UT Scientists Make Progress On Anti-Alcoholism DrugUT Austin says scientists have successfully tested in animals a drug that, they say, may one day help block the withdrawal symptoms and cravings that incessantly coax people with alcoholism to drink.
Pennsylvania Girl, 1, Died From Elephant Tranquilizer AccidentA 1-year-old Pittsburgh-area girl's sudden death in August resulted from accidental exposure to carfentanil, an elephant tranquilizer sometimes mixed with heroin.
Texas Lawmakers To Debate Decriminalizing MarijuanaNext week, Texas lawmakers are expected to debate a bill that would decriminalize marijuana in the state.
Painted Man Tells Denton Police, 'I'm Allowed To Break The Law'A man who painted himself with black makeup was arrested Monday in Denton on intoxication and drug paraphernalia charges after he was reportedly running through traffic.
9 States To Vote Soon On Expanding Legal Access To MarijuanaFrom California to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote November 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana.
FDA Approves First Pill To Treat All Forms Of Hepatitis CFederal health officials have approved the first pill to treat all major forms of hepatitis C, the latest in a series of drug approvals that have reshaped treatment of the liver-destroying virus.
Center For Disease Control: Texan Dies After Eating Tainted CucumberOne person in Texas has died after eating a cucumber contaminated with salmonella, according to the Center for Disease Control.
FDA Approves New Type Of Heart Failure DrugPatients with chronic heart failure, a disabling, deadly disease that worsens as the heart gradually pumps less efficiently, are getting a much-needed new option with U.S. approval Wednesday of a novel drug.
Grieving Parents Giving Teens Life Or Death Warning About EcstasyAn impulsive decision at the Austin City Limits Music Festival cost the life of a college student from North Texas. Now, her parents are sharing a warning about drugs, to spare other families the same grief.
North Texas Police Say Users Cooking Up A Dangerous New HighPolice in Plano and other Collin County cities are seeing more and more cases of teenagers and young adults smoking ‘dabs.’ Dabs is a high concentration of marijuana that is considered dangerous.
AG: Texas Can Keep Execution Drug Source SecretThe Texas Attorney General says the state doesn't have to disclose where it gets its execution drugs.
Before Drug Sentencing Former Dallas Cowboy Sends Letter To CBS 11Former Dallas Cowboy Sam Hurd will find out his fate in federal court Wednesday. Hurd pled guilty to drug trafficking and now faces life in prison. Hurd has remained silent about the case until he wrote to the CBS 11 I-Team.
Texas Won't Switch Execution DrugThe nation's most active death penalty state will continue to use the same execution drug but won't say how it will replace its supply that expires this month, Texas prison officials said Thursday.
Cancer Drug Showing Promise For Melanoma PatientsThere’s a lot of optimism in the medical world this week for a cancer drug that is shrinking tumors and prolonging life.
Baxter Drug Fails To Slow Alzheimer's In Big Study Baxter International Inc. says that a blood product it was testing failed to slow mental decline or to preserve physical function in a major study of 390 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.