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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Non-Profit Turns Up “The Bling” To Raise Cancer Awareness

A North Texas based non-profit is turning up the ‘bling’ to raise awareness about ovarian cancer. The disease is often called the ‘silent killer’—taking the lives of some 15,000 women every year.

09/10/2014

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Abbott Emphasizes Women In Health Plan For Texas

Republican Greg Abbott is emphasizing women in his new health agenda for Texas, which comes after Democrat Wendy Davis has lately made abortion and sexual assault issues in the governor’s race.

09/10/2014

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Chikungunya Virus Confirmed In Tarrant County

Public health officials in Tarrant County have confirmed the county’s first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus disease.

08/22/2014

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GameStop CEO Treated For Cancerous Brain Tumor

GameStop Corp. says its CEO Paul Raines had surgery last week to remove a cancerous brain tumor.

08/19/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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‘Kissing Bug’ Brings Disease To Texas

A public health hazard has arrived in the Lone Star State: a bug carrying a parasite that can cause potentially fatal heart and digestive problems.

08/13/2014

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Texas Abortion Law Could Send Women Across Borders

Crossing borders is a part of life in El Paso, where people may walk into Mexico to visit family or commute to New Mexico for work. But getting an abortion doesn’t require leaving town, but that could soon change.

08/12/2014

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FDA Approves First DNA-Based Test For Colon Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patient DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.

08/12/2014

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Third Human Case Of West Nile Reported In Dallas County

The Dallas County Health department has confirmed it’s third human case of West Nile virus this season.

08/11/2014

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Mesquite Public Pool Remains Open Despite Multiple Employee Infections

A public pool in Mesquite remains open after employees come down with an infection.

08/08/2014

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North Texas Hospitals On Alert Over Ebola Outbreak

Inside the JPS Hospital Emergency Room in Fort Worth they are screening every patient that walks through the door for Ebola.

08/04/2014

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