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Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 06:00 PM CDT

A New Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer is Offering New Hope

A New Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer is Offering New Hope

A new procedure called Irreversible Electro-poration is offering a new hope and even adding years to the lives of those with pancreatic cancer.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 05:18 PM CDT

Ask the Pediatrician About Concussions

Ask the Pediatrician About Concussions

Sports Medicine Pediatrician Troy Smurawa with Children's Health answers your questions about concussions in young kids.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 04:42 PM CDT

Texas Advocates Push Longshot Pot Bills

Texas Advocates Push Longshot Pot Bills

Medical marijuana advocates in Texas are promoting support from more conservative sources to push longshot legislation that would ease pot laws in a state that's lagging behind much of the rest of the country on...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 07:53 PM CDT

FDA Warns of 14 'Fraudulent' Cancer Cure Companies

FDA Warns of 14 'Fraudulent' Cancer Cure Companies

The Food and Drug Administration posted warning letters sent to 14 manufacturers, telling them to remove their fraudulent cancer curing products on the internet, NBC News reported. The FDA said most of the...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 12:39 PM CDT

Hardball Health Care Option May Cost Taxpayers, and Trump

Hardball Health Care Option May Cost Taxpayers, and Trump

Counting down to a budget deadline, the White House has toyed with a hardball health care tactic to force Democrats to yield on President Donald Trump's priorities. The administration just might eliminate...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 12:29 PM CDT

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

When it comes to finding a cure to Alzheimer's Disease, doctors say we are still a long ways to go but are making progress.

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 05:30 AM CDT

Simulating Mom's Womb in Research to Help Earliest Preemies

Simulating Mom's Womb in Research to Help Earliest Preemies

Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 07:03 AM CDT

West Nile Virus Arrives in North Texas

West Nile Virus Arrives in North Texas

Many people have started swatting and slapping as mosquito season has already arrived.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 07:57 AM CDT

Colorado Abortion Law, 1st in US, Marks 50th Anniversary

Colorado Abortion Law, 1st in US, Marks 50th Anniversary

Tuesday marks 50 years since a groundbreaking Colorado law significantly loosened tight restrictions on legal abortions. Before the law, Colorado — like many states — allowed abortions only if a woman's life...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 09:12 AM CDT

Overcoming Opioids: Special Schools Help Teens Stay Clean

Overcoming Opioids: Special Schools Help Teens Stay Clean

Youth is a drawback when it comes to kicking drugs. Only half of U.S. treatment centers accept teenagers and even fewer offer teen-focused groups or programs. After treatment, adolescents find little structured...

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