Texas Firefighters With Cancer Often Denied Workers' CompUnion leaders and state lawmakers say many Texas cities are denying workers' compensation to firefighters with cancer.
Dallas County Reports First West Nile Virus Death Of The YearThe first West Nile virus death of 2018 has been reported by the Dallas County Health and Human Services.
Pancreas-Kidney Transplant Ends 40 Years Of Insulin Shots For WomanLori Fulps is the first person to receive a simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant at Medical City Fort Worth.
Polio Returns To Venezuela 30 Years After Last Known Case, Report SaysA deadly and highly infectious disease that was thought to be eradicated has returned to Venezuela.
Genetic Sleuthing Bolsters Food Poisoning SearchesDisease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.
'Tick Explosion' May Be Coming This Summer, Expert WarnsThe director of the University of Rhode Island's tick-borne disease center warns that the U.S. is moving into the prime season for disease-carrying insects
Doctors Hunt For Hidden Cancers With Glowing DyesDyes are being tested to make cancer cells light up so doctors can cut them out and give patients a better shot at survival.
Diagnosed With Cancer Twice, 13-Year-Old Continues Courageous FightAt 13, nearly three years into her cancer fight, Katie girl has the heart, soul, and composure that far exceeds her years.
Bill Gates Gives Millions To Alzheimer's Research, Watering Seeds Of Hope In North TexasA cure can't come soon enough for Carol White of Dallas. She's already watched the disease take a devastating toll-- both parents were diagnosed with the disease.
11-Year-Old Sues Federal Government To Legalize Medical Marijuana; 'I’m Doing What I Consider Pretty Well - 866 Days Seizure Free'An 11-year-old girl from Rowlett is taking on the United States government by suing them over medical marijuana.
Experimental MS Treatment Offers Hope To PatientsA Dallas trial attorney with Multiple Sclerosis reactivates her law license after receiving a promising new treatment using her own stem cells.
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.
Child Born In Austin Area With Microcephaly Has Zika VirusAustin health officials say a child born in Travis County with microcephaly has the Zika virus.
Wednesday's Warriors: Ryan Mims UpdateIn this week's Wednesday's Warriors we check in on an old friend, who is still fighting a big fight.
Crowdsourcing Effort Takes Aim At Deadliest Breast CancersForget the pink ribbons. Spitting in a tube for science is what unites a growing group of breast cancer patients taking part in a unique project to advance treatment for the deadliest form of the disease.