While smartphones can help us in our daily lives, for some the devices can also be psychologically controlling.
Mission trips to overseas, especially to Africa, have been in the spotlight due to the recent outbreak of Ebola. However, this did not stop a group of nurses and a doctor from Rolling Plains Medical Hospital from serving others. Two nurses we spoke with traveled to Migori, Kenya to serve women in the area. KRBC's Courtney Burris has the story.
Students could be packing some health risks with them as they return back to the classroom.
In this week's local health story, Nora Hartfeil investigates the health benefits of essential oils.
Local doctors are finding a growing number of patients aren't following dosage instructions. Many are ending up hospitalized.
Prosthetic technology is advancing at such a rapid pace, many times you can't even tell someone is walking on a pair of artificial legs.
Summer is here...Which means it's shorts, t-shirt and bathing suit season. If you're in rush to get into shape...We have some good news. We talk to a trainer about how to get the most out of your workout.
Patients are injected with mega-doses of vitamins and minerals to keep from getting sick , even fighting of off cancer
It's an exciting time introducing your baby to solid food....What to do and what to expect for today's smart woman report...
How walking and talking with your coworkers can be productive..
How having friends can be better for your health
Local Hospitals In Small Towns Throughout The Big Country Are Suffering Because Of Regulations Under Recent Federal Healthcare Policies
Back pain, neck pain and headaches? Today's Smart Woman report offers advice on how to get rid of those symptoms.
We love to make a statement when it comes to fashion, but how is it affecting our health?
Spring is in the air, but so are springtime allergies. Today's Smart Woman report shows how to cope with these annual allergies.
There's a new study out to see if acupuncture can alleviate breast cancer pain.
The PAP test, which has been the gold standard for detecting cervical cancer, may be losing a bit of it's luster.
Are you in the mood for spring cleaning? Maybe spring cleaning for your health sounds a little bit more appealing. We'll explain how you can in today's Smart Woman report.
If you plan on traveling this spring break holiday, today's Smart Woman report has some tips on staying safe.
A new blood test has been developed for early detection of Alzheimer's disease.
A dangerously potent drug is set to hit the market and it has medical professionals concerned about drug abuse.
Do you have ab envy? Today's Smart Woman report shows us how to get abs like the movie stars.
Getting children to eat healthy meals is not just a problem at home, but also at school. A new study by the Harvard School of Public Health looks at what schoolkids are eating and how healthy changes in the menu are making a difference.
When it comes to fish, what is healthy for your family?
March is National Nutrition month. How can we eat healthy and not let it break the bank?
If you have road rage or drive a long commute to work, you may be affecting your health.
Are you bored with the gym? Today's Smart Woman report shows how you can rev up your workout.
Holly Firfer takes a look at the latest statistics on obesity in America.
This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Today's Smart Woman report explains what signs and symptoms you should be looking for in your children.
Taking over the counter pain medication during pregnancy may cause your child to develop ADHD.
The winter games are still underway. Today's smart woman report shows how you can train like a winter athlete.
The body's daily amount of water loss is astounding, how can your body function without its most necessary participant?
The Centers for Disease Control say that the flu hasn't been as bad as years past, but they do say that it has targeted a specific group.
Today's Smart Woman report assesses how a sedentary work atmosphere can lead to disability.
As heart month continues, we'll discuss which foods will help keep your heart healthy in today's Smart Woman report.
Doctors are testing a new way to alleviate heart failure.
February is heart month and the perfect time to focus on protecting the hearts of those we love. Health experts say many of us listen to the myths instead of facts about heart health.
As a Valentine's Day tribute, today's Smart Woman Report talks about how to get rid of your love handles.
Keeping kids cavity free is extremely important. Today's smart woman report focuses on the number one chronic disease in children, tooth decay.
Valentine's day is approaching. How is your love life affecting your health?
A new study finds that monitoring a person's blood pressure should start decades earlier than most people think.
Getting a dental check up means more than having your teeth and gums prodded and poked. Dentists also screen for cancer.
Mother Nature is fickle and can change at any minute. So that means be ready for anything at any time. What's the best way to survive a surprise weather event?
Eating out can be a time saver, but healthy choices can be hard to find. Today's Smart Woman report shows how to make smart choices when ordering out.
It's cutting edge research that could change the future. An Iowa company is developing a new cancer treatment aimed at training the immune system to fight cancer.
E-cigarettes are gaining popularity, but in today's Smart Woman report we're learning they may not be as safe as they claim to be.
Are you needing a better nights sleep?. Today's Smart Woman report discusses several ways that we could help us catch better Zs.
Sometimes mistaken as the common cold, doctors are warning against an illness that they say is harmful to children.
See the amazing pictures Dr. Christie brought by our KTAB studio's showing smiles before and after. One picture was a client who grind-ed their teeth, another was spacing. Either way, she made them amazing.
Skipping meals may seem like a good weight loss strategy, but it can actually backfire. Today's Smart Woman report explains.