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Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 06:25 PM CDT

Baylor Medical Center Program Focuses on Heart Health

Baylor Medical Center Program Focuses on Heart Health

A one-of-a-kind program at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas is motivating people to engage in heart-healthy activities.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 01:08 PM CDT

Flu Spray Fails Again, Panel Urges Shot Instead

Flu Spray Fails Again, Panel Urges Shot Instead

The nasal spray version of the annual flu vaccine failed to protect kids again last year, the latest in a string of failures that has prompted an expert panel to recommend that doctors stop giving it to...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 10:54 PM CDT

Simple Ways to Relieve Pain from 'Tech Neck'

Simple Ways to Relieve Pain from 'Tech Neck'

If you occasionally feel neck pain, you could be suffering from a condition called "tech neck." But there are some ways to ease the pain without unplugging from your devices.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 05:04 AM CDT

NTX Woman Battles Bacterial Infection After Beach Trip

NTX Woman Battles Bacterial Infection After Beach Trip

A Greenville woman is being treated at a McKinney hospital for a bacterial infection she says she contracted after a fishing trip to a Port Arthur beach.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 08:34 PM CDT

FluMist Nasal Spray Vaccine Doesn't Work: Experts

FluMist Nasal Spray Vaccine Doesn't Work: Experts

Experts area saying the needle-free FluMist influenza vaccine has not protected against flu for years and should not be used this coming flu season, NBC News reported. The decision could nerve pediatricians...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 06:31 PM CDT

Zika Epidemic Has Doubled Abortion Requests: Study

Zika Epidemic Has Doubled Abortion Requests: Study

The epidemic of Zika virus has caused a spike in requests for abortion help in countries that ban or restrict abortions, researchers said Wednesday. Several women whose fetuses have shown evidence of possible...

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