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Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 12:50 PM CDT

Health Care Industry Branches Into Fresh Meals, Rides to Gym

Health Care Industry Branches Into Fresh Meals, Rides to Gym

That hot lunch delivered to your door? Your health insurer might pick up the tab. The cleaning crew that fixed up your apartment while you recovered from a stroke? The hospital staff helped set that up. Health...

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 12:04 PM CDT

Pediatric Telemedicine Becoming More Common

Pediatric Telemedicine Becoming More Common

Urgent Care for kids has rolled out secure two-way video messaging systems to talk with a doctor. If the doctor thinks the child needs to be seen in person, they will work to get an appointment.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 05:23 PM CDT

Some Medicine Can Cause Heat-Related Illnesses

Some Medicine Can Cause Heat-Related Illnesses

Doctors say the very thing keeping some people healthy is actually what lands them in the emergency room. Certain medications can cause heat-related illnesses. 

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 07:52 AM CDT

TMSG: Summer Camp for Future Doctors

TMSG: Summer Camp for Future Doctors

The TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine is hosting Junior Medical School for the next two weeks to help 7th, 8th and 9th graders learn what it takes to be in the medical profession.

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 10:01 AM CDT

Drug Overdoses Spike in Philly, 2 EMS Workers Attacked

Drug Overdoses Spike in Philly, 2 EMS Workers Attacked

Health officials are investigating a sudden spike in non-fatal drug overdoses in the Philadelphia area over the weekend. Officials say more than 100 people were hospitalized between Friday and Saturday....

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 06:47 AM CDT

Campaign to Keep Outdoor Workers Safe in Record Heat

Campaign to Keep Outdoor Workers Safe in Record Heat

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, launched a program to prevent heat illness in outdoor workers.

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 08:43 PM CDT

Fort Worth 18-Year-Old Recounts Heat Exhaustion Scare

Fort Worth 18-Year-Old Recounts Heat Exhaustion Scare

With these temperatures, heat exhaustion can happen quicker than you might expect and it can even affect the most healthy individuals, like an 18 year old Fort Worth woman, who learned the heat is downright...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 01:38 PM CDT

40 Hospitalized in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey

40 Hospitalized in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey

Ninety people in 26 states have been infected with a strain of Salmonella in the midst of an outbreak that has been connected to raw turkey products, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a news...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 01:12 PM CDT

Less Than Half of School Districts Test Water for Lead: US Survey

Less Than Half of School Districts Test Water for Lead: US Survey

A survey of school districts around the country finds that less than half test their water for lead, and among those that do more than a third detected elevated levels of the toxin, according to a federal report...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 06:07 PM CDT

Bayer to Stop Selling Essure Birth Control Implant in US

Bayer to Stop Selling Essure Birth Control Implant in US

The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports and repeated safety restrictions by regulators said Friday that it will stop selling the device in the U.S., the only country...

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