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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

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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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Blues Legend B.B. King Dead At 89

Blues legend B.B. King has died in Las Vegas at age 89, his lawyer says.

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New USDA Label For GMO-Free Products

The USDA has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients. The certification is the first of its kind.

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State House Votes To Restrict Teen Abortions

The Texas House approved a proposal that would tighten restrictions on a process that enables teens to have abortions when they can’t get parental consent.

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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?