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CDC: Nation on Track for Deadliest West Nile Year

Updated: 09/12/2012 - Health officials say they're convinced this will be the worst year for West Nile virus deaths and severe illnesses since the disease hit America's shores in 1999.

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McDonald's New Menu Item: Calorie Counts

Updated: 09/12/2012 - McDonald's says it will start posting calorie counts on menus in restaurants across the country next week, ahead of a new regulation that will require the information.

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St. Joseph - "A Legacy of Healing" Telethon

Updated: 09/05/2013 - On Thursday, September 13th, St. Joseph will partner with KBTX News 3 to broadcast the first "Legacy of Healing" telethon in celebration of the health system's 76th anniversary. Click to learn how to donate.

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Precautions Advised When it Comes to West Nile Virus

Updated: 09/06/2012 - COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS (September 6, 2012) - News of the West Nile virus’ rampant spread across the U.S. has dominated the media in recent weeks. The number of U.S. cases rose 25 percent in the latest week, putting the 2012 outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on track to be the most severe on record in the United States.

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CDC: West Nile Cases Rise 40 Percent in 1 Week

Updated: 08/29/2012 - Federal health officials say that West Nile virus cases are up 40 percent since last week and are on pace to rival the record years of 2002 and 2003.

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Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Posted: 08/14/2012 - Mosquitoes collected by the Brazos County Health Department on August 1, 2012 tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes were trapped at various sites in Bryan, College Station, Brazos County, and on the Texas A&M University campus. Positive mosquito sites include:

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Texas Doctors Object to Abortion Counseling Rule

Updated: 08/07/2012 - Texas medical groups object to a proposed rule for the state Women's Health Program that would ban abortion counseling, calling it a "gag order" on doctors.

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FDA Approves First Pill to Help Prevent HIV

Posted: 07/16/2012 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, a milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.

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West Nile Continues Popping Up at A&M

Posted: 07/11/2012 - For three straight weeks, mosquitoes tested for West Nile Virus at the Texas A&M Golf Course have come up positive for the disease.

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