Texas Department of State Health Services
Whooping cough seems to be making a comeback in several states, including Texas.
Newborns in Texas will soon be screened for another potentially fatal disease. The condition is called Severe Combined Immunodeficiency or SCID.
At least three Texans have fallen ill in a multi-state outbreak of salmonella poisoning. More than 90 people so far, in 19 states, have gotten sick, including ten that had to be hospitalized.
Signs bearing a skull and crossbones dot the banks of a reservoir and canal near this town on the U.S.-Mexico border, but the fishermen standing in the reeds nearby ignore them, casually reeling in fish that are contaminated with toxic chemicals and banned for human consumption.
Some pregnant women avert their eyes. Others shed tears or simply tune out the abortion doctors as they describe the fetus and offer them a chance to hear the heartbeat and view the image.
ENNIS (CBSDFW.COM) – The long tuberculosis scare in Ennis appears to be winding down. Ennis High School students who were kept out of class because of an either suspect or active diagnosis of tuberculosis are […]
The test results are in for about 270 kids and teachers at Denton High School who were tested for tuberculosis.
A Denton High School student who recently moved from Ennis has been hospitalized following complications that could be connected to Tuberculosis.
Parents in Ennis received a crash course in tuberculosis as state health officials tried to ease concerns about the spread of the disease Wednesday.
A state-ordered retesting of Ennis High School students for Tuberculosis has parents concerned the tests aren’t going far enough.
The Texas Department of State Health Services will send examiners back to Ennis High School Wednesday morning to complete a new round of tuberculosis skin exams to determine if more students have been exposed to the airborne illness.
A civil rights group on Wednesday sued Texas health officials over the sale and distribution of about 8,800 samples of baby blood to pharmaceutical companies and the military.