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Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 10:49 AM CDT

Dallas Scientists Make Gains in Autism Research

Dallas Scientists Make Gains in Autism Research

North Texas is at the forefront of research into the causes of autism, potential treatments for it and caring for patients diagnosed with the disorder.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 05:38 AM CDT

States Seek Ways To Regulate Steep Air-Ambulance Costs

States Seek Ways To Regulate Steep Air-Ambulance Costs

As the air ambulance industry has grown, so too have complaints about costs and the lack of regulations.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 10:53 PM CDT

CAD/CAM Uses Computer to Make New Teeth

CAD/CAM Uses Computer to Make New Teeth

Dentists and prosthodontists are using computers to make teeth, implants and dentures.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 06:30 PM CDT

Texas is One Step Closer to Concussion Tracking System

Texas is One Step Closer to Concussion Tracking System

Texas may be one step closer to a statewide system to track concussions in school sports.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 05:50 PM CDT

Breast Milk Donation Site Opens in Mansfield

Breast Milk Donation Site Opens in Mansfield

Methodist Mansfield Medical Center is now partnered with the Mothers Milk Bank of North Texas to provide a drop off location for donor breast milk in southeast Tarrant County.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 01:55 PM CDT

Theranos CEO 'Devastated' About Blood Test Issues

Theranos CEO 'Devastated' About Blood Test Issues

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of blood-testing company Theranos, said she was "devastated" after an inspection found "critical violations" at her California lab, raising questions about an accuracy of...

Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 09:52 PM CDT

UIL Working on Concussion Plan to Protect Students

UIL Working on Concussion Plan to Protect Students

On Sunday, the University Interscholastic League will consider how to deal with concussions in Texas high school athletes.

Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 04:39 PM CDT

Zika Virus Mutation May Explain Spread, Birth Defects: Study

Zika Virus Mutation May Explain Spread, Birth Defects: Study

Researchers hope genetic mutations they found in the Zika virus may explain why it seems to be causing birth defects, according to NBC News. The current virus strain comes from one that circulated in Asia, the...

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 08:31 PM CDT

Parasites May Help Stomach & Bowel Diseases

Parasites May Help Stomach & Bowel Diseases

Researchers believe they’ve figured out that worm-like parasites may help stomach and bowel diseases, NBC News reports. "Our findings are among the first to link parasites and bacteria to the origin of...

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 07:51 PM CDT

Old Technique Offers New Hope for Burn Victims

Old Technique Offers New Hope for Burn Victims

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