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Norovirus Affects Millions, Caused By Food Workers

According to recent government reports, nearly 20 million people get sick every year from contracting the norovirus.

06/04/2014

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CDC: US Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy Cited

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.

05/29/2014

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Rare Case Of Female-To-Female HIV Transmission In Texas

Doctors say other factors unlikely in spread of HIV in this case.

03/14/2014

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Study: Majority Of Women Only Want To Date Men Taller Than Themselves

Although similarity is cited by many psychologists to be dominant in human attraction, the height of potential partners is very important to a majority of women.

02/10/2014

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Study: Domestic Violence Stays In Families Through Generations

A study from Sam Houston State University finds that nearly four out of five families which had intimate partner violence had adult children who later committed violence against partners. Three-quarters of the families had adult children who later became victims of domestic violence themselves.

11/03/2013

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Whooping Cough Up In La, Texas, Ark

Outbreaks are worse in Texas, where nearly 2,900 cases have been reported, and Arkansas, where numbers are double those of a year ago.

10/29/2013

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CDC: Rare Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Louisiana Water System

A rare amoeba that caused the August death of a child in south Louisiana has been found in five locations in a north Louisiana water system, state health regulators said Tuesday.

10/09/2013

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First Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Texas

Texas state health officials are urging people to take precautions to reduce the risk of contracting West Nile virus, after the state confirmed its first case of the illness for the season.

05/25/2013

Child Dies After Drowning In Pool At Apartment Complex

According to investigators, a three-year-old boy drowned in an apartment complex’s pool after he climbed a fence Sunday afternoon at Westheimer Terrace Apartments.

05/20/2013

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Sexual Assault Victims Have New Legal Ally in Texas

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that the rate of sexual assault in Texas is slightly higher than the national average – for both women and men.

03/20/2012