This time of year most of us look forward to treats, and staying cozy at holiday gatherings. But medical professionals say it's especially important to stay active--even if it means braving the cold weather.
Many are looking forward to filling their tummies this holiday season, but some people could be celebrating in the emergency room. KRBC's Nora Hartfeil reports on why Big Country hospitals see a spike in heart-related emergency visits during this time of year.
Coffee Club: When shopping for loved ones around the holidays, do you find it difficult to pass up deals on items YOU want?
Coffee Club: Do you make your Thanksgiving spread from scratch? Or rely on a little help from restaurants to prep your meal?
When Jack Frost pays a visit, do you avoid travel? Or just proceed with caution?
With holiday gatherings filling up the calendar, catching a bug is the last thing folks want to deal with. But the cold be the culprit?
Coffee Club: When restaurants post calorie content on their menus, does it influence how you order?
Coffee Club: Should the post office deliver packages on Sundays this holiday season?
Coffee Club: If Black Friday shopping isn't your thing, many stores are offering another option: bargain hunting ON Thanksgiving Day.
When it comes to texting your significant other, what are the boundaries?
Coffee Club: Now that Halloween is behind us, it's only appropriate that we focus on the next reason to celebrate--Thanksgiving!
Coffee Club: Should students have access to free condoms at school?
Coffee Club: Have you ever held a funeral for your pet?
Are you concerned about pesticides on your food?
Coffee Club: Did you catch Nora Hartfeil and Adrian Castellano's chat about online dating?
Coffee Club: Did you catch Nora Hartfeil and Adrian Castellano's chat about keeping up with modern technology?
Coffee Club: Do you ravage the crowds to score deals on Black Friday, like Nora Hartfeil? Or do you avoid retail like the plague, much like Adrian Castellano?
Do you take supplements regularly? Which kind? If these pills are part of your routine, you might want to listen up.
We're talking about a very modern way to keep track of your money. We've all heard of online and mobile banking, but this takes it to the next level.
An Abilene hospital is taking an initiative to help people understand the ins and outs of the Affordable Care Act. As KRBC's Nora Hartfeil learned, ACA counselors are now on staff to make the process a little easier.
Which is more challenging--a day at work, or a day playing mom or dad? You may be surprised how most people answered.
We're talking about iPads and tablets. Do you use one, and find it essential for work and entertainment everyday?
We're talking about Miley Cyrus. Love her or hate her--she's everywhere these days. The question is, do you think she's out of control, or strategic with her rebellious outbursts?
We're talking about animated comedy shows. From Family Guy to The Simpsons, and several other shows, animated shows with adult humor are filling the networks.
While many associate red wine with heart health, and beer as more of a party beverage--experts are now saying that throwing back a cold one can keep you healthy!
Every year hundreds of men are diagnosed with prostate cancer right here in Taylor County. Now, patients needing surgery no longer have to head to the Metroplex for the latest treatment.
Halloween seems like fun and games, but for retailers it's serious business. Billions will be spent on candy, costumes and more. So how much do you dish out?
Sunday, September 29th, was National Coffee Day. Did you brew a pot to celebrate? Or maybe hit the drive-thru for some espresso?
Funnyman, music artist, and now best-selling author, "Weird" Al Yankovic sat down to talk to KRBC News via satellite.
It would seem to be a life-changing miracle to pocket millions of dollars. But past jackpot winners say it's more of a curse.
We're talking about joint bank accounts for couples. The days may be numbered for those who like the convenience and shared responsibility of having a joint credit card
Do you care where your clothes or electronics are made? 'Made in America' is a phrase we could be hearing more these days.
We're talking about naps. Are they really that healthy for you? It looks like adults need to take a cue from preschoolers on this one.
A controversial case comes out of Canada today. Coca-Cola is under fire after an offensive word was printed on one of its bottles.
Most employers don't allow cigarette breaks anymore, especially near the building. But now, a Denmark business is taking policy to the next level by deducting pay if employees take a smoke break.
Along with new jobs, the West Texas oil boom is bringing a boost to the local economy, and some Abilene businesses are already feeling the impact--including plastic surgeons.
We're talking about Facebook activity. Do you think people should face consequences, like the loss of a job or other disciplinary action, for the posts they share online?
We're talking about the newest way to order food, and it doesn't involve a drive-thru, or a waiter.
We're talking about the new iPhones. Are you excited to get your hands on one? Or did you find Apple's big reveal a bit lackluster?
We're talking about a new degree offered by universities around the country-- video game studies!!
In this week's local health report, KRBC's Nora Hartfeil looks into a new blood test that can track the development of Alzheimer's.
We're talking about a little nip 'n tuck. The number of folks seeking the fountain of youth, through the use of injections and surgery is on the rise.
Do you think there is a connection between your health and your happiness that can impact your wellness or even your lifespan?
Do you think anyone who meets the legal requirements should be able to carry a firearm? What if they're blind? That very topic is stirring up some controversy a few states away.
Though we're a ways off, preparations are underway for the biggest performance of the year--the Super Bowl halftime show. What is your favorite artist to grace the stage?
What determines your tip when eating out? Do you prefer automatic tips included in the check? It looks like servers might see less on their paychecks soon, despite what you leave behind.
Whether it's a double cheeseburger, chicken sandwich, or a pretzel dog, it looks like more people are flocking to the drive-thru.
The decision to call in hospice care for a loved one can be difficult, but more people are turning to these services for end-of-life assistance.
We're talking about arguments. Are you a "yeller", an "avoider", a "pleaser"? When dealing with your teenager, experts suggest all parents take the same stance with a disagreement.