Biden Administration Reverses Trump Policy, Restores Transgender Health ProtectionsOn May 10 the Biden Administration announced that the U.S. will protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care.
Peloton Recalls Treadmills After Child Dies, 20 Others InjuredPeloton Interactive is recalling both its Tread+ and Tread treadmills following more than 70 incidents, including the death of one child and 29 others where users sustained injuries.
Officials With The CDC Say 1 In 4 Texans Are Now Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19Federal officials say one Texan in every four has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The CDC also said 37% of the state’s population had received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine.
Texas Health Officials Planning Next Steps In COVID Vaccine ProcessThose who operate COVID-19 vaccine hubs in North Texas are starting to notice changes -- demand for the vaccine is starting to drop, and the supply is going up.
Dallas Wings Partner With American Cancer Society To Shrink Health Equity GapApril is National Minority Cancer Awareness Month and the American Cancer Society says there is still significant work that needs to be done to close the health equity gap.
FDA To Propose Limits On Arsenic And Lead In Baby FoodThe Food and Drug Administration plans to propose limits on arsenic, lead and mercury in baby food.
North Texas At-Home And In-Person COVID Vaccination Events Canceled Because Of Johnson & Johnson 'Pause'Health organizations and municipalities across North Texas are canceling their COVID-19 vaccination events after federal recommendations that use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine be temporarily paused.
FDA Recommends 'Pause' For Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine To Review Blood Clot CasesThe Food and Drug Administration has recommended a "pause" in use of Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine to review blood clot cases.
North Texas Experts Say To Expect More Severe Spring Allergy Season Than UsualSpring allergy season in North Texas is here, and it may be more severe than in previous years.
COVID-19 Vaccination Sites In Tarrant County Getting A Boost From Temporary WorkersFront-line workers in Fort Worth are getting help at COVID-19 vaccination sites. More than 130 temporary employees have been added to 'increase efficiency' at two locations.
Researchers Seeing Rising Obesity Rates In Children During PandemicResearchers are finding yet another side effect of the pandemic: rising obesity rates in children.
Texas Businesswoman Transforms Young Cancer Patients Into SuperheroesA businesswoman who had created "brobes" — a robe to help her friend recover from breast cancer — is now expanding to help children recovering from cancer at Texas hospitals.
Texas Gov. Abbott Bans State Agencies From Requiring Vaccine PassportsOn April 6, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order prohibiting state agencies or political subdivisions from creating COVID-19 passports.
Suicide New Leading Cause Of Traumatic Death For Young Patients At One North Texas HospitalSuicide surpassed car wrecks and child abuse as the leading cause of traumatic death in 2020 at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth.
CDC: Nearly 29% Of All Texans Have Had At Least One Coronavirus Vaccine DoseOfficials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say nearly 29% of the population in Texas has received at least one dose of the vaccination for COVID-19.