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Wounded Marine To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
Watson said his challenge is to see "that I still have the mental drive and physical ability to do things like this."
Calls To Local Hotline Up Following Suicides Of Plano East HS Teens
If you or someone you know needs help, the center's hotline 214-828-1000 is answered 24 hours a day.
Congress Unites In Scorn For Shkreli, But Gridlock Remains
Washington lawmakers took turns blasting a price-hiking former CEO who has become the new poster child for corporate greed.
Scientists Find Active Zika Virus In Urine, Saliva
For the first time, scientists in South America discovered the presence of an active Zika virus in urine and saliva samples, according to a Brazilian Health Institute.
CDC Issues Guidelines For Preventing Sexual Transmission Of Zika Virus
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued some interim guidelines on how to prevent transmitting the Zika virus through sexual transmission.
H-E-B Recalls Ice Cream Over Possible Wood Slivers
H-E-B supermarkets have issued a voluntary recall for its Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle ice cream over possible wood pieces in the product. There have been no reports of illness from the ice cream.
Watt Thinks Concussions Are An Expected Football Injury
Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said that he knew concussions were a risk when he decided to play football, so he's not any more alarmed by the studies of prolonged head trauma suffered by NFL players.
4 More Possible Zika Virus Cases In Dallas County
Dallas County Health and Human Services is looking into four more possible cases of the Zika virus in North Texas. Health officials are now waiting to receive the specimen results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Activist Behind Planned Parenthood Video Surrenders
An anti-abortion activist who was indicted last month for making undercover videos that claimed Planned Parenthood illegally sold fetal tissue for profit surrendered Thursday to authorities in Texas.
Anti-Abortion Activist Indicted In Texas Turns Herself In
One of the two anti-abortion activists indicted last month after making undercover videos about Planned Parenthood turned herself in Wednesday to Texas authorities.
Climate Change Creates Health Problems For Pets
Climate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs. Fleas and ticks are getting smaller, but there are more of them, they eat more often, and they're causing problems in what used to be the colder months.
All Eyes On Texas After Latest Reported Case Of Zika Virus
North Texas and the world are paying attention after a person in Dallas County became infected with the Zika virus through sexual contact. It is the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in the United States.
Health Officials Confirm 2 Cases Of Zika Virus In North Texas
Dallas County Health officials say there are now two cases of the Zika virus in North Texas.
Dallas Co. Case Of Zika Virus Acquired Through Sexual Transmission
Officials with the CDC have sent official confirmation to Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) that the first case of Zika virus in Dallas County in 2016 was acquired through sexual transmission.
Texas Docs Say The Number Of Hoverboard Injuries Increasing
Doctors across Texas say they expect to soon see some type of regulations or restrictions on those trendy hoverboards, because they have a lot of riders lining up in emergency rooms.
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