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BEIJING (AP) — China is ramping up its assistance in the fight against Ebola by dispatching an additional 232 army medical workers to West Africa, state media reported Tuesday. The latest contingent to be sent to afflicted nations will depart Tuesday evening, with 154 of them...
BEIJING (AP) — China is ramping-up its assistance in the fight against Ebola with the dispatch of an additional 232 army medical workers to West Africa. State media say the latest contingent to be sent to afflicted nations will depart Tuesday, with 154 of them headed to Liberia...
If you live in Texas and don't have health insurance, you may have to pay a penalty when you file your tax return. KLBJ's Perry Watson explains.
A new study reveals some surprising results about rest and recovery from a concussion and a local pediatrician is among those who say what it revealed...is not what you would expect.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts doctor who beat the Ebola virus he contracted while working in Liberia is returning to West Africa. Dr. Rick Sacra (SAY'-cruh), of Holden, is flying to Liberia on Thursday. Sacra is an assistant professor of family medicine and community...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of Kaiser Permanente's mental health professionals plan to start a weeklong strike throughout California Monday to protest what they a lack of staffing they say is affecting care. Kaiser Permanente's 2,600 psychologists, therapists and social...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of Kaiser Permanente's mental health professionals will start a weeklong strike throughout California Monday to protest what they say is the health care provider's failure to offer timely, quality mental health care. Kaiser Permanente's 2,600...
CHICAGO (AP) — Head Start programs have been shown to help poor children do better in school, but they may also help them fight obesity, a study suggests. During a year of Head Start preschool, obese and overweight children were much more likely to slim down than comparison...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says strains of listeria found on surfaces inside a California apple packing facility match listeria bacteria found in 32 people sickened across the country, including at least three deaths. The illnesses and deaths have been...