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Key Ways the Health Care Ruling Affects Texas

Key Ways the Health Care Ruling Affects Texas

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld government subsidies that help more than 6.4 million Americans in Texas and 33... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Ramps, Parks at Many Area Lakes to Remain Closed for Summer

Ramps, Parks at Many Area Lakes to Remain Closed for Summer

Flooding has forced the closure of many ramps and parks at North Texas lakes for the rest of the summer, officials... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
Dallas Co. Steps Up Efforts Against Chikungunya

Dallas Co. Steps Up Efforts Against Chikungunya

Dallas County is stepping up its efforts to look for signs of yet another threat transmitted by mosquitoes. Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile in Glenn Heights

Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile in Glenn Heights

A mosquito trapped in unincorporated Tarrant County has tested positive for West Nile virus, county officials say... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Near Mansfield

Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Near Mansfield

A mosquito trapped in unincorporated Tarrant County has tested positive for West Nile virus, county officials say... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
Man Wins $500K After Phone Records Doctors Mocking Him

Man Wins $500K After Phone Records Doctors Mocking Him

A Vienna, Virginia, man was awarded $500,000 in court after suing doctors he recorded mocking and insulting him... Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
Cyclospora Outbreak: What to Know

Cyclospora Outbreak: What to Know

Texas residents are once again being urged to use caution in the kitchen following an outbreak of cyclospora. Read »

Jun 24, 2015
Nearly 10K Cases of Ranch Salad Dressing Recalled

Nearly 10K Cases of Ranch Salad Dressing Recalled

A New Jersey-based company is voluntarily recalling nearly 10,000 cases of Wish-Bone Ranch salad dressing sold in... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
Cyclospora Cases on the Rise in Texas

Cyclospora Cases on the Rise in Texas

A rise of Texas cyclosporiasis cases has officials warning shoppers to use caution when preparing produce in the... Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
More Rain Leads to More Bacteria in Lakes, Oceans

More Rain Leads to More Bacteria in Lakes, Oceans

Health experts say the large amount of recent rain has led to an increased amount of potentially dangerous bacteria... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
Court Rejects Religious Health Care Act Challenges

Court Rejects Religious Health Care Act Challenges

A federal appeals court panel says some rules in the Affordable Care Act dealing with birth control do not violate... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
GMO Lamb With Jellyfish Protein Sold for Meat in France

GMO Lamb With Jellyfish Protein Sold for Meat in France

France's national agricultural institute is investigating how a lamb whose mother had been genetically modified with... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths a year in the United States from poor air... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Skinny Jeans Land

Skinny Jeans Land "Fashion Victim" in Hospital for Days

An Australian woman was hospitalized for four days after her skinny jeans cut off the blood flow to her calves and... Read »

Jun 27, 2015
General Mills to Drop Artificial Ingredients in Cereal

General Mills to Drop Artificial Ingredients in Cereal

General Mills is dropping artificial colors and flavors from its cereals, the latest company to respond to a growing... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
Several Brands of Bottled Water Recalled

Several Brands of Bottled Water Recalled

Niagara Bottling is recalling its bottled water products after one of its spring sources was contaminated with E. Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Scientists Discover 400,000-Year-Old Tartar on Cavemen Teeth

Scientists Discover 400,000-Year-Old Tartar on Cavemen Teeth

Like modern Americans at summer barbecues, people living in the early Paleolithic era were big fans of grilling... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Planned Parenthood: No New Texas Abortion Clinics

Planned Parenthood: No New Texas Abortion Clinics

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards says her organization has no immediate plans to build more abortion... Read »

Jun 20, 2015
Houston Cancer Clusters Get Unprecedented Extra Study

Houston Cancer Clusters Get Unprecedented Extra Study

For the first time in a decade, Texas health officials are considering a deeper investigation of cancer clusters... Read »

Jun 20, 2015
U.S. Officials Preparing for MERS Outbreak Following S. Korea

U.S. Officials Preparing for MERS Outbreak Following S. Korea

A deadly outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Virus in South Korea is prompting health officials and experts... Read »

Jul 17, 2015

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