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North Texas Police Say Users Cooking Up A Dangerous New High

Police in Plano and other Collin County cities are seeing more and more cases of teenagers and young adults smoking ‘dabs.’ Dabs is a high concentration of marijuana that is considered dangerous.

CBSDFW.COM–07/01/2014

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

AG: Texas Can Keep Execution Drug Source Secret

The Texas Attorney General says the state doesn’t have to disclose where it gets its execution drugs.

05/29/2014

Sam Hurd

Before Drug Sentencing Former Dallas Cowboy Sends Letter To CBS 11

Former Dallas Cowboy Sam Hurd will find out his fate in federal court Wednesday. Hurd pled guilty to drug trafficking and now faces life in prison. Hurd has remained silent about the case until he wrote to the CBS 11 I-Team.

CBS 11–11/12/2013

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Texas Won’t Switch Execution Drug

The nation’s most active death penalty state will continue to use the same execution drug but won’t say how it will replace its supply that expires this month, Texas prison officials said Thursday.

09/19/2013

(FILE PHOTO) Detail of a person with a malignant melanoma, which is a malignant skin tumor. (credit: American Cancer Society/Getty Images)

Cancer Drug Showing Promise For Melanoma Patients

There’s a lot of optimism in the medical world this week for a cancer drug that is shrinking tumors and prolonging life.

CBS 11–06/05/2013

New test for amyloid plaque could hep with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Baxter Drug Fails To Slow Alzheimer’s In Big Study

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.

05/07/2013

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FDA Approves New Targeted Breast Cancer Drug

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind breast cancer medication that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy ones.

02/22/2013

Sam Hurd

Hurd Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty To Drug Charge

A Dallas man accused of working with former NFL player Sam Hurd to arrange large-scale purchases of cocaine has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.

08/24/2012

A bottle of antiretroviral drug Truvada is displayed. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FDA Approves First Pill To Help Prevent HIV

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, a milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.

07/16/2012

A bottle of antiretroviral drug Truvada is displayed. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FDA Panel Backs First Pill To Block HIV Infection

The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS.

05/11/2012

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Drug Shortfall Now Hitting Ambulances

If you call for an ambulance there’s a chance it may not be carrying the drugs you need.

02/21/2012

Man Dead In Officer Involved Shooting

 Customers at a North Dallas fast food restaurant were shocked to hear gunfire in the parking lot late last night.

10/14/2010

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