Alvarado ISD Dealing With 3 Cases Of Highly Contagious InfectionThe Alvarado Independent School District is dealing with a contagious bacterium at one of its schools. So far, there have been three confirmed cases of students being infected with Shigella.
Under Pressure, Lakewood Elementary Principal Goodman ResignsA Dallas school that's been plagued with health issues has a new change in leadership.
Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Confirmed In Texas PatientA Houston television station is reporting that officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed a case of Zika virus in a traveler from Texas who recently returned from Latin America.
80 College Students Sickened After Eating At ChipotleOfficials in Massachusetts say the number of students complaining of gastrointestinal symptoms after eating at a Chipotle this weekend has climbed to 80, up from the 30 it reported previously.
Human Cases Of 'Rabbit Fever' Have Jumped Up This YearHealth officials are seeing an increase of a rare illness called rabbit fever that was beaten back decades ago. In the last two decades, health officials saw an average of only about 125 cases each year of the illness — known to doctors as tularemia.
No Source Found For E. Coli; Chipotle Could Reopen MidweekWashington state health officials say they have found no source for the E. coli outbreak related to Chipotle, and the chain's Pacific Northwest restaurants could reopen later this week.
TX Sen. Cornyn Defends Position On 9/11 First Responders' BenefitsTexas Senator John Cornyn on Monday responded to a question about what message Congress is sending to the September 11, 2001 First Responders by allowing their medical benefits to expire.
West Nile Virus-Associated Death Reported In Tarrant CountyAn elderly resident of Northeast Tarrant County has died of illness caused by West Nile virus, the first such fatality Tarrant County this year, public health officials reported late Monday. The senior adult had underlying medical conditions.
DCHHS Confirms: Dallas County Man Contracts West Nile FeverThe city of Dallas records its first human case of the West Nile Virus this season. The patient lives in the 75217 zip code, in the southeast section of Dallas.
Mumps Spreading Through Suddenly Sick NHLThe NHL is facing an unusual outbreak of the mumps. So far, about a dozen players on four teams have been diagnosed with the illness that usually strikes children.
Cowboys Team Up With La Grande 107.5 To Make Teen's Wish Come TrueA 16-year-old received the surprise of his life thanks to the Dallas Cowboys and the morning show crew from “Shoboy En La Manana” on La Grande 107.5.
U.S. Presidents Praise Health Officials After Dallas Ebola CasesThe last day that anyone in Dallas was monitored for Ebola symptoms received attention from both President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush.