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Result Of New Trial Finds The Drug Remdesivir Does Not Prevent COVID-19 DeathsA new study by the World Health Organization shows the COVID-19 treatment drug – known as remdesivir – does not prevent death among patients.
COVID-19 Pandemic Causing Rising Levels Of Food Insecurity Across The U.S.A new report found that food insecurity had doubled overall and tripled among families with children due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Johnson & Johnson Pauses COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Because Of 'Unexplained' Patient IllnessYet another COVID-19 vaccine trial has been paused. Johnson & Johnson put the brakes on their coronavirus vaccine study after a participant became ill.
Red River Showdown Will Kickoff Saturday In Dallas, But With Big ChangesAnother time-honored tradition is being impacted by COVID-19. The Red River Showdown between the University of Oklahoma and the University of Texas has been reimagined in the wake of the pandemic.
NFL's Crucial Catch Program Still Working To 'Intercept' Cancer By Early DetectionCrucial Catch is a partnership between the NFL and the American Cancer Society aimed at catching all cancers early by advocating and raising awareness about the importance of regular screenings.
Fresh Cut Fruit Sold At Texas Walmart & RaceTrac Locations Recalled For Possible Listeria ContaminationSome containers of Country Fresh fruit sold at retailers in Texas and eight other states is being voluntarily recalled due to a risk of listeria contamination.
Texas Family Sues Deputies For Excessive Force After Allegedly Breaking Jorge Gonzalez Zuniga's Neck, Then Leaving Him Alone For 21+ HoursThere's no question Jorge Gonzalez Zuniga had too much to drink on April 12, but exactly how his neck was broken while in the custody of the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office and why he didn't receive medical treatment for nearly 24 hours is being disputed.
Texas, 2 Other States Report New COVID-19 Case Decline As U.S. Hits Highest Daily Rate Since AugustOnly Texas and 2 other states in the U.S. are reporting a decline in new coronavirus cases compared to last week, as the country hit its highest daily rate of new cases in nearly 60 days.
Doctors Say Pandemic Shouldn't Keep Women From Getting Checked For Breast CancerRoutine mammograms are recommended after age 40, but if you find a lump, Dr. Robyn Young says a detailed diagnostic mammogram is required.
Texas Part Of Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Investigation Possibly Linked To Pet HedgehogsThirty-two people in 17 states, including Texas, have been infected with a strain of Salmonella and the CDC believes there's a link to contact with pet hedgehogs.
CDC Recommends Staying Put For Thanksgiving During Pandemic“We need to change the rules for this one year, maybe two years,” said Dr. David Winter, an internal medicine physician at Baylor Scott & White Health.
Doctors Want You To Get The Influenza Vaccine, Say It Might Be Your Most Important Flu Shot EverHealthcare workers across the country are stressing the importance of getting vaccinated for influenza this year, saying that it will not only help prevent the flu and save lives, but also reserve health resources needed to continue the COVID-19 fight.