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“Marijuana Oil” Bill OK’d By Texas Senate – But It’s Not What You Think

The Texas Senate approved a limited medical marijuana bill Thursday, authorizing the sale of Cannabidiol oil (CBD), which is used...

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Texas & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Domestic Violence Advocates Weigh In On NFL, Greg Hardy Case

Dallas Cowboys Defensive End Greg Hardy is waiting to find out if his 10-game suspension might be shortened.

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Demi Lovato Is New Face Of Mental Health

When Demi Lovato was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she was relieved. “Growing up, I felt very, very depressed,” she said. Lovato was raised in the Dallas area.

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Texas Senate Slogs Through Teen Abortion Restrictions Debate

A hotly debated tightening of abortion rules for Texas teenagers – which has already cleared the state House – is slowing activity to a crawl in the Senate, where Democrats are using logistical tactics to stall a vote.

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FDA Documents Show Early Problems At Blue Bell Plants

Newly released documents show some early evidence of problems at Blue Bell Creameries’ plants in Texas and Oklahoma.

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First 2015 Case Of West Nile Reported In Texas

The Texas Department of Health is reporting its first case of West Nile this year.

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Patient Sues Blue Bell Over Sickness

A former Houston resident said that he contracted listeria-related meningitis after eating Blue Bell ice cream. Now, he is suing the Texas company for negligence.

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Texas Woman Gives Birth To Triplets; 2 Babies Conjoined

A Texas woman has given birth to triplet girls, with two of the babies conjoined at the pelvis.

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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?