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Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 05:56 PM CDT

Could Pellet Therapy Help Balance Your Mood

Could Pellet Therapy Help Balance Your Mood

Could our hormones be to blame and could a pellet, smaller than a grain of rice, make us feel young again? Frisco mother claims bioidentical hormone replacement pellet therapy helped her get her life back.

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 10:59 PM CDT

Watch This Baby Smile When She Hears Sound for the 1st Time

Watch This Baby Smile When She Hears Sound for the 1st Time

One-year-old Ayla Esler bursts into a smile after hearing sound for the first time, thanks to cochlear implants installed in the toddler’s ears last month at Fort Worth’s Cook Children’s Hospital. In a...

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 12:27 PM CDT

House Passes Massive Package to Address Opioid Crisis

House Passes Massive Package to Address Opioid Crisis

The House of Representatives on Friday passed the largest legislative package on opioids in recent history, NBC News reported. The package, made up of 58 bills, would direct federal agencies to prioritize...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 09:01 PM CDT

Rowlett Woman Cured By Drinking Live Virus

Rowlett Woman Cured By Drinking Live Virus

It took five years, but a North Texas woman has finally been cured of an infection that antibiotics couldn't kill. She traveled halfway around the world to find the cure in the form of a virus.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 03:59 PM CDT

Girl From Guatemala Burned in Volcano Eruption Dies in Texas

Girl From Guatemala Burned in Volcano Eruption Dies in Texas

Authorities in Guatemala say a child severely burned in this month's volcano eruption and transferred to a Texas hospital has died.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 11:45 AM CDT

New Evidence Suggests Viruses May Play Role in Alzheimer's

New Evidence Suggests Viruses May Play Role in Alzheimer's

Viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's, scientists reported Thursday in a provocative study that promises to re-ignite some long-debated theories about what triggers the...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 08:55 AM CDT

'Gaming Disorder' Revives Medical Debate on Addiction

'Gaming Disorder' Revives Medical Debate on Addiction

Now that the world's leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next? The short answer is probably not. The new "gaming...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 09:16 AM CDT

YMCA Hosts World's Largest Swimming Lesson

YMCA Hosts World's Largest Swimming Lesson

In 24 hours, swimming lessons will take place around the world in 600 locations to help teach children the importance of water safety.

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 08:05 PM CDT

Frisco Becomes Home to Innovative Sports Medicine Complex

Frisco Becomes Home to Innovative Sports Medicine Complex

The new Baylor Scott and White Sports Therapy and Research Center at the Star opens in Frisco.

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 05:02 PM CDT

MD Anderson Faces $4.3M Fine for Data Breaches

MD Anderson Faces $4.3M Fine for Data Breaches

Federal health officials have ordered the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to pay a $4.3 million fine for failing to secure health records stemming from data breaches.

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