Health

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...
Beginning Saturday, as part of the Affordable Care Act, people without health insurance can sign up at the marketplace, but a new study shows few eligible people know that.
When open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act gets underway on Saturday, some local artists hope they're able to remove their names from the list of the uninsured in Texas.
The open enrollment season under the Affordable Care Act starts later this week and as KLBJ's Perry Watson reports...there's some good news for those looking to get health insurance coverage. Colvin (pictured above) also notes that the Highland Mall location will be open this...
Two organizations are inviting the public to take some small steps toward making big changes in their health and get some free medical advice in the process.