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Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 04:14 PM CST

Texas Abortions Drop as Clinics Close: Study

Texas Abortions Drop as Clinics Close: Study

The number of abortions performed throughout Texas dropped after a 2013 law forced the closure of clinics in all but the largest cities, and the decline was steeper the farther a woman lived from one of the...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 12:44 PM CST

1 in 4 US Men Have Cancer-Linked HPV Strain

1 in 4 US Men Have Cancer-Linked HPV Strain

The first national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have genital infections caused by a sexually transmitted virus and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several cancers. Most human papillomavir...

Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 04:12 AM CST

Donation for Parkland Burn Center

Donation for Parkland Burn Center

The Parkland Foundation and Dallas-based nonprofit Sons of the Flag have launched a new endowment to help insured burn patients.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 05:38 PM CST

Lasik Fixes Lenses

Lasik Fixes Lenses

Improper wear and care of contact lenses is causing serious eye injuries and sometimes long-lasting damage that must be corrected with surgery.

Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 06:30 AM CST

Baby Girl Born at 22 Weeks Finally Leaves Hospital

Baby Girl Born at 22 Weeks Finally Leaves Hospital

A baby girl who was born at just 22 weeks is finally home from a Fort Worth hospital, where she has spent the first seven months of her life.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 08:39 AM CST

Mom, Toddler Daughter Fight Cancer at the Same Time

Mom, Toddler Daughter Fight Cancer at the Same Time

Heather Wilson received some bad news just five days before Christmas. The 31-year-old mother of three, who was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor six months earlier, learned that her 14-month-old...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 07:50 AM CST

Caffeine May Help Fight Cardiovascular Disease: Study

Caffeine May Help Fight Cardiovascular Disease: Study

Scientists used blood samples and studies medical and family history for people in their study. In this research, a connection was found between that inflammatory process and caffeine consumption.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 07:08 AM CST

Consumer Reports: Super Food or Super Hype

Consumer Reports: Super Food or Super Hype

Consumer Reports looks at several so-called super foods and reveals which ones are not super at all.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 02:12 PM CST

18M Will Lose Health Insurance With ACA Repeal: Analysis

18M Will Lose Health Insurance With ACA Repeal: Analysis

About 18 million people would lose or drop their health insurance in the first year after Obamacare is repealed, the Congressional Budget Office reported Tuesday. The nonpartisan federal agency also found that...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 12:06 PM CST

Abortions in US at Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade: Survey

Abortions in US at Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade: Survey

Even as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974....

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