Texas fetal remains burial rule delayed again

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The rule would require fetal tissue remains to be buried or cremated.

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Planned Parenthood kicked out of Texas Medicaid program

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State officials have filed a final legal notice to defund the Texas Medicaid program.

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Recall issued by H-E-B for bulk, packaged raw shelled pistachios

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A recall has been issued by H-E-B for both bulk and packaged raw shelled pistachios due to a possible salmonella contamination.

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Volunteers needed for this weekend's Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

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Twenty-five thousand people are registered to run but it takes about 3,000 volunteers to make sure it runs right.

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Officials concerned with growing number of unvaccinated children

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In the last 13 years, Texas went from just under 2,300 conscientious exemptions to over 44,000.

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State Health Services fails to apply for life-saving drug

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The Texas Department of State Health Services also may have been trying to hide government records.

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Diabetes rate in San Antonio is double national average

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Metro Health officials say one out of seven adults living here have been diagnosed with diabetes.

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Affordable Care Act enrollment begins today

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Recent reports of a 25-percent price hike has many concerned, but health officials say many consumers qualify for tax credits.

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New website brings together autism resources for families

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The website puts people in touch with agencies and organizations to provide support and treatment information.

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Blue Bell issues another recall due to Listeria concerns

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Blue Bell has issued another recall due to Listeria concerns in some of its ice cream. The shipments have affected 10 states.

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Local officials stepping up mosquito abatement program

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A new report of 126 cases of West Nile disease in East Texas has local officials stepping up its mosquito abatement program.

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Website provides nutrition facts for school meals

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The website offers choices for breakfast and lunch and provides nutritional facts based on those choices.

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Texas faces first Zika-related death

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An infant who died shortly after birth in Harris County had microcephaly linked to Zika.

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Health officials urging adults to get vaccinated

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Metropolitan Health District says adults can pass illnesses to others, including their children.

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Urgent need for blood donors with Type O Negative

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University Health System is putting out the word that Type O Negative blood donors are needed right away.

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