Dead skunk found in Gray County tests positive for rabies

A dead skunk that was found in Gray County just south of Pampa has tested positive for rabies.

  Medical Monday

BSA Health System holding Semi-Annual Care Fair

On Saturday, April 13, BSA will host the community-wide health fair in the BSA auditorium from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

  City of Amarillo to host mobile health clinic in Canyon

The City of Amarillo’s next mobile health clinic site will be in Canyon tomorrow.

  WTAMU nursing students to host health fair

Nursing students at West Texas A&M University will be hosting their WT Inner-City Nursing Health Fair next Monday.

  City of Amarillo to host mobile health clinic on Wednesday

The City of Amarillo’s Public Health Department will be hosting a mobile health clinic site on Wednesday.

DG infant cough syrup recalled, can cause vomiting and diarrhea

The syrup has the potential to be contaminated with Bacillus cereus/Bacillus circulans.

  Dead skunk found in Gray County tests positive for rabies

A dead skunk that was found in Gray County just south of Pampa has tested positive for rabies.

  Medical Monday

BSA Health System holding Semi-Annual Care Fair

On Saturday, April 13, BSA will host the community-wide health fair in the BSA auditorium from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

  City of Amarillo to host mobile health clinic in Canyon

The City of Amarillo’s next mobile health clinic site will be in Canyon tomorrow.

  WTAMU nursing students to host health fair

Nursing students at West Texas A&M University will be hosting their WT Inner-City Nursing Health Fair next Monday.

  City of Amarillo to host mobile health clinic on Wednesday

The City of Amarillo’s Public Health Department will be hosting a mobile health clinic site on Wednesday.

DG infant cough syrup recalled, can cause vomiting and diarrhea

The syrup has the potential to be contaminated with Bacillus cereus/Bacillus circulans.

  Dead skunk found in Gray County tests positive for rabies

A dead skunk that was found in Gray County just south of Pampa has tested positive for rabies.

  Medical Monday

BSA Health System holding Semi-Annual Care Fair

On Saturday, April 13, BSA will host the community-wide health fair in the BSA auditorium from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

  City of Amarillo to host mobile health clinic in Canyon

The City of Amarillo’s next mobile health clinic site will be in Canyon tomorrow.

  WTAMU nursing students to host health fair

Nursing students at West Texas A&M University will be hosting their WT Inner-City Nursing Health Fair next Monday.

  City of Amarillo to host mobile health clinic on Wednesday

The City of Amarillo’s Public Health Department will be hosting a mobile health clinic site on Wednesday.

DG infant cough syrup recalled, can cause vomiting and diarrhea

The syrup has the potential to be contaminated with Bacillus cereus/Bacillus circulans.

  White Deer EMS now an Advanced Life Support capable service

Now that White Deer EMS has two advanced EMT’s, the ambulance trucks they use have been upgraded as well.

More lots of blood pressure medications recalled due to impurity

43 lots in total have been recalled.

T.J. Maxx and Marshall’s heating pads recalled due to fire and burn hazard

About 5,600 heating pads have been recalled.

  Shortage of mental health resources in Texas Panhandle

The Texas Department of State Health Services reports 80 percent of Texas counties have a shortage in the behavioral health workforce.

  Coffee Memorial Blood Center experiencing emergency blood shortage

Coffee Memorial Blood Center is experiencing an emergency blood shortage and is issuing an urgent call for donors of all blood types.

Fifth hypertension medication recalled in two weeks

This is the third recall in one week.

  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center to host Colorectal Cancer Roundtable

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), along with Get FIT to Stay Fit and the American Cancer Society, will host a Colorectal Cancer Roundtable on Thursday, March 7.

  Asbestos found in some Claire’s makeup, FDA says

Claire's does not believe that affected products are still available for sale.

  Have bad breath? You could be making it worse. Here’s how.

According to the Academy of General Dentistry, up to 80 million people suffer from halitosis, or chronic bad breath.

GRAPHIC: FDA warns against using ‘vampire plasma’ to reverse aging

The movement to look and feel younger continues to be big business – but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is cracking down.

Donors needed for Oklahoma Panhandle State University Blood Drive

You can give blood from 10:30 in the morning to 3:30 in the afternoon in the Student Union Ballroom.

  Allergy cases high during winter season

One allergist says between December and now, allergy cases have increased by 100 percent.

  Texas Tech battles the rise in colorectal cancer with ‘Get Fit to Stay Fit’

Texas Tech University’s Get FIT To Stay Fit is a grant-funded program that aims to battle the rising cases of colorectal cancer in the Panhandle.

