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Energy drinks can cause dramatic rise in blood pressure

Energy drinks can cause dramatic rise in blood pressureA new study finds energy drinks can result in a dramatic rise in heart and blood pressure rates.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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A-Fib procedures without radiation pioneered in Austin

A-Fib procedures without radiation pioneered in AustinAn Austin Healthcare System is gaining national attention because it's eliminated radiation for A-Fib procedures.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Dell Children's surgeons offer hope to Rwanda teen

Dell Children's surgeons offer hope to Rwanda teenSurgeons at Dell Children's offer hope to a teen whose bone tumor surgery in Rwanda has led to multiple infections.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Deadly listeria outbreak linked to Blue Bell ice cream

Deadly listeria outbreak linked to Blue Bell ice creamFive cases of listeriosis have been linked to ice cream from the Blue Bell Creameries production facility in Brenham.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Chronic kidney disease affecting younger Americans

Chronic kidney disease affecting younger AmericansA new study reveals adults between 30 and 49 have the highest risk of developing chronic kidney disease.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Texas

Arlington man files suit over exploding e-cig battery

Arlington man files suit over exploding e-cig batteryArlington man files suit over exploding e-cig battery
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Too much praise can turn your kids into narcissists, study finds

Too much praise can turn your kids into narcissists, study findsToo much praise can turn your kids into narcissists, study finds
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Losing sleep could contribute to weight gain

Losing sleep could contribute to weight gainLosing just 30 minutes of sleep leads to added calories, according to the Heart Association.
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FDA warns low T therapy can triple risk of heart attack

FDA warns low T therapy can triple risk of heart attackCan testosterone therapy make some men three times more likely for a heart attack or stroke? The Food and Drug Administration has answered with an emphatic yes. However, not everyone agrees.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Doctors: Brain stents are 'game changers in stroke care'

Doctors: Brain stents are 'game changers in stroke care'Brain stents are referred to as "game changers in stroke care," because they can remove debilitating or deadly clots.
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Local

Students learning math while burning calories

Students learning math while burning caloriesStudents at Bagdad Elementary in Leander are combining math and physical fitness, subtracting calories while fueling enthusiasm.
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Health

Why omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D can improve mood

Why omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D can improve moodDoctors have known omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil and vitamin D can help with certain behavior and psychiatric disorders
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Lt. Gov. Patrick, Senate Republicans take stand against Medicaid expansion

Lt. Gov. Patrick, Senate Republicans take stand against Medicaid expansionMembers of the Senate Republican Caucus sent a letter to President Obama Monday, saying expansion of Texas' Medicaid program is not possible without reform.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Program helps those diagnosed with early memory loss

Program helps those diagnosed with early memory lossThe poignant theme in one Oscar winning film continues to play out in families across the world and right here in Austin. One program is helping those diagnosed early onset memory loss.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Officials: 8 dogs, 6 people under rabies monitoring

Officials: 8 dogs, 6 people under rabies monitoringHealth officials said Friday that eight dogs and six people are currently being monitored for possible exposure to a rabid dog at Zilker Park on Feb. 8.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Nation

Leprosy cases hit Florida counties

Leprosy cases hit Florida countiesLeprosy cases remain rare in the United States, with approximately 80 people reporting infections each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Consumer

Consumer Reports: Risks of CT scans for kids' concussions

Consumer Reports: Risks of CT scans for kids' concussionsConsumer Reports: Risks of CT scans for kids' concussions
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  • 4 weeks ago
Health

New RR clinic diagnoses & treats a variety of headaches

New RR clinic diagnoses & treats a variety of headachesA new headache clinic in Round Rock offers a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing & treating a wide variety of headaches.
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Health

How long will you live? Try the 'Sitting Rising Test'

How long will you live? Try the 'Sitting Rising Test'How long will you live? Try the 'Sitting Rising Test'
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Hip resurfacing lets Austin pastor join Freedom Climb

Hip resurfacing lets Austin pastor join Freedom ClimbFor one Austin pastor, regaining the use of his hip is helping him climb to new heights -- all to help others.
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  • 1 month ago
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Officials warn of possible rabies exposure at Zilker

Officials warn of possible rabies exposure at ZilkerOfficials are warning the public after they said a dog diagnosed with rabies reportedly had contact with other dogs at Zilker Park earlier this month, according to a release from the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department.
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  • 1 month ago
Texas

Girl needing medical cannabis leaving Texas immediately

Girl needing medical cannabis leaving Texas immediatelyAlexis Bortell's family decided they can't wait any longer for Texas lawmakers to act on legalizing medical cannabis.
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  • 1 month ago
Health

Early intervention key to kids mental health awareness

Early intervention key to kids mental health awarenessA 25-year-old's ongoing battle with schizophrenia puts a real face to the problem of children's mental health problems.
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  • 1 month ago
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Austin woman warns of the dangers of heart disease

Austin woman warns of the dangers of heart diseaseAn Austinite is hoping her near-death experience will help bring awareness about the #1 killer of women: heart disease.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Study: Hot flashes can endure for more than a decade

Study: Hot flashes can endure for more than a decadeA study of nearly 1,500 women printed in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine shows that symptoms of menopause can continue for more than 14 years.
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Why bodybuilders are pounding down breast milk

Why bodybuilders are pounding down breast milkWhy bodybuilders are pounding down breast milk
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Huston-Tillotson, UT partnering on health and wellness center

Huston-Tillotson, UT partnering on health and wellness centerThe schools announced a partnership Tuesday dedicated to helping underserved residents of Austin.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago