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Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 05:29 PM CDT

Is Raw Pet Food Right for Your Dog?

Is Raw Pet Food Right for Your Dog?

Consumer Reports talks to experts about some of the things you should know about raw food diets for dogs.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 12:12 PM CDT

Largest Cannabis Cultivation Facility in US Proposed for New Mexico

Largest Cannabis Cultivation Facility in US Proposed for New Mexico

A project described as the largest cannabis cultivation facility in North America was proposed in New Mexico Thursday. Ultra Health announced the acquisition of farmland while unveiling a three-dimensional...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 12:41 PM CDT

Don't Eat the Lettuce: E. Coli Outbreak Booms to 53 Cases

Don't Eat the Lettuce: E. Coli Outbreak Booms to 53 Cases

Health investigators have identified chopped romaine lettuce from Arizona as the probable culprit of an 11-state E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least seven people in New Jersey as well as people in New...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 10:44 AM CDT

Americans Filling Far Fewer Opioid Prescriptions: New Data

Americans Filling Far Fewer Opioid Prescriptions: New Data

New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year. They showed their biggest drop in 25 years. The decline comes amid increasing legal...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 07:44 AM CDT

Suicide Risk Rises With Quick Repeat Deployments: Study

Suicide Risk Rises With Quick Repeat Deployments: Study

Soldiers are more at risk of suicide when they're repeatedly deployed with six months or less between rotations, and when they're sent to war too soon after they join the service, new research shows. Dr. Robert...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 06:22 PM CDT

Local Museums Build Sensory Experience For Autistic Children

Local Museums Build Sensory Experience For Autistic Children

In collaboration with Texas Woman's University, local museums and cultural events centers offer sensory experiences for children on the autism spectrum.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 05:17 AM CDT

Ethicist Foresees Choosing Your Baby From Dozens of Embryos

Ethicist Foresees Choosing Your Baby From Dozens of Embryos

There are dozens more choices for which of your embryos should be placed in the womb to become your child. That's the future a biomedical ethics expert envisions for 20 to 40 years from now — soon enough...

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 07:39 PM CDT

Doctors Use Spinal Cord Stimulation As Option to Opioids

Doctors Use Spinal Cord Stimulation As Option to Opioids

Doctors are using new technology to provide relief to thousands of back pain sufferers. Advances in spinal cord stimulation are offering an alternative to powerful, dangerous narcotics.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 05:06 PM CDT

Insulin “On-The-Go” With V-Go Patch

Insulin “On-The-Go” With V-Go Patch

More doctors may be moving toward prescribing an insulin treatment that is easier for diabetes patients to remember to take on-the-go.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 01:13 PM CDT

Discard Unwanted or Expired Prescription Medications for Free

Discard Unwanted or Expired Prescription Medications for Free

You can safely discard any unwanted pills from your home free of charge and with no questions asked at an upcoming event.

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