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Medical City Denton now Level II trauma center
The Texas Department of State Health Services has designated Medical City Denton a Level II Trauma Center, the second-highest trauma designation available.
Trump names former drug exec as new health secretary
Bob Moos: Don't take any chances, get your flu shot now
Lewisville resident diagnosed with West Nile
County health officials announced late Wednesday the 11th human case of West Nile virus for the 2017 season.
Company storing radioactive waste in Denton faces state action
State health officials recently notified a Denton company that it is violating state rules with the continued storage of radioactive material.
OWL program gives parents another option for sex education
Sex education in schools has been the subject of debate for quite some time, but there may be an alternative for parents who don't think their kids get all the information they need when girls and boys split up for those middle school puberty talks.
Health care plan sponsor says Trump offers encouragement
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A chief sponsor of a bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums said Wednesday President Donald Trump called to offer encouragement, a day after the president spoke favorably of the pact but then reversed course. The mixed signals from the White House have created confusion even as voters
North Denton trap positive for West Nile; 10th person diagnosed
A county crew will spray overnight Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in far north Denton after a mosquito trap tested positive for West Nile virus.
Denton office to take part in Free Dentistry Day
Amanda Reuter and the team at University Drive Dental will be providing free services Saturday as part of Free Dentistry Day, a day dedicated to providing free dental care to the growing number of Americans without dental insurance. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 108 million Americans are living without dental insurance.