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Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 06:02 PM CDT

Health Headlines for Tuesday June 27, 2017

Health Headlines for Tuesday June 27, 2017

NBC 5 Health Reporter Bianca Castro takes a look at two healthy lifestlye habits that can help lower blood pressure in adults.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 05:16 PM CDT

Biopsies Save Transplant Patients

Biopsies Save Transplant Patients

Organ transplant patients wait years for lifesaving operations and then face big challenges during recovery. Now there is a cutting-edge way for doctors to monitor the long-term health of these patients

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 05:44 PM CDT

GOP Health Care Bill Could Raise Premiums 74 Percent: Study

GOP Health Care Bill Could Raise Premiums 74 Percent: Study

Health care premiums could rise 74 percent for the average customer under the Republican Senate health care bill, according to a new report. Older and low-income Americans could face the highest increases...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 03:24 PM CDT

Could Your Workplace Air Conditioning Be Sexist?

Could Your Workplace Air Conditioning Be Sexist?

It's summertime in Texas, that means the temperature outside is sweltering, but for some office workers the temperature inside is either just right, or ice cold.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 05:29 PM CDT

How to Prevent Drowning Tragedies This Summer

How to Prevent Drowning Tragedies This Summer

As temperatures climb each summer, the number of drowning deaths does as well. Here are tips on how to help prevent drowning tragedies.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 06:12 PM CDT

Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote

Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote

Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts whether President Donald Trump and the Republicans will ever deliver...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 11:58 AM CDT

Hot Car Deaths: Scientists Detail Why Parents Forget

Hot Car Deaths: Scientists Detail Why Parents Forget

Neuroscientists at the University of South Florida have taken a deep dive into the psychological and biological science behind the "Forgotten Baby Syndrome," NBC News reported. Dr. David Diamond has studied...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 03:31 PM CDT

These Senators Will Make or Break the GOP's Health Care Push

These Senators Will Make or Break the GOP's Health Care Push

President Donald Trump's campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" is now in the hands of a key group of GOP senators who are opposing —or not yet supporting — legislation Senate Majority Leader...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 06:24 AM CDT

Clearing Up the Confusion Around 'Clean Eating'

Clearing Up the Confusion Around 'Clean Eating'

There's a surplus of information on how to eat right. NBC 5 Health Reporter Bianca Castro breaks it all down to help you clean up your diet.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 10:49 PM CDT

Caring For Dementia Patients From All Backgrounds

Caring For Dementia Patients From All Backgrounds

UTA researchers developed a culturally tailored training program, as historically, the African-American community has been underserved and undereducated about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

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