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Med-Evac Chopper Lands On Mattresses

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Whatever works. The San Antonio Express-News reports a medical helicopter missing one of its landing skids made an emergency "soft landing' on a stack of mattresses at San Antonio International Airport early Sunday morn

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
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New Study Reveals Americans Don’t Realize How Fat They Are [POLL]

Many of us could stand to lose a few pounds, but surely we’re not that overweight, right? Well, a new study from the University of Washington says that Americans — men especially — are in denial when it comes to their waistlines.

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via Flickr/allietipton
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Study Shows Sexting Normal for Young Adults

This is hard to believe.  A new study reported by a Detroit TV station seems to show that for today's young adults -- the "Internet Generation" -- “sexting,” sending sexually explicit photos or messages through their phones, may be a normal, healthy component of modern dating.

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via Facebook/Office of the Governor of Texas
via Facebook/Office of the Governor of Texas
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Rick Perry Says NO Medicaid Expansion in Texas

If there were any doubts that Governor Rick Perry wants Texas to have nothing to do with President Obama's Health Care overhaul, the Austin American-Statesman reports Perry has cleared the air on that once and for all.

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via Facebook/Fight for Critical Cancer Drugs
via Facebook/Fight for Critical Cancer Drugs
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Pharma Gets Incentives to Make Kids Cancer Drugs

Thanks to a Texas Congressman, pharmaceutical companies will get a big incentive to start producing drugs for treating cancer in children.  These are "orphan drugs" which the drug makers stopped making because they couldn't make money from them, but that should change soon.

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via Facebook/Texas Medical Center
via Facebook/Texas Medical Center
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Report: Texas is Dead Last in Health Care

It's reported that despite the presence of some of the finest and most famous medical centers, hospitals and specialized medical facilities in the world, a report from the US Department of Health and Human Services says Texas ranks at the bottom in the overall quality of the health care it provides.  The report says Texas is falling short in areas ranging from acute hospital care to home treatment of the chronically ill.

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Erin Patrice O'Brien, Getty Images
Erin Patrice O'Brien, Getty Images
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FDA Announces First Ever at Home HIV Test

In the never-ending war against the spread of the HIV virus that can lead to AIDS, the Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it has approved the first-ever a self-administered HIV testing kit that produces results without the use of a laboratory.

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via Facebook/Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center
via Facebook/Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center
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Today is Townsquare Media Blood Drive Day

Today's the day -- The day for the annual blood drive co-sponsored by the Blood Center of East Texas, the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center and the five radio stations of Townsquare Media in Lufkin and Nacogdoches.

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