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Dallas Teenager Dies From Flu

Dallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed that a 17-year-old Dallas County resident’s death was flu-related.

04/04/2014

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Gov. Health Care Website Stumbles On Final Day

A new technical problem is preventing last-minute users from signing up on the government’s health insurance website. The new problem comes as traffic is surging on deadline day.

03/31/2014

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Students Learn; Support Cancer Stricken Friends

It is, at best, an awful coincidence. Three kids with cancer — all at the same Keller school.

03/26/2014

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NFL Concussion Lawyer Expects Case To Heat Up Soon

The court fight over NFL concussions should heat up soon when a judge in Philadelphia weighs the fairness of the proposed $765 million settlement.

03/21/2014

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Vasectomies On Rise During March Madness

The first week of March Madness is also the most popular week of the year for men to get vasectomies, according to Texas urologist Dr. Grant Fowler.

03/19/2014

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Report: Women At Higher Risk Of Developing Alzheimer’s

Amy Osler is trim, physically fit, and positively glows with good health… all while dying the slow mental death that is Alzheimer’s. She was diagnosed in September of last year at 50 years old.

03/19/2014

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Weather Has North Texans Sniffling, Sneezing & More

If you’ve been feeling a bit under the weather, you might be able to actually blame it on the weather. The recent weather has awakened a seasonal monster — mountain cedar.

CBS 11–03/19/2014

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Researchers: Hispanics May Have Increased Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

North Texas researchers say Mexican American Hispanics may have an increased risk of developing memory problems that could lead to Alzheimer’s disease — early.

03/17/2014

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Affordable Care Act Not Working For North Texas Man

Lawrence Harrison says he signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, but has not received the coverage he needs.

CBS 11–03/12/2014

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Irregular Heart Rhythms Not Uncommon

The collapse of Dallas Stars Hockey player Richard Peverley from an apparent irregular heartbeat issue has brought a surprising statistic to light: that one in four older Americans will likely develop atrial fibrillation.

03/11/2014

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Dallas Homeless Shelter Unveils New Medical Center

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Saturday for the unveiling of a new medical center at the Dallas LIFE Foundation homeless shelter.

03/09/2014

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Lung Donation Recipient Meets Donor Family

No one should ever have to bury their child, but one Waco family can take comfort in the fact that they fulfilled his last wishes.

03/07/2014

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