Health

In this image made from video provided by Johns Hopkins Medicine, Nina Martinez of Atlanta is wheeled into a Baltimore operating room to become who is thought to be the world’s first kidney transplant living donor with HIV, on Monday, March 25, 2019. Martinez, 35, donated a kidney to an HIV-positive stranger, saying she "wanted to make a difference in somebody else's life" and counter the stigma that too often still surrounds HIV infection. (Johns Hopkins Medicine via AP)
March 28, 2019 - 2:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Surgeons in Baltimore have performed what's thought to be the first kidney transplant from a living donor with HIV, a long-awaited milestone. Nina Martinez, a 35-year-old from Atlanta, traveled to Johns Hopkins University to donate to an HIV-positive stranger. She says she wanted...
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Barbara Schwarz
March 26, 2019 - 4:20 pm
Trump To Ask Judges To Toss Out Obamacare DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - The Trump administration has told a federal court it will ask judges to toss out the entire Affordable Care Act. Last December, U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor in the Northern District of Texas sided with GOP-led states who...
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March 26, 2019 - 8:49 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says he will announce a "breaking development" in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading manufacturers of opioid pain medications. Hunter said in a statement that he will hold a news conference at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Tulsa, but...
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Susy Solis
March 25, 2019 - 5:52 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Two major health organizations issued a policy recommendation that would limit access to sugar-sweetened beverages among children and teens. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association released policy recommendations that encourage lawmakers at the...
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Steven Pickering
March 25, 2019 - 5:15 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Health officials say a child has died from the flu in Denton County. It's the county's first pediatric flu-related death of the 2018-2019 season. That brings the state-wide total of child flu-related deaths to eight this season. One of those previous cases was in Garland...
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This March 2019 image shows part of the health advice option in a 23andme genetic test. But Isaac Kohane, a biomedical researcher at Harvard, said research in the field is still limited and that there’s little evidence any small effects from genetic variations can be translated into meaningful dietary advice. (AP Photo)
March 25, 2019 - 8:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Avoid fast food, eat vegetables and exercise. It sounds like generic health advice, but they're tips supposedly tailored to my DNA profile. The suggestions come from 23andme, one of the companies offering to point you toward the optimal eating and exercise habits for your genetics...
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