U.S. Approves 1st Marijuana-Based Drug For SeizuresU.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law.
Free Skin Cancer Screenings Offered At Dallas Farmers MarketPeople lined up Friday at the Dallas Farmers Market for free skin cancer screenings. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S., and it's largely preventable.
Skyline Goes Purple For Alzheimer's AwarenessAlzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life.
Pulling Together: Cancer Research Helps Save LivesCBS 11 is 'Pulling Together' for a special event aimed at putting an end to kids' cancer. Julie and Dan Duncan are grateful for cancer research, because it helped save their child's life.
CDC Report: Suicide Rates Up More Than 25% Across The U.S.Suicide and suicide prevention have been on the minds of many in these days after the startling deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bordain. But according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week, suicide rates nationwide have been steadily increasing -- more than 25-percent since 1999.
Summit's Rock Climbing Wall Turns Your Exercise Routine VerticalAre you looking to shake up your exercise routine? At Summit, they're taking workouts vertical. 'Eat.See.Play' reporter Taryn Jones takes on the rock climbing wall. But with no ropes or harnesses, falling is half of the fun.
Study: Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip ChemotherapyMost women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient's risk.
Extreme Texas Heat Brings A Number Of Health RisksTemperatures are really starting to heat up here in North Texas. Everyone knew the end of May would be hot, but not this hot! The extreme hot weather brings a number of health risks for anyone moving around outside.
New Study Compares Effectiveness Of Sunscreen SPF RatingsThere has been a debate going on for years about sunscreen, and whether or not anything over SPF 50 really makes a difference. Now, a new study suggests that going higher leads to better protection.
Study: Facial Exercise Helps Make Faces Look YoungerA recent Northwestern University study found that a middle-aged woman looked up to three years younger after doing these exercise for a few months.
Allergy Sufferers Turning To Drop Under The Tongue For ReliefAllergy drops are not FDA approved but allergists can prescribe them "off-label." That means they're not covered by insurance.
Make-A-Wish Surprises Balch Springs Cancer PatientMake-A-Wish Surprises Balch Springs Cancer Patient
Fort Worth Magazine Names Top Doctors Of 2018The area's best physicians were honored as Fort Worth Magazine selected 2018's top doctors. There are 530 medical professionals on the list representing 51 specialties.
Warmer Weather Means Mosquito SeasonIt's that time of year again. The temperatures are getting warmer and more people are heading outside. But health officials have a warning for North Texans. It's also mosquito season.
Warmer Weather Means Mosquito SeasonIt's that time of year again. The temperatures are getting warmer and more people are heading outside. But health officials have a warning for North Texans. It's also mosquito season.
North Texas Water District Reponds To Quality ConcernsPlano city leaders are expected to get an update on Tuesday regarding the city's tap water. This comes less than a week after a famous environmental activist took to Facebook to express concerns with the water that North Texans were drinking.
Climate Change Could Negatively Impact Your Allergy WoesClimate Change Could Negatively Impact Your Allergy Woes
Keep The Tissue Handy: Pollen Arriving Early, Staying LateDoctors say keep the tissue handy as so-called ‘seasonal’ allergies now arrive early and stay late.
Skyline High School's Culinary Students Cook Up ChangeYou might think that school lunches are not the most craveable meals, but a group of students in Skyline High School's culinary arts program are cooking up lunches that are anything but boring.
Diagnosed With Cancer Twice, 13-Year-Old Continues Courageous FightKatie Thomson is one of so many, who have been diagnosed, and fought, only to be told the monster is back. Not once, but twice.
Kid Tested, Mother-Approved Experiment How Quickly Germs SpreadIt's been a particularly bad flu season. Last month, several schools including Gunter ISD and Bonham ISD closed for few days due to the high number of students and staff experiencing flu-like symptoms. CBS 11 News wanted to see how quickly germs spread in a school setting. We used a lotion called Glo Germ on pre-K kids from Kids "R" Kids Learning Academy in Keller. Glo Germ is used for disease prevention training purposes in medical and nursing schools. It is only visible under a special blue light. We let the kids play and tracked how fast the lotion spread on to others.
Doctors Remind That It's Not Too Late To Get The Flu ShotTwo more people in Dallas County have died from flu-related illnesses. That brings the total number to 69 flu-related deaths in Dallas County this season, and the season is not over yet.
Sorting Through Home Flu Remedies: What Works?CBS11 takes a close look at what home health remedies help alleviate flu symptoms.
Some People Adding Marijuana To Their Yoga RoutinePerhaps you've heard of 'goat yoga' and 'laughing yoga.' But now, in some states, you can do your yoga with a little marijuana. It's called 'ganja yoga.'

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