Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Parents have done their homework and they are pushing for a school start time after 8 a.m. They’ve started a petition and will be meeting with district officials on Thursday.
A medical expert tells CBS 11 that the meningitis outbreak that has killed 15 people so far is nowhere near its end.
A company has expanded its recall of peanut butter and almond butter to include cashew butters, tahini and blanched and roasted peanut products. The recall includes nut products sold at Whole Foods Market, Target, Harry and David and several other stores.
Free flu shots will be available for uninsured and underinsured Dallas area residents at local Walgreens pharmacies, starting September 19.
American children eat as much salt as adults — about 1,000 milligrams too much, or the same amount as in just one Big Mac.
Health officials say they’re convinced this will be the worst year for West Nile virus deaths and severe illnesses since the disease hit America’s shores in 1999.
Plano Mom Alison Malone says her kids are mosquito magnets—pointing to four fresh bites on her young daughter’s forehead. So what’s a Mom to do?
Violence, we’re used to. Cannibalism and people who should fall down but don’t? That feels like something else entirely. The actual incidents are horrifying — and, if how people are talking about them is any indication, fascinating
Last year was the worst year for measles in the U.S. in 15 years, health officials said Thursday. There were 222 cases of measles, a large jump from the 60 or so seen in a typical year.
The Centers for Disease Control now estimates that one in 88 children in the US have autism. Fifteen-year-old Michael Susens is one of them, diagnosed when he was just two years old.
The government has revamped its strategy for getting people to kick the smoking habit, and the new campaign is about to hit TV and radio air waves and billboards, magazines and newspapers.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning Thursday about using a common paint-stripping chemical to refinish bathtubs after tying it to 13 deaths in 10 states, including Texas.