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Blue Bell cleanup begins

Monday is the first day of intensive cleaning at the four Blue Bell manufacturing plants.


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Hawaii may raise smoking age to 21

Hawaii is poised to become the first state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to anybody under age 21.

The state's legislature on Friday passed a bill raising the minimum legal age -- currently 18 -- to buy…


Puppy chews recalled over salmonella concerns

Nylabone Products is recalling some of its puppy chews over salmonella concerns. The Puppy Starter Kits were sold nationwide in stores and online.  



Study: Nearly half of Ph.D students depressed

Graduate students are feeling grim about their job prospects.


Health study finds high rate of STD in one Texas county

A health study has found an alarming rise in El Paso County of a sexually transmitted disease.


Prescription drug deaths in Texas vastly undercounted

Prescription drug deaths in Texas have been widely undercounted even as officials try to crack down on overprescribing and prescription drug-dealing.


Hundreds gather for Blue Bell vigil in Brenham

Hundreds gathered for a vigil in Brenham on Saturday.


Blue Bell supporters organize prayer vigil after...

Blue Bell supporters will be praying for the company's well-being in Brenham Saturday morning. 


Americans travel across border for inexpensive cosmetic...

A growing number of Americans are partaking in a trend known as medical tourism or makeover travel, where they fly or drive across the border for inexpensive cosmetic surgery.


Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes

Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.


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