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President Obama To Thank Affordable Care Act Volunteers During Dallas Visit

Amid all of the controversy surrounding the troubled roll-out of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama will meet Wednesday with North Texas volunteers to thank them for helping to spread the word about the healthcare reform law.

CBS 11–11/04/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks about immigration during a rally. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Cruz Vows To Speak Till He Can’t Against Obamacare

Freshman Sen. Ted Cruz says he will speak until he’s no longer able to stand in opposition to President Barack Obama’s health care law.

09/24/2013

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Health Law Would Cost Texas Less Than Forecast

The health and human services commissioner has cut his estimate of what the federal health care law would cost Texas by 42 percent.

07/12/2012

A man smokes a cigarette outside of a no-smoking building. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Researchers: Vaccine May Treat Nicotine Addiction

Trying to quit smoking? It’s tough – studies suggest 70- to 80-percent of people who try to quit smoke within six months. That’s because nicotine is so addictive. Now a research team has announced that they’ve successfully tested a nicotine addiction vaccine.

06/28/2012

A photo illustration shows a ring of U.S. twenty dollar bills with a bottle of prescription drugs. (credit: Getty Images/Karen Bleier/AFP)

Dallas Company Pinched By Rising Health Care Costs

Romco Equipment Company employees face soaring costs to their health plans.

CBSDFW.COM–12/13/2010