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Heroic 13-Year-Old Drives School Bus After Driver Passes Out

13-year-old Jeremy Wuitschick got to drive, something most kids his age only dream about doing. However, the circumstances in which the seventh-grader took the wheel were far from ideal.

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Texas Teen Birth Rate Drops, But it’s Still High

Nationwide, the teen birth rate has declined to its lowest level since 1946, but while the national average decline was just 9 percent from 2009 to 2010, Texas has shown even greater improvement.  But we still don't have any reason to celebrate.

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via flickr/eschipul
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Governor Scrambles for Women’s Health Funds

In what is described  by some as a fiscal switcheroo, Governor Rick Perry is hoping to free up state dollars to fund the embattled Women’s Health Program -- by seeking federal block grants for other programs, and rerouting some of the funds to women's health.

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A Million Texas Kids Have No Health Insurance

A study by a national children's advocacy group shows more than a million Texas children have no health insurance, and without it, those kids are not getting the care they need. They're also facing a dim and uncertain future.

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tobyotter, Flickr
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Texas Hospital Sparks Controversy for Refusing to Hire Obese Employees

When you apply for a job, you assume your qualifications are what matter most, but the Citizens Medical Center in Victoria, Texas is also asking prospective new hires to step on a scale. If they weigh too much, they’re excluded from consideration.

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How Does Your County Rank in Overall Health?

This year’s County Health Rankings, which size up the relative health of people in more than 3,000 US counties, was released Tuesday. And although each county was only compared to others within the same state, there are some interesting and revealing general findings.

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Cindy Ord, Getty Images
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Want to Stay Thin? Try Chocolate

Generally, when something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. But what we are about to tell you — that chocolate may actually help keep you slim — seems to have a lot of science behind it.

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Bracing for a Major Allergy Season

Ah yes spring is in the air, and so are all those things a lot of people are allergic to.  Spring in the Piney Woods is always tough on people with allergies, but there's an usual profusion of allergens in the air this year, and those who specialize in such things say we're all in for an especially "sneezy" and miserable allergy season.

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