"Smartphone Thumb" Is Plaguing More People, Doctors SayA condition that doctors used to only see in factory workers is becoming more widespread. The pain that comes from the repetitive movements of texting has been dubbed "smartphone thumb" by doctors.
Distributor Recalls Precooked Sausage That Might Contain MetalA Kansas food distributor has recalled nearly 100,000 pounds of precooked sausage products that might contain metal. The recall was announced Wednesday by Armour Eckrich Meats.
Texas Senate Revives Trying To Limit Abortion CoverageTexas lawmakers are reviving efforts to prohibit coverage of abortion by some health insurance plans with just a week left to deliver the bill to Republican Governor Greg Abbott.
Doctors Worry As Texas Lawmakers OK Vaccine RestrictionsThe bill passed Friday in the Texas House comes as more families statewide are not vaccinating their children.
Recent Incidents Spotlight MLS Concussion ProtocolDallas players Matt Hedges and Kellyn Acosta knocked heads during a match last weekend. Hedges required six stitches and had to change his jersey because of blood. Yet some questioned if either player was checked for a concussion.
Study Says Abortion Pill At Home As Safe As In ClinicMedical abortions that are done at home with online help and pills sent to patients in the mail appear to be just as safe as abortions done at a health clinic, according to a new study.
States Ranked By Drug Use: Where Are The Problem Areas?All the states were ranked as far their drug use and law enforcements were concerned.
DISD Police Handcuff 7-Year-Old With Special NeedsA family is outraged after a 7-year-old boy was placed in handcuffs and surrounded by DISD police at a mental health facility in DeSoto.
Hearing Set In Wal-Mart Same-Sex Benefits SettlementA federal judge in Boston has scheduled a hearing in a class-action lawsuit by Wal-Mart employees who sued the retail chain for denying health benefits to their same-sex spouses.
Allergic To North Texas? Here's WhyNorth Texas plants pollinate year-round, and the mild weather doesn't help. Warmer weather means more pollen.
Aetna Becomes Latest Insurer To Flee ACA ExchangesWhile Republicans rewrite the Affordable Care Act in Washington, the immediate future of the law has grown hazier with the nation's third-largest health insurer saying that it will completely divorce itself from state-based insurance exchanges.
Report: Texas, Kansas, Lead Nation On Abortion RestrictionsA research group that supports abortion rights says more than half of women of reproductive age live in states with unneeded restrictions on abortion facilities.