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Perry Watson

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What's happening with budget talks in Washington? Round Rock Republican John Carter says it's hardly a smooth process, but the budget proposal is moving forward. “It was supposed to go to the floor last week. Somebody got bent out of shape somewhere and they pulled it...
Austin is among the few cities in Texas with a professional service to dry a phone that's been dropped in a swimming pool or toilet...and return it to working condition. It's done by a machine called DryBox, made by a San Antonio-based company called Dry Ventures...
New mothers can take advantage of a special enrollment period through the health insurance marketplace that provides them with coverage many people do not know exist. Adame says other qualifying events for special enrollment include people who lost their health insurance...
The Texas Medical Association is still pushing for support of a bill that would ensure immunization records in Texas are being kept. Dr. King also says parents need to know what percentage of kids are immunized in the schools their children attend, “…because once you get to a...
Tests involving new cholesterol-lowering drugs look promising and an Austin cardiologist tells KLBJ's Perry Watson what that means and when they might be available. Dr. Picone says FDA approval could also come as late as next year.
A new hospital is set to open in Round Rock's Medical Center. (additional information from St. David's Healthcare) “We have long been committed to providing our community with the best cardiac care close to home,” Deborah Ryle, chief executive officer of St. David’s Round Rock...
A local pediatrician talks about a new study that makes a surprising discovery about the effects of bullying.
San Francisco-based Betts Recruiting has opened an office downtown. Founder and CEO Carolyn Betts says they recruit sales, marketing and customer service professionals for technology companies. She says choosing Austin as place to set up shop was not a tough decision. “Many of...
The recent discovery of Listeria in Blue Bell Ice Cream gives state lawmakers something else to think about as they consider a bill that would expand the sale of raw milk.