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Dispose Of Your Rx Drugs At Saturday Drug “Take-Back” Events

Do you have any old or expired drugs in your medicine cabinet? This weekend you’ll have the chance to dispose of them safely. Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

09/27/2014

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Texas Professor Discovers A Pill To Heal Concussions

Despite advances in helmet designs and greater overall awareness, preventing concussions in football has proven elusive.

09/11/2014

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Mistakes With Your Medicine

Before you pop another pill from the pharmacy, stop and compare the description on the insert to the medication you’ve been given. This simple step could save your life!

01/30/2014

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North Texas Drug “Take-Back” Events This Weekend

Do you have any old or expired drugs in your medicine cabinet? This weekend you’ll have the chance to dispose of them safely. Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

CBSDFW.COM–10/25/2013

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Dallas Police Looking To Identify Pain Pill Thief

Video from the most recent heist posted on YouTube shows the suspect walk to the pharmacy counter and hand the clerk a note demanding hydrocodone and oxycodone.

08/15/2013

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Texas Lawmaker Leads Call For Rx Abuse Crackdown

Some lawmakers want to know why the federal government hasn’t done more to prosecute clinics illegally dispensing prescriptions for pain medication. Leading the charge is North Texas Congressman Michael Burgess, a licensed physician.

CBSDFW.COM–06/17/2013

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Doctor Discusses Weight, Sugars, Pill Colors

Dr. Crystal Foster talks about the latest medical headlines including a surprising link between weight and mortality, how sugars affect the brain, and the differences in pill colors.

01/03/2013

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Report: Some Dietary Supplements Illegally Labeled

Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended type of scientific evidence to back up their purported health claims, government investigators warn

10/03/2012

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Tylenol Caplets

Johnson and Johnson has recalled their Tylenol 8-Hour caplets that come in the fifty-count bottle.

10/19/2010

Safely Dispose Of Old Meds On Saturday

If you have any expired or leftover pills in your medicine cabinet, you can now get rid of them — safely. The Drug Enforcement Agency is joining with state and local law enforcement agencies for […]

09/24/2010