  Private health practice employees urged to get measles vaccines

With measles outbreaks spreading fast, health officials are advising private health practices in Amarillo to urge their employees to get vaccinated.

Scientists discover how to make immune cells better at killing cancer

Scientists have discovered by fixing a defect in 'killer T cells,' they could actual help the fight against cancer.

Spain is the world’s healthiest country – the U.S. did not make the top 20

The U.S. dropped a spot because of deaths due to drug overdoses.

  TX Panhandle colleges and hospitals plan to combat shortage of rural nurses

Colleges and hospitals across the Texas Panhandle are starting a program to increase the quality and quantity of nursing in rural areas.

  Panhandle Breast Health to hold health preview

Panhandle Breast Health will be performing health screenings for women in Amarillo tomorrow, which will include mammogram screenings and pap tests.

The power of giving: Amarillo woman recognized for donating kidney to man in need

The two now share a special bond that can’t be taken away.

  Experts concerned about increase of positive heartworm tests in Amarillo

According to the CAPC Top 10 Cities Heartworm Report, Amarillo ranked third in the highest percentage increase in positive heartworm in January.

  Coffee Memorial asking for blood donors after flu causes low donor turnout

The Coffee Memorial Blood Center is asking for the public’s help after regular donor turnout has seen a decrease due to the flu.

  Panhandle Behavioral Health Alliance to help integrate mental health care

Amarillo health care professionals and representatives met today to discuss the potential funding opportunities that could better help those with mental illnesses.

$9.2 million grant for TTUHSC used for research to benefit Amarillo community

$9.2 million worth of grants were awarded to 15 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy researchers.

Save a life and help an area school and student at the 10th Annual Kids Inc Donor Days Blood Drive

The event is Tuesday, January 29, from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m at Coffee Memorial Blood Center on 7500 Wallace Boulevard.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension to offer Master Wellness Program

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is offering a Master Wellness Volunteer Program to help educate the community on researched based wellness and nutrition.

  Amarillo child obesity rates rise over past decade

Texas is ranked 19th in the country for childhood obesity rates and obesity rates have been growing in Amarillo over the past decade.

PBH to hold free mammograms during the month of January

Registration for free mammograms will begin next week, courtesy of Panhandle Breast Health.

  Mental health professionals see increase in Texas Panhandle suicide rates

Two out of three people suffering from depression do not actively seek or receive proper treatment; that’s why professionals are encouraging people to not feel embarrassed about seeking help for depression and to see it more as self-care.

Santa honors boy’s Christmas wish by bringing $1,200 for cancer research

After an 8-year-old asked Santa to borrow money for kids with cancer, word spread quickly among family friends and colleagues, and the boy found $1,200 under the tree Christmas morning.

Doctors baffled after 11-year-old girl’s brain tumor disappears

Even after double-checking the girl’s brain scans to confirm the results, doctors could find no trace of her tumor, which they say they can’t explain.

Del Monte recalling Fiesta Corn due to under processing

Del Monte Foods has announced a recall of 64,242 cases of Fiesta Corn seasoned with Red & Green Peppers due to under-processing.

Most drug overdoses involve fentanyl, CDC finds

The study found illicit drugs like fentanyl, heroin and cocaine were the leading causes of unintentional overdoses, and prescription drugs were more likely to be involved in suicidal overdoses.

  Businesses needed to partner with City of Amarillo for mobile health clinic sites

The City of Amarillo Public Health Department’s mobile clinic debuted its new site today at the North Branch Library to bring their services closer to those in need.

  Texas receives nearly failing grade on premature birth rates

The March of Dimes 2018 premature birth report card has given the state of Texas a "D" grade for its premature birth rate of 10.6 percent.

Boil water notice lifted for Fritch

The City of Fritch has lifted its boil water notice.

  Barrio neighborhood to begin free monthly health clinics starting this weekend

Community leaders in the Barrio hope to help less fortunate living in the neighborhood get access to healthcare, creating a free monthly wellness clinic.

  Amarillo doctor named Texas Family Physician of the Year

Rodney Young, MD, of Amarillo has been named the 2018 Texas Family Physician of the Year by the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.

  VIDEO: 2 physicians from Texas Tech Health Sciences Center to be honored

Superior Healthplan will present two Texas Tech pediatricians with their 2018 Foster Care Center of Excellence Award on Wednesday.

