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North Texas Child Helps Sick Kids After Battling Cancer HerselfShe collected toys for young patients at local hospitals at Christmas. Her foundation, Sadie's Sleigh, has done this every year for three years.
Staying Cool & Safe During Dangerous North Texas HeatDangerous heat is in the North Texas weather forecast this week. In fact, this will be the hottest week that the DFW area has seen in the last two years.
5-Year-Old Boy Died From Cancer, But Prepared His Own ObituaryIn his obituary, 5-year-old Garrett Matthias expressed his love for Batman and Thor and his family. He hated pants and needles and his illness. He lost his battle with cancer on Friday.
'Do Not Eat This Cereal': CDC Links Honey Smacks, SalmonellaThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg's cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak.
Plastic Straw Bans Upsetting People With DisabilitiesPeople with disabilities fear that growing efforts to ban plastic straws will limit accessibility at restaurants, on airplanes and at other service establishments.
Michigan Says Autism & Arthritis Now Treatable By Medical MarijuanaMichigan has added several medical conditions to the state's list of ailments which qualify for a medical marijuana prescription. The list now includes arthritis, autism, chronic pain and more.
Tips For Staying Safe While Hiking In The Texas HeatThere's nothing like a walk in the great outdoors to clear your head. But, in the Texas heat, hiking can be very dangerous. There are some tips that you can follow to stay safe.
Pfizer Reorganizes To Handle Aging Consumers And PatentsPfizer, facing an aging population and shifting risks from the loss of patents, is reshaping the company into three businesses.
Dallas County Reports First Human Case Of West Nile Virus In 2018Dallas County Health and Human Services said the patient lives in the 75061 zip code in Irving.
Woman Lives With Tube Protruding From Her BackIt all started in June, when Amy Boykin was diagnosed with a kidney stone.
Studies Find Babies Eating Solid Food Too Early & Overusing PouchesA pair of new studies on infant health have found that many babies in the U.S. are being given solid food too early, and one type of snack may be delaying their development.
Poll Finds More Americans Would Rather Have Son Than DaughterIf you could only have one child, would you rather it be a boy or a girl? More Americans would rather have a son than a daughter, according to a new poll.