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If you've been feeling under the weather in recent days or weeks, an Austin doctor says it could be caused by something you paid for and brought into your home. Dr. Miller also says "There are more than 50 varieties of mold that can grow on the leaves and the needles of the...
A recent move by Congress means a controversial ban by the federal government will be coming to an end and a local non-profit says Texas lawmakers should take notice. Espinoza says he wants to clear up some misconceptions about its use. "This is no legalization. We are not...
The Texas Medical Association is pushing for Texas to become a smoke-free state and the agency's head says even if that doesn't happen, there are things that can be done to move in that direction. Here's a list of TMA's concerns/proposals: ✓Enact regulation of electronic...
A San Francisco-based company is bringing its operation to Austin and as KLBJ's Perry Watson reports...it could change the way people think about car rentals. For those concerned about insurance, Zaparde says "We provide our own insurance that will cover up to a million dollars...
What piqued the interest of people in Austin this year? According to Roya Soleimani, a Google trends manager, the top searches in Austin mirrored what the rest of the country was interested in this year, with the World Cup and Robin Williams coming in at one and two,...
The popular, Central Texas residential community is about to undergo a major expansion. Sun City in Georgetown currently has about 7,000 homes. Brent Baker, Vice-president of Operations for Pulte Group in Austin, says plans are underway to add another 2,400 homes on an...
A local hospital is tackling what some consider a controversial topic and making history in a nearby county in the process. Gresham says the move is part of the shift in the approach to health care. "We're calling it human care...we want to extend it out into the community.....
A huge donation will allow an Austin clinic to make some big changes, which includes increasing the number of low-income patients it sees. (from People's Community Clinic, PCC) The new headquarters clinic will be located at 1101 Camino La Costa. After purchasing the facility,...
Austin State Representative Donna Howard is proposing legislation that would, under the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for teens, allow them to be able to get contraceptive coverage, but only with their parents' consent. She says that typically involves 15-...