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Teens Invent Color-Changing Condoms To Warn Of STDs

Three teenage boys from Britain have won a TeenTech Award for an invention beyond their years.

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Dallas To Spray For West Nile After Second Trap Tests Positive

Officials with the city of Dallas say there will be spraying tonight after a second trap has tested positive for the virus.

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Injuries From Sparklers & Other Fireworks Increase Around July 4th

Food, fun and fireworks are all a part of the 4th of July tradition. But each year, between June and late July, more than 7,000 adults and children go to the emergency room with fireworks-related injuries.

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Texas Creates State Website For Children With Special Needs

A Texas task force has created what officials call a first-of-its-kind website designed to help families who have children with disabilities and special needs.

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First Human Case Of West Nile Fever Reported In North Texas

The Texas Department of Health confirmed the case about two weeks ago in Forney. A person in the Travis Ranch neighborhood contracted the fever, not the neuro-invasive form.

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North Texas To Start Spraying For West Nile

Areas in Dallas County and Tarrant County will begin spraying for West Nile this week, weather permitting, after mosquito pools were confirmed positive for the virus.

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Could Texas Abortion Clinics Reopen?

Abortion providers cheered a move by the Supreme Court to temporarily block part of a Texas law that would have closed more than half the state’s 19 remaining abortion clinics.

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Texas-Based H-E-B Recalls Buns Because Of Possible Choking Hazard

Grocer H-E-B has issued a voluntary recall for some hamburger and hotdog buns after a glove used for handling hot pans possibly fell into the dough.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?