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It's a condition that affects kids, but can also cause problems for adults, especially older adults. Dr. Geck says scoliosis can cause problems with the lungs and other organs. He says if left untreated, older adults can experience additional symptoms, "...degeneration of the...
Technology will soon allow some Austin employees to access a physician anytime, anywhere, and avoid a trip to the doctor's office or the ER. Even with text messages and video consultations, Dr. Childers says doctors may still opt to see a patient in his or her office, especially...
(Pictured left: Austin Moy, PhD Cockrell School of Engineering at UT, accepted the award on behalf of James Tunnell. right: Dr. Jason Reichenberg) An Austin dermatologist and a University of Texas engineering professor are winners at the SXSW Interactive Awards. Dr. Reichenberg...
A state lawmaker wants to end what he calls a turf war in the medical field and has a plan to cut through some of the red tape faced by people with disabilities. That plan involves a bill filed by State Representative Allen Fletcher from Cypress and would allow chiropractors to...
A new study sheds some light on child sex trafficking in the U.S. and an Austin doctor talks about the problem and the impact health care providers can have on it. Dr. McNiel says she's not surprised by the latest statistics and says more training for those in health care could...
Confusion could be the reason the FDA has stepped in regarding the labeling of testosterone and an Austin doctor talks with KLBJ's Perry Watson about what it all means. Dr. Phillips also says some men, who don't have low testosterone, take it to maintain their sex drive or body...
An Austin doctor is among many trying to convince state lawmakers to reinstate a program that's been proven to be successful on a number of levels. Because of the shortage of primary care physicians in Texas, local doctors and others across Texas have been testifying before...
The way you tweet could affect your health. That's the conclusion drawn by a recent study and an Austin doctor tells KLBJ's Perry Watson why it has merit.
An Austin doctor agrees with new research that shows your cholesterol intake may not be as bad for you as you've been led to believe. Dr. Wang says "...the second part of that recommendation and one that's kind of been ignored over the years is to be sure not to replace fat...