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Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 06:27 AM CDT

North TX Girl Takes Cancer Fight to Washington D.C.

North TX Girl Takes Cancer Fight to Washington D.C.

A North Texas girl is taking her cancer fight to Washington D.C. Nine-year-old Sadie Keller is calling on Vice President Joe Biden to help make childhood cancer research a national priority.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 05:37 PM CDT

Researchers Study the Next Frontier For Autism

Researchers Study the Next Frontier For Autism

The Barrow Neurological Institute and the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center, or SARRC, in Phoenix are teaming up to look at what happens in autistic people’s brains as they age.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 04:15 PM CDT

20th Zika Case Confirmed in Dallas County

20th Zika Case Confirmed in Dallas County

Two more people have been diagnosed with Zika virus in Dallas County, public health department officials say. The patients contracted the illness while traveling in Jamaica and the British Virgin Islands.

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 05:07 PM CDT

'Drunkorexia' Common Among College Students: Study

'Drunkorexia' Common Among College Students: Study

Almost a third of college students say they’ve taken part in practices dubbed “drunkorexia,” according to a recent study, NBC News reported. That’s the name for behaviors such as skipping meals or heavy...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 05:57 PM CDT

Poor Pelvic Health Can Cause Back Pain, Other Problems

Poor Pelvic Health Can Cause Back Pain, Other Problems

For women, pelvic health is often ignored, according to physical therapists.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 11:22 AM CDT

Fla. Mosquitoes Tested for Zika to Confirm 1st Bites by US Insects

Fla. Mosquitoes Tested for Zika to Confirm 1st Bites by US Insects

Florida health officials are conducting tests in two possible non-travel related cases of Zika, either of which would be the first direct mosquito infection of the virus in the continental United States. The...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 06:13 PM CDT

Non-Surgical Procedure Treating Acid Reflux Patients

Non-Surgical Procedure Treating Acid Reflux Patients

Millions of people spend years on powerful drugs to keep their GERD symptoms in check, but a non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure is giving them freedom from their disease and their medications.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 05:10 PM CDT

Treatment Helps People Have Fewer Epileptic Seizures

Treatment Helps People Have Fewer Epileptic Seizures

Epilepsy is a disease that alters the way people live, but now doctors are using a robot to help treat patients that often leads to fewer seizures.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 01:37 PM CDT

Two More Cases of Zika Confirmed in Dallas County

Two More Cases of Zika Confirmed in Dallas County

Two more people have been diagnosed with Zika virus in Dallas County, public health department officials say. The patients contracted the illness while traveling in Mexico.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 09:59 AM CDT

Surgery Successfully Cures Epileptic Patients

Surgery Successfully Cures Epileptic Patients

Doctors in Houston, Texas, are using a new procedure to eliminate seizures in many epilepsy patients. KPRC's Haley Hernandez reports.

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