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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 07:53 PM CDT

Judge Tosses California Law Allowing Life-Ending Drugs

Judge Tosses California Law Allowing Life-Ending Drugs

A California judge on Tuesday threw out a 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives, ruling it was unconstitutionally approved by the Legislature. Riverside County Superior Court Judge...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 02:57 PM CDT

Byron Nelson Tournament Supports Momentous Institute

Byron Nelson Tournament Supports Momentous Institute

The AT&T Byron Nelson Tournament kicked off in Dallas this week and proceeds will benefit the Momentous Institute and it's programs, including support for social-emotional health. Director Michelle Kinder...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11:56 AM CDT

Fort Worth Woman Survived Stroke While Pregnant

Fort Worth Woman Survived Stroke While Pregnant

Stroke is on the rise in young adults and doctors say it’s because of poor lifestyle and undiagnosed birth defects. A Fort Worth woman thought it could never happen to her and she’s sharing her story...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 10:49 PM CDT

Battery Anxiety: Are Your Emotions Tied to Your Charge?

Battery Anxiety: Are Your Emotions Tied to Your Charge?

Have you ever been nervous about your cell phone running out of battery? Are you ever anxious if its out of reach for an extended period of time? Clinical researchers have a name for it, it's called "smartphone...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM CDT

Young Mother Survives Stroke While Pregnant With Twins

Young Mother Survives Stroke While Pregnant With Twins

21-year-old Fort Worth woman describes surviving a stroke while 20 weeks pregnant with twins. Doctors say a congenital defect caused her stroke.

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 12:11 PM CDT

Mom's Seeming 'Pregnancy Brain' Turns Out to Be Melanoma

Mom's Seeming 'Pregnancy Brain' Turns Out to Be Melanoma

When Danielle Dick was frustrated at being unable to find the right words, her obstetrician told her it was probably "pregnancy brain" brought on by the twins she was carrying. But "Today" reported that when...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 11:07 AM CDT

Marijuana Growers Diversify With Hemp Amid CBD Boom

Marijuana Growers Diversify With Hemp Amid CBD Boom

A glut of legal marijuana has driven Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet -- one that doesn't come with a...

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 09:12 PM CDT

Nursing Homes, Senior Centers Find Bullying Has No Age Limit

Nursing Homes, Senior Centers Find Bullying Has No Age Limit

The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights broke out at karaoke. Dances became breeding grounds for gossip and cruelty. It became clear this place had a bullying problem on its hands. What...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 12:33 PM CDT

Trans Fats Are Worldwide Health Crisis, UN Agency Says

Trans Fats Are Worldwide Health Crisis, UN Agency Says

The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years. The United Nations agency has in the past pushed to exterminate...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 03:36 PM CDT

Texans Find Lower Drug Price Options Prior to New Plan

Texans Find Lower Drug Price Options Prior to New Plan

In some ways, Texas is paving the way. The President’s plan calls for dropping a "gag rule" that prevents pharmacists from telling customers about lower priced options. Texas started doing that about 6 months...

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