Some people are expressing health concerns as hundreds, possibly thousands, of immigrant children head to North Texas. There are reports the kids could have diseases like swine flu and tuberculosis. But some of the concerns are unfounded.
Texas has it’s first case of West Nile this season.
The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Waco has imposed a freeze on admitting patients and has scrapped some Fourth of July events because of a norovirus outbreak.
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
Federal health regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind set of robotic leg braces that can help some disabled people walk again.
The NFL has agreed to remove a cap on concussion-related damages after a judge questioned whether a proposed settlement provided enough money to cover retired players.
A now-shut down California Company is facing a $300,000 judgment after the I-team discovered it took money from parents to store their children’s stem cells and then closed its doors.
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.
The ‘CHAMPS’ stands for choosing healthy activities, meals and positive self -esteem. Beginning Monday, five free, week long camps are scheduled at various locations throughout the city.
The Houston Texans say offensive tackle David Quessenberry has lymphoma and has been placed on the NFL’s non-football illness list.
How many times have you complained about having a hard time getting an appointment with your family doctor? But if you’re a veteran living in the Dallas area, you can expect a wait time that’s 12 times longer than private citizens.
In fact, according to a survey conducted by Merritt Hawkins, an Irving-based healthcare search and consulting firm, people living in the metroplex will wait an average of five days for a doctor’s appointment.