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Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 12:02 PM CDT

Smokers Better Off Quitting, Even With Weight Gain: Study

Smokers Better Off Quitting, Even With Weight Gain: Study

If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you're trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study finds you're still better off in the long run. Compared with smokers, even...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 11:07 AM CDT

How to Ease Kids' Anxiety About School Safety

How to Ease Kids' Anxiety About School Safety

Given the number of high-profile school shootings last year, both children and adults may be feeling anxiety about school safety. As many kids head back to school, knowing how to speak with them is key in...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 08:13 AM CDT

How to Pack a Stress-Free School Lunch

How to Pack a Stress-Free School Lunch

With the school year starting again, it’s time to start to think about the routine of packing school lunches. For many time-pressed parents, this is a formidable task. But it doesn’t need to be. I’m a...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 09:45 PM CDT

Researchers Study Movement And Vision For Clues About Autism

Researchers Study Movement And Vision For Clues About Autism

UNT Health Science Center Researchers study vision and movement of people with autism spectrum disorder to try and unlock the secrets of one of the most studied, yet misunderstood disorders.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 05:21 PM CDT

Help for Those Living With Congestive Heart Failure

Help for Those Living With Congestive Heart Failure

The number of Americans living with congestive heart failure is on the rise; it’s expected to affect more than eight million people by 2030. For many of those patients, medications stop working. Now a little...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 03:00 PM CDT

Measles Sickens 107 From 21 States in First Half of Year

Measles Sickens 107 From 21 States in First Half of Year

More than 100 people from 21 states were reported to have contracted measles in the first half of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says on its website. There have been a total of 107...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:14 AM CDT

Adele Shares Story of Friend Who Had Postpartum Psychosis

Adele Shares Story of Friend Who Had Postpartum Psychosis

Adele had a message for new moms when she shared the story of her best friend, who suffered a serious mental illness after giving birth to her first child. In a Tuesday Instagram post, the singer urged new moms...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:41 AM CDT

FDA Recalls Are Reminder China Controls Much of Drug Supply

FDA Recalls Are Reminder China Controls Much of Drug Supply

The Food and Drug Administration has recalled certain drugs in recent days, one out of precaution and one due to possible contamination, and the warning has served as a reminder of a drug market that's...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 06:06 PM CDT

UTSW Atop Local Best Hospital List, No. 2 in the State

UTSW Atop Local Best Hospital List, No. 2 in the State

U.S. News & World Report has revealed its annual ranking of hospitals, and none from Texas made the top 20 honor roll for overall best -- that's not to say there aren't great hospitals in DFW or the Lone Star...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 10:08 PM CDT

New Migraine Medicine Relieves Pain For North Texas Doctor

New Migraine Medicine Relieves Pain For North Texas Doctor

A North Texas pediatrician says after two months on a recently FDA-approved medication, she's been able to enjoy life free of debilitating headaches.

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