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Survey: More Than Half Of Nation’s Employed Feel Fat

A new survey from careerbuilder.com finds 55 percent of today's workers consider themselves overweight.

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Texas & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Obamacare Website Flagged In Heartbleed Review

People with accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords.

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Dallas Abortion Doctors’ Admitting Rights Reinstated

A judge has temporarily reinstated admitting privileges to two abortion providers at a Dallas hospital that had stripped the doctors of those rights.

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Formerly Conjoined Twins Leave Dallas Hospital For In-Patient Rehab

For the first time in their young lives a set of 9-month-old twins left a Dallas hospital. Brothers Emmett and Owen Ezell have had a tough road since birth. They were born conjoined, but left the hospital as separate little boys.

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Study: Diabetic Heart Attacks And Strokes Falling

In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

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Parents Question If Girls Are Visiting Gynecologist Too Early

Most parents will tell you their children grow up too fast. More and more, gynecologists are seeing girls as young as 13-years-old. Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth recently began following the recommendation.

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Once-Conjoined Twins Leave Dallas Hospital

The 9-month-old boys born joined at the abdomen were released Wednesday morning from Medical City Children’s Hospital.

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North Texas Medical Experts Learn From Boston Bombings

A North Texas doctor is learning from what happened in Boston last year and using those lessons to better protect runners here in Dallas/Fort Worth. In fact, he’s implemented parts of Boston’s emergency response plan into Fort Worth’s Cowtown Marathon.

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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?