Medical News

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.
The Ebola case in Dallas is raising concerns across Texas, but a local emergency room doctor tells KLBJ's Perry Watson many of those concerns are unfounded.
If you're a woman thinking about having a baby and you've never considered genetic testing, an Austin doctor says maybe you should and he tells KLBJ's Perry Watson why. (Additional information from Texas Fertility Center): Texas Fertility Center is partnering with Good Start...
After tracking emergency room visits, a local hospital developed a system that's led to fewer visits and better care for patients...at a lower cost to patients, the hospital and taxpayers. Dr. Ziebell says the idea involves putting the patient first. He says they started with...
An Austin hospital is the first site in the world…and only one of two in Texas… to conduct a clinical trial that could help people diagnosed with one of the most deadly forms of cancer. The only other Texas site participating in the study is Baylor University Medical Center in...
The Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas is asking for your help to replenish its dwindling blood supply. In Round Rock, the site is located at 2132 N. Mays (IH 35 at Exit 254). For days and hours the centers are open, visit the Blood Center at www.inyourhands.org .
The latest head injury sustained by Texas quarterback David Ash has led to more discussions about the effect of concussions and a local doctor tells KLBJ's Perry Watson ...there's no up side. Dr. Tramonte also notes that once a person has had repeat concussions, there's no...