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Doctor With Ebola Hopes For Release ‘In Near Future’

A doctor from Fort Worth who contracted Ebola while doing missionary work in Africa hopes to be released in the near future, the...

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Texas & The Affordable Care Act

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Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack More

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

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Experimental Ebola Drug Heals All Animals In Study

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes the treatment might at some point help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa.

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Federal Judge Halts Key Part Of Texas Abortion Law

A federal judge has thrown out new abortion restrictions that would have banned the procedure at most Texas facilities where women can legally end a pregnancy.

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Insurers Find Ways To Discourage Sick From Healthcare Enrollment

Consumer advocates warn that insurers are still using wiggle room to discourage the sickest — and costliest — patients from enrolling for Obamacare.

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Dallas County Plans To Confiscate Guns From Abusers

Dallas County will target domestic violence offenders when it starts confiscating guns from abusers this fall.

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2nd Chikungunya Case In Dallas County

Dallas County Health and Human Services reported the county’s second case of the Chikungunya virus this year. The virus is transmitted to humans through mosquito bites.

A U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) virologist checks the 'deactivated' results of blood testing for Ebola in a newly-opened mobile laboratory on August 21, 2014 near Monrovia, Liberia. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

DFW Crew Flying Ebola Supplies To Liberia

Six people are headed from Alliance Airport in Fort Worth to Liberia on Tuesday to deliver medical supplies for workers who are fighting the Ebola outbreak in Africa.

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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?