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Former Biden Chief of Staff to Lead Ebola Response

Posted: 10/17/2014 - WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. government's response to the Ebola crisis.

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Dallas Nurses Cite Sloppy Conditions in Ebola Care

Updated: 10/15/2014 - A national nurses' union says nurses at the Dallas hospital where an Ebola patient died worked for days without proper protective gear and with only loose guidelines on how to prevent the spread of the virus.

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Texas Deputy Treated Out of 'Abundance of Caution'

Posted: 10/09/2014 - Suburban Dallas officials say a sheriff's deputy who went into the apartment where the first U.S. Ebola patient had stayed is hospitalized "out of an abundance of caution" after falling ill.

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Officials Ask About 80 to Watch for Ebola Symptoms

Updated: 10/02/2014 - Health officials in Texas say they have reached out to about 80 people who may have had direct or indirect contact with the man infected with Ebola or someone close to him.

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New Recommendation for Kids' Flu Vaccine

Updated: 10/03/2014 - For the first time ever, the Centers for Disease Control is recommending a special flu vaccine for young children, but it may be hard to find.

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Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Updated: 09/23/2014 - The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health is hosting a free event for Falls Awareness Prevention Awareness Day.

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Restaurant's Permit Revoked After Third Poor Inspection This Year

Updated: 09/25/2014 - For the third time since May, a College Station restaurant has been closed due to a poor inspection, but this time, its permit has been revoked, a first in the history of the Brazos County Health Department according to officials there.

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New Rules Will Change How You Can Get Hydrocodone

Updated: 09/23/2014 - New restrictions are on the way for Hydrocodone products that will change the way you can get prescriptions and refills. That includes medicines like Loratab and Vicodin.

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Probe: HealthCare.gov Website Must Boost Security

Posted: 09/16/2014 - Nonpartisan congressional investigators say the HealthCare.gov website has significant security weaknesses that could put Americans' personal information at risk.

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Serious Respiratory Illness Hits Hundreds of Children

Posted: 09/08/2014 - Hundreds of children in about a dozen states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials suspect may be caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold.

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Judge Finds Texas Abortion Rules Unconstitutional

Updated: 08/30/2014 - Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.

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