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Brazil & University Of Texas Reach Deal On Zika Vaccine
Brazil is signing an agreement with the University of Texas to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus.
Hope Solo Reiterates Concerns Over Zika At The Olympics
U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo asserted that if the Olympics were held today, she would not go out of concern about the Zika virus.
2 Texas Researchers Under Fire For Planned Parenthood Study
Two state health researchers in Texas are under fire for co-authoring a study suggesting what Republican leaders have long disputed: cuts to Planned Parenthood are restricting access to women's health care.
DCHHS Confirms 3rd Zika Virus Case In Dallas County
Dallas County Health and Human Services have confirmed a positive test for the Zika virus.
13 Apps For Fitness At Home
Don't want to fight traffic, travelling for work, can't afford a $30 barre class? Those excuses for missing your workout no longer fly thanks to a host of new fitness apps and online subscriptions.
U.S. Women's Soccer Team To Be Briefed On Zika Virus
The U.S. women's national soccer team was scheduled to be briefed Tuesday night on the developing Zika virus crisis in Latin America, a day before the start of the CONCACAF Olympic qualification tournament in Texas.
NRH Releases Latest Restaurant Health Inspection Scores
If you are planning to go out for dinner in North Richland Hills anytime soon, there is something that you might want to look at first. The city has released its latest list of restaurant health inspection scores.
Texas Allowing Transgender Inmates To Start Hormone Therapy
Your tax dollars are now going to pay for Texas inmates to begin hormone therapy to manage "intersex conditions and Gender Dysphoria." A new policy change means prisoners, even those who have had no previous treatment, can now receive hormone...
Living With People They Bite, Zika Mosquitoes Hard To Fight
Mosquito control agencies in U.S. cities and counties say they are taking advance steps to combat the Zika virus ahead of the typical springtime breeding season.
DCHHS Preparing Lab To Perform Zika Testing Locally
The newly formed Dallas County Zika Task Force wrapped up its second scheduled meeting this morning. The group, headed by DCHHS Environmental Health, will meet weekly with officials in Dallas County municipalities.
Connecticut Officials Sued Over Ebola Quarantines In 2014
Several people quarantined in Connecticut after returning from West Africa during the Ebola epidemic in 2014 are suing Governor Dannel P. Malloy and state health officials.
Obama Asking Congress For Emergency Funding To Combat Zika
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus.
When An ER Is Tested By A Tornado
Medical Center of Plano ER staff recall the night tornadoes terrorized North Texas.
Wounded Marine To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
Blake 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.
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