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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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Dallas Nurse Nina Pham Showing Improvement In Ebola Fight

The first nurse from Dallas to to get infected with the deadly ebola virus is finally getting some good news.

10/21/2014

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New Ebola ‘Czar’ Knows Washington, But Not Medicine

Ron Klain, President Barack Obama’s new point man on Ebola, has no medical or public health background. But he does have a wealth of experience managing unruly federal bureaucracies in times of crisis.

10/17/2014

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Patient ‘Screened’ For Ebola At Baylor, Testing Not Confirmed

On Friday morning Baylor Hospital in Dallas confirmed a patient with ‘Ebola similar symptoms’ also triggered a positive verbal screening questionnaire.

10/17/2014

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CDC May Not Identify Breach In Protocol Leading To Nurse’s Ebola Infection

Director of the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Tom Frieden says they may never determine how Nina Pham contracted the Ebola virus.

10/14/2014

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