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Friday, Jul 8, 2016 at 10:59 AM CDT

Music Therapist Makes Songs With Babies' Heartbeats

Music Therapist Makes Songs With Babies' Heartbeats

A music therapist at a Michigan children's hospital has made dozens of unique recordings as a gift for patients' parents and other loved ones. Bridget Sova uses a specialized stethoscope recorder to capture the...

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 at 08:18 PM CDT

Tracking the Heart with New Wearable Technology

Tracking the Heart with New Wearable Technology

Wearable, stretchable electronics can now monitor several body functions and instantaneously send the information to a doctor.

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 at 08:04 PM CDT

Same-Day Joint Replacement Helps Patients Heal Faster

Same-Day Joint Replacement Helps Patients Heal Faster

Modern medicine is giving doctors the ability to perform joint replacement surgery and send patients home to recover the same day.

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 at 10:25 AM CDT

California Might Get a Gym Where You Can Smoke Marijuana

California Might Get a Gym Where You Can Smoke Marijuana

A former pro football star and an advocate for athlete marijuana use have teamed up to open a gym in San Francisco that they say will be one of the first in the world to allow members to smoke pot while working...

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 at 08:30 AM CDT

Billion Dollar Policy Proposed to Stem Opioid Epidemic

Billion Dollar Policy Proposed to Stem Opioid Epidemic

The White House has asked Congress to approve more than a billion dollars in emergency funding to combat the nation's growing opioid addiction crisis. The Obama administration also announced that it's loosening...

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 at 08:03 PM CDT

Hi-Tech Vests Could Help Communication For Hearing-Impaired

Hi-Tech Vests Could Help Communication For Hearing-Impaired

A specialized vest is helping the hearing-impaired hear through the sense of touch.

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 at 05:31 AM CDT

More Second-Trimester Abortions Occurred Under Texas Law

More Second-Trimester Abortions Occurred Under Texas Law

A preliminary review of statistics released by the Department of State Health Services in Texas shows a 27 percent increase in abortions after 12 weeks, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 at 09:33 PM CDT

First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Dallas Co.

First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Dallas Co.

Dallas County Health and Human Services officials confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus in the county for the 2016 season.

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 at 11:48 AM CDT

The DMN's Rudy Bush: Parkland Budget Gap

The DMN's Rudy Bush: Parkland Budget Gap

The Dallas Morning News government editor Rudy Bush discusses a $100 million budget gap faced by Parkland Memorial Hospital.

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 at 11:24 AM CDT

Tarrant County Confirms Eighth Case of Zika Virus

Tarrant County Confirms Eighth Case of Zika Virus

An eighth person has been diagnosed with Zika virus in Tarrant County Public Health Department officials say.

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