Medical News

Open enrollment for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act is near the end of month one, but as KLBJ’s Perry Watson reports…there are some things people need to know going forward.
When state lawmakers return to Austin next month, one of the issues they'll likely tackle deals with women's health. As KLBJ's Perry Watson reports, that ball is already rolling. Dr. Realini says the savings that are "...projected from consolidating the Women's Health Program...
State health officials are being proactive in dealing with an issue no one seems to want to talk about, but as KLBJ's Perry Watson reports, organizers of tonight's town hall meeting in Georgetown hope to change that.
(additional information provided by St. David's) The new facility provides patients with a wide array of pediatric services, including pediatric surgery with a dedicated operating room exclusively for pediatric patients; pediatric radiology for interpretation of studies, as well...
You've heard about the dangers of texting and driving, but an Austin doctor tells KLBJ's Perry Watson texting could also be the reason for your next trip to the massage therapist or your doctor's office. Dr. Mukai says it's a problem that's not going away anytime soon, with...
An Austin doctor looks back at the Ebola scare that gripped Texas and tells KLBJ's Perry Watson what preparing for such a crisis will look like going forward. Dr. Wratten also says preparing for Ebola involved constant education. She says use of personal protective equipment and...
A new report shows some staggering costs absorbed by those caring for people with a deadly disease that affects millions of Americans. Frank also says more than five million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's and that number and the cost are expected to continue to...
An Austin doctor reacts to the death of the second Ebola patient on American soil.
A Harvard study finds the condition that's been known to affect women affects men as well. Dr. Koval says the older you are, the morbidity goes up and someone 70 or 75 who has a fracture and does recover, doesn’t recover nearly as well from it. He says the study shows that men...