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Study: Female Breast Cancer Rates Higher In Flower Mound

Why is the breast cancer rate higher? The report says it could be because women have better access to medical care or screening in...

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Texas & The Affordable Care Act

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Teen Defies Odds; Lives Well Past Doctor’s Prognosis

The joy of the birth of Susan Torres’ son Daniel was overshadowed by news from doctors that he was born with only a brain stem and a small fraction of his brain.

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U.S. Issues Travel Warning Due To Ebola Virus

U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.

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North Texas Doctor’s Unselfish Act As Ebola Outbreak Tops 700 Deaths

Sick Fort Worth doctor asked that experimental serum be given to fellow American aid worker, who is also sick with Ebola.

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

Kent Brantly

Friends Join Church Members To Pray For Texas Doctor With Ebola

From the moment Fort Worth Doctor Kent Brantly and his family joined the Southside Church of Christ medical missionary work was a passion. Wednesday night church members and others gathered to pray for Dr. Brantly’s healing.

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UNT ‘Nano’ Creation Attracts U.S. Government’s Attention

An associate professor of Chemistry at the University of North Texas has created a new tool to crack down on I-D theft, trace criminals and help in the fight against cancer.

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Report Finds No Cancer Clusters In Flower Mound

The Texas Department of State Health Services has released a new report which indicated most cancer rates in Flower Mound over a ten-year period were not higher than expected.

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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?