New Report Says There's No Proof Microplastics In Drinking Water Are HarmfulWhile they may be polluting our oceans, rivers and ice, one group says there's little evidence that microplastics in drinking water pose a health risk to humans.
World Health Organization Classifies "Burnout" An Official Medical DiagnosisAre you tired, mentally and emotionally worn out? Working too hard is now a recognized medical condition.
WHO Suggests Exercise, Not Vitamins To Help Prevent DementiaA new report by the World Health Organization says if you want to save your brain and prevent dementia you should focus on keeping the rest of your body well.
4 Children Among 5 Confirmed Cases Of Measles In TexasIn just the last 48 hours health officials say five cases of measles have been confirmed in southern Texas.
Sensor That Detects Antibiotics, Pesticides In Food Developed In North TexasDevices like one developed at the Department of Bioengineering at University of Texas in Dallas could help consumers determine how much antibiotic or pesticide is in their food supply.
Study: Bacon Linked To Causing CancerDelicious as bacon may be, the popular breakfast food has been linked to causing various types of cancer.
Coke Says It Supports WHO's Sugar GuidelinesCoke says it supports the World Health Organization's guidelines for limiting added sugar, as the company works on repairing its image in public health circles and reshaping its business.
Brazil & University Of Texas Reach Deal On Zika VaccineBrazil is signing an agreement with the University of Texas to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus.
All Eyes On Texas After Latest Reported Case Of Zika VirusNorth Texas and the world are paying attention after a person in Dallas County became infected with the Zika virus through sexual contact. It is the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in the United States.
The World Health Organization Declares End To Ebola EpidemicThe World Health Organization declared an end to the deadliest Ebola outbreak ever on Thursday after no new cases emerged in Liberia.
MD Anderson Study Looks At Meat Consumption & Kidney Cancer RiskAnother study suggests easing up on the steaks and pushing back from barbecued, grilled meat.
Processed Meat Linked To CancerWHO says ham, hot dogs and other processed meats can cause colon, stomach and other cancers.
Texas Lab Criticized Over Handling Of Monkeys For StudyA prestigious laboratory in Texas is under federal investigation after auditors issued a preliminary report saying it did not do enough to prevent the suffering of primates who were infected with a deadly virus for a study of the disease.
Fort Bliss Soldiers To Deploy For Ebola MissionAbout 75 soldiers from a West Texas Army post are being deployed to West Africa.
Ebola Patient Released From Atlanta HospitalAn Ebola patient who received treatment in Atlanta since early September was released, hospital officials said Monday.