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Perry Watson

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The year's first case of West Nile Virus in Texas has been reported. (additional information from the Texas Department of State Health Services: DSHS) DSHS won’t release additional personal details in order to protect the patient’s identity. To reduce the chances of a mosquito...
(Michelle Robertson, President & CEO) According to U.S. News & World Report, a local hospital system is again on the list of best hospitals for 2015-16 and as KLBJ's Perry Watson reports...it's become a trend. (additional information from Seton) Seton Austin also was...
A new study shows some intriguing findings about pro football players who lost consciousness due to concussion and an Austin doctor shares his thoughts on the subject. Dr. Bertelson says he would be interested to know if any of the players involved in the study are also "...
(Elana Myers) Mike Myers knows all too well the importance of wearing a seatbelt. The point was driven home last year when his daughter, Elana, just shy of her 19th birthday, died in a car crash as she was returning to Austin from Lubbock, where she was attending Texas Tech. “By...
(from UT) The University of Texas System launched a cutting-edge web portal today that allows private sector and government agencies to quickly find thousands of renowned researchers and facilities at the System’s campuses and health institutions. Influuent is a free online...
The results of a new study of concussions shed new light on how the injury affects high school students and an Austin doctor offers his take on it.
They're used by professional body builders and kids who want to improve their look, but an Austin doctor says muscle-building supplements could have a down side for young men...no one saw coming. Dr. Kavoussi says testicular cancer is the most common solid cancer in young men...
Round Rock Republican John Carter says there's legislation pending that would address the issue of cyber attacks, which he says have become commonplace. “One of the things that’ll keep you up late at night and not sleeping is how many cyber attacks are constantly coming in...
Austin-based Burro is an on-demand delivery company, which co-founder Jason Ervin says is part of the sharing economy. He says pickup truck owners who want to earn extra money can make deliveries of household items bought in stores. He says that's the basis for the...