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Rules for emergency rooms

Neighborhood emergency rooms may be convenient, but they come with a cost.


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Officials: California measles outbreak over

A measles outbreak that affected more than 130 Californians since December is over, the California Department of Public Health declared Friday.

It has been 42 days since the last known case of B3 strain of measles, the equivalent of two successive…


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E-cig use triples among teens

Use of e-cigarettes among high school-aged children has tripled in the last year alone, according to a Center for Tobacco Products survey.


'Snoring sickness' leaves you gasping for air

Glenn Keller remembers the first time he realized something was wrong. Doctors surrounded his bed after a routine surgery on his wrist, asking him questions about dizziness, shortness of breath, and being lightheaded.


Roaches found in restaurant kitchens around Houston

At Jersey Mike’s Subs at 5393 Westheimer Road, inspectors saw dead gnats and roaches. But the roaches were alive at Don Luis Mexican Restaurant at 7606 Irvington. The inspector said one was climbing on a wall near the hot holding area in the kitchen.


Friends ride in BP MS 150 to honor woman who died from...

It takes perseverance to ride a bike 150 miles and the same dedication to keep the memory of a loved one alive.



Georgia governor OKs medical marijuana law

The Coxes can rest more comfortably living in Georgia now that their 5-year-old daughter can get the marijuana extract she needs.


Quintuplets born to League City mom to stay in hospital...

Quintuplets born to a League City family will stay in the NICU for several more weeks.


FDA deems Kind bars not healthy enough

The Food and Drug Administration say those popular Kind bars aren't healthy enough for the "healthy" tag.



10 diseases medical marijuana could help

Here are 10 diseases people commonly use medical marijuana to treat.


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