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Electroconvulsive Therapy On The Rise In Texas

Electroconvulsive therapy is on the rise in Texas, thriving as a treatment for some forms of mental illness.

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Texas & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Texas Death Among 5 Reported In Listeria Outbreak

Texas health officials say one person has died and three became sick in a food poisoning outbreak linked to prepackaged caramel apples.

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Fatal Heart Attacks Occur On Christmas More Than Any Other Day

Researchers, more than a decade ago, found that more fatal heart attacks occur on Christmas Day than any other day of the year.

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Arlington Doctor Gets 10 Years Jail For Fraud

A physician from Arlington was sentenced on Wednesday to 10 years in federal prison for his role in a $3 million Medicare billing scam. He was convicted back in May.

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Holiday Stress May Increase Risk Of Child Abuse

The joy and happiness most people associate with the holidays doesn’t always ring true for some families.

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Deadline Arrives For January Health Coverage

Individuals looking to purchase health insurance that is effective beginning on January 1 under the Affordable Care Act only have through Monday to make it happen.

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Texas Told To Reveal Execution Drug Maker

A judge on Friday morning ordered Texas to release the name of the compounding pharmacy that provides the lethal drugs which are used in state executions.

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Poll: 50% Of Americans Don’t Want Sons Playing Football

A recent Bloomberg Politics poll shows 50 percent of Americans said they don’t want their sons to play football.

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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?