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Trube Stories: Kicking The Habit – Getting Ready

I started the quitting process on January 1st. For the first two weeks, I went eight hours at a stretch, every day, without smoking. I am now at ten-hour-long stretches.

01/26/2015

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Patient With Measles Might Have Exposed North Texans

The Tarrant County Public Health Department is working to find out how many people on an international flight into DFW Airport may have been in contact with a measles patient on the plane.

CBS 11–01/20/2015

A nurse draws a dose of flu vaccine. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Tests In Texas & 4 Other States Show Flu Vaccine Not Working Well

As predicted, this year’s flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It’s only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick.

01/15/2015

A nurse draws a dose of flu vaccine. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CDC Says Flu Season Getting Worse

Flu is widespread in 43 states, and flu activity was intense in most of them during the week of Christmas, according to the latest figures issued Monday by the CDC.

01/05/2015

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Patients Return To Dallas Hospital Where Ebola Hit

The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected by the virus says patients are returning and revenue is back to what it was before the crisis.

12/19/2014

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Texas Death Among 5 Reported In Listeria Outbreak

Texas health officials say one person has died and three became sick in a food poisoning outbreak linked to prepackaged caramel apples.

12/19/2014

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E-Cigarette Use Rising In High Schoolers

The use of e-cigarettes by high school students tripled to 4.5 percent over three years, according to a new government report released by the CDC on Thursday.

11/14/2014

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U.S. Presidents Praise Health Officials After Dallas Ebola Cases

The last day that anyone in Dallas was monitored for Ebola symptoms received attention from both President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush.

11/07/2014

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Ebola Survivor Vinson Says “I’m Not Careless”

The nurse who took a commercial flight just before showing symptoms of what turned out to be Ebola infection is defending herself against criticism.

11/06/2014

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Kids Go Back To Class After Ebola Quarantine

Several students across North Texas are heading back to class on Monday after clearing their recommended 21-day monitoring period for possible contact with Ebola.

11/03/2014

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Security Lapse At Dallas Ebola Victim’s Former Apartment

Dallas Ebola victim Thomas Duncan’s apartment wasn’t under quarantine Friday as ordered by health officials.

10/31/2014

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Vinson Being Released From Ebola Treatment

A notice issued by Emory University Hospital in Atlanta stated that Dallas nurse Amber Vinson would be released from her Ebola treatment and discharged on Tuesday afternoon.

10/28/2014

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