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Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 07:43 PM CDT

Cook Children's Will Soon Open New Prosper Location

Cook Children's Will Soon Open New Prosper Location

The Cook Children's Pediatrics Windsong and Urgent Care facility will open in Prosper later this month.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 07:15 PM CDT

Lync Cycling Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Lync Cycling Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On Wednesday, more than 40 cyclists joined an event sponsored by Lync Cycling to raise awareness during breast cancer awareness month.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 05:49 PM CDT

Hep C Livers Used for Transplants, Then Doctors Treat Hep C

Hep C Livers Used for Transplants, Then Doctors Treat Hep C

New antiviral drugs that can actually cure hepatitis C are proving so effective, that doctors are now doing what had previously been unheard of, they’re transplanting infected livers into patients on transplant...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:40 AM CDT

Taco Bell Pulls Seasoned Beef Due to 'Metal Shavings'

Taco Bell Pulls Seasoned Beef Due to 'Metal Shavings'

Kenosha Beef International is recalling some of its Taco Bell seasoned beef products that may be contaminated with metal shavings, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety...

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 10:55 PM CDT

Virtual Reality Gives Sick Babies Their Best Chance

Virtual Reality Gives Sick Babies Their Best Chance

Advancements in medical technology is giving critically sick patients their best chance of getting well. That's especially true for babies born with congenital heart defects, which often require complex...

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 04:03 PM CDT

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2019

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2019

Discussing the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk with Joy Donovan Brandon, the Communications Director for the American Cancer Society, and Kat Rodgers, volunteer, breast cancer survivor, and team...

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 04:53 PM CDT

New Robot Makes Knee Surgery Easier

New Robot Makes Knee Surgery Easier

Only 80% of patients are happy with their knee replacements and they often need to be repaired, but a new surgical robot is working to improve patient outcomes.

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 04:06 PM CDT

A Healthy Start with Larry North

A Healthy Start with Larry North

Discussing a healthy start with Larry North, the owner of Larry North Fitness. To learn more, visit www.larrynorthfitness.com.

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 12:53 PM CDT

US, Critics Split on Whether Tech Made Nuke Shipments Safer

US, Critics Split on Whether Tech Made Nuke Shipments Safer

The plutonium core for the first atomic weapon detonated in 1945 was taken from Los Alamos National Laboratory to a test site in the New Mexico desert in the backseat of a U.S. Army sedan. Officials put...

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 05:24 PM CDT

Is Fake Meat Better for You?

Is Fake Meat Better for You?

So-called fake meat, or alternative meat products, is rising in popularity as consumers look to eat a more sustainable diet. But are the plant-based burgers really better for the environment? And how do they...

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