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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time since May, a College Station restaurant has been closed due to a poor inspection, but this time, its permit has been revoked, a first in the history of the Brazos County Health Department according to officials there.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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EPA Hosts Texas Hearing on Oil Refinery Rules

Updated: 08/05/2014 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding its second and final hearing on proposed new standards for oil refinery emissions as part of a 60-day public comment period.

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Federal Appeals Court Deals Blow to Health Law

Posted: 07/22/2014 - A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.

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Scientist Due in Court in Faked AIDS Research Case

Posted: 07/01/2014 - A former Iowa State University researcher is expected to appear in court Tuesday to face charges that he falsified data to make a developmental AIDS vaccine appear promising.

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VA Review Finds 'Significant and Chronic' Failures

Posted: 06/27/2014 - In a scathing appraisal, a review ordered by President Barack Obama of the troubled Veterans Affairs health care system concludes that medical care for veterans is beset by "significant and chronic system failures," substantially verifying problems raised by whistleblowers and internal and congressional investigators.

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'Medical issues' Hospitalize Boston Concertgoers

Posted: 06/26/2014 - Authorities say 36 people were transported to the hospital and as many as 50 others were treated or evaluated at the scene during a an electronic dance music show featuring Swedish disc jockey Avicii (ah-VEE'-chee) at the TD Garden arena in Boston.

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