Posted: 03/12/2013 - For first time drivers under the age of 18 there are a more few rules to abide by.
Posted: 03/11/2013 - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - One of the scariest parts of bypass surgery - having your heart stopped and going on a heart-lung machine while doctors fix your clogged arteries - is safe even in the elderly and doesn't cause mental decline as many people have feared, two landmark studies show.
Posted: 10/31/2012 - An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has been recalled.
Posted: 09/05/2012 - TEXOMA -- The Center for Disease Control reports a drop in Texoma's teen pregnancy rates from 2007 to 2010. That's a decline of 14% in Oklahoma and 15% in Texas . This Moms Everyday Health segment, uncovers a natural therapy for moms-to-be no matter what age.
Updated: 08/23/2012 - SHERMAN, TX -- LASIK Vision Correction has been around almost twenty years in the U.S. yet many are still apprehensive about getting this sight enhancing procedure. For this Moms Everyday Health segment, we'll look at some common misconceptions about LASIK surgery.
Updated: 07/18/2012 - GRAYSON COUNTY, TX-- with temperatures expected to hit the hundred degree mark this week, it's important to keep cool. But if you don't have air conditioning there's a place you can go.
Posted: 06/27/2012 - SHERMAN, TX-Texoma is also feeling the triple-digit heat putting those who work outside at risk of heat related illnesses.
Posted: 05/08/2012 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Fighting obesity will require changes everywhere Americans live, work, play and learn, says a major new report that outlines dozens of options - from building more walkable neighborhoods to zoning limits on fast-food restaurants to selling healthier snacks in sports arenas.
Posted: 05/07/2012 - OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The 2012 flu season in Oklahoma is ending with fewer than half the number of confirmed cases as in 2011 and nearly two-thirds fewer deaths.
Updated: 11/15/2011 - Today we get up close and personal in our steps against breast cancer. Anchor Abby Powell takes us into a mammography room to give us a look at exactly what happens during a mammogram. By taking October's Awareness Month into Action in November, we are gaining more knowledge so that the women of Texoma will be empowered to fight and beat breast cancer together.
Posted: 11/09/2011 - GRAYSON COUNTY, TX-A study conducted by Kimberly-Clark will make you think twice about the things you touch everyday.
Updated: 09/27/2011 - ARDMORE, OK-- Statistics show people with diabetes have a 65% greater risk of developing Alzheimer's. Now, the same insulin used for diabetics could be used to help treat Alzheimer's patients.
Posted: 08/29/2011 - ARDMORE,OK--A recent report by Trust for America's Health ranked Oklahoma as the seventh most obese state in the country. Health experts and city officials across Oklahoma say they're trying to do something about it.
Posted: 08/18/2011 - SHERMAN, TX - With some schools already in session and other students preparing to return to class, health officials want to remind parents of a health problem that seems to rear its ugly head this time of year. Jalah Gray reports.
Updated: 08/17/2011 - SHERMAN, TX-The first day of school is only days away and doctors' offices flooded with parents and students, trying to get their required shots at the last minute.
Updated: 08/17/2011 - ARDMORE, OK - Some schools have already started and for others, back to school is just around the corner. Kristi Combes, Fitness and Nutrition Coordinator at the Carter County Health Department, said keeping the bacteria out of packed lunches is important.
Updated: 07/21/2011 - The Good Shepherd Community clinic provides free health, dental, and optical care for those who don't have insurance. The clinic has seen a lot of growth since they first got started in 1995, but Vanesa Ramsey, executive director of the clinic, says in the last three years the number of patients coming in for care has sky-rocketed.
Updated: 07/08/2011 - TEXOMA-The obesity epidemic is growing, according to a new report by Trust for America's Health, and not one state has reported a decrease in obesity rates. Victoria Maranan tells us how Texas and Oklahoma stack up.
Updated: 06/02/2011 - GRAYSON COUNTY, TX-Temperatures are showing no sign of cooling down in the next few days. Victoria Maranan tells us how you can stay hydrated under the sun.
Updated: 03/04/2011 - A simple test could save your life... that's the message local doctors are sending to Texomans to raise awareness during colon cancer awareness month.
Updated: 02/16/2011 - SHERMAN, TX -- We've told you throughout the month, heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States. Now the American Heart Association has updated its guidelines for prevention.
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TAHIRPUR, India (AP) — At first, Ashok Yadav ignored the patches of pink skin on his arm. But when pale sores erupted on his body and he lost sensation in his fingertips, a doctor issued the devastating diagnosis: Yadav had leprosy.
Surgery to remove the prostate saves lives compared to "watchful waiting" for some men whose cancers were found because they were causing symptoms, long-term results from a Scandinavian study suggest.
By Ransdell Pierson (Reuters) - German health regulators have granted Northwest Biotherapeutics Inc special permission to sell its experimental brain cancer drug, DCVax-L, in the country, even though the small U.S. biotechnology company has not yet completed its late-stage trial of the immunotherapy. The special "hospital exemption" in Germany would allow Northwest to sell DCVax-L for five years, and to seek renewed approval afterward, Northwest Biotherapeutics Chief Executive Officer Linda Powers said in an interview. ...