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Friday, Jan 6, 2017 at 05:07 PM CST

Child Born in Austin Area with Microcephaly Has Zika

Child Born in Austin Area with Microcephaly Has Zika

Austin health officials say a child born in Travis County with microcephaly has the Zika virus.

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017 at 06:08 PM CST

New Research Could Help Toddlers Avoid Peanut Allergies

New Research Could Help Toddlers Avoid Peanut Allergies

According to research released from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, feeding infants peanut butter when they are as young as four to six months of age might prevent them from developing...

Friday, Jan 6, 2017 at 03:48 AM CST

#SydStrong Be the Match Donor Registry Event

#SydStrong Be the Match Donor Registry Event

Join the Bone Marrow Registry Drive at the Hope Center in Plano on Saturday, January 7, at 10 a.m. for the SydStrong Be the Match Donor Registry Event.

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017 at 08:52 AM CST

What 'Repeal and Replace' May Mean for North Texans

What 'Repeal and Replace' May Mean for North Texans

The gloves are off in Washington as lawmakers battle over whether to repeal or uphold the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act.

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017 at 07:05 AM CST

GOP House Panel: Halt Federal Money for Planned Parenthood

GOP House Panel: Halt Federal Money for Planned Parenthood

A Republican-run House panel created to investigate Planned Parenthood and the world of fetal tissue research has urged Congress to halt federal payments to the women's health organization. Democrats said the...

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 11:00 PM CST

State Lawmakers to Consider Vaccination Bills

State Lawmakers to Consider Vaccination Bills

State lawmakers meeting in Austin will consider ways to reduce the number of unvaccinated children in Texas.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 06:05 PM CST

Not Responding To Workouts? You Might Be A Non-Responder

Not Responding To Workouts? You Might Be A Non-Responder

If your workouts don't seem to be producing results, you may be a "non-responder." A simple at-home test can help determine whether your workout is working.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 05:10 PM CST

More Women Choose to Be First-Time Moms Later in Life

More Women Choose to Be First-Time Moms Later in Life

Janet Jackson is a first time mom at the age of 50, and statistics show more women are choosing to get pregnant later in life.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 04:53 PM CST

The Cowtown 2017

The Cowtown 2017

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Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 04:28 PM CST

The Best Diet to Fight Brain Shrinkage

The Best Diet to Fight Brain Shrinkage

What are the best diets to help prevent brain shrinkage? A new study shows specific diets that may help fight brain volume loss as we age, NBC News reports.

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