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Rice Recalled Following Sick Schoolchildren Incident

The Texas Department of State Health Services warned the public Sunday of a recall of Uncle Ben’s infused rice products that were distributed to Texas retail stores.

02/09/2014

Denton resident Toya Norman. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Denton Woman In Coma Dies From H1N1

A Denton woman that was in a medically induced coma for over a month, diagnosed with H1N1, died Friday night.

02/08/2014

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Norovirus May Have Sickened Hundreds At Richardson High School

At least one student has tested positive for norovirus at Richardson High School, where hundreds of students have called in sick over the past two weeks.

CBS 11–02/04/2014

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Fort Worth’s JPS Hospital Extends Hours

JPS hospital in Fort Worth is extending hours at a network of neighborhood clinics to help relieve the crush of flu patients.

01/18/2014

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With Flu Spreading, Students Learning Valuable Health Lessons

Keller ISD has stepped up cleaning efforts at all campuses during the flu outbreak. Each day cleaning crews take over classrooms wiping tables, chairs and door knobs

01/14/2014

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Lack Of Flu Vaccines In Plano Turns Hundreds Away

Hundreds of people turned away at Chase Oaks Family Center in Plano after flu vaccines are used up.

01/11/2014

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Flu Starting To Make Its Way Into North Texas

Something doctors say they have noticed this season is just how fast the virus can spread through an entire family.

01/08/2014

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As Kids Head Back To School, Flu Worries Follow

The flu is spreading rapidly in North Texas. Late last week, there were seven hundred cases. As of Monday, the number has grown to more than 18-hundred confirmed cases.

01/07/2014

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Health Officials Concerned About H1N1 As Students Return To Class

Local health officials are concerned about the spread of the flu as students return to class.

01/05/2014

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Police Searching For Plano Man Missing For 9 Days

Police in Plano are searching for a man who was last seen on December 11.

12/20/2013

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New Website Tracks Sickness Via Social Media

With the recent drastic temperature changes many North Texans may be starting to feel under the weather. But did you ever wish you knew what illnesses were going around your neck of the woods before they got to you?

11/12/2013

Worst Whooping Cough Epidemic In Decades Strikes California

Local Daycares Protecting Against Pertussis

More children are coming down with whooping cough in Tarrant County, just as warnings are going out to get vaccinated against the bacteria.

10/09/2013

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