Senator John Cornyn Pushes For Action On 'Epidemic' Tied To Online E-Cig Sales To Teens U.S. Sen. John Cornyn was in Fort Worth pushing for action on what he called an epidemic tied to online sales of e-cigarettes to teenagers.
New CDC Numbers Show More Than 2,000 People Diagnosed With Vaping IllnessesNew numbers from the Centers for Disease Control show more than 2,000 people have been diagnosed with vaping illnesses.
Sounds Of Remembrance: Names Of 27K Children Abused In 2018 Read AloudFor 24+ hours straight, volunteers from around North Texas will read the names and ages of more than 27,000 children who were reported as abused in Dallas County in 2018.
Two More Bats Test Positive For Rabies In DallasResidents reported the bats to Dallas Animal Services (DAS) on Sept. 1 near the Dallas Arboretum and Oak Cliff.
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.
Denton Sprays for Mosquitoes Near Zika Patient's HomeThe City of Denton targeted the yards of 22 homes to spray where mosquitoes could breed after a resident returned from Puerto Rico with the Zika virus.
Heroin Deaths Spiking Across CountryHeroin is back with a vengeance, claiming more women than men.
Activists: FDA Policies Have Contributed To Rx Painkiller EpidemicAnti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration's top official to step down, saying the agency's policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.
The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To KnowThe recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.
Scientists: 'Helicopter Parenting' Leads To Overweight KidsScientist say parental fears could be making kids fat. For the first time, researchers say they can prove that ‘helicopter parenting’ – adults who micromanage their child’s every move -- is fueling the childhood obesity epidemic.
Tarrant County Confirms Sixth Flu-Related Death The Tarrant County Health Department confirmed a sixth flu-related death in the county Tuesday.
Doctors Told To Get Serious About Obesity Next time you go for a checkup, don't be surprised if your doctor gets on your case about your weight. The medical profession has issued new guidelines for fighting the nation's obesity epidemic.
CDC: 2011 Worst Year For U.S. Measles In 15 YearsLast year was the worst year for measles in the U.S. in 15 years, health officials said Thursday. There were 222 cases of measles, a large jump from the 60 or so seen in a typical year.