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Study: Women’s Sexual Readiness Tied To Heart Rate

A woman's heart rate may identify how easy or difficult it is for her to become sexually aroused.

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Texas & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Doctors Reshape Baby’s Odd Head Shape To Cure Serious Medical Condition

Megan Boler gave birth to her son Matthew nearly one year ago, and noticed that the long and thin shape of her baby boy’s head was a bit odd.

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Study: More Women Choosing Lumpectomy For Breast Cancer

The number of women choosing breast-conserving surgery lumpectomy as a treatment to breast cancer has risen.

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Doctors: Human Breast Milk Health Claims Are ‘Bunk’

Doctors are warning the health benefits of human breast milk for adults has been greatly exaggerated and could even be harmful.

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Doctors Perform First Skull And Scalp Transplant

Doctors from MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Hospital transplanted part of a donor’s skull and scalp to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment.

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Texas Governor Abbott: State Won’t Legalize Medicinal Or Recreational Marijuana

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas won’t legalize marijuana for medicinal or recreational use for as long as he’s in office.

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Blue Bell Laying Off More Than A Third Of Workers Following Listeria Problems

Blue Bell Creameries will lay off more than a third of its workforce following a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream that prompted a nationwide recall of all its products, the Texas company announced Friday.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

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


DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

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


What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

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