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Emergency Room Care

Posted: 11/20/2008 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene Report, a new study's found a patient's race doesn't affect emergency room care.

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Healthcare Workers Illnesses

Posted: 11/20/2008 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene Report, according to recent research, healthcare workers are more likely to die from blood-borne infections than people working in other occupations.

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Walking Calms Cravings

Posted: 11/20/2008 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene Report, a new study finds a brisk 15 minute walk can reduce the urge to eat chocolate... and lead to weight loss.

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Overworked Doctors

Posted: 11/19/2008 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene Report, there's new reason this morning to make sure your doctor is still working.

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Breast Cancer Genes

Posted: 11/19/2008 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene Report, women who test negative for breast cancer genes could still be in danger of getting the disease.

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Bad Cholesterol

Posted: 11/19/2008 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene Report, good and bad news on cholesterol from the American Heart Association.

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St. Joseph Breaks Ground for New ER

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Emergency care is expanding in College Station. Monday afternoon, St. Joseph Regional Health Center had groundbreaking ceremonies at the site of the future emergency room near William D. Fitch Parkway on Highway 6.

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Birth Defects

Posted: 11/18/2008 - In a St. Joseph Healthscene report, babies conceived using in-vitro fertilization have a greater risk of being born with certain birth defects than those conceived naturally.

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Cancer Patient Therapy

Posted: 11/18/2008 - In a St. Joseph Healthscene report, group therapy might be the key to helping some cancer patient cope better and live longer.

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Hunger In The U.S. Increasing

Posted: 11/17/2008 - New government figures show that almost 700,000 children went hungry in America at some point in 2007.

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Aggressive Bone Care

Posted: 11/17/2008 - In a St. Joseph Healthscene Report, aggressive bone care could prevent hip fractures.

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Vitamins C & E and Cancer

Posted: 11/17/2008 - In a St. Joseph Healthscene Report, according to a new large scale study, vitamin C and E supplements do not help prevent cancer.

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Unhealthiest City

Posted: 11/17/2008 - In a St. Joseph Healthscene Report, what is the unhealthiest city in the United States?

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Gulf War Syndrome Research Lacking

Posted: 11/14/2008 - A research panel has concluded that federal research has not adequately tackled finding treatments for veterans afflicted by a collection of symptoms commonly called Gulf War illness.

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Brain Pacemakers-OCD

Posted: 11/13/2008 - Study: Brain stimulation may ease anxiety disorder

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Stem Cell Research

Posted: 11/12/2008 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, stock shares of stem cell companies have surged since word of Barack Obama's plans to reverse President Bush's 2001 orders restricting research.

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Heart Transplant Refused

Posted: 11/12/2008 - In a St. Joseph Healthscene report, a 13-year-old British girl who's undergone nearly a dozen surgeries has refused a heart transplant, a decision that may ultimately lead to her death.

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Trans Fat Free Restaurants

Posted: 11/11/2008 - In a St. Joseph Healthscene report, the American Medical Association has thrown its weight behind legislation to ban the use of trans fats in restaurants nation-wide.

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Education and Alzheimer's

Posted: 11/11/2008 - In a St. Joseph Healthscene report, education appears to blunt the effects of Alzheimer's.

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Sleeping Benefits

Posted: 11/11/2008 - In a St. Joseph Healthscene report, Japanese researchers say people with high blood pressure who get less than seven-and-a-half hours of sleep a night face an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.

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Elderly Heart Failure

Posted: 11/10/2008 - In a St. Joseph Healthscene, the number of people ages 65 and older hospitalized for heart failure has more than doubled in the past 27 years.

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Pacemakers and Headphones

Posted: 11/10/2008 - In a St. Joseph Healthscene, MP3 player headphones, even if they're disconnected, may interfere with pace-makers.

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