We all know by now that Berkeley, California, became the first city in the United States to pass a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages – soda, sweetened teas, sugary juices and energy drinks.
Many people know that sunlight is one of the best sources of vitamin D, but it can be difficult to get enough from sunshine alone during the winter months. This is especially true for those living in the northern United ...
A seeming wave of several high-profile deaths has been sobering for many readers.
Children who display anger, verbal agression and reoccurring temper tantrums are often labeled as children with behavioral issues, lacking in discipline or simply bad children. But a fairly new diagnosis, appearing for the first time in the DSM-5 published in ...
Two major national recalls of natural food products have been issued recently due to possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.
Healthy lifestyles are learned at a young age.
The Belo Mansion Pavilion was filled with women in elegant hats the morning of April 16 for the ninth annual Texas Health Resources Live It Up! Health & Wellness Tea.
Fresh from Texas of San Antonio is voluntarily recalling multiple products containing sliced red apples, which are identified on the Food and Drug Administration website, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes,
UT Southwestern Medical Center urologists are the first in North Texas to perform a new FDA-approved, minimally invasive procedure that shrinks an enlarged prostate gland using steam.
On April 1, the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health launched the annual observance of National Minority Health Month.
About 1 in 12 people have asthma and the numbers are increasing every year – that’s 25 million people.
Stafon Harris-Jackson, creator of the CNJ Cancer Foundation, has known an excess of illness, pain and loss in her 47 years.
For a good portion of Americans, life insurance is a critical component of financial planning. However, in recent months, many seniors have been hit with an unwelcome surprise as several insurers are raising the premiums on their life insurance policies.
Dallas County Health and Human Services hosted a Zika virus outbreak tabletop exercise for Dallas County municipalities, emergency managers and other response partners on Wednesday. DCHHS officials demonstrated and tested several capabilities necessary to respond to an outbreak. Attendees were ...
In Dallas County, an estimated 19,000 people are living with HIV/AIDS, which represents a 39 percent increase over the past eight years. New cases of HIV/AIDS are being seen in the 13- to 18-year age-group, accounting for 3.9 percent of ...