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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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  • 4 days, 7 hours 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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  • 4 days, 10 hours 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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  • 4 days, 10 hours 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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  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
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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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  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
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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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  • 4 days, 17 hours 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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  • 5 days, 10 hours 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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  • 5 days, 10 hours 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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  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
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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.
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  • 5 days, 12 hours 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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  • 5 days, 14 hours 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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  • 6 days, 7 hours 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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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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  • 6 days, 11 hours 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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  • 6 days, 11 hours ago
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Separating facts from fears regarding Ebola

Separating facts from fears regarding EbolaAs the Ebola cases in Dallas continue to draw medical experts we talked to recently distinguish facts from fears.
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  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
Nation

Five myths about germs on aircraft

Five myths about germs on aircraftFive myths about germs on aircraft
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  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Texas

Replay: News conference on second Dallas Ebola case

Replay: News conference on second Dallas Ebola caseDallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital officials discussed the city's second case of Ebola early Sunday morning. The victim was said to be an employee at the hospital who was part of the care team for the...
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  • 1 week ago
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Ebola screening measures rest on federal law

Ebola screening measures rest on federal lawEbola screening measures rest on federal law
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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8 infants test positive for TB at Texas hospital

8 infants test positive for TB at Texas hospital8 infants test positive for TB at Texas hospital
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Ebola decontamination crew describes 'eerie' experience

Ebola decontamination crew describes 'eerie' experienceHazardous cleanup companies get a lot of odd requests, but nothing prepared the crew at CG Environmental for the past week.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Ebola patient's death renews questions about care

Ebola patient's death renews questions about careThe death of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States renewed questions about his medical care and whether Thomas Eric Duncan's life could have been extended or saved if the Texas hospital where he first sought help had taken him in sooner.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Breast reconstruction surgery uses patient's fat

Breast reconstruction surgery uses patient's fatTen year breast cancer survivor who underwent lumpectomy gets reconstructive surgery using own fat.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? Study shows it works

Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? Study shows it worksA study suggests that do-it-yourself flu vaccine might be possible. Researchers found that military folks who squirted a nasal vaccine up their noses were as well-protected as others who got it from health workers.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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U.S. airports to check travelers for fever

U.S. airports to check travelers for feverAirports in the United States will begin taking the temperatures of arriving passengers who have flight itineraries originating from West African countries where Ebola is concentrated, according to a federal official with direct knowledge of the screenings.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Texas

Abortion clinic closes after confusion over ruling

Abortion clinic closes after confusion over rulingAbortion clinic closes after confusion over ruling
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Texas

State leaders assess Ebola response

State leaders assess Ebola responseThe State Senate Health and Human Services Committee will hold a hearing Tuesday to decide if the state needs to make legal changes to how Texas responds to a health crisis.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago