Health

Hospital, Brain Scan
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July 16, 2019 - 10:03 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer's disease and how this most common form of dementia varies by sex. At the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday, scientists offered evidence...
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Hospital, Brain Scan
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Susy Solis
July 16, 2019 - 6:22 am
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - A collaboration between The University of Texas at Dallas' Center for BrainHealth and UT Southwestern Medical Center has resulted in a new way to look at the brains of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) which could greatly enhance doctors ability to select the best therapy...
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Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter speaks to the media at a news conference following closing arguments in Oklahoma's ongoing opioid drug lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson Monday, July 15, 2019, in Norman, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
July 15, 2019 - 3:27 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson was a "kingpin" company that helped fuel the most devastating public health crisis in Oklahoma history, the state attorney general argued Monday during the close of his case against the opioid drug manufacturer. Hunter said the New...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 file photo, an elderly couple walks past the Berlaymont building, the European Commission headquarters, in Brussels. Research released on Sunday, July 14, 2019 suggests that a healthy lifestyle can cut the risk of developing Alzheimer's even if you've inherited genes that raise your risk for the mind-destroying disease. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
July 14, 2019 - 12:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A healthy lifestyle can cut your risk of developing Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia even if you have genes that raise your risk for these mind-destroying diseases, a large study has found. People with high genetic risk and poor health habits were about three times more...
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Hot Weather, Heat Stroke
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Alan Scaia
July 10, 2019 - 8:48 am
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for dozens of counties in North, Central and East Texas with heat index values forecast to reach 110 degrees. DFW Airport reached 96 degrees Tuesday; the heat index hit 106 degrees. MedStar, the ambulance provider in Fort...
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