Zika Concerns May Prompt Dallas To Begin Mosquito Spraying EarlyThe city of Dallas is looking to start is mosquito abatement program by March 1st instead of waiting until mosquito season official starts in April.
Heroin Use Reaching Epidemic Levels Across North TexasU.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.
Dallas County Health Tracking Rare Adult Measles Case County Health Director Zach Thompson says the 49-year-old man has recovered from the disease seen most often in children.
2 Nights Of West Nile Ground Spraying In Dallas CountyMosquitoes 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.
Drug Recall Could Rival 1980s Tylenol ScareTwo 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.
Health Director Warns Of More Human West Nile CasesThursday 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.
No Tuberculosis Concerns For School Football GamesThe 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.
Two Dallas County Men Dead Due To Heat