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Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 02:39 PM CDT

'Human Project' Study Will Ask 10,000 to Share Life's Data

'Human Project' Study Will Ask 10,000 to Share Life's Data

Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing a trove of personal information, from cellphone locations and credit-card swipes to blood samples and life-changing events. For 20 years. R...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 12:40 PM CDT

Summer Health Tips with Larry North

Summer Health Tips with Larry North

Whether you're working on maintaining your summer body, or just getting started on it, Larry North has some tips to help keep you healthy and safe this summer. To learn more, visit to learn more, visit...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 02:50 PM CDT

Too Hot to Handle: Study Shows Earth's Killer Heat Worsens

Too Hot to Handle: Study Shows Earth's Killer Heat Worsens

Killer heat is getting worse, a new study shows. Deadly heat waves like the one now broiling the American West are bigger killers than previously thought and they are going to grow more frequent, according to a...

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 05:40 PM CDT

Six Experts Resign From President's HIV/AIDS Advisory Panel

Six Experts Resign From President's HIV/AIDS Advisory Panel

Scott Schoettes, Counsel and HIV Project Director at Lambda Legal, explained in a Newsweek op-ed Friday that he and five colleagues decided to leave their posts on the council in protest of the Trump administra...

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 06:28 PM CDT

Beating the Texas Heat and a Blood Drive on Saturday

Beating the Texas Heat and a Blood Drive on Saturday

We are under a heat advisory, so you need to listen to your body when you're feeling the early signs of heat stress. Additionally, the Texas Rangers are hosting a blood drive on Saturday.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 10:59 PM CDT

Privacy Concerns Over DNA Tests That Help Discover Roots

Privacy Concerns Over DNA Tests That Help Discover Roots

DNA tests that tell you about your ancestry have become quite popular. But you may not realize how much privacy you may sign away to find your roots.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 05:47 PM CDT

Knitted Octopus Comforts Fort Worth Preemies

Knitted Octopus Comforts Fort Worth Preemies

Carefully crafted octopuses are made to help premature babies heal faster, allowing babies to go home to their families sooner.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 03:14 PM CDT

Laundry Pods Can Be Fatal for Adults With Dementia

Laundry Pods Can Be Fatal for Adults With Dementia

Within the past five years, six adults with cognitive impairment have died from ingesting brightly colored laundry detergent pods. During the same time, two children died from doing the same. According to...

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 10:50 AM CDT

App for Air Pollution Could Make City Living a Lot Safer

App for Air Pollution Could Make City Living a Lot Safer

Out of a pollution study an app, that can pinpoint pollution hot spots block by block, is being developed for city dwellers, reported NBC News. A study suggests that it might be possible for local authorities...

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 07:04 PM CDT

Studies Show Benefits of Veggies, Harm of Fries

Studies Show Benefits of Veggies, Harm of Fries

A study shows that people who eat fries more than twice a week double their risk of early death. However, broccoli, cabbage and Brussels sprouts could be key in slowing type two diabetes in obese people. 

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