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WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers will have more health insurance choices next year under the much-debated Obama health care law and premiums will dip slightly for many, the Trump administration announced Tuesday.

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Mark Lashley, president and CEO of Caregiver Inc., has named Beth Landry Caregiver’s first Chief Operating Officer (COO). Landry will have operational oversight of each of Caregiver’s four markets: Texas, Tennessee, Ohio and Indiana. All state leaders will report directly to her.

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Cam Sadler was a Dunbar High School teacher who cashed in his retirement savings one summer and launched his own start-up company. A few months later, he was in Silicon Valley, the first Fort Worth start-up founder accepted into the seed accelerator that funded AirBnB and Dropbox.

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Azitra Inc., a clinical-stage medical dermatology company addressing serious skin conditions by harnessing the microbiome, on Oct. 15 announced that it has closed a $14 million Series A financing. The financing was led by KdT Ventures in conjunction with existing investor Bios Partners. Conn…

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SkyWalker Property Partners has sold a fully leased medical office property in central Arlington to a 1031 exchange buyer, marking the first sale for its fund, When Opportunity Knocks LLC. The all-cash sale went full circle within 40 days.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rescue crews on Sunday searched for a worker missing in the partial collapse of a New Orleans hotel that was under construction, their work proceeding cautiously amid fears about the stability of the structure, authorities said.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The thousands of shops that sprang up in cities and towns across the country over the past decade to sell vaping products have seen a stunning reversal of fortune, with their sales plunging in just two months amid news reports that vaping has sickened nearly 1,300 people and …

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NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is rolling out a health care pilot program for its employees that will come up with a curated list of high quality providers but offer fewer choices than under the current plan.

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Surviving in the modern health care environment is as tricky as fighting a wildfire but also offers the promise of medical services and systems that until now could hardly be imagined, Dr. Michael Williams, president of the UNTHSC Health Science Center, said at the Fort Worth Chamber of Comm…

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On Sept. 28, 1918, in the waning days of World War I, over 200,000 people gathered along Broad Street in Philadelphia for a parade meant to raise funds for the war effort. Among the patriotic throngs cheering for troops and floats was an invisible threat, which would be m…

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The University of Texas at Arlington has received a transformational $4.7 million gift from the Deerbrook Charitable Trust to further develop its adult gerontology graduate programs. The university said in a news release that the trust saw the need to create a stronger pipeline of profession…

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A judge cleared the way Tuesday for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to stay in business while it pursues bankruptcy protection and settlement of more than 2,600 lawsuits filed against it in a reckoning over the opioid crisis.

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Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, New York, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids.

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The University of Texas at Arlington has received a transformational $4.7 million gift from the Deerbrook Charitable Trust to further develop its adult gerontology graduate programs. The university said in a news release that the trust saw the need to create a stronger pipeline of profession…

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The Board of Directors of the Mental Health Connection of Tarrant County has selected Virginia Hoft to lead the innovative mental and behavioral health collaboration formed in the aftermath of the Wedgewood shooting almost 20 years ago.

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DALLAS (AP) — The gunman who killed seven people in West Texas over Labor Day weekend was hospitalized nearly two decades ago at a psychiatric facility, where he punched a hole in a wall and menaced security staff with a piece of pipe pried from a toilet before being arrested, according to police.

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nearly half the states and some 2,000 local governments have agreed to a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over the toll of the nation's opioid crisis.

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DALLAS (AP) — The gunman who killed seven people in West Texas over Labor Day weekend was arrested in 2001 for trying to break into a woman's bedroom after threatening to kill her brother, and hospital staff later determined he had "suicidal tendencies," according to arrest reports obtained …

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If you dialed 9-1-1 Aug. 31, the person who handled your call was a clerical worker. If you dialed Sept. 1 and talked to the same person, you spoke to a first responder.