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Kimmel Says Cassidy "Lied Right To My Face" On HealthcareJimmy Kimmel said that Sen. Bill Cassidy "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any healthcare overhaul passes a test named for him. Cassidy responded on Wednesday morning.
NASA Space Psychology Subjects End 8 Months Of IsolationAfter spending eight months living in isolation on a remote Hawaiian volcano, six NASA research subjects will emerge from their Mars-like habitat on Sunday and return to civilization.
Study Finds Suicide Attempts On The Rise In U.S.A disturbing new study has revealed that suicide attempts are on the rise in the United States, and younger adults were even more prone to self-destructive behavior than other groups.
North Texas Doctor Sentenced To 16+ Years For FraudA North Texas physician must serve nearly 17 years in federal prison and repay $34 million in a health care services fraud case involving home visits.
Selena Gomez Undergoes Kidney Transplant Due To LupusSelena Gomez says she has received a kidney transplant due to her struggle with lupus.
Study Prompts Call To Examine Flu Vaccine And MiscarriageA puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots.
Study Prompts Call To Examine Flu Vaccine And MiscarriageA puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu.
Rate Of Texans Without Health Insurance Falls, Still Tops U.S.The number of people without health insurance in Texas continues to decline, but the state still has more residents without coverage than anywhere in the nation.
State Health Department Identifies 'HIV Clusters' In DFWSome are blaming social media and the influx of so-called ‘hook up apps’ for the HIV infection clusters identified in DFW, Houston, and San Antonio.
More Than Half Of Americans Have Battled Obesity, Study SaysThe study found that 50.8 percent of men and 51.6 percent of women in the U.S. had battled obesity.
South Texas Residents Cough, Rub Eyes In Harvey Pollution SpikePetrochemical corridor residents say air that is bad enough on normal days got worse as Harvey crashed into the nation's fourth-largest city and then yielded the highest ozone pollution so far this year anywhere in Texas.
Can't Afford IVF? Become A Starbucks BaristaYou might expect a tech company or big bank to offer coverage for treatments like in vitro fertilization, but Starbucks also offers the perk – even for part-time baristas.

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