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Parents Take Class To Learn How To Spot The Signs Of Drug Use

Parents, not students, got an education on drug use at Highland Park Middle School. The goal was to teach parents how to spot signs of possible drug use in their own homes.

CBS 11–10/22/2013

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Flame Retardant Found In Foods At Dallas Supermarkets

A new study from researchers at the University of Texas School of Public Health has revealed that flame retardant chemicals were found in many samples taken from popular North Texas food items.

06/01/2012

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Plano Police Want To Procure Your Pills

There’s a new danger polluting the water supply that you may not be aware of. Prescription medicines have been detected in drinking water because they people aren’t properly disposing of them.

04/24/2012

A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (credit: AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

Texas Could Become First To Disclose Fracking Fluids

A legislative committee is considering a bill that would make Texas the first state to demand gas drillers make public the chemicals they use to shatter and permeate thick rock formations.

03/28/2011

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Dallas Study: BPA In Large Number Of Items On Grocery Store Shelves

When you go to the grocery store, you expect that the food you buy is safe for you, but a new study done right here in North Texas is showing that some of the foods that we consume may contain a chemical linked to a number of health problems.

CBSDFW.COM–11/03/2010