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Elderly Driving: How To Talk To Your Loved Ones About Handing Over The KeysIt's often a touchy subject of when older drivers should hand over their keys. CBS News' Vladimir Duthiers reports.
North Texas School District Closed Rest Of Week; 20 Percent Staff & Students Out With FluKerens ISD, east of Corsicana in Navarro County, will be closed on Thursday and Friday, February 14-15, 2019 due to illnesses, the district said on its Facebook page Wednesday.
Medicare Patients Face Surging Costs For Some Life-Saving DrugsAnalysis revealed that Medicare Part D co-insurance costs for specialty-tier drugs are 12 percent higher in 2019 than they were in 2016.
Instagram Changes Rules On Self-Harm Postings After SuicideInstagram said it is banning graphic images of self-harm after objections were raised in Britain following the suicide of a teenaged girl.
U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Law Similar To Texas' HB2A divided Supreme Court has stopped Louisiana from enforcing new regulations on abortion clinics in that state.
4 Children Among 5 Confirmed Cases Of Measles In TexasIn just the last 48 hours health officials say five cases of measles have been confirmed in southern Texas.
North Texas Family Mourns 4-Year-Old Daughter Who Died Of Flu And PneumoniaThe patient was 4-year-old Ashanti Grinich from Garland.
Roller Coaster Temperatures Doing A Number On North Texas Allergy SufferersA North Texas allergy expert say we can thank the constant rise and drop in temperatures across North Texas lately for the ongoing and fierce allergies many people are suffering.
Flu Outbreak Easing At North Texas Middle School With Hundreds Of AbsencesAccording to Coppell ISD, 285 students were out sick on Wednesday. That's fewer than the number reporting flu-like symptoms earlier in the week.
Dallas County Health Department Names New DirectorDr. Philip Huang spent more than ten years as the Medical Director for the City of Austin's Health Department. 
Texas Health Resources Laying Off Hundreds Of WorkersTexas Health said it's taking a long-term view of its operations and continued service to the community.
Salmonella Discovered In General Mills Flour, Recall IssuedGeneral Mills says it discovered salmonella during a sampling of some unbleached flour, but has not received "any direct consumer reports of confirmed illnesses."