Latest Health News

Prepared Salad Recall At Walmart, Whole Foods & Trader Joe'sPossibly contaminated corn is behind a slew of recalls involving prepared salads sold by major retailers including Walmart, Whole Foods and Trader Joe's.
22 Burger Chains Given "F" Over Antibiotics - Only 2 Get "A" RatingTwenty-two hamburger chains received "F" grades "for lacking any announced policy to source beef raised without the routine use of antibiotics."
Likely Bone Marrow Donor Match Found For 8-Year-Old With LeukemiaBennett Williams needs a bone marrow transplant for any hope of a cure, but first he needs a donor. The family said Thursday afternoon, they found a likely match.
Judge: 9-Year-Old Texas Girl Can Be Removed From Life SupportHeartbreaking news for a North Texas family fighting to save their 9-year-old daughter’s life.
Tests Find Toxic Metal In U.S. Retail Chain Stores' JewelryJewelry with the toxic metal cadmium is showing up on the shelves of national retailers including Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Papaya.
Rare Polio-Like Illness Arrives In North TexasNews of a polio-like illness popping up around the country has North Texas parents wondering if Acute Flaccid Myelitis or AFM, could strike here. It already has.
North Texas Children Among Those With Rare Polio-Like IllnessThere have been dozens of cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the U.S. this year, including three at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth.
EpiPen Shortage Keeping Some Kids Out Of SchoolThe U.S. is experiencing an EpiPen shortage and parents are scrambling because some schools won't let kids with allergies in the classroom if they don't have one.
FDA Expands Use Of Cervical Cancer Vaccine Up To Age 45U.S. regulators Friday expanded the use of Merck's cervical cancer vaccine to adults up to age 45.
Discoveries That Revolutionized Cancer Care Win Nobel PrizeJames Allison of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Tasuku Honjo learned how cancer puts the brakes our immune system.
Baylor Scott & White Health, Memorial Hermann Plan To MergeOfficials with Baylor Scott & White Health and Memorial Hermann Health System on Monday announced their respective boards have signed a letter of intent.
UT Arlington Looking To Become Health Research PowerAfter years of planning and construction, UT Arlington celebrated the opening of a new Science & Engineering Innovation & Research building on Friday.