Dallas-Fort Worth Sees 50 Percent Uptick In Head Lice InfestationsThough not life-threatening, lice are highly contagious and have built a resistance to over-the-counter remedies.
Nearly Two-Dozen Mumps Cases At One Texas High SchoolThere have been 23 confirmed cases and nine suspected cases of the mumps at Cedar Hill High School. And all of the infected students and staff members have come down with the disease since February 9th.
Tenants Possibly Got Rare Eye Infection From Community PoolFirst, two tenants at a Bedford apartment complex develop a rare eye infection. Now, doctors want others to be on the lookout for more people with the illness, because it likely came from a communal swimming pool.
After Positive Test, Irving ISD School Holding TB Meeting MacArthur High School is the second high school in Irving where a student has tested for positive for tuberculosis since the start of the 2013 school year.
Whooping Cough Continues Spreading Across North TexasA whooping cough epidemic continues to spread across North Texas. New cases have been reported in Parker and Wise counties.
Tarrant County Confirms Another Measles CaseAnother measles case has been confirmed in Tarrant County, as of Monday afternoon -- and like the previous 15 diagnosed cases, the latest one is linked to a North Texas mega church.
9 New Cases Of Measles Reported In 2 North Texas CountiesOfficials with Tarrant County Public Health confirmed Wednesday afternoon that there are four new cases of measles in the county. And just to the north In Denton County there are five new cases.
More Texas Children Getting Sick With Whooping CoughAt the moment, the only sounds coming from 4-month-old Mason Shepherd are the typical gurgles of a contented baby. But, earlier this summer a horrible cough had his parents worried and thinking the worst.
North Texas County Investigating 2 Cases Of MeaslesThe disease more common in developing countries than in the U.S. has been making spotty appearances across North Texas. Now Tarrant County Public Health confirms they are investigating two cases of measles.
CDC: Whooping Cough Cases May Be Most In 5 Decades Health officials say the nation is on track to have the worst year for whooping cough in more than five decades. Nearly 18,000 cases, including more than 500 in Texas, have been reported so far — more than twice the number seen at this point last year.
New Round Of TB Testing In North Texas School DistrictFollow-up testing for tuberculosis begins Monday in the Ennis school district.
Tuberculosis Testing Underway In The Denton ISDTuberculosis testing started Tuesday for some 200 students in the Denton Independent School District. A student, who transferred from Ennis High School, tested positive For TB and had to be hospitalized last week.