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A new study shows some intriguing findings about pro football players who lost consciousness due to concussion and an Austin doctor shares his thoughts on the subject. Dr. Bertelson says he would be interested to know if any of the players involved in the study are also "...
The results of a new study of concussions shed new light on how the injury affects high school students and an Austin doctor offers his take on it.
They're used by professional body builders and kids who want to improve their look, but an Austin doctor says muscle-building supplements could have a down side for young men...no one saw coming. Dr. Kavoussi says testicular cancer is the most common solid cancer in young men...
New mothers can take advantage of a special enrollment period through the health insurance marketplace that provides them with coverage many people do not know exist. Adame says other qualifying events for special enrollment include people who lost their health insurance...
(from AP) The state of Texas and telemedicine advocates are in a legal tussle over patients who receive doctor consultations through video. The state's medical board has implemented rules scheduled to take effect in June that place restrictions on the practice, drawing a...
The Texas Medical Association is still pushing for support of a bill that would ensure immunization records in Texas are being kept. Dr. King also says parents need to know what percentage of kids are immunized in the schools their children attend, “…because once you get to a...
Tests involving new cholesterol-lowering drugs look promising and an Austin cardiologist tells KLBJ's Perry Watson what that means and when they might be available. Dr. Picone says FDA approval could also come as late as next year.
A new hospital is set to open in Round Rock's Medical Center. (additional information from St. David's Healthcare) “We have long been committed to providing our community with the best cardiac care close to home,” Deborah Ryle, chief executive officer of St. David’s Round Rock...
A local pediatrician talks about a new study that makes a surprising discovery about the effects of bullying.