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North Texan Got Sick From Growing Problem -- Mold Inside College Dorm: 'I Thought I Was Literally Losing My Mind'A CBS 11 I-Team investigation found 47 cases of mold discovered at Texas colleges in the past year and a half that were bad enough to warrant reporting to the state.
Texas Heath Agency Investigating Severe Lung Disease Among E-Cigarette UsersThe Texas Department of State Health Services said it was first notified of possible cases last week following similar reports in youth and young adults in other states.
Dallas County Working To Make Getting Childhood Vaccinations More ConvenientLooking to avoid those last-minute, long lines at health department headquarters, the department is hosting immunization clinics in the Dallas community.
Carter BloodCare Calls Blood Shortage 'Grave' In North Texas"We are urgently calling on the community to please help avoid this crisis by donating."
Report Finds Potentially Deadly Bacteria In Pre-Washed GreensA new report out Friday reveals some leafy greens recently sold at supermarkets were contaminated with a potentially deadly bacteria.
North Texas Child Battling Brain Cancer Arrives Home To Hero's WelcomePeople in Cleburne have come together by the hundreds to support a 10-year-old boy fighting against brain cancer.
Textured Breast Implants Recalled After Links To Rare CancerA major producer of breast implants is stopping the sale and distribution of its textured implants amid growing links to a rare and deadly cancer.
Study Finds Colon Cancer Rates Rising For Patients Under 50A new study finds cases of colon cancer for people younger than 50 has gone up over the past decade.
New Guidelines Focus On Improving Surgery Decisions For Older PatientsThere's a move going on across the country to improve surgical care for older Americans, who increasingly are undergoing complex operations despite facing higher risks than younger patients.
Texas Woman So Thrilled She's Cancer-Free, Breaks Celebration Bell At HospitalDarla Jaye was so excited about the good news, she broke the bell while she was ringing it with much force at a Houston hospital Monday.
Records Show Drugmakers Increased Opioid Shipments As Crisis GrewNewly released data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated.
From Backflips To Barely Walking: A Plano Gymnast's Road To RecoveryIn just a matter of weeks, a Plano gymnast went from backflips and handstands to barely walking due to a common spinal disorder in child athletes.