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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Black beans and frozen entrees recalled in San Antonio

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued some food recalls that affect San Antonio.

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VA hospital in San Antonio adds more schedulers to staff

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In an effort to reduce wait times at the local VA hospital and clinics, 75 new schedulers have been added to the staff.

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Texas among deadliest states in U.S. for child pool, spa drownings

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A new study reveals Texas was the deadliest state in the U.S. for child pool and spa drownings in May.

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Mobile clinic to offer vaccinations, health services

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Free basic health care services will be provided this summer by a mobile clinic operated by the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio.

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Health officials now give restaurants letter grades

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The next time you visit a local restaurant, look for the letter grade on the wall, from the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District

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One in 79 people in San Antonio live with autism

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The Kronkosky Foundation today revealed the results of the first study ever conducted on autism in San Antonio.

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Texas officials ask Obama administration for Medicaid lifeline

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The money, to help treat uninsured patients, would give temporary relief to health-care providers who face losing over $3 billion.

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Watch out for exploding electronic cigarettes

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KSAT 12 News reports there were 25 incidents of explosion and fire involving e-cigarettes in the U.S. from 2009 and 2014.

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San Antonio residents find it tough to kick bad habits

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When it comes to top cities for active lifestyles, San Antonio comes nowhere near the top.

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