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Husband & Wife Endure After Both Diagnosed With Cancer

Over the course of four decades a marriage that lasts endures a lot—and shares even more. Marilyn and her husband, Steve, have redefined togetherness: but, not in the way that either of them would have imagined.

CBS 11–10/30/2014

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Communication Mix-Up At Hospital Where Dallas Man Treated For Ebola

Doctors at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas acknowledge there was a communication mix-up involving now patient Thomas Eric Duncan days before he was diagnosed with the Ebola virus.

CBS 11–10/01/2014

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Running Boston Marathon Means More To Texas Mom After Diagnosis

Rhonda Foulds has a lot time to think, as she goes for long runs along the quiet rural roads near Justin in Denton County. Mostly she reflects on how lucky she is to be able to lace up her own sneakers.

CBS 11–04/15/2014

Father Randy Bean sits with one of his sons. (Source: CBSDFW.COM)

Co-Workers Send Out Call For Help For Dying Dad

A Frisco family needs help and the call for it is coming in the form of an online video. Randy Bean worked in the high-tech industry. Now, his coworkers in Plano are using their skills to help the father of three in a desperate race against time.

CBSDFW.COM–03/26/2014

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H1N1 Claims Life Of 41-Year-Old North Texas Father

As the flu continues to spread across North Texas one woman says a deadly strain of the H1N1 virus killed her otherwise healthy husband.

CBS 11–01/09/2014

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North Texas Mom Has Whooping Cough Warning For Parents

We know an infant in Dallas County died in what is expected to be the worst whooping cough outbreak in more than 50 years. So far this year, there have been more than 1,100 reported cases in North Texas, with nearly half of them in Tarrant County.

CBSDFW.COM–10/08/2013

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New Test Aims To Better Detect Viral Infections

Researchers are developing a blood test to more easily tell when a respiratory illness is due to a virus and not a bacterial infection, hoping to cut the dangerous overuse of antibiotics and speed the right diagnosis.

09/18/2013

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Tarrant County Confirms Another Measles Case

Another measles case has been confirmed in Tarrant County, as of Monday afternoon — and like the previous 15 diagnosed cases, the latest one is linked to a North Texas mega church.

08/26/2013

A microscopic examination of measles pneumonia. (credit: cdc.gov)

9 New Cases Of Measles Reported In 2 North Texas Counties

Officials with Tarrant County Public Health confirmed Wednesday afternoon that there are four new cases of measles in the county. And just to the north In Denton County there are five new cases.

CBSDFW.COM–08/21/2013

After six Texas residents were diagnosed with measles in the past month, the Department of State Health Services has issued a formal alert against the viral infection. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Health Department Issues Statewide Measles Alert

State health officials are so concerned about the recent cases of a contagious disease that a statewide measles alert has been issued.

CBSDFW.COM–08/16/2013

A doctor vaccinates a patient against measles. (credit: AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)

North Texas County Investigating 2 Cases Of Measles

The disease more common in developing countries than in the U.S. has been making spotty appearances across North Texas. Now Tarrant County Public Health confirms they are investigating two cases of measles.

CBSDFW.COM–08/15/2013

A doctor vaccinates a patient against measles. (credit: AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)

New Cases Of Measles Confirmed By Local Health Officials

Health officials in Dallas County are sending out a plea to doctors and health workers — asking that they be on the lookout for measles symptoms.

CBSDFW.COM–06/12/2013

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