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UTMB professor among Time "Person of the Year" list

UTMB professor among Time "Person of the Year" listHe notes that the patients that survived received one of the experimental drugs he's worked on.
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  • 1 week ago
Texas

Nina Pham: 'I thought it was a death sentence'

Nina Pham: 'I thought it was a death sentence'Nurse Nina Pham speaks about life after Ebola, and being recognized as a Time magazine Person of the Year
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  • 1 week ago
Health

McDonald's to chop 8 Items from menu

McDonald's to chop 8 Items from menuAmong the changes made are ingredients and how people get their food
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Breast cancer patients treated longer than necessary

Breast cancer patients treated longer than necessaryStudies in recent years have shown that breast cancer patients who undergo lumpectomies can safely opt for three weeks of daily radiation therapy instead of the traditional five.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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North Texas boy battling cancer dreams of Christmas cards

North Texas boy battling cancer dreams of Christmas cards"I can't say it enough, he loves cards," she said. "Most kids would ask for many items that are expensive. Andrew asks for cards. They can be bought or handmade."
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Texas

Disabled Arlington student excluded from group photos

Disabled Arlington student excluded from group photosThe Arlington Independent School District has since apologized, saying the incident is under investigation
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Texas parents put baby ahead of mom's cancer treatment

Texas parents put baby ahead of mom's cancer treatmentTreatment became tremendously more complicated when doctors realized Prater was eight weeks pregnant with he second child.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Texas

Fake Dallas nurse guilty of fraud in ID theft case

Fake Dallas nurse guilty of fraud in ID theft caseJada Necole Antoine of Dallas pleaded guilty Tuesday to fraud in connection with means of identification.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Nation Now

Coffee shop roasted for refusing to help man in wheelchair

Coffee shop roasted for refusing to help man in wheelchairAt first, Zimmerman said the clerk indicated the store didn't have an outlet, but Zimmerman found one. The clerk still refused to allow it.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

'Time' names 'Ebola Fighters' as Person of the Year

'Time' names 'Ebola Fighters' as Person of the Year"Ebola is a war, and a warning," Time editor Nancy Gibbs writes in announcing the magazine's choice for top newsmaker of 2014.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

Washington state worker says she was virtual sex slave on the job

Washington state worker says she was virtual sex slave on the jobEller claims within a few months on the job, the supervisor started making inappropriate sexual comments to her. Those escalated to inappropriate touching at the school during a night shift, she says.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Features

Heart transplant recipients healed by love get hitched

Heart transplant recipients healed by love get hitched"It just seemed like the obvious place to be married when our love started here," said Fitz Randolph.
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Health

Male smokers may lose Y chromosomes

Male smokers may lose Y chromosomesEven if general appeals to one's health aren't enough to convince people to quit smoking, perhaps this new research will give men some pause.
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Health

Conjoined twins born at Atlanta hospital

Conjoined twins born at Atlanta hospitalMichael and Robin Hamby welcomed a special set of twins into the world Thursday morning.
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Mediterranean diet could add years to your life

Mediterranean diet could add years to your lifeA new study finds that following the Mediterranean diet could add about 4.5 years to your life.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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End of discriminatory blood ban could help save lives

End of discriminatory blood ban could help save livesA long standing federal regulation that many in the gay community say stigmatizes and discriminates against them could change. Members of the gay community, along with many others in the medical field, will gather in Washington on Tuesday to find out if the FDA panel...
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Texas son donates liver to save father's life

Texas son donates liver to save father's lifeFor a man who lived for his grandchildren, Mickey Holden faced the reality of dying while waiting for a liver transplant.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Texas

AISD bus monitor accused of abusing autistic child

AISD bus monitor accused of abusing autistic childAn Austin parent is pressing charges against a former school employee who's accused of abusing his child with autism.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Whole Foods recalls vegan pumpkin pies

Whole Foods recalls vegan pumpkin piesWhole Foods Markets is recalling vegan pumpkin pies produced and sold in its Southwest region
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Child 'forgotten' by CPS now disabled for life

Child 'forgotten' by CPS now disabled for lifeAiden wasn't born this way. Every single medical problem and disability he will live with for the rest of his life could have been prevented.
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Dallas parents find joy in embryo adoption

Dallas parents find joy in embryo adoptionWhen you look at an embryo, it's hard to imagine the miracle it'll become.
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Costs of responding to Ebola adding up

Costs of responding to Ebola adding upThe American public's initial response to the spread of Ebola to the USA was fear.
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Health

Flesh-eating maggots removed from man's head

Flesh-eating maggots removed from man's headWhat could possibly be worse than a tapeworm in the brain?
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Entertainment

Shia LaBeouf making progress on treatment

Shia LaBeouf making progress on treatmentActor Shia LaBeouf is complying with treatment ordered
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Texas

Fort Worth officer delivers baby on busy highway

Fort Worth officer delivers baby on busy highwayOfficer Robert Scott was helping with traffic control in the 3300 block of Northeast Loop 820 when a man flagged him down
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Texas

No federal charges in teen-deputy stun gun case

No federal charges in teen-deputy stun gun caseFederal prosecutors won't seek criminal charges against two Central Texas sheriff deputies involved in a stun gun shooting that left a 17-year-old student with a severe brain injury
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Houston-area business boosts booties

Houston-area business boosts bootiesA healthy backside is what's hot in pop culture, and thanks to celebs like Kim Kardashian, it's big business.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Texas

Hydrocodone found in Halloween candy at N. Texas party

Hydrocodone found in Halloween candy at N. Texas partyA child at a birthday party found hydrocodone pills in a box of Halloween candy Saturday.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Texas

Medical miracle or medical torture? Texas mother faces medical child abuse charges

Medical miracle or medical torture? Texas mother faces medical child abuse chargesA Texas mother is facing medical child abuse charges for allegedly treating her child with medication, and doctor shopping all the way to Minnesota to find someone to perform surgery on the boy, even though doctors in Texas say the treatment was unnecessary.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Why rice is dangerous to feed your children

Why rice is dangerous to feed your childrenConsumer Reports has issued new guidelines for limits on how much rice you and your children should eat.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Nation Now

Graco recalls 4.7M strollers over amputation danger

Graco recalls 4.7M strollers over amputation dangerGraco is recalling 11 models of baby strollers, citing a finger tip amputation hazard.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Entertainment

Bono, Affleck stay silent in PSA on Ebola response

Bono, Affleck stay silent in PSA on Ebola responseBono, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman and "The Walking Dead" actress Danai Gurira are among celebrities playing the waiting game
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Rare condition takes Colorado mom's life during childbirth

Rare condition takes Colorado mom's life during childbirthDuring labor on Nov. 3, doctors discovered that Declan's mother, Karisa Bugal, had a rare condition called amniotic fluid embolism.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Patient at Ben Taub tests negative for Ebola

Patient at Ben Taub tests negative for EbolaOvernight tests have confirmed that a patient at Ben Taub Hospital does not have Ebola
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Spring gym only wants overweight members

Spring gym only wants overweight membersA third of Americans are not just overweight, they are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

18 people in Austin experienced adverse reactions to K2

18 people in Austin experienced adverse reactions to K2Paramedics with Austin-Travis County EMS (ATCEMS) say 18 people had adverse reactions to K2 Monday afternoon.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago