Medical News

State health officials and the state of Texas reach what's being referred to a milestone: the Ebola monitoring endpoint. KLBJ's Perry Watson explains.
If you plan to visit a patient at Dell Children's Medical Center in the coming months, you'll have to contend with some new rules, especially during flu season. Dr. Hauger says hospital personnel will greet visitors with questions about their health. If they are found to be...
Austin and Travis County health officials are looking for the public's input in order to move forward with a plan to improve the health of local residents. For more information, visit http://www.austintexas.gov/news/community-health-improvement-plan-forum .
Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals are in Austin today to talk about public health threats like Ebola...to include what's been done to date as they move forward. Dr. Eastman also told the task force there are three, key components to hospital preparedness for...
Recent cases of Ebola in Texas have led doctors and nurses across the state to take a closer look at the situation and the head of the Texas Medical Association talks about what's being done and what should be done. Dr. King says he "...still believes there should be some type...
Texas state agencies overseeing healthcare could find themselves in the cross-hairs of the Sunset Commission during the next legislative session and the head of the Texas Medical Association talks about one potential impact.
One type of cancer feared most by women is breast cancer, yet an Austin nurse says many of those fears are tied to myths about the disease.
A Central Texas compounding pharmacy, under investigation by the FDA due to alleged safety violations, remains closed, but the pharmacist says they hope to reopen once the feds give the go ahead. Solano says Specialty Compounding has remained fully cooperative throughout the...
A new study shows that if teens are involved in sexting…there’s a good chance they’re also having sex and an Austin psychiatrist talks about the relationship between the two.