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Dallas Co. Health Reports 4th Case Of Imported Chikungunya

Despite the recent cold weather snap in North Texas, a fourth case of imported Chikungunya virus has been confirmed in Dallas County according to officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services.

11/12/2014

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Chikungunya Virus Confirmed In Tarrant County

Public health officials in Tarrant County have confirmed the county’s first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus disease.

08/22/2014

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Third Human Case Of West Nile Reported In Dallas County

The Dallas County Health department has confirmed it’s third human case of West Nile virus this season.

08/11/2014

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North Texas Hospitals On Alert Over Ebola Outbreak

Inside the JPS Hospital Emergency Room in Fort Worth they are screening every patient that walks through the door for Ebola.

08/04/2014

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Study: Female Breast Cancer Rates Higher In Flower Mound

Why is the breast cancer rate higher? The report says it could be because women have better access to medical care or screening in Flower Mound.

07/30/2014

Central Americans Undertake Grueling Journey Through Mexico To U.S.

Collin County Commissioner Warns of “Illegal Immigrant Tsunami”

Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid is warning of an “illegal immigrant tsunami” if “illegal immigrant children” are housed there.

07/24/2014

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Tarrant County Resident Tests Positive For Measles

A Northeast Tarrant County resident has tested positive for Measles after traveling outside of the state.

07/23/2014

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Texas Border Sheriffs Concerned About Strained Budgets, Disease

Some Sheriffs departments near the Texas border are very near bankruptcy by dealing with the illegal immigration crisis.

07/02/2014

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Doctors Concerned About Health Risk From Thousands Of Border Children

The President of the Texas Medical Association is concerned about the public health risk that the thousands of teenagers and children streaming across the border may be posing.

06/23/2014

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County Health Director Addresses State Claims of Wrongdoing

A state investigation found three employees entered false data into a system tracking patients with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.

06/17/2014

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Doctors: Fight Illness With “Fist-Bumps” Over Handshakes

A way to develop trust, the handshake is the universal sign of a deal. But some healthcare facilities are now urging their employees to do away with the handshake.

05/22/2014

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Protection Against West Nile Virus Starts At Home

The searing summer heat is still a few weeks away, but health officials say a perennial summer worry is already here.

04/24/2014

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