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.
Cities across North Texas are taking strong measures to try to stop the spread of the flu. In fact, some hospitals are asking people to leave their children at home when they visit patients.
In North Texas, everything from bugs to bad allergies is often blamed on our typically mild winters. So, after two days of bitter cold, will the arctic blast at least kill off a few bugs?
Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into remission, hopefully for good, in an American baby born with the AIDS virus — a medical first that is prompting a new look at how hard and fast such cases should be treated.
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.
Dr. Crystal Foster talks about the physical effects of bullying, infections that are resistant to antibiotics, and ways to prevent fall allergies.
Federal health authorities say more than 275 people in seven states, including Texas, have now been sickened with an unidentified stomach bug.
The number of North Texans sick with cyclospora, a rare infection spread through raw fruits and vegetables, is growing.
Health officials are reporting an alarming increase in some dangerous superbugs at U.S. hospitals. These superbugs from a common germ family have become extremely resistant to treatment with antibiotics.
Ear infections in children are so common that Baylor pediatrician Dr. Marjorie Milici lightheartedly calls them the “bread and butter of pediatrics.”
They’re not on the level of hand-washing and flu vaccinations, but there are some foods that can boost your immunity to help you fight the flu.
Medical officials have a health warning for Texans hunting feral hogs. According to the CDC, feral hogs can expose hunters to a bacterial illness called brucellosis.