CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
WEATHER: Storms moving across DFW.  Check Current Conditions | Check Local Radar | Follow @CBSDFW

illness

Children wash their hands with soap. (credit: THOMAS LOHNES/AFP/Getty Images)

With Flu Spreading, Students Learning Valuable Health Lessons

Keller ISD has stepped up cleaning efforts at all campuses during the flu outbreak. Each day cleaning crews take over classrooms wiping tables, chairs and door knobs

01/14/2014

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Urgent Care Clinics Run Out Of Vaccines

More people are packing into urgent care clinics, seeking a vaccine, as hospitals overflow with flu-concerned patients.

01/12/2014

A patient receives a flu vaccine. (credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Lack Of Flu Vaccines In Plano Turns Hundreds Away

Hundreds of people turned away at Chase Oaks Family Center in Plano after flu vaccines are used up.

01/11/2014

(credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

More North Texas Children Testing Positive For RSV

As if the flu outbreak hasn’t been bad enough, North Texas hospitals are seeing a big jump in children testing positive for RSV, a respiratory illness with symptoms that closely mirror the flu.

CBS 11–01/10/2014

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Flu Starting To Make Its Way Into North Texas

Something doctors say they have noticed this season is just how fast the virus can spread through an entire family.

01/08/2014

A woman blows her nose. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New Website Tracks Sickness Via Social Media

With the recent drastic temperature changes many North Texans may be starting to feel under the weather. But did you ever wish you knew what illnesses were going around your neck of the woods before they got to you?

11/12/2013

reserslogo

Reser’s Expands Recall Of Packaged Salads

Reser’s Fine Foods Inc. has voluntarily expanded a recall of packaged salads from its factory in Topeka, Kansas. The company said it took the step Saturday because the products distributed nationwide may be contaminated with listeria.

10/28/2013

(credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: High-Dose Flu Shot Better Protects Seniors

A new high-dose flu vaccine for seniors works better than the standard shot in that age group. Regular flu shots tend to be only about 30 to 40 percent effective in people 65 and older. Sanofi Pasteur’s Fluzone High-Dose vaccine boosted that to 50 percent.

10/23/2013

Worst Whooping Cough Epidemic In Decades Strikes California

Local Daycares Protecting Against Pertussis

More children are coming down with whooping cough in Tarrant County, just as warnings are going out to get vaccinated against the bacteria.

10/09/2013

(credit: Kathy Keatley Garvey, UC Davis Dept. of Entomology)

9th Human Case Of West Nile Reported In Dallas County

Another person has died from West Nile virus related causes. According to Dallas County Health and Human Services, the victim lived in Mesquite, in the 75149 zip code area.

CBSDFW.COM–10/08/2013

Photo Credit Thinkstock.com

Milwaukee Company Recalls Chicken, Ham Salads

Garden Fresh Foods of Milwaukee has recalled 19,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and ham products because of possible Listeria bacteria contamination.

09/29/2013

A doctor vaccinates a patient against measles. (credit: AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)

Measles Outbreak Sparks Increase In Immunizations

Despite a measles outbreak in Tarrant County, dozens of families spent their day outdoors enjoying the cooler North Texas weather.

08/17/2013

more

previous