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Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 06:06 PM CDT

Health Headlines for Monday October 16, 2017

Health Headlines for Monday October 16, 2017

NBC 5 Health Reporter Bianca Castro has a look at the health headlines for Monday, October 16, 2017.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 05:28 PM CDT

New Attention for Form of Weight Loss Surgery

New Attention for Form of Weight Loss Surgery

Almost 200,000 people underwent some sort of bariatric surgery two years ago. Now doctors say the least common bariatric surgery is getting a lot of new attention thanks to new methods.

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 08:36 AM CDT

Trump's Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws After Critical Reports

Trump's Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws After Critical Reports

President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar withdrew his name from consideration, Trump said Tuesday, following reports that the lawmaker played a key role in passing a bill weakening...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 04:30 PM CDT

Trump and McConnell Say GOP Is 'Very Unified' After Meeting

Trump and McConnell Say GOP Is 'Very Unified' After Meeting

Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell reaffirmed their alliance of necessity Monday in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences. The garrulous president claimed they were...

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 03:15 AM CDT

Key Questions and Answers About Trump's Health Care Move

Key Questions and Answers About Trump's Health Care Move

President Donald Trump's move to stop paying a major "Obamacare" subsidy will raise costs for many consumers who buy their own health insurance, and make an already complicated system more challenging for...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 05:51 PM CDT

New Treatment Regimen for Prostate Cancer

New Treatment Regimen for Prostate Cancer

For men facing prostate cancer, radiation treatment can cause unpleasant side effects, but a quick new procedure is changing that.

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 10:37 AM CDT

Del Frisco’s 5K Run for CitySquare 2017

Del Frisco’s 5K Run for CitySquare 2017

Join NBC 5’s Kristin Dickerson and Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group at the 4th Annual Del Frisco’s 5K Walk and Run on Saturday, October 21 in Uptown Dallas.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 05:11 PM CDT

New App Geared to Help Recovering Addicts

New App Geared to Help Recovering Addicts

For addicts, each day can be a struggle but a new social media app can make it easier to find support and stay on track. One young women said that an app changed her life.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 02:48 PM CDT

Paul Ryan Visits Puerto Rico as Trump Offers Support

Paul Ryan Visits Puerto Rico as Trump Offers Support

House Speaker Paul Ryan is traveling to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico Friday as President Donald Trump assured residents that he "will always be with them." Ryan and other members of a congressional delegation...

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 01:57 AM CDT

Trump's 'Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics

Trump's 'Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics

President Donald Trump's abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers jolted America's health care and political worlds alike on Friday, threatening to boost premiums for millions, disrupt insurance...

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