Cookie Monster, Elmo, Other Sesame Street Muppets Helping Kids Stay Safe During COVID-19The Muppets on Sesame Street are social distancing, but taking time to hit the block and do their part to help keep kids safe during the coronavirus pandemic.
Albertsons, Kroger, Tom Thumb And Walmart Adding Sneeze Guards At Checkout LanesAlbertsons, Kroger, Tom Thumb and Walmart are all installing sneeze guards at checkout lanes and customer service counters to help protect customers and their employees from the spread of the coronavirus.
Feel Extra Sneezy Today? Mountain Cedar Pollen Count At Highest Level This SeasonTuesday’s mountain cedar pollen count is the highest we’ve seen so far this season in North Texas.
Achoo! New Record For Mountain Cedar Pollen In North TexasThe Mountain Cedar pollen for was in the high category at 589 parts per cubic meter. That is the highest daily count ever recorded in October and one of the highest this early in the year.
Research Shows Link Between Allergy Season & DepressionResearch has shown that there is about a 50 percent increase in the risk for depression in a person suffering from allergies. If you've been to an allergist, that about triples the likelihood of depression.
Keep The Tissue Handy: Pollen Arriving Early, Staying LateJust when you thought we could stop talking about the flu-- the sniffling, sneezing misery for many continues.
ER Nurse In Viral Video: 'Wash Your Stinking Hands'A Florida nurse's Facebook rant about the "cesspool of funky flu" in emergency room waiting areas is getting a lot of attention.
Mild Winter + Wet Weather = Brutal Allergy SeasonYou can thank the mild winter and wet weather for what medical expert say will be a brutal allergy season.
Seasonal Allergies Bringing Year-Round Misery To North TexansSome experts blame global warming for extending the blooming season and that makes allergies linger as well.
Researchers Using Your Genetic Makeup To Protect You Against AllergiesWe may be only a month or so into the start of winter, but in addition to the cold it's also the beginning of allergy season. To help sufferers, researchers are looking into ways to help your genetic makeup protect you against allergies.
South Texas Girl Sneezes 12,000 Times A DayKatelyn Thornley,12, started sneezing incessantly about a month ago – and hasn’t stopped.
Schools Teaching Students To Fight Back Against GermsWith flu season right around the corner, North Texas schools are teaching students to fight back against germs. But some researchers say one weapon – hand sanitizer – may not be as powerful as many people think.
North Texas Pediatricians On Look Out For Rare Respiratory VirusNorth Texas doctors say it’s just a matter of time before a virus sweeping the Midwest makes it way here. The rare respiratory virus is called “enterovirus 68” and it mimics a summer cold.
Get Out Tissue, 2014 Texas Allergy Season Worse Than MostEach year the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) puts out a list of the “100 Most Challenging Places to Live With Allergies.” Usually the Dallas area is ranked about a quarter of the way down – this year Dallas is number 7!
Dallas Doc: Don't Feel Well? Stay Away From OfficeWe’ve all been there. The uncomfortable cringe and surreptitious search for hand sanitizer as an obviously ill coworker hacks, coughs, and sneezes. While the goal may have been ‘dedicated martyr’, the reality more closely resembles Typhoid Mary.