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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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NFL Hires 1st Chief Medical Adviser

Commissioner Roger Goodell said before the Super Bowl the league would be hiring someone to oversee its medical policies. Dr. Elizabeth Nabel will work directly with Goodell.

02/09/2015

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New Technology Helps Monitor Juvenile Diabetes

Now, technology created by parents of juvenile diabetics is changing the way worried parents can watch blood sugar levels… remotely. Instantly. With a watch.

02/03/2015

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Trube Stories: Kicking The Habit – Back To The Beginning

I have smoked for more than 20 years. It’s not something I’m proud of, but there it is. Something to be proud of? I’m quitting.

01/19/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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Valentine Penny Campaign Helps Cancer-Stricken Teen

A North Texas teen originally from Waxahachie is in Los Angeles alongside her mother receiving experimental cancer treatment.

01/08/2015

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MedStar Keeps Drivers In Check With DriveCams

Sirens, high speeds are a recipe for big accidents. That’s why one local ambulance company has a new system it hopes will keep people safer by preventing accidents before they ever happen.

01/07/2015

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Underage Drinking May Lead To Alcoholism

It’s the season to raise a glass. And if you’re tempted to give your teen the first taste of alcohol, experts say stop!

12/26/2014

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Patients Return To Dallas Hospital Where Ebola Hit

The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected by the virus says patients are returning and revenue is back to what it was before the crisis.

12/19/2014

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Holiday Stress May Increase Risk Of Child Abuse

The joy and happiness most people associate with the holidays doesn’t always ring true for some families.

12/16/2014

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