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Confusion leads a Central Texas doctor to weigh in on a study about the percentage of pre-schoolers taking medication for a disorder commonly diagnosed in children. Dr. Berg also notes, "Even if you look in the older age groups, in the four to 10-year-old age group, about 6.5%...
With warmer weather now here, a local hospital official wants to raise awareness about a potential tragedy that claims the lives of children every year. Poehlmann says distractions are what lead parents to forget to drop their infants off at day care. She says they may be...
The disparity in the number of minorities in the tech industry is being addressed by a program backed by Google and an Austin man is one of the success stories. Rojo says in the year 2040, there will be shift in the majority in tech jobs. He thinks every industry should reflect...
An Austin hospital is the first in Central Texas to utilize a new method to control epilepsy. Dr. Modur says once the procedure is completed a patient is provided equipment, including a laptop, to monitor their brain activity. He says the technology can be used in patients whose...
An Austin doctor says he understands why actress Angelina Jolie opted for the surgery, after she had already undergone a double mastectomy.
Spring is here and people are getting out more, but a Central Texas E-R doctor tells KLBJ's Perry Watson...so are rattlesnakes. Dr. Tobleman says snakes don't want to have anything to do with people,anymore than people want anything to do with snakes. So if you see one, don't do...
The head of the Texas Medical Association says Congress again has a chance to pass a measure that keeps doctors...and a segment of their patient population...from getting the short end of the stick. Dr. King says the flawed formula has been repeatedly "kicked down the road" by...
It's a condition that affects kids, but can also cause problems for adults, especially older adults. Dr. Geck says scoliosis can cause problems with the lungs and other organs. He says if left untreated, older adults can experience additional symptoms, "...degeneration of the...
The company that decided last year to launch its operation in San Marcos, is looking to hire employees...hundreds of them. “Epic Piping is the fastest-growing, turn-key industrial pipe fabricator organization in the world.” Adriana Cruz, president of the Greater San Marcos...