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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...
(from ABoR) Austin-area single-family home sales and home prices hit an all-time high for the month of February according to the February 2015 Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. Barb Cooper, 2015 President of the Austin Board...
Technology will soon allow some Austin employees to access a physician anytime, anywhere, and avoid a trip to the doctor's office or the ER. Even with text messages and video consultations, Dr. Childers says doctors may still opt to see a patient in his or her office, especially...
(Pictured left: Austin Moy, PhD Cockrell School of Engineering at UT, accepted the award on behalf of James Tunnell. right: Dr. Jason Reichenberg) An Austin dermatologist and a University of Texas engineering professor are winners at the SXSW Interactive Awards. Dr. Reichenberg...
A state lawmaker wants to end what he calls a turf war in the medical field and has a plan to cut through some of the red tape faced by people with disabilities. That plan involves a bill filed by State Representative Allen Fletcher from Cypress and would allow chiropractors to...
A new study sheds some light on child sex trafficking in the U.S. and an Austin doctor talks about the problem and the impact health care providers can have on it. Dr. McNiel says she's not surprised by the latest statistics and says more training for those in health care could...