Health Officials Urge Teens, 'Stop Vaping' After Spike In Severe Lung Illness CasesHealth officials are warning teens and young adults to stop vaping after a growing number of severe lung illness cases likely related to vaping have emerged.
3 Teens Treated For Vape-Related Lung Issues In HoustonHouston health officials say three teenagers have been hospitalized with serious lung illnesses following electronic cigarette use and vaping.
First-Of-Its-Kind Life Skills Autism Academy Opening In PlanoThe staff will work with children as young as 18 months old, and provide them with one-on-one treatment designed to help them thrive.
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.
US Measles Cases Hit Highest Mark In 25 YearsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 695 cases had been reported in 22 states this year as of Wednesday afternoon.
Collin County Resident Diagnosed With Measles, Brings Texas Total To 11 In 2019The Collin County Health Department said an adult who recently traveled internationally has the virus.
Pool Safety Concerns Don't Disappear In WinterThe reality is grim: Water is a big danger for little kids. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year about 800 children drown.
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.
Person Loses Limbs, Dies In Texas After Infection From Bacteria In GulfSouth Texas health officials say a person died after becoming infected with bacteria while wade fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.
CDC Report: Suicide Rates Up More Than 25% Across The U.S.According to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide rates nationwide have been steadily increasing -- more than 25-percent since 1999.
Texas Now Among States Reporting E Coli Illness Linked To Romaine LettuceThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its numbers on the outbreak Wednesday, revealing that 149 people in 29 states had gotten sick.
Restaurants Try To Calm Customers, Say Their Romaine Is SafeAt many restaurants across the country, romaine is still on the menu. Both family-run operations and big chains say they've checked with suppliers and are confident their romaine comes from places that aren't affected by E. coli.
Genetic Sleuthing Bolsters Food Poisoning SearchesDisease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.
Police: Missing CDC Worker's Body Recovered In Atlanta RiverThe body of an employee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who was reported missing more than six weeks ago has been found in an Atlanta river, police said Thursday.
US Flu Season Still Worsening; Now As Bad As 2009 Swine FluThe flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago.