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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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British Ebola Survivor Donating Blood To Patient In Atlanta

An Ebola survivor says he’s in Atlanta to donate blood to an American patient.

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

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Texas A&M To Dedicate Flu Vaccine Center

Gov. Rick Perry will join other dignitaries in College Station at the dedication of what’s described as a national pandemic influenza vaccine facility.

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U.S. To Assign Military To Fight Ebola

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region.

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Doctors Can’t Confirm Or Deny If Respiratory Illness Is In Texas

A severe respiratory illness has now been confirmed in at least 10 states and is suspected to have spread to at least seven more. As it stands Texas isn’t among the states with reported cases. But the question is – should it be?

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Study: Leaky Wells, Not Fracking, Taint Water

The drilling procedure called fracking didn’t cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells.

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Texas’ Fast-Paced Growth Hasn’t Reduced Inequality

The oil and gas boom has propelled revenue growth in Texas to nearly twice the national average. Yet, a new report shows income inequality is putting a brake on the pace of expansion.

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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?