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Dallas County Gets More Flu Vaccines

A new shipment of the flu vaccine is going to be available Wednesday in Dallas County. The health department is set to receive 2,000 doses. But they are not for everybody.

01/16/2013

Google Flu Trend Cities Report (Google.org/flutrends)

Flu Trends Now Searchable On Google

Flu cases are on the rise, and health officials are now wondering just how bad this outbreak is going to be. Now, you can find out on Google.

01/11/2013

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Flu Resources

This year’s flu season has been especially bad for the nation, with many states seeing widespread cases. Here are several resources to help you and your family avoid the illness, or get better faster.

01/11/2013

Tina Betenbcourt slams a shot of tequila on September 28, 2000 at La Hacienda in El Paso, Texas. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

1 In 8 Women Binge Drink 3 Times A Month

A CDC report showed that one in eight women over the age of 18 admitted to binge drinking in 2011, putting down on average about six drinks per binge.

01/09/2013

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2012 Was Worst Year For Whooping Cough Since 1955

The nation just suffered its worst year for whooping cough in nearly six decades, according to preliminary government figures.

01/04/2013

A patient receives a flu vaccine. (credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Spike In Demand Makes Flu Shot Hard To Find

The worst flu season in years has caused a sudden surge in demand for the flu vaccine, making it difficult to find at some area pharmacies.

CBS 11–01/03/2013

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CDC: U.S. Flu Season Starts Early, Could Be Bad

Flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly 10 years — and it could be a bad one. Health officials on Monday said suspected flu cases have jumped in five southern states, including Texas.

12/03/2012

The New England Compounding Center is shown here on October 5, 2012 in Framingham, Massachusetts. The pharmacy is currently being investigated for producing a contaminated steroid shot that included the meningitis fungus that has killed at least five people. (credit: Getty Images)

Drug Recall Could Rival 1980s Tylenol Scare

Two other drugs may now also be linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak. It has prompted a voluntary drug recall that could rival the Tylenol recall from the early 1980s.

10/16/2012

CDC: More Than 90 People Sick With Meningitis

Health officials say they have now confirmed more than 90 cases of a rare fungal meningitis that has been linked to a steroid commonly used to ease back pain.

10/07/2012

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Peanut Butter Recall Includes Major Retailers

A company has expanded its recall of peanut butter and almond butter to include cashew butters, tahini and blanched and roasted peanut products. The recall includes nut products sold at Whole Foods Market, Target, Harry and David and several other stores.

10/01/2012

A patient receives a flu vaccine. (credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Walgreens Offers Free Flu Vaccines

Free flu shots will be available for uninsured and underinsured Dallas area residents at local Walgreens pharmacies, starting September 19.

CBSDFW.COM–09/19/2012

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Cancer Now Top Killer Among U.S. Hispanics

Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the No. 1 killer among Hispanics in the U.S., and the rest of the country may be only a few years behind.

09/18/2012

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