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FDA Clears Generic Rival To High-Priced EpiPenThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday cleared Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to start selling generic versions EpiPen and EpiPen Jr., years after the Israeli drugmaker requested it.
FDA Says Pet Owners Are Using Animals To Get OpioidsThe FDA has raised alarm about one way that people might access opioids to misuse and abuse. Some pet owners could be stealing pain medications which are intended for their furry friends.
Matthew McConaughey & Reese Witherspoon On Board For Cancer TelethonReese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Mahershala Ali and Keith Urban are among the stars joining the sixth Stand Up To Cancer telethon.
Focus On Nutrition As Students In The DISD Head Back To ClassFour days from now thousands of students in Dallas head back to school and preparations are already underway to make sure they're served healthy, tasty meals.
Fort Worth School Nurses Learning How To 'Stop The Bleed'Students in Fort Worth have a few more days to enjoy their summer vacation. But school nurses on Thursday will be attending class, learning how to 'Stop the Bleed.'
Texas Doc Among 3 Sharing $500,000 Prize For Work On Cancer TherapyTumors once considered untreatable have disappeared and people previously given months to live are surviving for decades thanks to new therapies emerging from the work of three scientists.
North Texan Says 'Goodbye' To Diabetes After Double TransplantAfter decades of finger pricks, insulin shots-- and some scary close calls-- Lori Fulps is getting a new lease on life.
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.