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Obamacare Website Flagged In Heartbleed Review

People with accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords.

04/19/2014

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Fundraiser For Frisco Police Officer Suffering From H1N1

Medical bills and other expenses continue to mount for a Frisco police officer who is recovering from a severe case of H1N1. Now, a police charity is raising money to help the nine-year veteran.

KRLD–03/06/2014

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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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Stomach Bug Creeps Through Richardson High School; Dozens Sick

At Richardson High School, what appears to be a gastrointestinal bug of some sort is spreading faster than an internet rumor… with dozens of students and staff complaining of stomach ache, vomiting, nausea and diarrhea.

01/31/2014

Denton resident Toya Norman hospitalized in ICU and battling the H1N1 virus. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Denton Mother Diagnosed With H1N1 In Coma

Denton resident Toya Norman, 46, is one of the dozens in North Texas to recently be diagnosed with the deadly H1N1 virus. She has been in a medically induced coma for about two weeks now.

01/17/2014

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

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

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

Doctors Worry Flu Will Spread With Holiday Travel

With the Centers of Disease Control identifying Texas as a high danger area for the flu, local health care providers worry holiday traveling this week will further spread the virus.

CBS 11–12/22/2013

Lucca, 13, was a female tiger who died from canine distemper at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center. (credit: In-Sync Exotics)

Virus Outbreak That Killed 7 North Texas Big Cats Appears Over

A spokeswoman for a North Texas animal sanctuary where seven big cats have died of a virus says the worst of the outbreak appears to be over even though some cats still show symptoms.

12/09/2013

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Hundreds Gather In Plano For World AIDS Day

Crowds gathered in Plano Sunday to honor people who died from AIDS and to support those living with the disease.

12/01/2013

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

Tests Suggest Baby Born With HIV May Be Cured

Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into remission, hopefully for good, in an American baby born with the AIDS virus — a medical first that is prompting a new look at how hard and fast such cases should be treated.

10/23/2013

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New Test Aims To Better Detect Viral Infections

Researchers are developing a blood test to more easily tell when a respiratory illness is due to a virus and not a bacterial infection, hoping to cut the dangerous overuse of antibiotics and speed the right diagnosis.

09/18/2013

A 14-month-old child sits on the lap of her mother as she receives the combined Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination. (credit: Geoff Caddick/AFP/Getty Images)

More Texas Children Getting Sick With Whooping Cough

At the moment, the only sounds coming from 4-month-old Mason Shepherd are the typical gurgles of a contented baby. But, earlier this summer a horrible cough had his parents worried and thinking the worst.

CBS 11–08/20/2013

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