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Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 06:07 PM CDT

Health Headlines for Wednesday November 1, 2017

Health Headlines for Wednesday November 1, 2017

NBC 5 Health Reporter Bianca Castro has a look at the health headlines for Wednesday November 1, 2017.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 06:01 PM CDT

Dallas County Residents Enroll For Healthcare Under ACA

Dallas County Residents Enroll For Healthcare Under ACA

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins expects fewer people will get healthcare through the open marketplace. County plans safety net for those who need it.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 05:31 PM CDT

Home Help for Sleep Apnea

Home Help for Sleep Apnea

Many people are reluctant to see a sleep specialist when they're having trouble getting rest because they don't want to participate in a sleep study, but thanks to new technology that's all a thing of the past....

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 06:10 PM CDT

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins Wednesday

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins Wednesday

The Affordable Care Act is still on the books, and if you don't get insurance through your employer, the window to enroll for health insurance is Dec. 15.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 02:20 PM CDT

Obama Touts Open Enrollment for 'Obamacare'

Obama Touts Open Enrollment for 'Obamacare'

A new deadline, rising prices and fewer options for help will greet health insurance shoppers as the Affordable Care Act's main enrollment window opens Wednesday. Also in store: Befuddlement. "Confusion seems...

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 at 09:15 AM CDT

Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Starts Nov. 1

Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Starts Nov. 1

Open enrollment starts November 1 in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 04:05 PM CDT

Targeted Protein Therapy Gives Brain Cancer Patients Hope

Targeted Protein Therapy Gives Brain Cancer Patients Hope

Glioblastoma is the most common and deadliest form of brain cancer, but now a clinical trial is delivering a bioengineered fusion protein directly into the tumor.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 03:47 PM CDT

Parkland Hospital Offers ACA Open Enrollment Assistance

Parkland Hospital Offers ACA Open Enrollment Assistance

Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas is offering assistance for people who need help signing up during open enrollment.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 03:02 PM CDT

Texas Hospitals Rank 19th in New Study

Texas Hospitals Rank 19th in New Study

Texas hospitals rank 19th nationwide when it comes to avoiding medical errors, injuries and infections, a new report released Tuesday finds.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 11:41 AM CDT

NJ Sues OxyContin Maker, Alleges 'Direct Link' to Opioid Crisis

NJ Sues OxyContin Maker, Alleges 'Direct Link' to Opioid Crisis

New Jersey filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the company that manufactures OxyContin, claiming a "direct link" between the state's opioid crisis and the firm's deceptive marketing practices. State Attorney...

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