U.S. Officials Worry Rare Polio-Like Illness May Grow More CommonLast year in the U.S. there were 228 cases -- several in Texas -- of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, and officials fear the rare and sometimes deadly paralyzing illness may grow more common.
Medical City Children’s Hospital Opens New Pediatric Cancer UnitMedical City Children’s Hospital has opened a new pediatric cancer unit dedicated to providing treatment for infants, children, adolescents and young adults with all types of pediatric cancer and blood disorders.
Health Officials: If You Shopped At Kroger In Prosper, 'Monitor Yourself For Measles' Symptoms'Collin County Health Care Services has issued a health alert after a second confirmed case of measles there. 
North Texas School District Closes For 2 Days Due To Flu Outbreak Among Students, StaffChico ISD in Wise County will be taking Thursday and Friday to disinfect buildings following an outbreak of an illness.
Denton County Public Health Confirms One Measles CaseDenton County Public Health (DCPH) has confirmed one measles case in Denton County. DCPH is identifying and contacting individuals who may have been exposed. At this time, this case has not been linked to any other measles cases. 
Plano Police K9 Passes Away After 'Long Illness'A beloved Plano police K9 has passed away after battling what the department calls a "long illness."
When Is Flu Season?While seasonal influenza viruses can be detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter.
Physicians See Spike In Patients With Virus Lasting A Month Or MoreFor those of you battling what seems like a chronic cough for maybe a month or more, you aren't alone.
Flu Vs. ColdWhat is the difference between a cold and the flu?
How Flu SpreadsPeople with flu can spread it to others up to about six feet away.
Flu PreventionThe CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.