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By Julie Watson
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When a Dallas County sheriff’s deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. …

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Video Games Maturing To Legitimate Educational Tool For Kids

October 6, 2014 – 10:07 AM | One Comment
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By Brad Broker
Video games are here to stay, so it’s time to embrace them as a viable, legitimate educational tool.
No one is suggesting that first-person …

Why Do So Many Kids Have Food Allergies? They’re Too Clean.

October 6, 2014 – 7:49 AM |
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By Bill Miller, Ph.D.
When I was growing up, I never knew any child with a food allergy. Allergies of any kind seemed rare. Yet now, …

Tough Texas Abortion Law Likely Headed to Supreme Court

October 5, 2014 – 8:26 AM |
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By David Crary and Juan Carlos Llorca
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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Abortion-rights lawyers are predicting “a showdown” at the U.S. Supreme Court after federal …

Tobacco Companies Cover Tracks With Harsh E-Cig Warnings

October 3, 2014 – 3:08 PM | 2 Comments
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By Alan Lyndon
Tobacco companies are seemingly covering their tracks as they place strong health warnings on their own packaging of electronic cigarettes.  These warnings, in …

About 80 People In Texas Being Monitored For Ebola

October 2, 2014 – 10:10 AM |
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By David Warren
ASSOCIATED PRESS
DALLAS — About 80 people are now being monitored for symptoms of Ebola in Texas, a Dallas County Health and Human Services …

What Happens After Hearing “You Have Breast Cancer”

October 1, 2014 – 2:17 PM |
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For some, getting a mammogram is a routine. For others, maybe not so. But in either case, there’s a certain amount of nervousness the patient …