This week the major networks are making history with an effort called “Stand up to Cancer.” We’ve been telling you about it, and KXII is proud to be apart of the history-making event. This topic really hits close to home for our CBS family. One of our former reporters, Whitney Wyatt-Kovar, is struggling with brain cancer.
Schools and day care centers are natural breeding grounds for the common cold. Registered Respiratory Therapist Shannon Powell joins us today with some tips on protecting the whole family from the common cold.
About 85 percent of American adults say they have gambled at some point in their lives. And for some people, the urgent need to keep gambling can take a toll on their lives leading to a compulsion. Dr. Duke Carlson has some tips on spotting a compulsive gambler and what can be done to stop the cycle.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - State health officials say Oklahomans need to receive their influenza shots earlier this year, and children need to keep getting the shots into their teens.
For caregivers of those living with Alzheimer’s disease, having a place to turn for support is so important. TMC Chaplain Dianna Niemann-Harris, who is also the Texoma Area Family Services Manager for the local Alzheimer’s Association Chapter, has information on what the group has to offer and to tell us about some upcoming events.
The percentage of overweight children in the United States is growing at an alarming rate. In fact, if you combine the percent of kids who are overweight with the percent of kids who are at risk of becoming overweight, about one out of three children are affected. Family medicine physician Dr. Jim Tarpley has information that parents need to be aware of.
New survey finds 1 in 7 products still claim an 'SPF' rating of 50 or higher
But it was phased out because of side effects; newer version works, study notes
Improvements reported in muscle strength, fatigue and quality of life
Study found boys with the disorder were twice as likely to have a higher body-mass index when they were men
Procedure recommended to treat aggressive liver cancer
WASHINGTON (AP) — New research is challenging medical guidelines that say people with a heart-zapping device in their chests should avoid intense sports like basketball and soccer in favor of golf or bowling.
LONDON (AP) — More than a decade ago, British parents refused to give measles shots to at least a million children because of now discredited research that linked the vaccine to autism. Now, health officials are scrambling to catch up and stop a growing epidemic of the contagious disease.
By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the White House already reeling from three major controversies, some Republican lawmakers are zeroing in on what they perceive is another possible scandal tied to President Barack Obama's landmark health reform law just as it nears implementation. ...