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Texas A&M Unveils Border-Focused Hispanic Health Institute

Texas A-and-M is creating a Hispanic health institute aimed at boosting Latino participation in clinical research trials — and increasing its footprint in the Rio Grande Valley as rival University of Texas inaugurates a new medical school here. The institute will be housed at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, but will also have a […]

NATIONAL

Senate Set To Begin Voting On Puerto Rico Rescue Package

(AP) – The Senate is set to begin voting on a rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico just two days before the island is expected to default on a $2 billion debt payment. The White House-backed measure faced some opposition from both Republicans and Democrats, but party leaders endorsed it and promised to complete it […]

WORLD

Toyota Recalls 1.43 Million Vehicles For Defective Air Bags

(AP) – Toyota is recalling 1.43 million vehicles globally for defective air bags. This latest recall is not part of the massive recalls of Takata air bags. Toyota says it’s not aware of any fatalities or injuries related to the new recall. It affects the Prius hybrid, Prius plug-in and the Lexus CT200h manufactured between […]