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Denton County reports 13th flu death for season
County health officials reported the 13th flu-related death in Denton County for the 2017-2018 influenza season.
Free eye screenings April 25
Errors spike Texas maternal mortality rate
Bob Moos: Medicare can help you find the right health care providers
How many times do we rely on the internet to answer life's little questions, such as which movies to see or where to go for dinner? So, why not use it to help settle some of the bigger questions, like which nursing homes, hospitals and doctors to turn to for our care?
Collateral damage: Denton, Dallas-area residents offer different perspectives of war on opioids
Federal guidelines to curb the number of opioid overdose deaths for people like Dallas-area resident Dane Frazier have taken effect. But people suffering from chronic pain feel they've been unfairly targeted.
Health groups honor Burgess
The National Association of Community Health Centers recently recognized U.S. Congressman Michael Burgess, R-Pilot Point, for his support of continued federal funding for regional health centers.
Ponder residents report rashes, headaches; town orders more water testing
Go Red luncheon brings in hefty sum
Sanger bicycle rally for vets with PTSD on May 19
The rally includes 25-mile, 50-mile and 100-mile routes on both road and gravel.
Kids First Pediatrics participating in grant-funded research to improve diagnoses
Kids First Pediatrics in Highland Village has joined a national collaborative with 31 other pediatric clinics working to reduce diagnostic errors.
Bob Moos: What every caregiver should know about Medicare
Pam Rainey: Local, national agencies help fight cancer
Attempts to curb health care costs falter
WASHINGTON -- It started as a bipartisan attempt to curb soaring health care premiums. But Congress' effort to stabilize the nation's insurance markets is faltering amid escalating demands by each party and erratic positions by President Donald Trump. Democrats want bigger federal subsidies for consumers under President Barack Obama's health care law while Republicans, still fighting that statute, aim to relax its coverage requirements and win abortion restrictions.