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The first case of chronic wasting disease in a free-ranging deer has been confirmed in Coleman County, Texas, prompting TPWD to encourage voluntary testing of harvested deer.
Garland Ventures Ltd recalls 13,842 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fried rice sold at Walmart due to potential Listeria contamination; no illnesses reported yet.
Texas Supreme Court halts a lower ruling allowing a pregnant woman, facing a fatal fetal diagnosis, to have an abortion, heightening uncertainty about the state's strict abortion ban.
IDHS intensifies COVID-19 measures at developmental centers due to a case surge, implementing rigorous testing and enhanced sanitation, while maintaining essential care for residents and staff.
Los Angeles County has issued a health advisory for several popular beaches due to high bacterial levels, while lifting warnings for others where water quality improved.
Riverside County reports its first two flu-related deaths, a 73-year-old man and a 79-year-old woman, emphasizing serious risks for those with health issues.
The IDPH reports a surge in respiratory illnesses in Illinois, putting pressure on hospitals, with the launch of a new disease dashboard and health measures emphasized.
As of the New Year, Medi-Cal coverage in San Diego expands to include adults aged 26-49, regardless of immigration status, filling a previously existing healthcare gap.
Cedar fever season is returning to Austin, Texas, with high pollen counts expected. Symptoms are similar to common viruses, making diagnosis challenging. Allergists recommend early medication and strategies to manage allergies.
Los Angeles County launched a new dashboard to monitor winter viruses, including flu, COVID-19, and RSV. Health officials are urging vaccinations and offering free COVID-19 tests.
A Texas court approved an emergency abortion for a woman facing life-threatening complications, marking a rare exception under strict state laws since Roe v. Wade's overturn.
Austin-Travis County reports an increase in STIs, prompting local health authorities to emphasize the importance of widespread testing to control the spread.
The City of Doral was awarded gold level recognition by the American Heart Association for its efforts in workplace wellness, including mental health and organizational well-being.