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Workers Ponder Quitting Because Of Obamacare

Updated: 03/21/2014 - For uninsured people, the nation's new health care law may offer an escape from worry about unexpected, astronomical medical bills. But for people who already had good insurance, the law could offer another kind of escape: the chance to quit their job.

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Doctor Sentenced to Prison in Health Care Fraud

Posted: 03/17/2014 - A North Texas doctor has been sentenced to almost five years in federal prison and ordered to pay about $9 million in restitution to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services after being convicted of health care fraud.

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Doctors Hope for Cure in a 2nd Baby Born With HIV

Posted: 03/09/2014 - A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment - in this instance, four hours after birth.

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A Look at the Changing Obesity Landscape for Kids

Updated: 03/01/2014 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Is the anti-obesity message finally getting through? A marked drop in the obesity rate among preschoolers in the U.S. has researchers and parents pointing to a variety of possible factors.

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California Senator Seeks Review of Paralysis Cases

Posted: 02/27/2014 - Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer has asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.

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Landmark Study Examines Hispanic Longevity Paradox

Posted: 02/24/2014 - The government's largest study of Hispanics' health aims to answer why they live longer than other Americans, but the first results suggest that trend might be in jeopardy, especially among certain groups.

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Medicare Advantage Plans May Face Cuts

Updated: 02/22/2014 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cuts are on the table next year for Medicare Advantage plans, the Obama administration says. The politically dicey move affecting a private insurance alternative highly popular with seniors immediately touched off an election-year fight.

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A&M Names New Leader of Health Science Center

Posted: 02/18/2014 - The Texas A&M System Board of Regents has named Health Science Center Interim Executive Vice President and CEO Brett Giroir to the permanent post.

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Most States Lag in Health Insurance Sign-Ups

Updated: 02/12/2014 - Most states are still lagging when it comes to sign-ups under President Barack Obama's health care law, but an Associated Press analysis of numbers reported Wednesday finds a dozen high-achievers getting ahead of the game.

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Health Experts Answer Flu Questions for KBTX Hotline

Updated: 02/11/2014 - Doctors from the College Station Medical Center and experts from the Brazos County Health Department answered questions for a News 3 open hotline on the flu in the KBTX studio.

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California Company Recalls 8.7 Million Pounds of Meat

Updated: 02/09/2014 - A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection, federal officials said Saturday.

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