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Monday, Feb 26, 2018 at 05:55 AM CST

Trump's Deregulation Drive Weakens Safety Rules: Analysis

Trump's Deregulation Drive Weakens Safety Rules: Analysis

An Associated Press review of the Department of Transportation's rulemaking activities in Trump's first year in office shows at least a dozen safety rules that were under development or already adopted have been...

Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 at 05:34 PM CST

For Gay Parents, First Comes the Baby, Then Debt

For Gay Parents, First Comes the Baby, Then Debt

For a heterosexual couple having a baby can be expensive but for gay couples having a baby means more than just hospital bills, NBC News reported. The average US hospital baby delivery can costs up to...

Friday, Feb 23, 2018 at 06:46 PM CST

Virtual Reality Helps Enrich Brain Function for Seniors

Virtual Reality Helps Enrich Brain Function for Seniors

Virtual reality helps enrich the lives of seniors as well as aid in warding off symptoms of degenerative diseases like dementia.

Friday, Feb 23, 2018 at 05:37 PM CST

Low-Impact Surgery May Preserve Fertility for Endometriosis Patients

Low-Impact Surgery May Preserve Fertility for Endometriosis Patients

Endometriosis is a painful condition where abnormal tissue grows on the outside of a woman’s reproductive organs; often causing monthly cramping and nausea.

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 06:59 PM CST

Brains of 'Superagers' Offer Clues to Keeping Sharp

Brains of 'Superagers' Offer Clues to Keeping Sharp

It's pretty extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, and now scientists are peeking into the brains of these "superagers" to uncover...

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 06:55 PM CST

Health Headlines: Mental Health Care Facilites in Texas

Health Headlines: Mental Health Care Facilites in Texas

Medical reporter Bianca Castro found North Texas lags in space and resources for mental health needs.

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 06:20 PM CST

Steps Parents and Teens Can Take to Reduce Risky Behavior

Steps Parents and Teens Can Take to Reduce Risky Behavior

Neuroscientists studying the teenage brain say that when a teen is surrounded by peers, he or she is more likely to push the boundaries and take chances.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 07:12 PM CST

Genetic Disorder May Cause Cholesterol to Skyrocket

Genetic Disorder May Cause Cholesterol to Skyrocket

A genetic disorder affects millions of Americans and can lead to a heart attack or stroke with little to no warning. A Denton County mother has made it her mission to raise awareness.

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 03:57 AM CST

Denton County Reports Ninth Flu-Related Death

Denton County Reports Ninth Flu-Related Death

Denton County reports another flu-related death on Wednesday, marking the ninth death for the 2017-2018 season.

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 03:59 AM CST

Exercise App to Help Control Diabetes

Exercise App to Help Control Diabetes

Scientists say they’ve come up with a new smartphone app to show type II diabetics just how exercise can help them maintain healthy blood sugar levels.

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