U.S. Flu Season Off To Early Start, But Too Soon To Tell How Bad It'll BeThis year's flu season started picking up last month. Health officials stated that the flu vaccine seems well matched to the viruses that are making people sick.
'I Was Deathly Ill For A Day' Toxic Harvey Floodwaters Infect VolunteersSome volunteer rescuers returning to North Texas from the Houston-area hard hit by Hurricane Harvey paid a price for their service -- skin infections, severe cuts, fevers, diarrhea and nausea.
Father Of University Of Texas Stabbing Victim DiesThe family of University of Texas stabbing victim Harrison Brown has suffered another loss.
Turning Ecstasy Into Potential Treatment For PTSD?If researchers have their way, the illegal, highly addictive party drug known as Ecstasy could become a treatment option for PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder.
Effort To Curb Antibiotic Overuse Amid Flu & Cold SeasonIt's cold season, and the miserable continue to trudge in seeking antibiotics. But, doctors overprescribe antibiotics for respiratory infections even though most are caused by viruses that drugs cannot help.
TX Sen. Cornyn Defends Position On 9/11 First Responders' BenefitsTexas Senator John Cornyn on Monday responded to a question about what message Congress is sending to the September 11, 2001 First Responders by allowing their medical benefits to expire.
Time For Flu Vaccine, Updated After Misery Of Last WinterIt's flu-shot season, and health officials expect to be able to avoid a repeat of last winter's misery, when the vaccine wasn't a good match for a nasty surprise strain.
Mumps Spreading Through Suddenly Sick NHLThe NHL is facing an unusual outbreak of the mumps. So far, about a dozen players on four teams have been diagnosed with the illness that usually strikes children.
Denton Woman In Coma Dies From H1N1A Denton woman that was in a medically induced coma for over a month, diagnosed with H1N1, died Friday night.
Chicken Plant Closes Again After Cockroach Cleanup A California chicken farm that reopened over the weekend after it was shut because of a cockroach infestation says it's "voluntarily and temporarily" suspending operations again.
Urgent Care Clinics Run Out Of VaccinesMore people are packing into urgent care clinics, seeking a vaccine, as hospitals overflow with flu-concerned patients.
Doctors Battling North Texas Whooping Cough OutbreakTarrant and Dallas Counties are wrestling with a major outbreak of whooping cough. Dallas County has nearly 330 cases reported so far this year. The numbers in Tarrant County are even higher -- at close to 600.