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Bacteria That Causes Legionnaires Disease Found in North Texas VA

Water faucets in two North Texas VA Health Care facilities tested positive for the bacteria that causes legionnaires disease.

12/03/2014

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Appeals Court Hears Challenge To Health Care Law

A Texas doctor’s challenge to President Obama’s health care overhaul is before a federal appeals court in New Orleans.

12/02/2014

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

Top Federal Health Official Again Visits Dallas

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell made another trip to Texas on Monday to encourage residents to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, while those helping to get people signed up said they are seeing a steady number of inquiries.

11/24/2014

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Obama’s Executive Action On Immigration Elicits Praise And Anger

Maria Robles is overcome by emotion. On one hand, she’s disappointed, saying President Obama’s executive action on immigration doesn’t go far enough.

11/21/2014

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Innovative Program Offers Preventative Paramedic Care

Plano’s fire department has launched an innovative program that involves paramedics hitting the streets and responding to medical problems at homes before people call 911.

11/20/2014

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Dallas Co. Health Reports 4th Case Of Imported Chikungunya

Despite the recent cold weather snap in North Texas, a fourth case of imported Chikungunya virus has been confirmed in Dallas County according to officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services.

11/12/2014

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Program Helping Parkinson’s Sufferers Through Voice Therapy

In June, Jason Arwine said ‘I do.’ The commitment to Heather, he says, came easy. Saying his vows clearly, required hard work.

CBS 11–11/11/2014

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U.S. Presidents Praise Health Officials After Dallas Ebola Cases

The last day that anyone in Dallas was monitored for Ebola symptoms received attention from both President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush.

11/07/2014

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Texas Ebola Task Force Recommends 4 Risk Levels

A Texas task force on Ebola has recommended against mandatory quarantines for cooperating medical workers not showing symptoms unless they are considered high risk.

11/04/2014

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Security Lapse At Dallas Ebola Victim’s Former Apartment

Dallas Ebola victim Thomas Duncan’s apartment wasn’t under quarantine Friday as ordered by health officials.

10/31/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 24: Dallas nurse Nina Pham listens to U.S. President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House October 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. Pham, a nurse who was infected with Ebola from treating patient Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas and was first diagnosed on October 12, was declared free of the virus on Friday. (credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Prayers Answered By Nurse Nina Pham’s Return To Texas

The elation of Dallas health care worker Nina Pham’s loved ones reached new heights after she was declared Ebola free.

10/24/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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