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AISD: All campuses will have 2 EpiPens next fall

AISD: All campuses will have 2 EpiPens next fallAISD: All campuses will have 2 EpiPens next fall
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Yoga helps traumatic brain injury patients recover

Yoga helps traumatic brain injury patients recoverYoga isn't just good for your body -- it's good for your brain, and the exercise is showing encouraging results as a form of therapy for traumatic brain injury patients.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Overuse baseball injuries increasing for younger players

Overuse baseball injuries increasing for younger playersA new study suggests more than half of parents with teen and preteen baseball players aren't aware of safe pitching practices.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Boosting testosterone without supplements

Boosting testosterone without supplementsTestosterone therapy can make men up to three times more likely for a heart attack or stroke.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Home colon cancer screening pilot program by ARC

Home colon cancer screening pilot program by ARCAn Austin Regional Clinic pilot program is testing a colon cancer home screening kit. Colonscopy compliance is the goal
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Central Texas counties rank among healthiest in state

Central Texas counties rank among healthiest in stateWilliamson, Travis and Hays Counties all ranked high compared to the other counties who volunteered to take part in the annual health rankings.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Bill would require schools to disclose vaccination waivers

Bill would require schools to disclose vaccination waiversA new bill in the Texas Legislature would require schools to disclose the number of vaccination waivers on campus, information that is currently only available at the district level.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Amy's Kitchen issues recall linked to tainted spinach

Amy's Kitchen issues recall linked to tainted spinachAmy's Kitchen, which produces a line of frozen and canned food, issued a voluntary recall Monday for almost 74,000 cases of products that may contain tainted spinach.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Blue Bell recalls small ice cream cups for possible health risk

Blue Bell recalls small ice cream cups for possible health riskSmall Chocolate, Strawberry, Vanilla flavors included in recall
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Adult hemophiliacs can now get treatment in Austin

Adult hemophiliacs can now get treatment in AustinAdult hemophiliacs in Austin no longer have to leave town for treatment for the rare blood disorder.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Skin cancer detection device wins SXSW Sci-Fi No Longer

Skin cancer detection device wins SXSW Sci-Fi No LongerA device about the size of pen created by a Seton & UT team could make costly skin cancer biopsies a thing of the past
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Could elephants hold the key to cure cancer?

Could elephants hold the key to cure cancer?Could elephants hold the key to cure cancer?
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Patients fight for legal use of medical marijuana

Patients fight for legal use of medical marijuanaPatients with cancer, seizures and PTSD are fighting to legalize medical marijuana in Texas -- despite Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's stance against it.
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  • 1 month ago
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SXSW crash survivor thanks caregivers one year later

SXSW crash survivor thanks caregivers one year laterAfter a year of physical therapy for injuries following the SXSW crash one of the victims returns to thank her caregivers
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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 month 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 month 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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  • 1 month 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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  • 1 month 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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  • 1 month ago
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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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  • 1 month ago
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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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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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  • 1 month, 1 week 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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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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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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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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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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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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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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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago