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Monday, May 8, 2017 at 06:38 AM CDT

How to Prevent Child Pool Drownings

How to Prevent Child Pool Drownings

With summer vacation right around the corner, health officials are giving advice to prevent child pool drownings.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 06:15 AM CDT

Gray Death: The New Killer Drug in the War Against Opioids

Gray Death: The New Killer Drug in the War Against Opioids

Ominously named Gray Death, the killer drug cocktail is making headlines in the ongoing war against the national opioid crisis, NBC News reported. What exactly is Gray Death? Start with heroin. Mix in the...

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 05:47 PM CDT

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat ALS

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat ALS

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug Friday to treat patients suffering from amyotrophic latersclerosis (ALS) or commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. The drug, Radicava, is the first...

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 08:15 PM CDT

Sue Loncar Shares Story of Daughter's Suicide to Help Others

Sue Loncar Shares Story of Daughter's Suicide to Help Others

Sue Loncar has made it her mission to discuss teen suicide after losing her 16-year-old daughter, Grace, and her husband, Dallas personal injury lawyer Brian Loncar, just days apart.

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 10:17 AM CDT

How to Protect Yourself From Surge in Lyme Disease Ticks

How to Protect Yourself From Surge in Lyme Disease Ticks

The Center for Disease Control has predicted a surge in the number of Lyme-carrying ticks in the Northeast and Midwest from April through the beginning of the summer.

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 09:27 AM CDT

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $110M in Talc Powder Case

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $110M in Talc Powder Case

A St. Louis jury has awarded a Virginia woman a record-setting $110.5 million in the latest lawsuit alleging that using Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused cancer. The jury ruling Thursday night for...

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 05:38 PM CDT

Experts Predict Severe Year for Lyme Disease

Experts Predict Severe Year for Lyme Disease

Scientists have been studying lyme disease, the debilitating tick-borne disease, for more than 20 years. Now they say they've developed an early warning system and say this year could be severe.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 06:03 PM CDT

Painless Joint Vibration Analysis a Quick Test for TMJ

Painless Joint Vibration Analysis a Quick Test for TMJ

A cutting-edge diagnostic tool can determine what is making your jaw snap, crackle and pop.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 09:05 PM CDT

Olympic Medalists Raise Awareness About Kids' Mental Health

Olympic Medalists Raise Awareness About Kids' Mental Health

Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt partnered with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Thursday to raise awareness about children’s mental health.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 04:56 PM CDT

GOP Health Care Bill Narrowly Passes House, Heads to Senate

GOP Health Care Bill Narrowly Passes House, Heads to Senate

The Republican health care bill narrowly passed in the House Thursday, delivering a victory for President Donald Trump just six weeks after nearly leaving the measure for dead. House approval sends the measure...

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