Diet and exercise have always been the key to losing weight. But when and what you put in our body can improve the quality of the workout. Exercising itself, is important but so is what you eat before, during, and after your workout.
A paralyzed woman took a drink on her own for the first time in years using just her thoughts to direct a robotic arm. She was able to do it thanks to technology that translates brain signals into actual movements.
The dentist has always told us, taking good care of your pearly whites, can lead to a more healthy life. But it takes more than just brushing and flossing your teeth to keep them strong.
Sippy cups, bottles, and pacifiers. They're the first things parents
reach for when they hear their child cry. But now, new research shows,
they may not be as safe as parents think.
A Texas woman and her daughter have a lot to celebrate this mother's day. A diagnosis of cancer during pregnancy occurs in about one in every thousand women. That was the frightening scenario for a San Antonio woman who is beating the odds along with her daughter.
Doctors have a new way to perform bariatric surgery. It's an approach that helps patients recover from their life-changing procedure with less pain.
Looking for an alternative to chips or pretzels for a snack? Look no further. Nuts may be just what your body needs - heart-healthy fats, protein, and carbohydrates.
Pregnant women are often described as having a "glow." But the reality is that expecting a baby can be hard on your skin. There's special treatment for women during those expectant days.
Do your kids spend a lot of time in front of the TV, on the computer or playing video games? Why not try turning all home screens off this week.
Many companies are realizing that keeping their staff active is key to a productive company, and they're hiring wellness directors to get everyone moving.
To Binky or not to Binky, that's the question. Should parents be giving their newborns pacifiers? A new study says, yes.
How much clutter is in your medicine cabinet? You've likely got expired medications, and prescriptions you don't need or want anymore. Tomorrow you can safely dispose of those drugs at a location near you.
Spring is a popular wedding season. But no matter the season, weddings can be overwhelming. So what is it about these blissful ceremonies that can turn nice people into monsters and how can this transformation be avoided?
Running is a great way to stay in shape, but whether you're a distance runner or new to the sport, it's important to know how to prevent injuries.
Going to your doctor on a regular basis is one of the best ways to stay healthy. But these days, knowing all your health information can be a little confusing. LDL, BMI, BP, it's a whole new alphabet to learn.
One of the toughest things for new parents is watching their infants get vaccinated. No one likes to see a baby in pain. But researchers are finding that knowing how to comfort a child through the shot process makes all the difference.
A Texas woman is being called a "Miracle Mom." after she suffered a difficult ordeal while giving birth, requiring doctors to give her 35-gallons of blood.
Former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum drew attention to a rare genetic disorder during his campaign. His 3 year old daughter has the
rare genetic disorder. In today's Smart Woman report, a family talks
about their child who is also living with the disorder.
Thousands of participants are expected to raise funds for autism this weekend.
New research shows a possible link between obesity and diabetes during pregnancy and autism. On today's Smart Woman Report, the findings of one of the first of its kind studies.
You may not be able to stop hearing loss, but you can slow it down. We offer tips on how to preserve your hearing.
Several prominent doctors groups are out with their lists of ways to cut down on wasteful medical spending. But the new recommendations could affect the quality of your health care.
Children with autism typically have difficulty communicating and
interacting with others. But one school in New Jersey is having great
success helping kids express themselves with the electronic devices that
are now a part of all of our lives.
We all know a bad diet and no exercise can lead to weight gain. But what
about the medicines you take for a healthier life? Turns out some very
common drugs may be the culprit to your extra pounds.
The Centers for Disease Control now estimates 1 in 88 children have autism in the U.S. Experts say the best thing parents can do is educate themselves about the early warning signs.
Childhood obesity is a problem in this country.
More and more people are going gluten free these days because of health issues or to just lose weight.
But what exactly does that mean? We explain in our Smart Woman Report.
Millions of Americans experience the symptoms of dry eye. How to manage the symptoms of dry eye syndrome is in our Smart Woman Report.
People running for Taylor County offices determined whose name will be first on the ballot today.
A San Antonio doctor is celebrating an anniversary. It's been one year since her life threatening heart attack. She's using her crisis to educate others about the number one health threat for women.
Ear infections are common in children and often heal on their own. But what should parents do when their child suffers from multiple ear aches?
Parents learn to expect the unexpected when raising a toddler, but it's
hard to prepare for the shock of a breath holding spell. That's when a
child stops breathing and passes out. Although the episode passes
quickly, the parent's fear can linger for years.
How many times has this happened to you? You're at the grocery store,
you're trying to make smart, healthy choices by reading labels but you
are in a hurry. We have tips on some things to watch for in today's
How strong are your bones? One way to tell is with a bone density test
recommended for all women age 65 and older, and for younger women with
certain risk factors.
Excitement is building in Tuscola where the town is backing the state playoff runs of both the Jim Ned boys and girls basketball team.
As if marriage wasn't hard enough more and more husbands and wives are choosing to live in different cities. The number of "commuting" couples has more than doubled since 1990. A story of how one woman and her husband are making it work.
Starting March 1st the same nutritional information we find on the foods
on our grocery store shelves will also be on most meats at the meat
A new cosmetic procedure uses tiny needles to rejuvenate the skin. It's a way to create a more youthful look.
Are you sleepless in Abilene? Are you female? Research finds more and
more women are suffering from insomnia and many are now taking sleeping
pills to help them get some rest. But is that safe? Why are women so
Parents have been hearing a lot about the HPV vaccine. What was once
designed for young girls to protect them from a virus known to be the
root cause of cervical cancer, is now being made available for young
Let's face it, we take our cell phones everywhere and for some that
includes the bathroom. That can lead to some dirty phones.
A story about a woman weighing around 360 pounds, and now at 33, she has a whole new body and life.
Managing conflict is an important part of a healthy relationship. In
today's Smart Woman Report we have tips to keep a relationship sweet.
Stephens County sheriff's office has welcomed a new addition to their force.
New research shows women who are having heart attacks often do not feel chest pain and that's causing them to die more often in the hospital.
New research shows women who have complications during pregnancy should watch their heart health later.
Many people go to great lengths for a brighter smile, like having procedures and using over the counter products. But there's a simpler way to get whiter teeth.
It's one of the most Googled words on the internet today. Do you know
what it is? Here's a hint, it starts without warning, it only happens to
women and at some point, it will happen to every woman.
It's no surprise the most popular new years resolution is to shed pounds. For millions of Americans, that means healthy eating, daily workouts, and a sports or weight loss supplement. But with so many on the market, how do you know which one to choose, or what's safe?
British researchers say they've found a way to reduce hot flashes in breast cancer patients recovering from chemotherapy. They're touting talk therapy to reduce symptoms.