Latest Health News

South Texas Border Patrol Facility Resumes Intake Of Migrants After Flu OutbreakThe primary Border Patrol facility for processing migrants in South Texas has resumed normal operations, less than 24 hours after the facility suspended intake operations after 32 people tested positive for the flu.
Austin Goes Green: Texas Senate Advances Medical Marijuana Expansion BillThe Texas Senate has unanimously advanced a bill to expand the list of medical conditions that can legally be treated by cannabis oil.
Appeals Court Hears Texas Planned Parenthood Funding CaseThe issue of if and how states can cut off Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood will once again be before a federal appeals court.
Measles Cases Continue To Climb In The US, Topping 800 So FarThis year's count of measles cases has already surpassed 800... and it's only May.
Walmart Set To Ban Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21 Years OldWalmart stores across the U.S. will soon ban tobacco product sales to anyone under 21 years of age.
Despite Measles Outbreak, Texas Child Vaccine Exemptions Continue To RiseThe number of people in Texas who chose to not immunize their children for non-medical reasons has jumped despite a record-breaking measles outbreak.
Prediabetes Puts Your Health At Risk, But Experts Say Reversing It Is "Very Doable"Millions of Americans have prediabetes, a condition in which blood sugar is high, but not high enough to be type 2 diabetes.
Walgreens Still Selling Cigarettes, But Will Hike Minimum Age For SalesWalgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales at its more than 9,500 stores nationwide.
CBS Poll: Support For Marijuana Legalization Hits New HighAccording to a news CBS News poll, sixty-five percent of Americans now think marijuana should be legal.
Ben & Jerry's Recalling Some Ice Cream That May Contain Tree NutsTwo Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors are being recalled because the products may contain tree nuts.
Nationwide Shortage of School Nurses May Be Putting Kids' Lives At RiskOnly three out of five schools across the country have full-time school nurses.
Texas Company Recalls Some Meat, Poultry, Salad Items Sent To StoresA Texas company has recalled more than 3,300 pounds of ready-to-eat meat, poultry and salad products amid concerns about possible listeria contamination.