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Friday, Feb 05, 2016

Health & Lifestyles

Kansas confirms first causes of flu in this flu season

Kansas health officials have confirmed the first flu cases in the state for the current flu season
Published: 02/05/16
Florida readies for a fight with Zika virus

Florida readies for a fight with Zika virus

Florida's history of fighting off mosquito-borne outbreaks puts the state in perhaps better position than most when it comes to the Zika virus
Published: 02/05/16

Health officials: Zika virus case confirmed in Travis County

Health officials have confirmed the first positive case of Zika virus in Travis County
Published: 02/05/16
Woman charged in teen's death says she, too, was bullied

Woman charged in teen's death says she, too, was bullied

Natalie Keepers told a judge that she was bullied _ just like the 13-year-old girl she is accused of plotting to kill
Published: 02/05/16
J.J. Watt feels concussions are an expected injury

J.J. Watt feels concussions are an expected injury

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt says he knew concussions were a risk when he decided to play football.
Published: 02/05/16

Possible wood slivers prompt H-E-B ice cream recall

H-E-B recalls Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle ice cream over possible wood pieces
Published: 02/05/16

Lawmakers want medical marijuana oversight committee

With less than five months until medical marijuana dispensaries are up and running, Hawaii lawmakers are considering a bill to create an oversight committee for the future industry
Published: 02/05/16

Covered California adds 425,000 under Obama health law

Covered California says more than 425,000 people signed up for private insurance coverage during the third enrollment period under President Barack Obama's health care law
Published: 02/05/16
Hawaii lawmakers kill vaccine bill after heated debate

Hawaii lawmakers kill vaccine bill after heated debate

After listening to Hawaii residents speak out against vaccines and saying they cause everything from autism to the Zika virus, Hawaii lawmakers killed a bill to speed up the state's process for adopting federal vaccination guidelines
Published: 02/05/16

State officials say insurance exchange enrollment numbers up

State officials say figures from the federal government show that enrollment in Delaware's health insurance marketplace has increased
Published: 02/05/16