Posted: 9:58 AM Almost 80% of Americans will suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives. For some, their pain never goes away--it becomes a chronic problem instead. Now patients are finding relief from a "pacemaker for pain", a medical device that uses mild electrical pulses to mask pain.
Posted: 1:32 PM While the life-expectancy gap between men and women has decreased, it's no secret that men still need to pay more attention to their bodies. Dr. Duke Carlson talks about the main areas men where need to pay attention to live a long, healthy life.
Posted: 9:50 AM There are approximately 600,000 new cases of stroke each year, with one occurring every minute, on average. Neurologist Dr. Stafford Conway talks about why knowing the signs of a stroke and acting quickly can save your brain.
Posted: 5:51 PM Pregnancy is different for every woman, but for most the growth near those last months becomes more and more uncomfortable causing many women to want to schedule an early delivery. TMC Nurse manager Beva Beagley discussed why waiting that full 9 months is really best for baby.
Posted: 10:33 AM Shaunda and Jimmy are back with some simple exercises to get you ready for the upcoming swimsuit season. Plus we've posted some info on a segment from the CBS Early Show on how to "Drop 10 Pounds For Swimsuit Season."
Posted: 11:35 AM Many people believe that eating is completely instinctual and that no matter what happens, a child will eat. But for many parents having a child that refuses to eat food is a problem. Speech language pathologist Angela Taylor discusses the ways she and others work with children who have feeding disorders.
Updated: 11:09 AM Dr. DeAnn Strobel was live with Nicole and Lisanne this morning to continue our discussion on Birth Control and HPV. We asked the viewers for thier questions, Dr. Strobel answered them.
Updated: 5:49 PM SHERMAN, TX -- Spring is in full swing in Texoma. That means so are allergies. Medical professionals say they are seeing more allergy-related cases than usual. Emi FitzGerald explains.
Updated: 11:49 AM You've heard the controversy over the new HPV vaccine. Now we're getting to the truth of the matter. What is it? How does it really impact your life and your children's lives? Dr. DeAnn Strobel stopped by for a candid discussion.
Posted: 5:32 PM Most women in their mid-30’s and older have healthy pregnancies and healthy babies. Even so, there are some healthcare questions that may arise for these women. Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Dr. Dianne Chambers answers some of those.
Updated: 3:23 PM They are games adolescents shouldn't play. Now the Sherman Police Department is out to warn parents and their children about the dangers of them. Ryan Loyd has today's Safe Family report on the choking game.
Updated: 9:57 AM Did you know as many as two-thirds of Americans are overweight? It’s a problem that is the driving force behind our nation’s high rates of diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Health experts warn that to battle those issues it must start with each of us. Before you start groaning, it may be easier than you think.
Posted: 5:58 PM Like colds and other illnesses, some skin infections can be passed on to other people. This can be an issue among children, who are more prone to certain types of contagious skin infections. TexomaCare Pediatrician, Dr. Joseph Lipscomb has information about how to keep them from spreading.
Posted: 5:54 PM While several celebrities and former athletes have brought their fight against Parkinson’s disease to the public. But many of us may not understand what this disease is all about. Neurologist Dr. Stafford Conway explains the disease and its effects on those that are diagnosed with it.
Posted: 6:33 PM SHERMAN, TX -- ‘Going green’ has become a catchphrase in our society. It seems like the slogan is everywhere these days. Tuesday was Earth Day, but as Emi FitzGerald tells us, for some, caring for the environment has become more than just a one day event.
Posted: 1:31 PM SHERMAN, TX-- The numbers of sexual assault cases are staggering. According to the National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center, nearly 87,000 children experienced sexual assault in 2001.
Posted: 10:22 AM Thanks to recent breakthroughs in treating and preventing chronic pain, experts say no one should have to live with excruciating pain. Physiatrist, Dr. Deborah Fisher helps us understand chronic pain and to tell us about a treatment option that is now available
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