I started the quitting process on January 1st. For the first two weeks, I went eight hours at a stretch, every day, without smoking. I am now at ten-hour-long stretches.
The Tarrant County Public Health Department is working to find out how many people on an international flight into DFW Airport may have been in contact with a measles patient on the plane.
As predicted, this year’s flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It’s only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick.
Flu is widespread in 43 states, and flu activity was intense in most of them during the week of Christmas, according to the latest figures issued Monday by the CDC.
The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected by the virus says patients are returning and revenue is back to what it was before the crisis.
Texas health officials say one person has died and three became sick in a food poisoning outbreak linked to prepackaged caramel apples.
The use of e-cigarettes by high school students tripled to 4.5 percent over three years, according to a new government report released by the CDC on Thursday.
The last day that anyone in Dallas was monitored for Ebola symptoms received attention from both President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush.
The nurse who took a commercial flight just before showing symptoms of what turned out to be Ebola infection is defending herself against criticism.
Several students across North Texas are heading back to class on Monday after clearing their recommended 21-day monitoring period for possible contact with Ebola.
Dallas Ebola victim Thomas Duncan’s apartment wasn’t under quarantine Friday as ordered by health officials.
A notice issued by Emory University Hospital in Atlanta stated that Dallas nurse Amber Vinson would be released from her Ebola treatment and discharged on Tuesday afternoon.