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An Austin doctor agrees with new research that shows your cholesterol intake may not be as bad for you as you've been led to believe. Dr. Wang says "...the second part of that recommendation and one that's kind of been ignored over the years is to be sure not to replace fat...
A new study shows the number of hours you should sleep has changed. KLBJ's Perry Watson tells us what that means.
An Austin college professor weighs in on the upheaval in Libya and says it'll take more than one country to keep terrorist groups, like ISIS, from completely overtaking that country and others. Roy Casagranda, an assistant professor of government at ACC, says the situation in...
A local state lawmaker is among a group of Democratic state legislators launching a campaign to restore access to a full range of reproductive health care. State Representatives Mary Gonzalez from the West Texas town of Clint, and Jessica Farrar from Houston, are among those...
Some heated discussions among residents lead a Hays County Commissioner and a local state lawmaker to seek help to protect residents and the environment. At issue is the construction of a concrete batch plant on Bell Springs Road in Dripping Springs. Hays County Commissioner Ray...
State Representative James White from the East Texas town of Woodville says his bill would make things a lot tougher on those involved in human trafficking, especially when it leads to the deaths of innocent victims. “In the course of being involved of human trafficking, if...
A Central Texas doctor has a message for local residents about a national problem, one that claims thousands of American lives each year. The seminar will be held in the Learning Center at Seton Medical Center Williamson, 201 Seton Parkway in Round Rock. Free parking is...
As they've done in past legislative sessions, Texas doctors are descending on the State Capitol this week to bend the ears of state lawmakers about issues they'd like to see addressed. Dr. Curran says many Texans have little access to medical care and when they get access, they...
Cedar Park State Representative Tony Dale says it seems like the problem started last summer when Xerox became the new vendor for the Tx Tag program. He says what's happened since then is unacceptable. “It seems like instead of sending one bill for customers for tolls, it...