumps, and officials are trying to notify classmates and guests at a fraternity party one of them attended last weekend.