CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Texas Department of State Health Services

(credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Among States With Increased Cases Of Whooping Cough

Whooping cough seems to be making a comeback in several states, including Texas.

05/04/2012

File photograph of the feet of a newborn. (credit: Getty Images/Christopher Furlong)

New Immunodeficiency Test For Texas Newborns

Newborns in Texas will soon be screened for another potentially fatal disease. The condition is called Severe Combined Immunodeficiency or SCID.

05/03/2012

Tuna sushi. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Texans Among Those In Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak

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.

04/06/2012

Largemouth Bass

Anglers Flock To Contaminated Texas Reservoir

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.

03/03/2012

A doctor conducts an ultrasound scan. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Texas Abortion Law Sparks Anger, Resignation

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.

02/18/2012

Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Ennis Students With Positive TB Tests Back At School Monday

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 […]

10/14/2011

A doctor examines the x-rays of a tuberculosis (TB) patient. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Results Back For Denton High TB Tests

The test results are in for about 270 kids and teachers at Denton High School who were tested for tuberculosis.

10/13/2011

A doctor examines the x-rays of a tuberculosis (TB) patient. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Denton Transfer Student From Ennis Tests Positive For TB After Hospitalization

A Denton High School student who recently moved from Ennis has been hospitalized following complications that could be connected to Tuberculosis.

10/05/2011

A patient receives a tuberculosis shot. (credit: David Greedy/Getty Images)

Ennis Parents Told 128 Tuberculosis Tests Were Positive

Parents in Ennis received a crash course in tuberculosis as state health officials tried to ease concerns about the spread of the disease Wednesday.

09/28/2011

Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Parents Nervous Over TB Retesting At Ennis High School

A state-ordered retesting of Ennis High School students for Tuberculosis has parents concerned the tests aren’t going far enough.

09/21/2011

Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

State Health Services Returning To Ennis High School For More TB Tests

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.

CBSDFW.COM–09/20/2011

823703

State Sued Over Sale Of Blood Samples

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.

12/08/2010

more

previous