Posted: 3:10 PM A new study cautions that young girls who are exposed to high levels may become obese.
Posted: 7:58 AM Restless legs syndrome (RLS) may lead men to an early grave, new research suggests.
Posted: 8:45 PM A government appeal in the legal fight over allowing girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions has officially been put on hold.
Posted: 10:28 AM A Houston-area medical supplier who paid recruiters to fake orders from doctors has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for fraud.
Posted: 9:49 AM A federal report blames a woman's death last year in a northeast Texas state mental hospital on unnecessary restraints and poor medical care.
Posted: 7:48 AM Susan G. Komen is cutting seven cities out of its 2014 Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure race.
Updated: 9:17 AM Actors Bradley Cooper and Glenn Close are among those gathering Monday at the White House for a conference on mental health, organized as part of President Barack Obama's response to last year's shooting massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.
Posted: 10:14 AM The government says Medicare's giant hospital trust will not be exhausted until 2026, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund is unchanged at 2033.
Updated: 11:08 AM Helping to alleviate the state and national shortages in the health care workforce, the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) graduated 597 students at commencement ceremonies earlier this month across the state.
Posted: 10:40 AM France's health ministry says a French patient has died of a deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS - the first death in the country of the disease identified last year.
Posted: 8:25 AM The deadly new respiratory infection hitting patients with ties to the Middle East, a coronavirus known as MERS , may remain in patients longer than doctors previously thought, according to a new study. That means patients who are suspected of having the disease may need to be quarantined for longer periods to rule out they still aren't infected.
Posted: 8:56 AM Texas school teachers would receive training to identify mental illness in their classrooms under a measure that has cleared the Texas Legislature.
Updated: 4:36 PM Due to a reduction in pressure due to a line break, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required the Hearne water system to notify some of its customers of the need to boil their water prior to consumption.
Posted: 2:01 PM The Brazos County Health Department's investigation into the E Coli outbreak is wrapping up.
Posted: 7:50 AM A report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) suggests that lowering sodium below 2,300 milligrams per day may be harmful to your health.