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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.

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Texas & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Your Health & The Reusable Grocery Bag Trap

While people might be saving the earth by utilizing reusable grocery bags, researchers found that by using reusable bags, some allow themselves to put more junk food in their shopping carts.

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Enhanced Employee Training & Product Testing Underway At Blue Bell

Monday was a busy day at the Blue Bell plant in Brenham, Texas. Hundreds of employees spent the day at a training session led by a microbiologist.

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Prescription Drug Deaths In Texas Vastly Undercounted

Prescription drug deaths in Texas have been widely undercounted even as officials try to crack down on overprescribing and prescription drug-dealing.

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Diet Pepsi Drops Aspartame Amid Fears

Pepsi said that it is dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback, and replacing it with sucralose, the sweetener commonly known as Splenda.

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Ice Cream Recalls Raise Questions About Cause

Major recalls from two ice cream companies due to listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple manufacturing plants.

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Ebola Victim’s Fiancee Hopes Book Ends Chapter

The dark days of quarantine are over, yet Louise Troh remains captive to the disease that killed the man she loved.

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eBay Removes Blue Bell For Sale Listings

Ebay is on the offensive as people try to profit off the Blue Bell recall.

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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?