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Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 01:30 PM CDT

Loud Sound May Pose More Harm Than We Thought

Loud Sound May Pose More Harm Than We Thought

Matt Garlock has trouble making out what his friends say in loud bars, but when he got a hearing test, the result was normal. Recent research may have found an explanation for problems like his, something called...

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 07:15 AM CDT

Rough Road for Texas Women's Health Program

Rough Road for Texas Women's Health Program

Republicans are out to reassure women who rely on Planned Parenthood that other clinics will step up to provide their low-cost breast exams, contraception and cancer screenings.

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 10:45 AM CDT

City Sues Drugmaker for Letting OxyContin Flood Black Market

City Sues Drugmaker for Letting OxyContin Flood Black Market

As deaths from painkillers and heroin abuse spiked and street crimes increased, the mayor of Everett took major steps to tackle the opioid epidemic devastating this working-class city north of Seattle. Mayor...

Monday, Mar 13, 2017 at 06:55 PM CDT

Baby Injuries Rise in Common Infant Products

Baby Injuries Rise in Common Infant Products

 A new study finds a growing number of young children are being injured while using infant products like carriers, strollers and cribs. Researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio,...

Monday, Mar 13, 2017 at 06:37 PM CDT

2017 Puttin’ on the Pink Fashion Luncheon

2017 Puttin’ on the Pink Fashion Luncheon

Discussing the 2017 Puttin’ on the Pink Fashion Luncheon with Co-Chairs Sharon Crockett and Heather Senter. The luncheon takes place on Wednesday, April 5, at the Fort Worth Convention Center. To learn...

Monday, Mar 13, 2017 at 06:13 PM CDT

Cuisine for a Cure 2017

Cuisine for a Cure 2017

Discussing Cuisine for a Cure which takes place on Saturday, March 26, at the The Shops at Legacy in Plano with Larry Bisno, the Director of Strategic Initiatives for Plano Children’s Medical Clinic/Health...

Monday, Mar 13, 2017 at 06:07 PM CDT

What the Budget Analysts Say About GOP Health Care Bill

What the Budget Analysts Say About GOP Health Care Bill

The Republican bill to replace major portions of Barack Obama's health care law and restructure Medicaid would leave 24 million people uninsured over the next decade, according to projections from the Congressi...

Monday, Mar 13, 2017 at 06:20 AM CDT

Feeling Effects of Daylight Saving Time? You're Not Alone

Feeling Effects of Daylight Saving Time? You're Not Alone

We are one full day into daylight saving time. If you're waking up feeling a bit on the drowsy side, you're not alone. NBC 5 Health Reporter Bianca Castro explains why the Monday after Daylight Saving Time could...

Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 11:29 AM CST

Cardboard Boxes as Cribs? Safety Sleep Program Expands

Cardboard Boxes as Cribs? Safety Sleep Program Expands

Cardboard boxes certainly aren't new technology. But when they're linked to a practice that started in Finland decades ago to help babies sleep safely, they're taking on a new purpose as so-called baby boxes...

Sunday, Mar 12, 2017 at 09:07 PM CDT

Hospitals Worry About Caring for Newly Uninsured in GOP Plan

Hospitals Worry About Caring for Newly Uninsured in GOP Plan

When Colorado expanded Medicaid coverage under former President Barack Obama's health care law, the largest provider in the Denver region hired more than 250 employees and built a $27 million primary care clinic...

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