Health

Poll: Zika Case In Dallas CountyWith the first confirmed Zika case in Dallas County, are you more concerned about the virus now?
DCHHS Reports Second Zika Virus Case In Dallas County The patient recently traveled to Venezuela and was diagnosed with the virus upon returning to Dallas County.
Six Confirmed Cases Of Zika Virus In TexasThe Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed there are six travel-related cases of Zika virus disease in the state.
As Sign-Up Season Ends Many American Remain UninsuredMost uninsured Americans are sitting on the sidelines as sign-up season under the federal health law comes to a close, according to a new poll that signals the nation's historic gains in coverage are slowing.
Health Official Doubts Zika Virus Poses Major Threat To USA leading Obama administration health official says he doubts the United States is vulnerable to a widespread outbreak of a virus linked to a wave of birth defects in Brazil.
American Heart Association's 'Don't Die of Doubt' CampaignThousands of people have heart attacks each year in North Texas, but fewer than half call 911 for help.
Fort Worth Kroger Creating Healthy Initiatives, Becomes Blue Zones ApprovedBlue Zones Project Fort Worth is a community-led initiative trying to make it easier for residents to make healthy choices.
Doctors Urge Expectant Mothers Not To Stress About Zika VirusAs if expectant Moms don’t have enough to worry about, those pesky mosquitos are at it again.
SMU Coach Larry Brown Back After Health ScareHall of Fame coach Larry Brown was back on the court Monday, directing No. 10 SMU's practice a day after missing the second half of a game for the undefeated Mustangs.
Study: Kids' Asthma Rates Quiet Down After Earlier IncreaseAsthma rates in U.S. children have quieted down after a decades-long increase, a government study found, and researchers are trying to pinpoint reasons that would explain the trend.
Texas 34th In The U.S. When It Comes To Overall HealthWhen it comes to which state in the nation is healthiest, Texas falls at the lower half of the list. According to the America's Health Rankings annual report the Lone Star State comes in 34th of the 50 states for overall health.
Doctors: High Cost Of Drugs Out Of ControlThe price of medicine is out of control and according to many doctors and pharmacists, it may take an act of congress to rein in the prices.

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