New parents with dogs and cats sometimes consider giving pets away when a baby arrives, but a new study finds keeping the furry family members in tow may boost a child’s health benefits.
They live on your skin, up your nose, in your gut — enough bacteria, fungi and other microbes that collected together could weigh, amazingly, a few pounds.
An antibiotic widely used for bronchitis and other common infections seems to increase chances for sudden deadly heart problems, a rare but surprising risk found in a 14-year study.
The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS.
Whooping cough seems to be making a comeback in several states, including Texas.
A confirmed case of the drug resistant staph infection called MRSA has forced action at Sparks Elementary School in Frisco.
Currently, black women make up 22-percent of the population in Dallas — yet, according to county health officials, the group accounts for 71-percent of all female HIV cases.
Only about 1 in 4 Americans with the AIDS virus have the infection under control with medications, federal health officials said Tuesday.
There are health concerns in the Keller ISD after an employee at Florence Elementary School was diagnosed with a MRSA infection.
The push to get pediatricians to stop prescribing antibiotics for the wrong illnesses is paying off a bit, a new government report found.
Tarrant County Medical director Dr. Sandra Parker says 7-year-old Kyle Lewis was diagnosed with an amoebic meningitis. He caught it swimming with last week in the Paluxy River at Dinosaur Valley State Park in Glen […]