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Help to navigate health insurance marketplace

 Carolyn Poirot Special to the Business PressHelp is on the way for low-income Texans looking to get the most bang for the buck when...

Loss team: When someone you love commits suicide

Carolyn PoirotBusiness Press Healthcare Corrrespondentcpoirot@bizpress.netNorma Garcia Lopez was 22 _ the oldest of five siblings _ when her 18-year-old brother hung himself in the...

Work begins on Granbury medical building

 Construction has started on a new $8.7 million, 41,000-square-foot medical office building located on the campus of Lake Granbury Medical Center, a Community Health...

21 measles cases linked to megachurch in Texas

 JAMIE STENGLE, Associated PressDALLAS (AP) — A Texas megachurch linked to at least 21 measles cases has been trying to contain the outbreak by...

Fort Worth could save millions through Blue Zones effort

 A. Lee Graham lgraham@bizpress.netFort Worth could save $300 million over five years and enjoy $1 billion in improved productivity as it pursues a healthy...

Plano company may team up with NM hospital to expand services

 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Texas company and the University of New Mexico may team up with a hospital in Gallup to expand medical...

Sebelius planning major announcement in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is scheduled to make a major announcement regarding the Affordable Care Act in Houston.Sebelius...

Texas health officials issue measles alert

 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials have issued a measles alert and are urging people to be immunized after more than a dozen...

Non-profits, including local United Way, get $10.8M to promote health care law

 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Non-profits based in Texas will receive $10.8 million to advertise and sign people up for health insurance under the Affordable...

Voluntary recall for compounding facility in Texas

 Jen ChristensenCNN(CNN) -- Fifteen patients have been hospitalized in Texas after getting calcium gluconate injections, according to the Food and Drug Administration.The FDA has...

Sebelius visiting Texas to tout health care

CHRIS TOMLINSON, Associated PressAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is visiting Texas to tout the Obama Administration's health care...

Local research may lead to higher cancer screening participation

A study conducted by UT Southwestern’s Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, in conjunction with the Simmons Cancer Center and the Moncrief Cancer Institute,...

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Nanoscope receives 2020 STEP Grant from Texas Department of Agriculture

Nanoscope Instruments was recently awarded a 2020 STEP Grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) to facilitate...

Washington state flower shop fined $4K for mask violation

MALTBY, Wash. (AP) — The owner of a plant nursery in Washington state has been fined $4,200 for failing to ensure a...

Deadline extended for SOUNDS OF RESILIENCE grants

Fine Line Group has extended the deadline to submit applications for SOUNDS OF RESILIENCE, the second in a series of competitive grant...

Tarrant County reports 5 COVID deaths on Tuesday

Tarrant County Public Health on Tuesday, Aug. 4 reported five COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a woman in her 60s and a...