Texas Heath Agency Investigating Severe Lung Disease Among E-Cigarette UsersThe Texas Department of State Health Services said it was first notified of possible cases last week following similar reports in youth and young adults in other states.
Seafood In Some Texas Bays May Be Contaminated After Tanker AccidentHealth officials in Texas are advising people not to fish or eat seafood from parts of some Houston-area bays as cleanup continues following a tanker accident.
Hemp No Longer Classified As ‘Schedule 1’ Drug In TexasThe move comes after a similar decision through the farm bill of 2018 at the federal level.
Collin County Resident Diagnosed With Measles, Brings Texas Total To 11 In 2019The Collin County Health Department said an adult who recently traveled internationally has the virus.
Texas Confirms 10 Measles Cases For 2019The Texas Department of State Health Services is now reporting 10 measles cases in the state in 2019, one more than Texas saw all of last year.
Interactive Map Shows Life Expectancy Of Texans By Zip Code, Race, GenderUT Southwestern Medical Center scientists said they have calculated and mapped life expectancy by gender and race/ethnicity down to the ZIP code and county levels in Texas.
Funeral Homes, Medical Examiners Report Delays In Getting Texas Death CertificatesA week after Texas launched a new statewide reporting system to collect more detailed birth and death records, funeral directors, doctors and medical examiners offices reported long delays obtaining death certificates.
Garland Residents Concerned Neighborhood Location Impacting Their HealthGarland city leaders met with a group of residents Friday to discuss their concern in the number of cancer cases in the city.
2 Bats Test Positive For Rabies In Northeast DallasDallas Animal Service Officers are currently working to notify citizens who reside near these two locations of the rabies cases and ensure no human or pets were exposed to the rabid bats.
South Dallas Hospital Earns Trauma Center DesignationA Level III trauma center provides the equipment, specialized resources and a specially-trained trauma team to care for critically injured patients.
Person Loses Limbs, Dies In Texas After Infection From Bacteria In GulfSouth Texas health officials say a person died after becoming infected with bacteria while wade fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.
Texas Investigates 56 Cases Of People Sick From ParasiteTexas health officials are trying to determine whether 56 cases of people getting sick from the parasite Cyclospora are related.
Mosquito Season Returns With Zika ConcernsIt’s important to wear insect repellent and use screens on doors and windows to protect yourself and your loved ones from the Zika virus.
Frozen Chickens Distributed In Texas Recalled Due To Possible ContaminationThe recalled chicken was packaged whole in plastic bags and distributed in the Houston, Dallas and Austin areas.
Study Shows Texas Maternal Death Rate Numbers Were InflatedA study in 2016 claimed that pregnancy-related deaths in Texas had more than doubled in just two years. But a newer study offers different data that reduces the number by nearly two-thirds.