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At Least 2.8 Million Visit Website for Insurance Exchanges

Updated: 10/02/2013 - Americans have six months in which to enroll in the online health insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul -- but it looks like a lot of people are wasting no time in doing so.

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City of Huntsville Begins Water Chlorination Treatment

Posted: 10/01/2013 - The City of Huntsville started a routine maintenance process on its water distribution Tuesday which will continue through October 22. This activity, which will primarily entail water main flushing, will help maintain a bacteria free environment in the system.

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Texans Sign Up for Insurance on Federal Exchange

Updated: 10/02/2013 - Texas hospitals, clinics and charities have received an enthusiastic response to the new health care law, helping people sign up for insurance after Gov. Rick Perry declared the state government would do as little as possible to help implement the Affordable Care Act.

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Dr. Dickey Helps Answer Affordable Care Act Questions

Updated: 10/02/2013 - Dr. Nancy Dickey, former president of the Texas A&M Health Science Center and the American Medical Association, talked with Brazos Valley This Morning Monday to help explain what the new law means to people.

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Perry: Federal Health Care Law Has Failed

Posted: 09/29/2013 - Texas Gov. Rick Perry says President Barack Obama's health care law is a failure and should be defunded, but he doesn't think shutting down the federal government is a good option.

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HHS Secretary Talks Health Care Overhaul in Texas

Posted: 09/26/2013 - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is visiting Texas to describe how the federal health care overhaul would work at the grassroots level.

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Report: Environmental Chemicals a Pregnancy Risk

Posted: 09/24/2013 - From mercury to pesticides, Americans are exposed daily to environmental chemicals that could harm reproductive health, the nation's largest groups of obstetricians and fertility specialists said Monday.

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U.S. Teens Eating Better, Watching Less TV

Updated: 09/23/2013 - U.S. adolescents may finally be getting the message about healthier living. Researchers are reporting children in grades six through 10 are eating more vegetables, exercising more and watching less television than their counterparts a decade earlier.

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Studies Take Early Look at Health Law's Premiums

Posted: 09/05/2013 - Coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law won't be cheap, but cost-conscious consumers hunting for lower premiums will have plenty of options, according to two independent private studies.

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Medical Pot Looks to 'Color Inside the Lines'

Posted: 09/04/2013 - Medical marijuana businesses worried that federal agents will close them down now have a roadmap to avoid prosecution, courtesy of the Justice Department's decision to allow legal pot in Colorado and Washington state.

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Whooping Cough Cases Climb in Texas

Posted: 09/03/2013 - Texas health officials say the number of people sick with whooping cough statewide is on track to reach the highest level in more than 50 years.

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St. Joseph's Hospital Launches Heart Failure Clinic

Posted: 08/21/2013 - Around 5.5 Million Americans have been diagnosed with heart failure. Another 700,000 are diagnosed every year. Now, patients struggling with heart failure have a specialty clinic dedicated just to them.

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