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Arlington Police Subject To Random Drug Tests By October

‪‪ ‪ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – All sworn employees of the Arlington Police Department will be subject to random drug testing as part of a policy change following a steroid scandal involving Arlington Police officers. The new […]

09/16/2013

Lasers are precisely pinpointed on a patient with prostate cancer at a radiation oncology center. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Drug Safely Cuts Prostate Cancer Risk, Texas Study Finds

The results of a long-term major federal study that was done in Texas is easing worries about the safety of a hormone-blocking drug that can lower a man’s chances of developing prostate cancer.

08/14/2013

Vials to be used to collect samples for drug and alcohol testing. (credit: Ron Wurzer/Getty Images)

Perry Signs Drug Testing For Unemployment Law

Governor Rick Perry has signed a law mandating drug testing for some unemployment benefits recipients.

06/14/2013

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Perry To OK Drug Testing For Unemployment

Gov. Rick Perry is to sign a law mandating drug testing for some unemployment benefits recipients. The governor is holding a special signing ceremony Friday at the Capitol.

06/14/2013

Vials to be used to collect samples for drug and alcohol testing. (credit: Ron Wurzer/Getty Images)

Approved Bill Would Drug Test Some Unemployment Benefit Applicants

It looks like a bill that would drug test some Texans who receive unemployment will become law.

CBSDFW.COM–05/23/2013

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Welfare Applicants Subject To Drug Testing Under New Bill

Some Texas applicants for welfare would be subjected to drug testing and would be permanently cut off if they fail three times under a bill passed Wednesday by the state Senate.

04/10/2013

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State Bill Would Require Drug Test For Benefits

A lawmaker is demanding financial evidence to support a plan for government-sponsored drug-testing of laid-off-workers. The bill came up for debate in a legislative committee on Wednesday morning.

03/13/2013

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MLB To Expand Blood Testing For HGH

Major League Baseball will test for human growth hormone throughout the regular season and will step up efforts to track the use of artificial testosterone.

01/10/2013

Vials to be used to collect samples for drug and alcohol testing. (credit: Ron Wurzer/Getty Images)

Drug Tests For Texas Welfare & Unemployment Applicants?

Top Texas republicans are calling for some legal changes to the state’s welfare and unemployment benefit programs. Governor Rick Perry and Lt. Governor David Dewhurst want to require mandatory drug screenings for applicants.

CBSDFW.COM–11/13/2012

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Despite Some Legalization, Doubts Remain That NCAA Will Relax Marijuana Standards

NCAA President Mark Emmert doubts that college sports’ governing body will relax its drug standards for student-athletes now that two states have legalized recreational marijuana use.

11/07/2012

Special School Helps Teen Combat Childhood Obesity

UT Southwestern Doctors Make Obesity Breakthrough

Some North Texas researchers believe they have found a way to control obesity by manipulating molecules in the heart. Researchers at UT Southwestern have demonstrated, for the first time, that the heart can regulate energy balance.

04/30/2012

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Miracle Diet Pill? A Safe Drug Is Elusive

The battle of the bulge has been a big, fat failure for U.S. drugmakers. But that hasn’t stopped them from trying.

02/24/2012

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