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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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Fort Worth Doctor Has Recovered From Ebola

Just a few weeks after returning to the United States with the Ebola virus, Fort Worth doctor Kent Brantly has recovered and could be heading home soon.

After CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric lost her husband, Jay Monahan, to colon cancer in 1998, she became a vocal advocate in the battle against the deadly disease. She is a co-founder for the public awareness initiative Stand Up To Cancer. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Stars Join “Stand Up To Cancer” Telethon

Jennifer Aniston and Halle Berry are among the stars slated to appear on “Stand Up to Cancer,” the telethon set to air September 5 on 31 broadcast and cable networks.

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Trader Joe’s Recalls Almond Butter After Salmonella Scare

Trader Joe’s is recalling two batches of raw almond butter that its supplier says may be contaminated with Salmonella.

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For the Hearing Impaired … Discovery May Have Wings

Do you believe a fly could help you hear better? It may sound strange but Texas researchers are working on it.

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ALS Patient From North Texas Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

You’ve probably seen the videos of athletes, movie stars, and just plain folk dumping buckets of ice cold water over their heads. Perhaps the most memorable is of a Rockwall native, who has been an ALS patient for 12 years.

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No WNV Spraying In Bedford, Despite Positive Mosquito Tests

More than any other area, health officials have found more mosquitoes with West Nile in Tarrant County. The City of Bedford has had the most positive mosquito tests — double the number of any other city in the county.

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Texas Medicaid Load Rising Without Expansion

Officials estimate the Texas Medicaid caseload could soon increase by more than 600,000 cases, despite the state’s decision not to expand the program under new federal health care law.

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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?

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