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Angelina County Humane Society Offers Low Cost Rabies Shots

If you don't have your dog or cat vaccinated for rabies, now is a great time to do it. Positive rabies cases are popping up in several counties across Texas in animals including skunks and raccoons, and to avoid the risk pets should have the shots.

Earlier this year an airdrop program put tiny packets of rabies vaccine on the ground with bait to attract skunks, and although that's expected to help fight the problem it doesn't fix it completely.  

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The Best Ways to Get More Vitamin D in Your Body

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for staying healthy, and there are several ways for you to get more of it.

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State-of-the-Art Toothbrush App Lets Your Dentist Spy on You [VIDEO]

A new app lets your dentist get a good look at your mouth without you ever getting in the chair.

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5 Steps to Finding the Right Heart Doctor for You

If you think you might be on the path to a heart problem (or if you already have one), here are a few steps to add to your cardiologist search process.

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Warning Signs That You Are Headed For (or Are Already Having) Heart Trouble

We are now in American Heart Month, but we should pay attention to our hearts all year long, not just during February. Everything else your body does is dependent on how well your heart is working, so if it's at risk of problems, you need to find out why.

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CVS No Longer Selling Cigarettes and Tobacco Starting October 1

A major company is taking a significant stand against smoking and the move is being applauded by the president.

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Texas Health Officials Are Dropping Rabies Vaccines From The Sky

That's not a ketchup packet, it's a rabies vaccine.

The bait is about the size of a ketchup packet, and it's being dropped from helicopters across much of Texas so skunks will eat it, and be effectively vaccinated against the rabies virus.

Just how close to Lufkin is this unconventional rabies clinic being conducted?

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East Texas Fish Contaminated By Chemicals

There was a warning issued yesterday from the Texas State Health Department not to eat some of the fish caught in East Texas.

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