Austin Public Health confirms first Rubella case since 1999

The announcement comes less than a month after the first confirmed measles case in Travis County since 1989. According to officials, there are less typically less than ten Rubella cases nationwide and are usually associated with international travel. 

FOX 7 Care Force: ALS and veterans

The Department of Defense has doubled its request for money to find out why veterans are being hit so hard by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS.

Austin city leaders encourage sign-ups for health insurance

Mayor Steve Adler, council member Greg Casar and U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Austin) are pushing for not only musicians but anyone in Central Texas who needs health insurance to utilize the Affordable Care Act's marketplace

Fighting the flu with vaccines

According to the CDC, in seasons when the vaccine viruses matched circulating strains, the flu vaccine has been shown to reduce the risk of the flu by 40-60 percent.