Health

Texoma Health Foundation teams up to launch 'Okay to Say' initiative


AP-NORC Poll: Americans of all stripes say fix health care


The good, bad and unknown about marijuana's health effects


Flu death reported in Johnston County


FDA denies bid to drop some warnings from tobacco pouches


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


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CBS News Health Headlines

A new report provides the first national estimate of U.S. men who have genital infections caused by the sexually transmitted virus
The agency is warning pet owners to take the following precautions to prevent their pets from accidentally ingesting the topical medication
The former president is fighting pneumonia, and he also suffers from a rare syndrome called parkinsonism
Common questions answered about the former president's health

WebMD Health News

Three-Parent Baby Born to Infertile Couple

Study can't prove cause and effect, but raises questions about beef, pork, lamb cooked at high temps

Cells of elderly sedentary women look much older than their actual age, study finds

Agency recommends 2-3 servings of 'best choices' weekly

20 minutes on a treadmill linked to drop in immune cells tied to inflammation, study finds

AP Top Health Stories

Germany's lower house of parliament on Thursday passed a law that legalizes the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes for people who are chronically ill. "Those who are severely ill need to get the best possible treatment and that includes health insurance funds paying for cannabis as a medicine for those who are chronically ill if they can't be effectively treated any other way," said Health Minister Hermann Groehe. Until now patients had only been able to get access to cannabis for medicinal purposes with special authorization which had made it complicated, but now they will be able to get a prescription from their doctors and a refund for it from their health insurance fund, she said.

A woman is battered by a wave as he walks along the seafront in New Brighton, northern EnglandBy Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Sea levels could rise by a greater-than-expected six meters (20 ft) over many centuries even if governments cap global warming around current levels, scientists said on Thursday, based on clues from an ancient warm period. Sea levels have risen by about 20 cms (8 inches) in the past 100 years, with a thaw of ice from Greenland to Antarctica spilling water into the oceans. Many studies have assumed that rising temperatures are a condition for a much faster melt.


FILE PHOTO - Former President George H.W. Bush, and former first lady, Barbara Bush, attend the Texas A&M University commencement ceremony in College StationFormer U.S. president George H.W. Bush remains in stable condition with pneumonia in the intensive care unit of a Houston hospital and his wife, Barbara Bush, is making progress for treatment of bronchitis at the same hospital, a spokesman said on Thursday. Family spokesman Jim McGrath said in a statement that Bush's doctors were determining whether his breathing tube can be removed and that he had a good night's rest. George Bush, who at 92 is the nation's oldest living ex-president, has been at Houston Methodist Hospital since Saturday after experiencing shortness of breath, McGrath has said.


FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015 file photo, a player holds a selection of playing cards, during a game, in Coventry. Bridge players who want the card game recognized as a sport have lost their latest legal bid in Britain. The Court of Appeal in London on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 upheld an October 2015 ruling backing Sport England’s refusal to put bridge in the same category as badminton, billiards and ballroom dancing. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP, File)LONDON (AP) — Bridge players who want the card game recognized as a sport have lost their latest legal bid in Britain.


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Researchers say the number of abortions performed throughout Texas dropped after a 2013 law forced the closure of clinics in all but the largest cities, and the decline was steeper the farther a woman lived from a remaining clinic.