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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

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Study: Sauna Bathing Linked With Increased Life Span

Sauna bathing is therapeutic, relaxing, and a luxury for many. But a new study suggests it could also lengthen your life.

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No Carbon Monoxide Detectors In Most North Texas Schools

According to Texas law, schools are not required to have carbon monoxide monitors.

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Woman On Flight With North Texas Ebola Patient Plans To Sue

She lived in fear she had contracted the Ebola virus. Now a North Texas woman, on the same flight as infected nurse Amber Vinson, says Texas Health Resources should have done more.

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Dangerous Antibiotic Could Be Responsible For Deaths

When you go to the doctor you want them to give you something to make you feel better. But for some patients, the cure may be much worse than what they came in with.

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Legends Join DSO Principal Trumpeter For “Cancer Blows” Concert

As a 7-year-old, Ryan Anthony picked up the trumpet to be like his grandpa. Decades later, that love of music may very well have helped save the Dallas Symphony Orchestra trumpeter’s life.

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Texas Republicans Want Medicaid Flexibility, Not Expansion

All 20 Texas Senate Republicans sent a letter Monday to President Barack Obama demanding more flexibility for their state to administer Medicaid

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McKinney Girl Battling Cancer Gets Surprise Concert

A quick, late afternoon car trip turned into a wonderful surprise for a 12-year-old McKinney girl battling cancer.

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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?