Flu Vs. ColdWhat is the difference between a cold and the flu?
How Flu SpreadsPeople with flu can spread it to others up to about six feet away.
Flu PreventionThe CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.
People At High RiskSome people are more likely to get flu complications that can result in hospitalization and sometimes death.
Flu Symptoms & ComplicationsInfluenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death.
Diagnosing The FluFlu viruses usually cause the most illness during the colder months of the year.
CDC Warning: 'Say No To Raw Cookie Dough'Are cookies on the menu for your family this holiday season? Take note! Officials are warning people not to eat the raw cookie dough.
More U.S. Beef Recalled Because Of Salmonella FearsJBS Tolleson is now recalling more than 12 million pounds of raw beef that was shipped -- mostly to Kroger stores -- across the country.
Health Warnings Concern Families Heading Into ThanksgivingAs millions of Americans prepare for Thanksgiving on Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people to keep some things off the menu.
CDC Warns Not To Eat Romaine Lettuce Amid New E. Coli OutbreakThe advice applies to all types of romaine lettuce products including whole heads of romaine, hearts of romaine, and bags and boxes of pre-cut lettuce and salad mixes that contain romaine, including baby romaine, spring mix and Caesar salad.
Sensor That Detects Antibiotics, Pesticides In Food Developed In North TexasDevices like one developed at the Department of Bioengineering at University of Texas in Dallas could help consumers determine how much antibiotic or pesticide is in their food supply.
Child Death Toll Hits 7 In Viral Outbreak At Rehab CenterAnother child has died following a severe viral outbreak at a New Jersey rehabilitation center for "medically fragile children," bringing the death toll to seven, the facility said Wednesday.
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.
Raw Ground Beef Linked To Outbreak Of Salmonella InfectionsA new 16-state Salmonella outbreak that made 57 people sick was likely caused by raw ground beef.
Man With Blood-Covered Face Dies In Denton AlleywayNeighbors called police to report a man who had collapsed and died in the alleyway behind a house in the 3600 block of Camino Real.