Health

US Senator Ted Cruz(R-TX) and his wife Heidi  (Photo Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Ted Cruz To Buy Insurance Via Obamacare, A Law He Vows To Scrap

Texas Senator Ted Cruz says he is signing up his family for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act – a law the Republican presidential candidate has vowed to repeal should he win the White House.

03/24/2015

Jamie Dick, driver of the #55 Viva Auto Group Chevrolet, (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

NASCAR Driver Jamie Dick Diagnosed With Diabetes After Phoenix Race

NASCAR driver Jamie Dick has been diagnosed with diabetes after reporting dizziness and fatigue at Phoenix International Raceway.

03/16/2015

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Mosquitoes Swarming Early In North Texas

The calendar only reads March, but a summer pest is already swarming around North Texas.

03/13/2015

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The Buzz On Essential Oils

Several companies are marketing little bottles of essential oils as natural cure for ailments, from stress relief to weight loss.

03/11/2015

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Federal Health Insurance Aid In Doubt For Nearly 8 Million

Nearly 8 million people could lose up to $24 billion a year in health insurance subsidies in a Supreme Court case threatening President Barack Obama’s law, according to a government report released Tuesday.

03/10/2015

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Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.

03/10/2015

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Treadmill Desks Helping City Workers Shed Pounds

Some employees in the City of Dallas 311 call center are walking off extra weight, all while working their usual jobs. The department added a Trek Desk last year, to give workers an alternative to their sedentary work styles.

CBS 11–02/19/2015

Top Valentine’s Day Aphrodisiacs

Top 5 ‘Superfoods’ You’re Probably Not Eating

Instead of focusing on what you shouldn’t be eating, Angela Lemond, RDN with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics said a healthy diet should be focused on what you should be eating.

CBS 11–02/18/2015

Enrollment Specialist Horacio Castaneda (L) helps Rosa Ayala Cruz (R) apply for health benefits. (credit: Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Estimated 1.2 Mil Texans Signed Up Through Health Exchange

Nearly 1.2 million Texans have signed up or were re-enrolled for health insurance through the federal marketplace by a February 15 deadline.

02/18/2015

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The Story Of Sharing America’s Marrow

Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life-saving blood marrow. See how they are making a real difference.

02/18/2015

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Retired Texas Teachers Could Face Higher Health Care Costs

More than 200,000 retired educators and their dependents in Texas could have to pay more for health care due to rising coverage costs.

02/16/2015

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Abbott Defends Texas Parents’ Right To Opt Out Of Vaccines

A spokeswoman for Gov. Greg Abbott says he encourages all parents to have their children vaccinated but supports Texas law allowing families to opt out of them.

02/12/2015

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