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According to a study just released, staying married could keep some women from having a heart attack and an Austin cardiologist tells KLBJ's Perry Watson why that may be the case. Dr. Geisler also has more good news for men: there's also proof that married men live longer than...
After being notified of a threat written on a restroom wall Friday, school officials and law enforcement have tightened security at a local high school. The threat mentioned a shooting that would take place today at Lehman High School in Kyle. Tim Savoy with the Hays CISD says...
You may see a different variety of cyclists headed through Central Texas today and tomorrow, part of a tradition that began a few years ago. (Additional information from United Healthcare) On April 25, riders will participate in the third annual Clay Hunt Honor Ride in Fort...
In its first year at SXSW, Uber turned in some impressive numbers and people in Austin are just part of the success story for the ride-sharing service. Chris Nakutis, the GM of Texas for Uber, says during South-by, drive partners provided more than 250,000 safe rides for...
A new study show eight and nine-year-olds, as well as teens, are dealing with a problem often associated with college and professional baseball players. An Austin doctor tells KLBJ's Perry Watson what's causing it. Dr. Smith says the injuries and pain kids deal with have to do...
A bill before state lawmakers would put to an end to a practice that occurs in lawsuits involving asbestos...a practice many believe is motivated by greed. The focus of the discussion is a measure (HB 1492) sponsored by New Braunfels State Representative Doug Miller. Jennifer...
A former U.S. Senate majority leader, who's also a surgeon, is in Austin and tells KLBJ's Perry Watson he's here to talk to state lawmakers about a medical issue that affects millions across the state. Frist says Texas lawmakers need to have all the facts before making any...
The head of the Texas Medical Association says a bill passed by the Texas Senate could be the first step in addressing the shortage of doctors in the state. Dr. King says with three new Texas medical schools set to open in the next two years, including one in Austin, by the year...