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Forum addresses growth in childhood obesity

Carolyn Poirotcpoirot@bizpress.net Obesity is costing this country $190.2 billion each year, including $4.3 billion in absenteeism in the workforce, Steven Kelder said in his keynote...

Vital Signs – Hope in the fight against childhood obesity

Childhood obesity is still a catastrophic problem of staggering proportions, but for the first time in the 15 years I have been reporting on...

Alcon to lose about 120 research jobs in Novartis consolidation

By Bill Bowen Novartis said it will consolidate its pharmaceutical eye-disease research projects in Cambridge, Mass., moving about 120 jobs out of Alcon Labs...

Worst U.S. cities for allergy sufferers

 By Jacque Wilson(CNN) -- Things aren't looking good for people with allergies in Tennessee. Not only is the pollen apocalypse on its way, three...

Government reverses plan to cut Medicare Advantage rate

By Jen ChristensenCNN) -- The federal government has reversed a proposed cut that could have left millions who get their health insurance through the...

Perry, Cruz, Cornyn join forces on Medicaid

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' top Republicans guns, Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, have teamed up to oppose...

Dueling Medicaid events pit Perry vs. Castro bros.

  WILL WEISSERT,Associated PressAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Top conservatives closed ranks Monday around their staunch opposition to expanding the Medicaid program in Texas, while rising...

Texan with full-face transplant gets married

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texan who became the first in the nation to receive a full face transplant recipient after a 2008...

UNTHSC’s New Prez

 By Carolyn Poirot  When the University of North Texas Board of Regents offered Dr. Michael Williams the job of interim president of the UNT...

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How a glitchy computer system skewed Texas’ coronavirus data and hampered its pandemic response

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Trump’s tax revelation could tarnish image that fueled rise

By JILL COLVIN Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the...

Cowboys’ comeback falls short in 38-31 loss to Seahawks

By TIM BOOTH AP Sports WriterSEATTLE (AP) — Another week, another big deficit for Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys to try...