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Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 05:53 AM CDT

Selena Gomez Undergoes Kidney Transplant Due to Lupus

Selena Gomez Undergoes Kidney Transplant Due to Lupus

Selena Gomez recently received a kidney transplant from television actress Francia Raisa due to her struggle with lupus, the actress-singer revealed Thursday. Gomez disclosed in an Instagram post confirmed...

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 04:08 AM CDT

New Urgent Care Clinic For Airport Travelers

New Urgent Care Clinic For Airport Travelers

An urgent care clinic is now open inside D/FW International Airport's Terminal D.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 12:19 PM CDT

Study Prompts Call to Examine Flu Vaccine and Miscarriages

Study Prompts Call to Examine Flu Vaccine and Miscarriages

A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu. Vaccine...

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 05:43 PM CDT

Sanders Would Make Government Health Care Role Even Bigger

Sanders Would Make Government Health Care Role Even Bigger

In an animated, campaign-style rally, Sen. Bernie Sanders unwrapped his plan to remake the nation's convoluted health care system into federally run health insurance Wednesday — a costly proposal embraced by...

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 05:26 PM CDT

Scientist Uses Passion to Help Thyroid Cancer Patients

Scientist Uses Passion to Help Thyroid Cancer Patients

A researcher and thyroid cancer survivor at UNT Health Science Center is creating a database to help thyroid cancer patients navigate through iodine-restrictive diets.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 11:55 AM CDT

Age Matters When It Comes to Screening for Cervical Cancer

Age Matters When It Comes to Screening for Cervical Cancer

Getting checked for cervical cancer isn't one-size-fits-all: Millions of women may soon have to decide between a routine Pap or a newer test that detects if they have a cancer-causing virus. Draft national...

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 06:22 PM CDT

Researchers Discover Way to Treat Pain With Smaller Doses of Medicine

Researchers Discover Way to Treat Pain With Smaller Doses of Medicine

Researchers at UT Austin have discovered a way to treat chronic pain that requires a much smaller dose of medication that before.

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 06:01 PM CDT

Doctors Connect With Hurricane Victims Through Virtual Means

Doctors Connect With Hurricane Victims Through Virtual Means

Hospitals and health centers in Southeast Texas continue to feel the effects of Harvey.

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 05:22 PM CDT

Infected Puppies Put 9 in Hospital, Sicken 30 More

Infected Puppies Put 9 in Hospital, Sicken 30 More

Puppies carrying a common germ have infected 39 people and put nine of them into the hospital, federal health officials told NBC News. The cases are all linked to puppies sold in seven states by the pet...

Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 10:42 PM CDT

Family of Harvey Hospital Evacuee Shares Story of Strength

Family of Harvey Hospital Evacuee Shares Story of Strength

Family of hospital patients evacuated during Hurricane Harvey share how their sudden displacement has provided blessings during the unthinkable.

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