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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...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 06:56 PM CDT

Fort Worth Marks Two Years of Health and Fitness Push

Fort Worth Marks Two Years of Health and Fitness Push

Concerns that Fort Worth had among the highest obesity rates in the country led to an effort to transform the city into "Fit Worth". But have the goals put out by city leaders two years ago made a difference?

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 06:19 PM CDT

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy Treating Arthritis

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy Treating Arthritis

PRP therapy is used a lot to relieve pain that athletes feel, but it could be used for arthritis as well.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 01:20 PM CDT

300 Charged in Nation's Largest Health Care Fraud Bust

300 Charged in Nation's Largest Health Care Fraud Bust

About 300 people in more than half the states have been charged in the largest crackdown to date on health care fraud, federal authorities announced Wednesday. According to the Departments of Justice...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 01:01 PM CDT

Americans Spend $30 Billion a Year on Alternative Medicine

Americans Spend $30 Billion a Year on Alternative Medicine

Americans spend a substantial part of out-of-pocket health care costs on alternative medicine, such as acupuncture, yoga, chiropractic care and natural supplements, even though there is little evidence some...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 06:39 PM CDT

Cook Children's is 1st US Hospital with Amoeba Infection Drug

Cook Children's is 1st US Hospital with Amoeba Infection Drug

Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth will be a source hospital with an experimental drug that can fight water-borne amoeba infections.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 05:53 PM CDT

E-Sight a Medical Breakthrough for the Blind

E-Sight a Medical Breakthrough for the Blind

A new device called E-Sight is proving to be a medical breakthrough for people who are legally blind.

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