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Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 04:13 PM CST

Free Eye Exams, Glasses at Kids Vision Fest

Free Eye Exams, Glasses at Kids Vision Fest

Helping kids see better is the focus of an event today in Tarrant County. Friday nearly 1,000 children will receive free eye exams and glasses at the Kids Vision Fest.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 09:21 AM CST

Zika Virus Case Confirmed in Travis County: Health Officials

Zika Virus Case Confirmed in Travis County: Health Officials

Health officials say a travel-related case of Zika virus has been confirmed in Travis County.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 11:42 AM CST

CDC Issues New Zika Virus Guidelines

CDC Issues New Zika Virus Guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention releases new guidelines regarding the spread of Zika virus.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 07:27 PM CST

San Diego Company Testing Possible Diabetes Cure

San Diego Company Testing Possible Diabetes Cure

A San Diego biotech company believes it has found a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes. The La Jolla-based company, ViaCyte, in conjunction with Johnson & Johnson, is testing a stem cell treatment to cure those...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 05:33 PM CST

Obamacare Posts Respectable Sign-Up Season

Obamacare Posts Respectable Sign-Up Season

Still facing political jeopardy, President Barack Obama's health care law beat expectations by earning solid sign-ups this year, according to figures released Thursday by the administration. About 12.7 million...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 04:37 PM CST

Brazil Health Officials Confirm Zika Spread Via Transfusion

Brazil Health Officials Confirm Zika Spread Via Transfusion

Two people in southeastern Brazil contracted the Zika virus through blood transfusions, a municipal health official said Thursday, presenting a fresh challenge to efforts to contain the virus on top of...

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