#

Personalize www.YourEastTEXAS.com

Health

Texas mom breaks down as her 1-year-old hears for the first time

Cook Childrens (AMARILLO, Texas) -- A Texas mother burst into tears when she saw her 1-year-old daughter could hear sound for the first time.The little girl was born unable ...

Husband's daily rituals to care for wife with dementia will melt your heart

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Mary Jane Gacono suffers from dementia, but her husband and daughter have developed routines to try to help jog her fading memory."Mary will say, ...

'Dancing doctor' accused of filming music videos during surgeries says she was being 'safe,' patients consented

ABC News (ATLANTA) -- A Georgia doctor, whose medical license was suspended after she was accused by patients of recording music videos during surgeries without their consent, says she ...

There’s a new mosquito-borne virus in town, and you may have it

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Another disease to blame on mosquitos, in addition to Zika, dengue, chikungunya? The list of viruses infecting humans through pesky mosquito bites continues to increase: ...

First cases of human West Nile virus in 2018 confirmed

iStock/Thinkstock (CHICAGO) -- A Chicago resident has been confirmed as the first person in Illinois this year to have contracted mosquito-borne West Nile virus, according to the Illinois Department ...

Threshold for harmful chemicals in drinking water lower than thought, study shows

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A government study found that chemicals found in drinking water around the country could pose risks to human health at lower levels than the government ...

How to choose the best workout based on your personality

TongRo Images/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Whether you're laid-back or energetic, there’s a workout fit for your personality."No matter your personality type, there is a workout for you, so ...

The trending concern in schools: Opioid awareness and prevention

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- As the school year winds down, opioid prevention in schools are trending up.One in 7 high school students in America reported they'd misused prescription opioids, ...

Paramedics investigated for covering teenager with sheet after mistakenly believing he was dead

WLS-TV (CHICAGO) -- The Chicago Fire Department is investigating why paramedics mistakenly thought a teenager who was shot in the head was dead and left his body lying in ...

Seasonal produce to make your summer recipes shine

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Summer is upon us, which means it's time to hit your local farmers market for the freshest seasonal ingredients.seasonal food not only tastes amazing, but ...

Increased stress could lead to immune system disorders, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Stress may not just affect the mind, but may actually affect the physical immune system, a new study found.Everyone will experience a significant life stressor ...

Mom shaves toddler's head: "We made a decision cancer wouldn't take his hair."

Nichole Brooks (DALLAS) -- A mom who made the decision to shave her toddler's head as he undergoes chemotherapy for cancer treatment shared her powerful photos to Facebook.And though ...

Science shows party dip can give you herpes

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- If you need another reason to avoid parties, consider this finding from the U.K. show Food Unwrapped: you can get a nasty stomach bug, and ...

Life after attempting suicide: What 4 survivors want you to know

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- With the shocking deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain still fresh in our minds and dramatic new statistics showing suicides on the rise, we’re ...

Around 30 noxious Hogweed have been found in Virginia

ABC News (CLARKE COUNTY, VA.) -- Scientists and officials on the East Coast are working to locate invasive plants known as giant hogweed that can cause third-degree burns and ...

© 2018 Tomlinson-Leis Communications L.P.