Posted: 08/14/2013 - About half the people who now buy their own health insurance — and potentially would face higher premiums next year under President Barack Obama's health care law — would qualify for federal tax credits to offset rate shock, according to a new private study.
Updated: 08/13/2013 - Coca-Cola plans to run its first ad defending the safety of artificial sweeteners, a move that comes as the company looks to stem declining sales of diet soda.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - Patients and their families can now order room service at St. Joseph.
Posted: 08/07/2013 - In the past 20 years, at least 40 football players nationwide have died from heat-related conditions, which should serve as a sober reminder to the thousands of high school and college players who are now reporting for preseason workouts — and for their coaches — says a Texas A&M University health professor.
Posted: 08/06/2013 - Women taking calcium channel blockers for years may have a higher risk for breast cancer, new research published Aug. 5 in JAMA Internal Medicine shows.
Posted: 08/01/2013 - Afraid there may be peanuts or other allergens hiding in that cookie? Thanks to a cradle and app that turn your smartphone into a handheld biosensor, you may soon be able to run on-the-spot tests for food safety, environmental toxins, medical diagnostics and more.
Posted: 07/31/2013 - A food inspector says most - if not all - the prepackaged salad mix that sickened hundreds of people in Iowa and Nebraska wasn't grown in either state.
Posted: 07/30/2013 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first brain wave test that could help diagnose children and teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHA).
Updated: 07/30/2013 - Finding every reason to binge on food is easy, but it is also easy to talk yourself out of racking up the calories.
Updated: 07/29/2013 - A Louisiana coroner's office says a preliminary autopsy found that popular radio and TV host David "Kidd" Kraddick had an enlarged heart and blocked arteries, and probably developed an irregular heartbeat.
Updated: 07/29/2013 - Scientists say they have figured out why cats are making your allergies crazy -- and their research might also help those allergic to dogs as well.
Updated: 07/25/2013 - Huntsville Memorial Hospital has announced Thursday that they have been recognized with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group
Updated: 07/24/2013 - An investigation by the Texas Attorney General's office has resulted in an order for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast to pay $1.4 million for fraudulently over-billing Medicaid.
Posted: 07/23/2013 - More than 200 people in at least four states, including Texas, have come down with a stomach bug that could be linked to foodborne illness.
Posted: 07/22/2013 - Here's another reason to eat breakfast. A new study says skipping breakfast may increase your chances of a heart attack.
Posted: 07/22/2013 - Feeling tired on your Monday morning? That second cup of coffee is not the only thing to help you stay more alert throughout the day. According to Lizzie Fuhr with POPSUGAR, 5 small changes to your routine will help you stay more alert and positive!
Updated: 07/19/2013 - Working in the medical field can be rewarding, but there are also challenges providers face, especially when the healthcare worker has just entered the field. So now, Some nursing students from the Texas A&M Health Science Center are receiving some special training.
Updated: 07/19/2013 - Planned Parenthood has announced it is ending services in Bryan, Huntsville and Lufkin, including the abortion clinic in Bryan.