University of Texas Medical Branch

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Texas Lab Criticized Over Handling Of Monkeys For Study

A prestigious laboratory in Texas is under federal investigation after auditors issued a preliminary report saying it did not do enough to prevent the suffering of primates who were infected with a deadly virus for a study of the disease.

08/25/2015

PUKEY GUY

Coast Guard Medevacs Man Vomiting Blood On Shrimp Boat

An Air Station Houston aircrew medevaced a man after it was reported that he was vomiting blood on a shrimp boat in the Gulf of Mexico, about 140 miles southeast of Galveston, Thursday morning.

07/16/2015

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CBS 11 Investigates: Woman Dies After Being Held Sick At Dawson State Jail For Days

CBS 11 has obtained documents detailing an inmate’s last days at Dawson State Jail. The records indicate Shebaa Green was sick in the jail for days before she was transported to the hospital.

CBS 11–11/30/2012

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Evidence Of Changes In The West Nile Virus

“There is a genetic change…We’re seeing it change back to what it used to look like in 2003 and 2002, when the virus first came to Texas.”

11/09/2012

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Guards Come Forward In Dawson Jail Investigation

People have died inside a downtown Dallas jail. And we’ve been told, the deaths are the result of a lack of attention and medical care.

10/08/2012

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A Million Texas Children Remain Without Insurance

More than a million Texas children remain without health insurance, and those kids are not getting the care they need.

04/08/2012