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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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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy calls America's opioid epidemic the health crisis of our generation. It causes more than 1,000 emergency room visits and kills 78 people every day. This week, Dr. Murthy is taking the unprecedented step of mailing letters to the 2.3 million prescribers in America. First on "CBS This Morning," Dr. Murthy shows how he wants clinicians to help in the fight.
Does your child need help getting in shape? A leading physicians group has some advice
Here are some tips for allergy sufferers who need these potential life-savers even as the price soars
It would help federal agencies and local hospital systems respond faster and more aggressively

WebMD Health News

International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

But shared risk factors, such as air pollution, might explain the connection, researchers say

Female heart disease patients under 50 were 4 times more likely than male peers to show effects, study found

Monitoring is essential, especially later in pregnancy, study suggests

Brazilian infant appeared outwardly fine at birth, but neurological troubles arose later

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:


In Iran, unique system allows payments for kidney donorsThe whirling hum of a dialysis machine could have been the soundtrack to the rest of Zahra Hajikarimi's life but for an unusual program in Iran that allows people to buy a kidney from a living donor. Iran's ...


EpiPen auto-injection epinephrine pens manufactured by Mylan NV pharmaceutical company are seen in WashingtonThe company, which did not lower the drug's list price, said it would reduce the patient cost of EpiPen through the use of a savings card, which will cover up to $300 of EpiPen 2-Pak. For patients previously paying the full list price, the card effectively reduces their out-of-pocket cost exposure by 50 percent, Mylan said. Clinton on Wednesday called on Mylan to voluntarily drop the price of EpiPen.


FILE - This Oct. 10, 2013, file photo, shows an EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Hendersonville, Texas. Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, said Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Mylan, in the face of heated criticism over price hikes for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, is bulking up programs that help patients pay for the drug.


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to the crowds outside Rideau Hall after the Cabinet's swearing-in ceremony in OttawaBy Andrea Hopkins OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was knocked off message as he marshaled his cabinet back to work this week, distracted by recent spending miscues involving top ministers in the first major wobble of his Liberal government. While Trudeau's popularity remains sky-high 10 months after being elected to a shock majority government, his inexperienced cabinet - much touted for its gender equality and racial diversity - may be his Achilles heel, under scrutiny for questionable expense claims and charges of entitlement. "These stories underline a potential vulnerability for the party, since they feed into the narrative of Liberal entitlement," said a senior Liberal party member who declined to be named because of the sensitivity of the situation.