U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an “urgent public health crisis” and says first responders should carry with them drugs to reverse the effects of an overdose.
County Health Director Zach Thompson says the 49-year-old man has recovered from the disease seen most often in children.
Mosquitoes infected with the West Nile Virus have been found in an area of Dallas County. As a result, the City of Dallas is preparing to perform two nights of ground spraying in the area where the pool was found, in southwest Dallas.
Two other drugs may now also be linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak. It has prompted a voluntary drug recall that could rival the Tylenol recall from the early 1980s.
Thursday afternoon officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services confirmed the 12th human West Nile Virus infection. Health workers would only say that the case is from Dallas’ 75216 zip code.
The tuberculosis scare in the Ennis ISD has some North Texas parents and school districts concerned about school football teams taking the field against players from Ennis.
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The extreme heat is being blamed for the deaths of two people in Dallas County. Zach Thompson with the Dallas Health and Human Services says two men, ages 43 and 50, were […]