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Valentine Penny Campaign Helps Cancer-Stricken Teen

A North Texas teen originally from Waxahachie is in Los Angeles alongside her mother receiving experimental cancer treatment.

Health Reform

Texas & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

CBS Local Health News
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 24: Dallas nurse Nina Pham listens to U.S. President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House October 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. Pham, a nurse who was infected with Ebola from treating patient Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas and was first diagnosed on October 12, was declared free of the virus on Friday. (credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Halts Worker’s Comp Claim For Dallas Ebola Nurse Nina Pham

A state district judge on Monday halted a hospital operator’s efforts to seek a worker’s compensation claim for Ebola nurse Nina Pham.

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Blue Bell Voluntarily Recalls All Of Its Products Due To Possible Health Risk

After concerns about Listeria contamination, Blue Bell Ice Cream has voluntarily recalled ALL of its products currently on the market.

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Advice For Children Fighting Spring Allergies

Allergies are more than a minor annoyance, especially if the person suffering through them is your child.

Summer Safety: Preventing Kids From Heatstroke

Heatstroke is a serious condition that anyone from your infant to your grandmother can develop.

Top Tips For Treating Children’s Asthma

While childhood asthma and adult asthma are not two different entities, you are likely to find childhood asthma more frightening.

Top Tips For Treating Children’s Earaches

Earaches, from ear infections or colds, happen in children more frequently than in adults, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Top Tips To Help Snoring Children

The National Sleep Foundation defines snoring as “noisy breathing during sleep.” Beyond being annoying, it can be indicative of an underlying condition.

WebMD Health News
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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?