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Vaccine exemptions in Texas rise for 15th year

A Texas Department of Health Services report shows the number of people in the state who chose to not immunize their children for non-medical reasons has jumped this past school year despite a record-breaking measles outbreak in the U.S. The…

Uptick in youth suicides linked to TV show

New research shows the release of the television series ‘13 Reasons Why’ was associated with an increase in youth suicide rates in just one month following the show's debut. 

Texas seeks more armed school personnel after mass shooting

Nearly a year after a mass shooting at a Texas high school killed eight students and two substitute teachers, lawmakers in this gun-friendly state are close to passing new measures to "harden" campuses with more armed school personnel, beefed up…