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.
Whooping cough has reached an outbreak level in the state. More than 1600 cases of the deadly, dangerous virus are reported.
A female cougar named Crimson, 20, passed away this week at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center.
In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center has lost another one of its tigers to canine distemper.
Eli Lilly & Co. says it will push ahead with a first-of-a-kind imaging chemical designed to help screen for Alzheimer’s disease, despite a negative ruling by Medicare officials.
The American Medical Association has officially recognized obesity as a disease, a decision that could change the way physicians and insurance companies deal with the condition.
The I-Team visited North Texas grocery stores and a Farmer’s Market. We bought lettuce, spinach, cilantro, tomatoes and oranges. We swabbed the produce and tested the swabs to see what was lurking on the groceries we bought.
Health officials in Dallas County are sending out a plea to doctors and health workers — asking that they be on the lookout for measles symptoms.
It’s a first for Texas – and not in a good way. Officials in Houston are worried after a giant African land snail was found in someone’s backyard. The snails can destroy vegetation and crops, and even eat through the stucco on homes.
Baxter International Inc. says that a blood product it was testing failed to slow mental decline or to preserve physical function in a major study of 390 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.
There’s outraged and fear from parents and students tonight over the situation happening inside one North Texas school. Teachers have been tested for diseases, while parents wonder if their children are safe.