Health | Life
Stephens Elementary fifth-grader petitions for student lunch advisory group
Ten-year-old Jaida Klimpel called Denton school cafeteria food "unnecessarily horrid" in an email to the school board president. She asked if the staff could make more homestyle meals and proposed a student advisory group. It turns out someone was listening.
Denton County reports two more flu deaths
Grant money expected to give new life to MHMR treatment home
'This is how we attack cancer': Annual event raises record amount for cancer research
The struggles and triumphs of 14 local cancer survivors were on full display at the You’re Beautiful! Luncheon and Style Show.
Opioids in Denton County: Advocates seek to break stigma of addiction as national crisis hits close to home
Patty Milam wants people to know opioid addiction doesn't discriminate between racial groups or social classes. It affects people all over Denton County, where local police grapple with drug trafficking and 29 people died from an opioid overdose in 2017.
UNT professor and cancer survivor will take on the runway at annual cancer benefit
To celebrate being cancer-free, University of North Texas professor Justin Watts will be walking as a model in the You’re Beautiful! Luncheon and Style Show on Friday, Jan. 26 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center.
Experts not sure why flu season is different
The nation is having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad flu season. Flu is widespread in 46 states, according to reports to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Women's health fair features Elizabeth Smart
A half-day health fair for women in Flower Mound features a keynote speech from Elizabeth Smart, who was kidnapped at age 14.
Free flu shots for children offered
First Refuge Ministries is offering free flu shots for children beginning Tuesday at their location at 1701 Broadway St. in Denton.