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Houston doctor, patient lead the way in cancer vaccine study

This Movember, as the country raises awareness for men’s health issues, one Tomball man is part of a national trial that could reduce the recurrence of prostate cancer.


Obesity costs global economy $2 trillion

The obesity epidemic has grown too big to ignore.


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Affordable Care Act enrollment stats fudged

Only 6.7 million Americans were enrolled in Affordable Care Act health insurance plans as of mid-October, not 7.1 million, the Obama administration admitted Thursday.



Texting creating 'text neck' epidemic, doctors say

Chances are you're reading this while leaning over a table or slumped back in a chair. Your head is tilted forward; your shoulders are curved.



Cosmetic infidelity: A new way to cheat

"I have five days to recover from surgery and look good before my husband gets home."


Big jump in Medicaid spending after Obamacare

Medicaid spending is expected to soar more than 11 percent in fiscal 2014 as many states expand the program under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.


Weeds growing in popularity as ingredient

Overgrown gardens and sidewalks are usually considered an eyesore, but a new diet trend considers them an urban farm.


Woman at Ben Taub Hospital tests negative for Ebola

Local 2 has learned a woman at Ben Taub Hospital has tested negative for Ebola.


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Firefighter drops 40 pounds to be an Ironman

Joe Van Veldhuizen was 19 miles into his first Ironman. He had two hours left to complete the race, and only three miles to go in the 26.2-mile marathon.


Obama praised Jonathan Gruber in 2006

President Barack Obama is trying to distance himself from MIT economist Jonathan Gruber who has drawn heat for saying the "stupidity of the American voter" was a key factor in passing the president's signature health care law.


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