Immune System

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Blue Bell Voluntarily Recalls All Of Its Products Due To Possible Health Risk

After concerns about Listeria contamination, Blue Bell Ice Cream has voluntarily recalled ALL of its products currently on the market.

CBSDFW.COM–04/20/2015

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Family Fights Medicaid To Cover Surgery For 4-Month-Old

Chasity McVay tries to document the littlest details of her daughter’s life. She said, “I try to document funny little things, so I don’t forget.” McVay isn’t sure how much time her child has left.

CBS 11–10/28/2014

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New Test Aims To Better Detect Viral Infections

Researchers are developing a blood test to more easily tell when a respiratory illness is due to a virus and not a bacterial infection, hoping to cut the dangerous overuse of antibiotics and speed the right diagnosis.

09/18/2013

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Eating Boogers May Boost Immune System

A biochemist is making waves with a new theory that picking your nose — and eating it — may be an evolutionarily-backed way to boost your immune system’s protective powers.

05/02/2013

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Exercise Everday May Keep Flu Away

When it comes to avoiding the flu, doctors say getting the vaccine provides the most protection, but it’s not a guarantee. So many North Texans are looking for ways to boost their immune systems and say exercise is a secret weapon.

CBS 11–01/17/2013

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New Immunodeficiency Test For Texas Newborns

Newborns in Texas will soon be screened for another potentially fatal disease. The condition is called Severe Combined Immunodeficiency or SCID.

05/03/2012

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Nobel Prize Winner To Discuss Dallas Project

A scientist who is sharing this year’s Nobel Prize in medicine will be speaking about a new research enterprise he has started in Dallas.

10/04/2011

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70+ Year Olds Offer Secret To Good Health

A North Texas man and woman are both the picture of health and wellness. The pair has something in common – both decided to start weightlifting more than 20 years ago.

CBSDFW.COM–04/04/2011

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Preventing The Common Cold & A Looming Cure?

Two separate studies are bringing new hope that one day, perhaps even in the coming decade, humanity may defeat the common cold.

CBSDFW.COM–11/05/2010