In this week's local health story, Nora Hartfeil investigates the health benefits of essential oils.
An employee at an Alabama elementary school is developing an app to help in the case of a lockdown.
Today's young American adults are on track have the lowest rates of marriage by age 40 -- compared to any previous generation.
People tend to either love them or hate them. Are energy drinks a staple in your diet?
Rent-A-Center, known mainly for renting furniture and electronics, is launching a smartphone rental program. Would you ever rent a phone?
KRBC's Nora Hartfeil spoke with a local doctor, and has food allergy info every parent should know.
Should parents force their kids to go outside? Or let them choose their own summertime activities?
It looks like Ford inspires the most loyalty among customers, according to IHS Automotive.
Today is the biggest day of all for hot dog consumption. More than 155 million, according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council.
From hands-free, to electric vehicles--do you like where the future of driving is headed?
Would you rather take several short vacations throughout the year, or one long getaway each year?
It may sound strange, but some people aren't happy unless their schedule is booked up, and they're constantly checking tasks off a to-do list.
Local doctors are finding a growing number of patients aren't following dosage instructions. Many are ending up hospitalized.
If the cost of dining out would drop significantly, would you sacrifice customer service?
After the recent storm damage, are you adjusting your insurance policies for future events?
The U.S. Patent Office canceled its trademarks of the Redskins on the grounds it's "disparaging to Native Americans."
Do you pull your phone out to give you driving directions? Do you find it distracting?
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.
Do you think referees play favorites, even in professional sports? New findings show it does happen.
Which is more expensive to raise--a son or a daughter? Money Magazine recently reported that in the long run, boys cost more.
Starbucks is giving its baristas a new job perk. The coffee giant is offering tuition reimbursement to both full and part-time employees working their way through college.
KRBC's Nora Hartfeil chats one-on-one with a bridal expert as we approach the most popular wedding weekend of the year.
Do you consult with your spouse before making a purchase? Or do you feel like you have to secretly spend?
How many times have you moved in your life? The number one ranked family-friendly city in the nation is right here in Texas!
While we're drawn outside for summertime activities, Abilene doctors want to remind you that every moment you spend outside, without protecting your skin, can do some major damage.
For the sake of saving money, many people are using their vacation days kicking back at home, instead of an expensive getaway.
A new study just published in the journal, Neurology, found that cynical people have a greater risk later in life of dementia.
Who does the most housework in your household?
Many people are finally breathing easier now that cedar tree allergies are behind us. But now with the change of season, comes a new set of concerns--grass allergies.
Google just released a truly automatic car prototype! The two-seater vehicle has no gas pedal, no brake pedal, not even a steering wheel.
School lunches are getting a makeover. But do you think schools should carry the responsibility of kids' nutrition?
How long have you been with your current job? If the answer isn't long, you may be a "job hopper." But that isn't necessarily a bad thing.
Fast food workers are demanding $15 dollars an hour. Is it fair or outrageous?
How did you know you were ready to buy your first home?
National Nurses Week just wrapped up, and one local hospital is reminding everyone there is a major shortage of nurses, not only around the country, but right here in Abilene.
In today's digital age, it's rare that a business would be cash only--and most of the time, we're out of luck if that's the case! We want to know, do you still carry around cash, or do you rely on your cards?
We're talking about our love, more like obsession, for technology. Do you think you could go an entire week without your gadgets?
Is it worth paying a little more to avoid fighting the crowds and the busy checkout counters? Or would you rather pick your own produce in person?
The loud noises and claustrophobic feel of traditional MRI machines are eliminated thanks to new technology at one Big Country hospital.
KRBC's Nora Hartfeil checks in with country music artist, Kellie Pickler, to find out what she's up to, and how she stays in such great shape.
Waiting in the long security lines at major airports can be a pain, which is why pre-check security options were introduced. Do you think these speedy programs are convenient, or concerning?
A happy ending for an Abilene woman who has battled a lung disease for over a decade.
In honor of Earth Day, we want to know--what is the "greenest" thing you do?
Many are lacing up for the Boston Marathon. Would you ever consider participating?
A new study claims that the closer you sleep to your partner, the happier you are in the relationship. Most people say they prefer sleeping back to back.
Getting children to eat their vegetables can be a battle, but adults can be just as picky! Are there any foods you simply won't touch?
KRBC's Nora Hartfeil chats with The Today Show's Natalie Morales about this year's Boston Marathon, the heightened security and how she plans to participate.
We're talking about catching some ZZZ's in the classroom. Do you think nap time should be built into the schedule for students?
We all know the saying, opposites attract, but in your own relationship experience--how true is it?
The nicer weather means more time spent outdoors for kids, and local doctors tend to see an increase in head injuries to accompany the change of season.