Some Sheriffs departments near the Texas border are very near bankruptcy by dealing with the illegal immigration crisis.
The President of the Texas Medical Association is concerned about the public health risk that the thousands of teenagers and children streaming across the border may be posing.
A state investigation found three employees entered false data into a system tracking patients with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
A way to develop trust, the handshake is the universal sign of a deal. But some healthcare facilities are now urging their employees to do away with the handshake.
The searing summer heat is still a few weeks away, but health officials say a perennial summer worry is already here.
North Texas researchers say Mexican American Hispanics may have an increased risk of developing memory problems that could lead to Alzheimer’s disease — early.
County Health Director Zach Thompson says the 49-year-old man has recovered from the disease seen most often in children.
What do Siberian tigers and post-menopausal women have in common? That is among the questions related to fighting diseases that affect both animals and people that physicians and veterinarians are teaming up to explore.
MacArthur High School is the second high school in Irving where a student has tested for positive for tuberculosis since the start of the 2013 school year.
Routine warnings to get a flu vaccine have a new sense of urgency in the wake of the government shutdown. The Centers for Disease control is no longer monitoring the spread of influenza and other infectious diseases.
The group of students was offered the free testing because they may have been exposed to TB when they shared a class last spring with a student recently diagnosed with the contagious disease.
Health officials say it takes roughly two weeks for the flu vaccine to confer immunity to the disease, and they would like as many people as possible to get vaccinated before the holiday travel season gets underway.