medical

Flu Season

The length of the upcoming flu season could depend on where you live. Scientists from Oregon State University tracked flu cases in more than 600 areas around the United States. They found that in larger, crowded cities the flu season…

Baby Boomers & Pain: Keep Moving!

(KPLC) September is Healthy Aging month, and doctors and rehabilitation specialists are encouraging baby boomers to keep up with an active lifestyle. "Baby boomers want to live and stay active and have an active…

Doctors Issue Breast Implant Warnings

(KPRC) Doctors at MD Anderson Cancer Center say they have found silicone breast implants are associated with an increased risk of some rare diseases and cancers. "Some of the rare diseases that we saw…

Growing Mini-Brains

(KPRC) Inside a research lab at Houston Methodist, they're growing hundreds of miniature brains from stem cells. They are not using the brains in patients, but instead neuroscientist Dr. Robert Krencik and his team are using…

Avoiding "Text Neck"

(WETM) Looking at your phone for hours each day could be taking a toll on your health. "We're not supposed to have headaches two and three times a week, you know we're not supposed to have…

National Scout Award given to the Late Rex Milner

The 2017 William H. Spurgeon III Award was presented posthumously to Rex Milner recognizing 28 years of service leading the Medical Explorer Post at Saint Francis Hospital. The ceremony was held on Tuesday, February 7, at 7 p.m. The award…