Health

Pilot Point spraying for mosquitoes after confirmed Zika case


More Grayson County test pools positive for West Nile virus


U.S. government won't reclassify marijuana, allows research


City of Ada keeps ambulances running


Medicare releases hospital ratings


Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus reported in Grayson County


Carter County Interim Sheriff Named


To spray or not to spray


TMC Medical Minutes: Gastric Bypass Surgery


Colder weather brings residential health hazards


Dentist gives back through gift of dental care


Denison toddler fights life-threatening disease


Unapproved device buys time for new pair of lungs


Cell phones believed to cause serious sleep problems


Local vet responds to viral "No Ice Water For Dogs" blog post


Warning signs and how to prevent a drowning


FDA prepping long-awaited plan to reduce salt


Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines


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CBS News Health Headlines

Price for life-saving EpiPens has gone up by nearly 500 percent since 2009, and former head of Turing Pharmaceuticals Martin Shkreli​ shares his take
Firefighter Pat Hardison suffered severe burns in 2001. One year ago, he took a chance that has changed his life
Mississippi firefighter Patrick Hardison's life changed in 2001 when the roof of a burning house collapsed on him. For 14 years, he battled pain, stares and a loss of hope -- until he got a face transplant in August of 2015. Dr. Jon LaPook spoke with Hardison about how his life has changed since then.
Several members of Congress are demanding to know why the price of EpiPens has skyrocketed by 500 percent. The devices deliver a life-saving injection for people with severe allergies. Vinita Nair spoke with a former pharmaceutical exec who faced similar criticism last year.

WebMD Health News

Prescription drug prices are skyrocketing in the United States due in large part to government regulations, a new analysis finds.

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The top ways of keeping your kids from getting sick are washing hands and getting those flu shots.

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If you're pregnant, can you color your hair? Get a flu shot? Have sex? Here's what the experts say about the top old wives' tales about pregnancy.

Study found disparities in diagnosis, treatment rates

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Images of the brains of Brazilian newborns and fetuses suggest the virus affects multiple sites

AP Top Health Stories

FILE - This March 28, 2012 file photo shows Janis Haddon,of Atlanta, holding a glove with a message outside the Supreme Court in Washington as the court concluded three days of hearing arguments on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. America’s health care system is unsustainable. It’s not one problem, but three combined: high cost, uneven quality and millions uninsured. Major changes will keep coming. Every family will be affected. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)The issue:


A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in MacclesfieldPharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said it had agreed to sell its small molecule antibiotics business to Pfizer in a deal that could reach more than $1.5 billion. The portfolio includes approved antibiotics Merrem, Zinforo and Zavicefta, and ATM-AVI and CXL, which are in clinical development, it said. Pfizer will pay $550 million upon completion and a further unconditional $175 million in January 2019, AstraZeneca said, plus up to $250 million in milestones, up to $600 million in sales-related payments and recurring, double-digit royalties on future sales of Zavicefta and ATM-AVI in certain markets.


People stand by a road following a quake in AmatriceBy Steve Scherer ACCUMOLI, Italy (Reuters) - A strong earthquake brought down buildings in mountainous central Italy early on Wednesday, trapping residents and sending others fleeing into the streets, with at least 10 people believed killed. The worst affected towns were believed to be Accumoli, Amatrice, Posta and Arquata del Tronto. Two bodies were removed from the debris in the small town of Amatrice.


FILE- In this May 3, 2011, file photo, beef and dairy cows graze on a farm in Thompson, Conn. Connecticut officials are joining other states in educating local farmers about how to mitigate public health risks as more people visit their farms. State and federal officials are holding a conference Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in Hartford, Conn. to discuss topics ranging from preventing E. coli outbreaks to safely preparing food on the farm. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With the growth of agritourism and more people visiting local farms, Connecticut officials are joining other states in educating farmers about how to mitigate health risks for their new visitors.


Zion Harvey, center, who received a double hand transplant in July 2015, shakes hands with a health care worker as his mother Pattie Ray, left, smiles during a news conference, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in Philadelphia. Zion Harvey talked about his progress since receiving a double hand transplant in July 2015, becoming the youngest hand transplant patient in the U.S., and now the boy from the Baltimore suburb of Owings Mills, Md., can throw a ball, zip his clothes and write in his journal. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It's been just over a year since 9-year-old Zion Harvey received a double-hand transplant, and he said Tuesday what he really wants to do is play football.