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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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New Texas Stomach Illness Cases Reported, Source Still A Mystery

The CDC says it has found evidence that many of those sickened in Texas ate at the same restaurant, but that it does not “show a connection” to salad mix produced at Mexican farm.

CBSDFW.COM–08/27/2013

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Tracking Cyclospora Source In Texas Moving Slow

As the number of Texans sickened by the cyclospora infection continues to grow, tracking the source of the outbreak is moving painstakingly slow.

KRLD–08/09/2013

Report: Childhood Obesity Rates Fell In 18 States

A new government report is the first evidence of a national decline in childhood obesity, health officials said Tuesday. In 18 states, there were at least slight declines in obesity for low-income preschoolers.

08/06/2013

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More Than 100 North Texans Sickened With Cyclospora

The number of people sickened by “cyclosporiasis” — a nasty stomach bug — grew dramatically on Thursday.

CBS 11–08/01/2013

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More Than 100 North Texans Sickened By Cyclospora, Source Of Infection Still Undetermined

The number of North Texans sickened by “cyclosporiasis” — a nasty stomach bug — grew dramatically on Thursday.

CBS 11–08/01/2013

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Many Babies Starting Solid Foods Too Early, CDC Study Says

Many young children may be switching to solid foods months too early, according to federal researchers.

03/25/2013

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Officials Alarmed By Increasing Superbug Reports

Health officials are reporting an alarming increase in some dangerous superbugs at U.S. hospitals. These superbugs from a common germ family have become extremely resistant to treatment with antibiotics.

03/05/2013

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CDC: Electronic Cigarettes Gaining Awareness, Use

Increased awareness and use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. outlined in a study released Thursday highlights the need for government regulation and evaluation, the head of the CDC says.

02/28/2013

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Health Officials: Except In Texas, Worst Of Flu Season May Be Over

The worst of the flu season appears to be over. The number of states reporting intense or widespread flu dropped again last week, except in Texas where flu activity was still high.

02/08/2013

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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

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Flu Shot Will Not Protect You From Mutant Strain

The flu is in Texas – and even if you’ve taken precautions you could still get sick. That’s because this year’s strain of the virus is not covered by this year’s flu shot.

CBS 11–11/13/2012

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