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State health officials are being proactive in dealing with an issue no one seems to want to talk about, but as KLBJ's Perry Watson reports, organizers of tonight's town hall meeting in Georgetown hope to change that.
(additional information provided by St. David's) The new facility provides patients with a wide array of pediatric services, including pediatric surgery with a dedicated operating room exclusively for pediatric patients; pediatric radiology for interpretation of studies, as well...
Today is Giving Tuesday, a national day to encourage giving across the U.S. to combat domestic violence. Kristin Campbell is the Chief Development Officer with the National Domestic Violence Hotline, headquartered in Austin. “We have a campaign running right now called...
You've heard about the dangers of texting and driving, but an Austin doctor tells KLBJ's Perry Watson texting could also be the reason for your next trip to the massage therapist or your doctor's office. Dr. Mukai says it's a problem that's not going away anytime soon, with...
In its annual report, the FBI shows an interesting finding about property crime in Austin. A representative of a local home security company talks about it with KLBJ's Perry Watson. Krebs says nationally losses due to burglaries amounted to about $4 (B) billion. a sign it...
An Austin doctor looks back at the Ebola scare that gripped Texas and tells KLBJ's Perry Watson what preparing for such a crisis will look like going forward. Dr. Wratten also says preparing for Ebola involved constant education. She says use of personal protective equipment and...
The study reflects rapid growth. Mark Madrid, president and CEO of the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber says currently Hispanic businesses number between 25 and 29-thousand, but in a few years that's expected to change dramatically. “Through the study, we have a projection,...
At number 69, Q1 Media is one of a dozen Austin companies named to Deloitte Technology's Fast 500 companies for 2014. Jason Appelbaum, the ad tech company's marketing director, says the company was started in 2004 in the garage of the founder, a UT grad. He says Q1 has...
A new report shows some staggering costs absorbed by those caring for people with a deadly disease that affects millions of Americans. Frank also says more than five million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's and that number and the cost are expected to continue to...