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Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 07:44 AM CDT

Suicide Risk Rises With Quick Repeat Deployments: Study

Suicide Risk Rises With Quick Repeat Deployments: Study

Soldiers are more at risk of suicide when they're repeatedly deployed with six months or less between rotations, and when they're sent to war too soon after they join the service, new research shows. Dr. Robert...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 06:22 PM CDT

Local Museums Build Sensory Experience For Autistic Children

Local Museums Build Sensory Experience For Autistic Children

In collaboration with Texas Woman's University, local museums and cultural events centers offer sensory experiences for children on the autism spectrum.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 05:17 AM CDT

Ethicist Foresees Choosing Your Baby From Dozens of Embryos

Ethicist Foresees Choosing Your Baby From Dozens of Embryos

There are dozens more choices for which of your embryos should be placed in the womb to become your child. That's the future a biomedical ethics expert envisions for 20 to 40 years from now — soon enough...

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 07:39 PM CDT

Doctors Use Spinal Cord Stimulation As Option to Opioids

Doctors Use Spinal Cord Stimulation As Option to Opioids

Doctors are using new technology to provide relief to thousands of back pain sufferers. Advances in spinal cord stimulation are offering an alternative to powerful, dangerous narcotics.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 05:06 PM CDT

Insulin “On-The-Go” With V-Go Patch

Insulin “On-The-Go” With V-Go Patch

More doctors may be moving toward prescribing an insulin treatment that is easier for diabetes patients to remember to take on-the-go.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 01:13 PM CDT

Discard Unwanted or Expired Prescription Medications for Free

Discard Unwanted or Expired Prescription Medications for Free

You can safely discard any unwanted pills from your home free of charge and with no questions asked at an upcoming event.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 07:15 AM CDT
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School Lunches Around North Texas

After a frustrated Everman High School parent reached out to NBC 5 with concerns...View gallery

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Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 06:15 AM CDT

Organs From Drug Overdoses Could Help Transplant Shortage

Organs From Drug Overdoses Could Help Transplant Shortage

Fatal drug overdoses are increasing organ donations, and researchers reported Monday that people who receive those transplants generally fare as well as patients given organs from more traditional donors. The...

Monday, Apr 16, 2018 at 06:21 PM CDT

Calcium May Be Harming African American Men

Calcium May Be Harming African American Men

The daily recommended dose of calcium may be behind the prevalence of prostate cancer in African American men, according to UNT historian.

Monday, Apr 16, 2018 at 04:47 PM CDT

Dallas Yoga, Fitness Festival This Weekend

Dallas Yoga, Fitness Festival This Weekend

Whether you're serious about fitness or curious what classes may be out there, the upcoming Dallas Yoga and Fitness Festival could be exactly what you need.

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