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About 70 Hospital Staffers Cared For Ebola Patient

They drew his blood, put tubes down his throat and wiped up his diarrhea. They analyzed his urine and wiped saliva from his lips, even after he had lost consciousness.

10/13/2014

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Health Officials Urge Hospitals To ‘Think Ebola’

Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation’s hospitals to “think Ebola” and launched a review of procedures for treating infected patients, while the World Health Organization called the outbreak “the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times.”

10/13/2014

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Activists: FDA Policies Have Contributed To Rx Painkiller Epidemic

Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration’s top official to step down, saying the agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.

09/24/2014

Fort Worth Dr. Kent Brantly (right) stands with his wife, Amber Brantly, during a press conference announcing his release from Emory Hospital on August 21, 2014. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Many Wonder If It’s An Ebola “Cure” Or “Recovery”

As Fort Worth Doctor Kent Brantly walked out of the hospital, concern started to spread on social media. So are Brantly and Nancy Writebol actually “cured?” CBS 11 News set out to answer that question.

CBSDFW.COM–08/21/2014

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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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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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