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MD Anderson, UTMB open League City cancer facility

MD Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have joined forces to establish better access to resources for cancer-care treatment in the Bay Area and Galveston County.

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Trump administration seeks to limit access to U.S. for immigrants who use or are likely to use public assistance

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Drugmaker touts benefits of fish oil derivative, experts reserve judgment

Irish pharmaceutical company Amarin sent a glowing announcement to investors Monday that its drug Vascepa, a purified fish oil derivative, was linked to a 25% reduced risk of major cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke.

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Pearland park-and-ride prepares for launch this fall

The pilot program will be offered as a small-scale test drive as the community copes with traffic congestion on the highway, which is taken by about 5,500 Pearland residents to jobs in the Texas Medical Center.

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69 confirmed dead in Congo as Ebola outbreak spreads closer to Uganda

Ebola virus disease has sickened 150 people and caused the deaths of at least 69 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s northeastern region, the nation’s Ministry of Health reported Monday.

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