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  • Study: Swine Flu may cause seizures in children

    Study: Swine Flu may cause seizures in children
    It seems like just yesterday it was springtime in north Texas, schools were closed because the swine flu threat. In May, in Dallas county, four kids were infected and all four suffered neurological complications, two had seizures. Dallas County Medical...
  • Troubled teens turn lives around through art

    Troubled teens turn lives around through art
    Troubled teens in Dallas County are getting their lives back on track — with paintbrushes and theater. Almost 70 teens at Southern Methodist University are putting finishing touches on artwork and rehearsals for their performances and art exhibit next...
  • Holly Yan

    Holly Yan
    Holly Yan is a reporter/videographer for The 33 News. Her beats include Dallas City Hall, Dallas Police Department and Dallas County government. Before joining KDAF-TV, Holly spent five years as a reporter for The Dallas Morning News, where she covered...
  • CDC Recommends Not Closing Schools for Swine Flu

    CDC Recommends Not Closing Schools for Swine Flu
    Early spring in north Texas. Schools are closed up and then sprayed down as the fear of swine flu spreads. Today the Center for Disease Control unveiled new swine flu guidelines for schools. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced the...
  • LULAC Mentoring Service Aims at Graduating More Hispanics from High School

    LULAC Mentoring Service Aims at Graduating More Hispanics from High School
    The start of the school year comes with its share of nerves, especially for students. But a new program organized by LULAC's education service center hopes to change that. Thirteen should be a stress-free age, but some Dallas teens worry about their...
  • Jailhouse Doc: Parkland Hospital Jail Clinic

    Jailhouse Doc: Parkland Hospital Jail Clinic
    The Dallas County Jail is a health care challenge like no other. Inside the nation's seventh largest county jail, there lies another world, and the numbers are staggering. Doctors and nurses treat 100,000 patients a year. About 2,700 inmates are...
  • Back to School Shots

    Back to School Shots
    A little boy gets stuck with a needle and cries. Little does he know, he's one of the lucky ones. He just received his state mandated vaccinations, and next Monday, he'll get to go to school. On Thursday, it was standing room only at the Dallas County...
  • Dallas County May See Vaccine Extension

    Dallas County May See Vaccine Extension
    PrimaCare's Dr. Don Dillahunty isn't in the business of turning patients away. But that's what he and other medical professionals have had to do in recent days. They are out of the menin-gococcal vaccine. It's one of several new state-required...
  • Vaccination Deadline Expires: Students Turned Away on First Day of School

    Vaccination Deadline Expires: Students Turned Away on First Day of School
    It was standing room only at the Dallas County Health Department where parents and kids waited patiently inside, after they waited patiently outside. Kids wiled away the hours in line with stuffed toys and ice cream. Anjanette Conaway's kids were dressed...
  • Collin County Has the Lowest Tuition In State

    Collin County Has the Lowest Tuition In State
    Collin College is the most affordable community college in the state of Texas, now that school board members have voted to lower tuition. It couldn't come at a better time, as a record number of students are beginning college. When times get tough, more...
  • Swine Flu Round Up

    Swine Flu Round Up
    Health officials are reporting the first H1N1, or Swine Flu, related death in Dallas County. The victim was a 52-year-old woman. This news comes at a time when Health Departments across North Texas are urging people to get ready for a potential flu...
  • Seasonal Flu Shots: Get Them Now

    Seasonal Flu Shots: Get Them Now
    The swine flu is getting all the headlines, but when it comes to vaccines, the seasonal flu is first in line. Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services started giving seasonal flu shots on Monday. John Baker is among the first in the county...