Health

New app helps Sherman elementary school with flu prevention


Blue Bell: Testing helps create safe treats post-2015 recall


Blue Bell issues cookie dough ice cream recall


Grayson County reports first West Nile Virus death


Blue Bell issues chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream recall


Grayson College treating three buildings for mold


Zika mosquito in Ardmore


Big Food's biggest trend? Crusading against Big Food


City of Denison breaks ground on new park


Grayson Co. reports first human West Nile case of 2016


Local mosquito control company shares how to stay safe during spraying


City of Van Alstyne to spray Monday night for mosquitoes


Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen


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


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CBS News Health Headlines

“I don’t think we’ve ever seen anything like this. Certainly not in modern times."
Tiny cameras recorded video of what babies saw each day, and the results were striking
Abortions would be banned after 20 weeks under bill lawmakers passed, adding to legislation on its way to Gov. Kasich that would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected
A new surgeon general's report warns of the dangers posed by e-cigarettes, especially when used by teenagers. Although they do not have the cancer-causing tar of traditional cigarettes, e-cigarettes contain nicotine, which can harm the developing brain. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.

WebMD Health News

6 out of 10 patients put furry or feathered friends at the top of their support list, study finds

Devices reduce blood flow to hair follicles

Devices reduce blood flow to hair follicles during chemotherapy treatments

Publix Pancake and Waffle Mixes Recalled

Study suggests that it might slow signaling among cells that deliver visual information to the brain

Small study suggests that Tai Chi could reduce symptoms, but a larger trial is needed

AP Top Health Stories

Ronald Bert Smith Jr. is seen in an undated picture released by the Alabama Department of CorrectionsAlabama used sedative midazolam in its lethal injection mix to execute 45-year-old Ronald Smith. Midazolam, a valium-like drug, has been used in executions in Ohio, Oklahoma, and Arizona that took longer than usual or were botched. The drug has also been used in executions in Florida.


By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - When parents have a history of depression, teens are at greater risk for developing the disorder themselves, and signs of being irritable, anxious and fearful may precede a first episode of depression, a recent study suggests. Other things, like low mood and disruptive behavior, don’t appear to come before the onset of major depression for teens with a family risk for the disease, the study also found. “Risk processes in our study of children at increased familial risk for depression look quite similar to what is found in the general population – poverty, recent stressors, early clinical symptoms in the child and the degree of familial risk for major depression all contributed to the likelihood that a child or teen would develop major depression in our study,” said lead study author Frances Rice of Cardiff University in Wales.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Government statistics significantly understate the number of children in the U.S. who were killed by unintentional gun discharges last year.
DALLAS (AP) — State officials have announced four more cases of Zika that are believed to have been transmitted in Texas, almost two weeks after announcing the first such case.
(Reuters) - Below are people mentioned as contenders for senior roles as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump works to form his administration before taking office on Jan. 20, according to Reuters sources and media reports. Trump has already named a number of people for other top jobs in his administration. SECRETARY OF STATE * Mitt Romney, 2012 Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts governor * Rudy Giuliani, Republican former mayor of New York City * Bob Corker, Republican U.S. ...