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North Texas 6-Year-Old Helping Perfect Bionic Pancreas

Six-year-old Elise Cunha is an adorable, happy little girl but, keeping her healthy is an around the clock job.

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Texas & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study: Teen Use Of Growth Hormone Is On The Rise

There’s a disturbing uptick in the number of teens using human growth hormones a new study says.

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Border Health Conference To Look At Impact Of Transient Diseases

The influx of illegal immigrants will be the top issue addressed during the 9th Annual Border Health Conference in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.

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Costco, Trader Joe’s Among Stores In Nationwide Fruit Recall

A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.

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Officials Investigating Sudden Rise In Cyclospora Infection Cases

Tarrant County has seen eight cases over the last month alone; 61 people have come down with the stomach bug across Texas.

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Cyclosporiasis Cases Being Investigated In Tarrant County

Workers with Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) are advising healthcare providers to be on the lookout for patients with Cyclosporiasis.

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Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches

With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

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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?