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Fort Worth’s JPS Hospital Extends Hours

JPS hospital in Fort Worth is extending hours at a network of neighborhood clinics to help relieve the crush of flu patients.

01/18/2014

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Doctors Warn Vaccinated Patients To Watch For Flu Symptoms

As the flu virus continues its deadly spread across North Texas, health officials are telling those who have been avoiding flu shots that there is still time to get protected. And many hold outs are beginning to listen.

01/15/2014

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With Flu Spreading, Students Learning Valuable Health Lessons

Keller ISD has stepped up cleaning efforts at all campuses during the flu outbreak. Each day cleaning crews take over classrooms wiping tables, chairs and door knobs

01/14/2014

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Simple, Online Test May Detect Alzheimer’s Disease

The number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease is on the rise and a simple test could help spot early signs of the disease.

01/13/2014

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Death Of City Worker Investigated As Possibly Flu-Related

Fort Worth health workers are looking into what may be another flu-related death.

CBS 11–01/10/2014

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Flu Starting To Make Its Way Into North Texas

Something doctors say they have noticed this season is just how fast the virus can spread through an entire family.

01/08/2014

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Health Officials Concerned About H1N1 As Students Return To Class

Local health officials are concerned about the spread of the flu as students return to class.

01/05/2014

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush Hospitalized In Houston

The former president’s office previously released a statement saying Mrs. Bush ‘is in great spirits, has already received visits from her husband and family, and is receiving fantastic care.’

01/01/2014

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

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

Many Immigrants Hesitate To Seek Health Insurance

Day after day, Adonias Arevalo tried to calm his parents’ nerves. Like many other immigrants, they worried personal information on their son’s application for government-subsidized health insurance could draw the attention of immigration authorities.

12/16/2013

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Alert Dog Helps Keep Diabetic Boy Safe

At the Sellers’ home Joshua, 7, is happily playing catch with Checkem his black lab. The two look out for each other but Checkem does more than just play around with Joshua.

11/27/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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