October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but are you aware of the best practices to avoid the disease? We find out the answers.
If you're the parent of a student athlete, you know the excitement of watching your child compete, but with competition comes the possibilities of injuries. What's the best way to approach your teen's school when it comes to your adolescent's safety?
Teen pregnancies have been decreasing over the past few decades. Experts hope to continue that trend with newly released recommendations.
Researchers hope a new test focused on a child's reaction time to sights and sounds will help to diagnose autism earlier.
Visits to the hospital can sometimes include unforeseen expenses. How you can avoid hidden costs.
Researchers develop a new therapy method for treating those suffering Complicated Grief.
While smartphones can help us in our daily lives, for some the devices can also be psychologically controlling.
The Fall season officially begins today. Along with it come health benefits for some and allergies for others.
Doctors call it one of the hardest cancers to detect and one woman shares her ongoing battle with the deadly disease.
With the flu season just around the corner, experts are releasing new recommendations for children getting vaccinations.
A common household chemical causes concern for pregnant women and their unborn babies.
Researchers say a new treatment for incontinence may help some women avoid surgery.
The weather starting to cool off around the Big Country reminds us that the cold and flu season is just around the corner. Here are some tips to keep yourself healthy this fall and winter.
Researchers develop a new technique to correct a common heart defect in newborn infants that can save live.
A new biomarker test that can detect a heart attack.
Having children at home can be a major cause of stress. However, following these expert recommended stress relievers can help improve your life.
Thyroid and liver of cancer rates are on the rise in children.
Nearly 10,000 Americans will die from melanoma this year. Now, the FDA has approved a new drug for patients with advanced melanoma.
Being forgetful as our hair goes gray doesn't mean we're losing it. Being absent minded is a part of the normal aging experience, but that doesn't mean you have to live with it. New research suggests how to combat forgetfulness.
Millions of Americans watching their waistlines express different opinions on how effective popular diets are. We take a look at a new study that puts some of those diet plans to the test.
Football season is here and in full force. We've got the tips to keeping yourself protected from food borne illnesses at the tailgate.
Students in the Big Country will be entering their second week back to school tomorrow. For parents, that means plenty of preparation, including what to pack for lunch.
A third of autistic children are still having difficulty speaking at age 5, even after years of early intervention. Now researchers are discovering that smart devices can help those children learn to communicate.
With more calls to crack down on sexual assaults in college communities, a group of students is using its skills to design a nail polish that can detect certain date rape drugs.
The first major study on color blindness finds certain boys are most likely to be born with the condition and It's important for doctors to diagnose it early on.
It's no secret that staying physically active and eating healthy may help you live longer. However, research shows that how long you live and the quality of those years is more nurture than nature. So what is the secret to healthy aging?
The nation's leading group of pediatricians want adolescents and teens to get more sleep. In order to ensure that they do, big changes to the school day are being recommended.
Back to school season is just around the corner. Preparing your students for the new year takes more than just buying supplies and new clothes. School districts require students to be vaccinated for certain illnesses.
In June the government put out new recommendations telling Americans to eat more fish because of the health benefits. However, a new article from Consumer Reports says pregnant women should avoid one of the most popular types of fish.
A new study is linking heart deaths to a common antibiotic.
New research shows major strides are being made in the fight against heart disease and stroke.
Federal health officials have been keeping a close eye on the mosquito borne virus called chikungunya as more cases are reported nationwide. Now a new vaccine is in development to prevent the illness.
A breast cancer survivor opens up specialty store for women who have had a mastectomy.
We all know dental hygiene is extremely important, but sometimes our brushing habits could do more harm than good.
A new survey finds obstacle and adventure races are now more popular than ever.
Here are some helpful tips to protect your skin.
Can Vitamin D help combat Senior Citizen's memory loss? Find out what a new study says.
Can't get a good night's sleep? Do you have sleep apnea?
If you have plans to travel overseas, take a look at some of the illnesses lurking in foreign countries.
Paralyzed patients are now surfing. Look at a new program that is making it all possible.
Use of painkillers has skyrocketed recently. Find out if they're really safe.
Find out more about the deadly Ebola virus that is spreading in Africa.
Find out how to keep your body hydrated in this summer heat.
Running and the benefits on your heart, a look at what some new research suggests.
New surgery adds a brain implant to help deaf children hear.
Are your kids vaccinated against HPV? Find out why the Center of Disease Control and Prevention recommends it.
Summer activities are officially in full swing, that means many people are swimming, boating, even tubing on the lake. However, researchers want to warn you before you tie a tube to back of a boat.
Summer is upon us, and for many that means fun in the sun. If that fun includes a day at the pool, there are some safety guidelines you'll want to keep in mind.
A large study finds adding 3-Dimensional imaging to standard digital mammography increases cancer detection. Researchers say the results could lead to changes in the way we screen for breast cancer.
A government task force is out with new guidelines for Vitamin D screening. The panel found there's not enough evidence for or against screening.