Latest Health News

30-Year-Old Worker Dies From North Texas HeatThe person died on July 7 when the high was 96 degrees at DFW Airport.
CDC: Rate Of Pregnant Women Addicted To Opioids Skyrocketed In 15 YearsA new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sheds light on the devastating consequences opioid addiction can have on pregnant women.
Back-To-School Immunizations Clinic In Dallas This WeekendThe free clinic will be held on the first floor of the main DCHHS building located at 2377 N Stemmons Freeway in Dallas.
Advocates Condemn Psych Techniques Used To Keep Kids OnlineChildren's advocates want the American Psychological Association to condemn the tech industry's practice of using persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens.
Experts Question The Benefits Of Fluoride-Free ToothpasteDental health experts worry that more people are using toothpaste which skips the most important ingredient, fluoride, and leaves them at a greater risk of cavities.
Recent Test Found Asbestos In Some CrayonsParents buying school supplies might want to avoid Playskool crayons. The brand, sold at Dollar Tree, was found to have traces of asbestos.
New Mom's Health Failing, Until Nurses Put Baby On Her ChestA nurse at Medical City Dallas gave birth to a healthy baby in June. But, within minutes after the delivery, her friends and co-workers could tell that her life was in danger.
Dallas County Reports First 2 Heat-Related Deaths Of YearThe 70-year-old and 63-year-old patients lived in Dallas.
South Dallas Hospital Earns Trauma Center DesignationA Level III trauma center provides the equipment, specialized resources and a specially-trained trauma team to care for critically injured patients.
$10K Glasses Could Help Legally Blind North Texas Teen SeeA rare eye disease caused part of Shea Busby's retina to deteriorate. About a year and a half ago she became legally blind.
Car Manufacturers Seek Tech Solutions To Hot Car DeathsAccording to the National Safety Council, 37 children die each year as a result of being left in a hot car. Every death prompts talk about ways to prevent these tragedies.
USDA Issues Alert About Salads & Wraps Due To Parasite ConcernsFederal authorities have issued a public health alert about more than two dozen beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products due to possible parasite contamination.