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Doctors preparing for what they hope is mild flu season

Doctors preparing for what they hope is mild flu seasonMedical experts say it's time to start focusing on other illnesses that claim even more lives than Ebola - such as flu
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  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Texas

43 cleared from Ebola watch list, more to come

43 cleared from Ebola watch list, more to comeMonday's news conference on the local Ebola crisis took on a brighter tone, as officials shared news of a shrinking Ebola watch list and the release of the family of the first Ebola patient's family from quarantine.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
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What your teeth say about your health

What your teeth say about your healthYour teeth can't talk, but they may be trying to tell you something about your health.
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  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Nation

Baby born with organs outside body comes home

Baby born with organs outside body comes homeFive-month-old Russell is home for the first time since he was born. With his eyes open wide, he looks around, observing new surroundings
  • Nation
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
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Facts not Fear: Public response to Ebola

Facts not Fear: Public response to EbolaHere at KVUE, we believe in spreading facts, not fear. Joining us is UT Professor of Integrative Biology Lauren Ancel Meyers. She's here to answer some questions about Ebola.
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  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
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Woman sick at Pentagon does not have Ebola

Woman sick at Pentagon does not have EbolaThe woman who became sick in the parking lot of the Pentagon raising Ebola concerns does not have the virus, a public health investigation has concluded.
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  • 1 week ago
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Video released of Ebola patient Nina Pham in hospital

Video released of Ebola patient Nina Pham in hospitalThe 26-year-old nurse, who's infected with the Ebola virus, is in good condition and improving, according to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Central Texas parent classified as 'at risk' of Ebola

Central Texas parent classified as 'at risk' of EbolaThe CDC has reclassified a passenger on Flight 1143 from Cleveland to Dallas as "at risk" of contracting Ebola.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Epidemiologist answers questions about Ebola

Epidemiologist answers questions about EbolaDr. Tate Erlinger is one of the top infectious disease experts with Seton Healthcare. He said while the medical community is watching these U.S. cases of Ebola closely, his level of concern about the possibility of a major outbreak in Texas is low.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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City, county officials prepare for Ebola

City, county officials prepare for EbolaWith the first Ebola cases appearing just 200 miles north of Austin, city and county health and government leaders held a joint news conference on Thursday to send a message: Austin and Travis County officials are prepared.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Pandemic experts answer your Ebola questions

Pandemic experts answer your Ebola questionsThroughout all of our Ebola coverage, KVUE hopes to keep viewers informed with facts, not fear. We found two infectious disease experts to answer viewer questions submitted via social media.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Ebola: #FactsNotFear

Ebola: #FactsNotFearDispelling myths about Ebola
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Hospital: 'We made mistakes' in first Ebola case

Hospital: 'We made mistakes' in first Ebola caseA Dallas hospital is offering a public apology for misdiagnosing the nation's first Ebola patient.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Austin company may help cure common cancer side effect

Austin company may help cure common cancer side effectAn Austin company's machine is showing promise in curing a common cancer chemo side effect.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Strict protocols in place for Ebola testing in Austin

Strict protocols in place for Ebola testing in AustinWhat are the protocols regarding the shipment and handling of Ebola specimens tested at Austin lab?
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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#SupportTheScrubs

#SupportTheScrubsAs we all know, it's a tense time to work in medicine. If you serve as any kind of medical professional, we want you to know that we #SupportTheScrubs.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Texas

Texas abortion clinics back to scheduling patients

Texas abortion clinics back to scheduling patientsAbortion clinics in Texas are starting to reopen after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked new restrictions that had closed all but eight facilities.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Texas

Second Dallas health worker tests positive for Ebola

Second Dallas health worker tests positive for EbolaA second health worker at Dallas' Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has tested positive for the Ebola Virus.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Texas company owner explains Ebola decontamination

Texas company owner explains Ebola decontaminationStatic electricity and highly concentrated hydrogen peroxide are used by Dallas hazmat team in Ebola decontamination.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Travis County prepares for Ebola

Travis County prepares for EbolaCity and county officials sat down Tuesday to hammer out who's in charge and what the procedure would be if Ebola cases develop in Austin, as well as how and if the potential patients would be quarantined.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Texas Nurses Association supports Dallas nurse with Ebola

Texas Nurses Association supports Dallas nurse with EbolaMembers of the Texas Nurses Association are speaking out, saying they're confident Ebola patients can be well cared for in Texas and other U.S. hospitals, but it's imperative they stay safe while doing it.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Texas

Dog of Dallas nurse with Ebola moved to air base

Dog of Dallas nurse with Ebola moved to air baseOfficials say the year-old King Charles Spaniel belonging to the Dallas nurse hospitalized with Ebola has been given comfortable bedding, toys and other items to entertain him while he stays at a decommissioned naval air base.
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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County leaders, healthcare workers discuss Ebola plan

County leaders, healthcare workers discuss Ebola planBoth groups to meet today to discuss deadly virus and the proper response if it got close to home.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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INTERVIEW: Cornyn calls for Ebola screenings at TX airports

INTERVIEW: Cornyn calls for Ebola screenings at TX airportsPart of a wide-ranging interview with KVUE political reporter Mark Wiggins, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn talks Ebola concerns.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Monday marks Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Monday marks Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness DayMonday marks Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Smaller clinics, ERs prepare amid second Ebola case

Smaller clinics, ERs prepare amid second Ebola caseSmaller clinics, ERs prepare amid Ebola case
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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UT nursing students learn about the front lines of health care

UT nursing students learn about the front lines of health careUT School of Nursing faculty, staff following story of Dallas nurse stricken with Ebola virus
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago