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.
More children are coming down with whooping cough in Tarrant County, just as warnings are going out to get vaccinated against the bacteria.
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.
Garden Fresh Foods of Milwaukee has recalled 19,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and ham products because of possible Listeria bacteria contamination.
Despite a measles outbreak in Tarrant County, dozens of families spent their day outdoors enjoying the cooler North Texas weather.
They may look like urgent care centers, but they’re not. More and more freestanding E.R.s are being built in suburban neighborhoods across North Texas.
The number of North Texans sick with cyclospora, a rare infection spread through raw fruits and vegetables, is growing.
Two days of rain has brought a lot of relief from 100 degree heat. However, it’s also kept some North Texans inside their homes.
After canceling an in-person update on the condition of Randy Travis, the country music star’s public relations team referred members of the media to a hospital website for statements from Travis’ physicians.
It could mean no more having to check up on Mom or Dad every morning: Motion sensors on the wall and a monitor under the mattress one day might automatically alert you to early signs of trouble.
There is no specific cure for viral cardiomyopathy. But, according to Dr. King, some two-thirds of sufferers either get better on their own, or respond to treatment to manage the symptoms
Researchers have discovered the first U.S. cases of whooping cough caused by a germ that may be resistant to the vaccine.