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Monday, Nov 6, 2017 at 07:46 PM CST

Breakthrough Technology Tracks, Treats Tumors in Real Time

Breakthrough Technology Tracks, Treats Tumors in Real Time

The ViewRay is a new approach to radiation, it uses MRI to track a cancerous tumor during treatment in real time.

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 06:41 PM CDT

Technology Makes Breast Reconstruction Easier After Cancer

Technology Makes Breast Reconstruction Easier After Cancer

Breast cancer surgery and treatment can be so taxing that many women shy away from breast reconstruction. A new technology is making that part easier on patients.

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 05:47 PM CDT

Heart Stents Not Likely to Relieve Chest Pain: Study

Heart Stents Not Likely to Relieve Chest Pain: Study

Stents can save lives by propping open clogged arteries in heart disease patients, but a new study suggests stents may do nothing to relieve another common heart problem --- chest pain.

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 01:19 PM CDT

BAPS Charities Health Fair 2017

BAPS Charities Health Fair 2017

NBC 5 and BAPS Charities Dallas invite you to the 16th annual BAPS Charities Health Fair on Saturday, November 4.

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 11:43 AM CDT

'Unusually Severe' Plague Sickens 1,800 in Madagascar

'Unusually Severe' Plague Sickens 1,800 in Madagascar

More than 1,800 people in Madagascar have contracted plague in what the World Health Organization deemed an "unusually severe" outbreak, but it's unlikely to spread beyond the island, NBC News reported. The...

Monday, Nov 6, 2017 at 08:41 AM CST

Antibiotics in Our Meat: Restaurant Scorecard

Antibiotics in Our Meat: Restaurant Scorecard

Consumer Reports reveals which restaurants have taken steps to protect public health, and those that haven't.

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 at 04:42 PM CDT

Isolated Limb Infusion Saves Mom and Baby

Isolated Limb Infusion Saves Mom and Baby

Patients with advanced cancer in their arms or legs often face amputation, but a technique that channels the chemotherapy directly to the tumor is saving patient's lives and limbs.

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 at 01:58 PM CDT

Texas Again Defends New Anti-Abortion Measures in Court

Texas Again Defends New Anti-Abortion Measures in Court

Texas is again defending new anti-abortion measures in court after a federal judge stopped a ban on a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 07:48 PM CDT

Premature Births on the Rise

Premature Births on the Rise

The nation's premature birth rate has increased for the second year in a row.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 06:07 PM CDT

Health Headlines for Wednesday November 1, 2017

Health Headlines for Wednesday November 1, 2017

NBC 5 Health Reporter Bianca Castro has a look at the health headlines for Wednesday November 1, 2017.

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