Centers for Disease Control
Prostate cancer impacts some 200,000 American men every year. But, fascinating research happening right here in North Texas could one day provide new options for early detection and treatment.
While the conditions of two North Texas nurses who contracted Ebola continue to improve, health officials say they continue to monitor dozens of other people who may have been exposed to the virus.
Everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days.
Health officials released new guidelines for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients. Health workers have pushed for new standards since two Dallas nurses were diagnosed with the disease.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla are joining the fight against Ebola.
They drew his blood, put tubes down his throat and wiped up his diarrhea. They analyzed his urine and wiped saliva from his lips, even after he had lost consciousness.
Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation’s hospitals to “think Ebola” and launched a review of procedures for treating infected patients, while the World Health Organization called the outbreak “the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times.”
Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration’s top official to step down, saying the agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.
As Fort Worth Doctor Kent Brantly walked out of the hospital, concern started to spread on social media. So are Brantly and Nancy Writebol actually “cured?” CBS 11 News set out to answer that question.
It’s a first of its kind study involving sexual assault cases at colleges and universities. The report found that more than 40-percent of schools have not conducted a single sexual assault investigation in the past five years.
The CDC says it has found evidence that many of those sickened in Texas ate at the same restaurant, but that it does not “show a connection” to salad mix produced at Mexican farm.
As the number of Texans sickened by the cyclospora infection continues to grow, tracking the source of the outbreak is moving painstakingly slow.