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Potentially deadly kissing bug

Updated: 11/24/2015 - The kissing bug is making a comeback in Texas and has recently been spotted in Georgia too. The name sounds cute but a bite from this bug can be deadly.

The dangers of E. coli

Posted: 11/23/2015 - E. coli affects the human body. But how can you stop yourself and your family from getting sick?

LISD tests new school lunches

Updated: 11/17/2015 - At least once a year, a menu advisory committee tests out a new batch of food to help them figure out what to serve next.

Volunteer firefighter receives face transplant

Posted: 11/17/2015 - A volunteer firefighter who suffered a full face and scalp burn while responding to a Mississippi house fire has received the "most extensive face transplant to date," according to New York University Langone Medical Center.

Study finds more evidence coffee can be a lifesaver

Posted: 11/17/2015 - Researchers have found even more evidence that coffee can be good for you. People who drink regular, moderate amounts of coffee are less likely to die from a range of diseases, from diabetes to heart disease.

What to know about flu prevention

Updated: 11/16/2015 - We're heading straight into flu season, and we know the importance of getting a flu shot. But beyond that, there's more you can do to protect yourself.

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