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A general view of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas where Thomas Eric Duncan died from Ebola virus. (credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images)

Ebola Cases Could Spur Lawsuits

In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed,...

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Texas & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Here’s How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season

There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.

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Study: People Drink Less Soda When They See What It Takes To Walk Off

We’ve heard plenty of studies already about soda and how it’s harmful to our health. But that isn’t keeping many Americans from drinking it.

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

Davis Elementary School near Dallas shut its doors after finding out that a health care worker who treated one of the nurses infected with the Ebola virus lives at a home with students from the school. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Officials: Keep Schools Open Despite Ebola Scare

Texas Health Commissioner David Lakey urges that children who live with a person being monitored for Ebola should not be excluded from school.

The Galveston-based Carnival Magic returned to her home port after being refused entry to Cozumel by Mexican health officials. (Photo by Andy Newman/Carnival Cruise Lines via Getty Images)

Cruise Ship Docked With Ebola-Watched Health Worker

The Galveston-based Carnival Magic returned to her home port after being refused entry to Cozumel by Mexican health officials.

Texas 5-Year-Old Receives Prosthetic Hand Made From 3-D Printer

A 5-year-old Texas boy has received a prosthetic hand this week that was created from 3-D-printing technology.

A general view of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas where Thomas Eric Duncan died from Ebola virus. (credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images)

Nurse: Hospital ‘Chaotic Scene’ Treating Ebola Patient

A nurse who works at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital says she can no longer defend the place she works because they violated basic principles while taking care of an Ebola patient who died.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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