Hospital Begins Testing Texas Babies For TB After Worker Diagnosed Health officials in Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital were exposed to a worker found to have the disease.
More Than 700 Infants Exposed To TB At Texas HospitalMore than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital have been exposed to tuberculosis by an employee infected with the disease, according to public health officials.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
New Rules Would Ensure Safety Of Infant FormulaThe rules announced Thursday are designed to make sure that formula manufacturers test their products for salmonella and other pathogens before they are distributed.
Vaccine Recommended For Expectant Mothers, As Whooping Cough Cases IncreaseHealth officials in Tarrant County said they've seen a record number of whooping cough cases and are urging people and businesses to take action.
Lactation Lounge Opens In Dallas DA's OfficeThe perfect Mother’s Day gift at the Dallas County District Attorney’s office meets a basic need: a lactation room for nursing moms.
2012 Was Worst Year For Whooping Cough Since 1955 The nation just suffered its worst year for whooping cough in nearly six decades, according to preliminary government figures.
Death Spurs Recall Of 220,000 Infant Travel BedsA children's safety equipment manufacturer has agreed to recall about 220,000 infant travel beds after reports of one infant's death and nine others entrapped or distressed while sleeping inside the portable tents.
Many Parents Confused By Changes In Children's MedicineChanges to children's cold medicine may confuse some parents. Doctors and the FDA are warning parents to read the labels on liquid acetaminophen, or Tylenol, to avoid giving children the wrong dose.