  Third Strand: Turning loss into hope for moms and babies

Third Strand, a nonprofit created by a Texas firefighter, is providing for babies and moms when they need it the most.

  Texas Tech inviting community to receive free memory screenings

Texas Tech is inviting local residents to come out to the Health Sciences Center tomorrow for a free memory screening.

  Amarillo man tells story of diagnosis and recovery from polio-like illness

An Amarillo man is sharing his story of dealing with Acute Flaccid Myelitis, known as the polio-like illness, and his eventual recovery.

  Mobile health clinic to be at downtown Toot 'N Totum this Wednesday

The City of Amarillo’s Public Health Department will debut a mobile health clinic site on Wednesday, Nov. 7.

Amarillo scientists study potential long-term health effects of e-cigarette use

Scientists at Texas Health Sciences Center of Amarillo are comparing health effects of e-cigarettes or vapes to traditional cigarette use.

Health Fair to provide free health screenings

Health screenings will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Generation Next Worship Center on Southwest 6th Avenue.

  Area Agency on Aging to hold Medicare counseling

Area Agency on Aging to hold Medicare counseling

Reminders for an allergy-free Halloween

A holiday centered around candy can be tough for children with food allergies.

  BSA to offer rides to people with mobility issues to polling places

BSA to offer rides to people with mobility issues to polling places

  Coffee Memorial Blood Center partners with air ambulance companies

Coffee Memorial Blood Center partners with air ambulance companies

  Coffee Memorial Blood Center partners with air ambulance companies

Coffee Memorial Blood Center partners with air ambulance companies

SC wife, ‘beautiful queen,' dies of Stage 4 cancer months after defying diagnosis to see wedding date

A Columbia man posted an emotional goodbye to his wife nearly seven months after they were married in a ceremony doctors said she wouldn’t live to see.

  Doctors: Now is the time to get your flu shot

Flu season is approaching, and doctors say now is the time to get vaccinated.

  Uniting Parents to host 19th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference

The Coalition of Health Services, Inc. and Region 16 Education Service Center’s collaborative program Uniting Parents will host their 19th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference on October 25 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  Class 1 Dental gives gift to those affected by breast cancer

Class 1 Dental gives gift to those affected by breast cancer

  BSA Harrington Cancer Center participates in clinical trial focusing on breast cancer

BSA Harrington Cancer Center participates in clinical trial focusing on breast cancer

  Heal the City founder Dr. Alan Keister receives highest community service award

Heal the City founder Dr. Alan Keister receives highest award

Retailers offer gift cards to get flu shots

'Tis the season to get your flu vaccine, but did you know you could get paid to get one?

Louisiana manufacturer recalls more than 30,000 lbs. of meat products

A Belle Rose food manufacturer wants people to stop using more than 30,000 pounds of its meat and poultry products.

  City of Amarillo mobile immunization clinic to be at Bahama Buck’s

The City of Amarillo Department of Public Health will offer adult immunizations on Friday, Oct. 5 at Bahama Buck’s

  OEM to host community preparedness event

The Amarillo Area Office of Emergency Management is hosting Prep Expo 2018 on September 29 at the Amarillo Civic Center as part of the National Preparedness Month.

  OEM PrepExpo

  Canyon ISD providing more mental health resources through TWITR Project

Identifying threats in schools before they occur is the goal in Canyon schools, after the district joined a program that's making resources more easily accessible to kids with mental health issues.

Officials report first West Nile virus case in Lubbock County

The City of Lubbock Health Department says that one person has a confirmed case of West Nile, and mosquitoes in the area have also tested positive for the virus.

  Amarillo-area health care professionals work to improve the quality of life for older cancer patients

Amarillo-area health care professionals work to improve the quality of life for older cancer patients

  Amarillo-area health care professionals work to improve the quality of life for older cancer patients

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center of Amarillo is working to improve the quality of life for geriatric cancer patients.

  Texas Tech sponsoring cancer screening and information fair

Texas Tech sponsoring cancer screening and information fair

  Goodbye summer, hello flu season: what Amarillo medical experts want you to know

Goodbye summer, hello flu season: what Amarillo medical experts want you to know

  Goodbye summer, hello flu season: what Amarillo medical experts want you to know

After last year's deadly season, some local health officials are urging you to start taking precautions to protect yourselves and your families.

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  Officials: Voting system secure despite viruses infecting Potter County computers

Computer experts are working to get rid of two viruses that infected Potter County’s computers on Friday, April 19, but officials say the voting system is secure.