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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

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Study: Meat, Dairy May Be As Detrimental To Health As Smoking

Eating a diet heavy on meat and cheese may be as harmful to you as smoking a cigarette, researchers claim.

03/05/2014

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A Look Inside New State-Of-The-Art Parkland Hospital

The new Parkland Hospital rises 17 stories above the center of Dallas’ Medical District.

02/27/2014

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Powerful New Painkiller Has Some Addiction Specialists Worried

A powerful new opiate has been approved by the FDA and will hit the market next month, but some Doctors are already sounding the addiction alarm.

02/27/2014

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3 More Dead From H1N1

This year’s dangerous strain of the flu has claimed more North Texas lives in the past week.

02/21/2014

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Doctors Recommend Genetic Retesting For Breast Cancer

Over the past decade, the phrases ‘BRCA 1’ and ‘BRCA 2’ went mainstream as genetic testing to assess breast cancer risk became common. But, now, doctors are telling patients whose tests were negative to get retested.

CBS 11–02/18/2014

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“Miracle Child” Receives Full Lung Transplant

Nancy Magana is one of just hundred babies who’ve received a full lung transplant at 8 weeks of age.

02/07/2014

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Boxing, MMA Meet To Support Head Injury Research

Bringing together the rival bodies of boxing and mixed martial arts is no small feat. But there is one common cause on which they can agree – the need for brain trauma research.

02/04/2014

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Online Test May Detect Alzheimer’s Disease Early

There isn’t a cure for Alzheimer’s, but researchers say they can slow the progression if it’s caught early.

01/31/2014

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Stomach Bug Creeps Through Richardson High School; Dozens Sick

At Richardson High School, what appears to be a gastrointestinal bug of some sort is spreading faster than an internet rumor… with dozens of students and staff complaining of stomach ache, vomiting, nausea and diarrhea.

01/31/2014

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Mistakes With Your Medicine

Before you pop another pill from the pharmacy, stop and compare the description on the insert to the medication you’ve been given. This simple step could save your life!

01/30/2014

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Tarrant County Confirms Sixth Flu-Related Death

The Tarrant County Health Department confirmed a sixth flu-related death in the county Tuesday.

01/21/2014

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