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.
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.
Heart Attack Prediction Tool Created By Dallas ResearchersResearchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have unveiled a web page designed to “calculate” a person’s risk level for heart attack or stroke.
New Precautions As Flu Cases Continue To ClimbExperts say vulnerable groups-- seniors, those with chronic health conditions, and the very young-- should take extra precautions, and it doesn't have to be complicated.
N. Texas Part Of New Push To Find Leukemia CureIf love could cure cancer, Ann Marie Herbst would never have gotten sick.
North Texas Firefighter Gives Gift Of Life, Even After DeathJustin Spieker died in 2013, but, thanks to organ donation, he has helped more than 150 people around the world.
Children's Cancer Fund Holds Annual GalaThe 29th annual Children's Cancer Fund Gala was held Friday, April 21 in Dallas and featured guests such as Dallas Cowboys' Troy Aikman and Dak Prescott.
Top 5 Things You Should Know About ProteinWhether you want to lose weight or build muscle, the answer always seems to be "eat more protein."
North Texas Invention To Help Doctors Fight CancerDoctors at UT Southwestern Medical Center are hopeful that a new technology they've developed will help surgeons remove cancerous tumors.
Study To Track Concussions In Young Athletes UnderwayThe national study launched in North Texas.
Locals React To Launch Of Youth-Athlete Concussion StudyLocals in Plano are reacting to a new Texas study that will be launching this week that will better track brain injuries in young athletes, and the results could impact how these types of injuries are treated nationwide.
Texas To Launch Massive Youth-Athlete Concussion StudyThis week, Texas will launch what state officials say is the nation's largest effort to track brain injuries among young athletes.
Hot Holiday Weekend Comes With WarningSunburn is uncomfortable; but, skin cancer kills.
North Texas Researchers Working On Alzheimer's CureAs the nation mourns the passing of legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt, experts say her very public battle with Alzheimer’s continues to raise awareness and therefore support for funding in the fight for a cure.
Wednesday's Warriors: Dr. Robert CollinsDr. Robert Collins of UT Southwestern Medical Center is working to cure the most deadly forms of leukemia, known as AML.