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A nurse draws a dose of flu vaccine. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Two Flu Deaths Reported In Denton County, Doctors Encourage Flu Shots

The flu has claimed two more lives in Denton County, including that of a young girl who did not receive a flu shot.

CBS 11–01/06/2014

A doctor examines the x-rays of a tuberculosis (TB) patient. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Flight From Texas Delayed Because Of Tuberculosis Scare

Authorities are trying to determine whether a man who flew on Texas flight into Phoenix has tuberculosis, but any risk to passengers on his flight is extremely low.

12/02/2013

A doctor examines the x-rays of a tuberculosis (TB) patient. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After Positive Test, Irving ISD School Holding TB Meeting

MacArthur High School is the second high school in Irving where a student has tested for positive for tuberculosis since the start of the 2013 school year.

CBS 11–10/21/2013

A researcher extracts DNA from samples for AIDS vaccine testing. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

AIDS Research Offering Hope, But Local Docs Still Skeptical On Cure

Research on opposite sides of the globe suggest breakthroughs in the search for a cure for AIDS. While the studies are exciting some, local doctors are urging caution.

01/26/2013

Google Flu Trend Cities Report (Google.org/flutrends)

Flu Trends Now Searchable On Google

Flu cases are on the rise, and health officials are now wondering just how bad this outbreak is going to be. Now, you can find out on Google.

01/11/2013

A patient receives a flu vaccine. (credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Four Flu Deaths Reported In Texas As Season Gets Early Start

Flu season is off to an early start, and local doctors say it could be a bad one.

12/21/2012

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