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Revolutionary Prostate Cancer Research At North Texas University

Prostate cancer impacts some 200,000 American men every year. But, fascinating research happening right here in North Texas could one day provide new options for early detection and treatment.

CBS 11–11/10/2014

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Health Officials Release Chart Of Those Currently Monitored For Ebola

While the conditions of two North Texas nurses who contracted Ebola continue to improve, health officials say they continue to monitor dozens of other people who may have been exposed to the virus.

CBSDFW.COM–10/22/2014

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CDC Releases Revised Ebola Safety Gear Guidelines

Health officials released new guidelines for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients. Health workers have pushed for new standards since two Dallas nurses were diagnosed with the disease.

10/20/2014

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Crew At Center Of Ebola Home Cleanup In National Spotlight

A Fort Worth company has dealt with hazardous spills. It has cleared bloody crime scenes, including some that involved HIV. But the company’s operations manager said he was initially anxious to take on the Dallas Ebola apartment cleanup.

10/07/2014

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Report Documents Nationwide Lack Of University Rape Investigating

It’s a first of its kind study involving sexual assault cases at colleges and universities. The report found that more than 40-percent of schools have not conducted a single sexual assault investigation in the past five years.

CBSDFW.COM–07/10/2014

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Abuse Of Prescription Drugs On The Rise

North Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – There is new concern over prescription drug abuse. The CDC says new research indicates it could be the leading cause of death in the United States. The agency is releasing guidelines […]

12/09/2013

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Feds Post Food Allergy Guidelines For Schools

The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies.

10/30/2013

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Texas Megachurch Scrutinized Following Measles Outbreak

The teachings of televangelist Kenneth Copeland and his family focusing on the virtues of trusting God to keep healthy are under scrutiny after a cluster of measles cases linked to his family’s North Texas megachurch.

08/31/2013

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Meningitis Supply Limited As Demand Increases In Dallas

Dallas County Health and Human Services announced that it has a limited amount of the Adult Safety Net Program meningitis vaccine for $10.

08/16/2013

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Nearly All States See Drop In Teen Births, But TX Still Leads Nation

The teen birth rates in Texas fell by some 24-percent over the last five years, but the Lone Star State still has the highest number of teen births in the nation, with nearly 43,000 in 2011.

05/23/2013

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More Gun Laws = Fewer Deaths, 50-state Study Says

States with the most gun control laws have the fewest gun-related deaths, according to a study that suggests sheer quantity of measures might make a difference.

03/07/2013

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New U.S. Whooping Cough Strain Raises Questions

Researchers have discovered the first U.S. cases of whooping cough caused by a germ that may be resistant to the vaccine.

02/06/2013

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