CBS Houston Health News
- Doctors Save Man's Burned Hand By Surgically Tucking It In Belly Casey Reyes struggled for a way to explain the "sci-fi" surgery doctors were proposing to save her 87-year-old grandfather's badly burned hand.
- Teen Boy Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba A 14-year-old boy has passed away after coming into contact with a rare amoeba while swimming in a lake north of Houston.
- Study: Parents Often Put Food Pressure On Their Kids A new study finds parents may be unaware of how their food choices affect their kids.
- Study: Vets Serving In Iraq, Afghanistan Return Home With Greater Skin Cancer Risk A new study finds that U.S. military members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan returned home with a greater risk of developing skin cancer.
- Study: Surgeons Perform Better When They Listen To Their Preferred Music A new study finds that surgeons perform better when they listen to their preferred music.
- Study: 'Leaky' Vaccines May Cause Viruses To Evolve Into Deadlier Forms Some vaccines may allow viruses to evolve into deadlier forms, a new study suggests.
- Experts: 'Very Light' Smoking A Harmful Trend Among Women Young women who opt for "very light" smoking may be putting themselves at risk, according to a new study.
- Study: Women's Sexual Readiness Tied To Heart Rate A woman's heart rate may identify how easy or difficult it is for her to become sexually aroused.
- Doctors Reshape Baby's Odd Head Shape To Cure Serious Medical Condition Megan Boler gave birth to her son Matthew nearly one year ago, and noticed that the long and thin shape of her baby boy’s head was a bit odd.
- Study: More Women Choosing Lumpectomy For Breast Cancer The number of women choosing breast-conserving surgery lumpectomy as a treatment to breast cancer has risen.
- Doctors: Human Breast Milk Health Claims Are 'Bunk' Doctors are warning the health benefits of human breast milk for adults has been greatly exaggerated and could even be harmful.
- Texas To Repeal Decade-Old Ban On Deep Fryers In Public School Kitchens It's about freedom, not the fries.
- Doctors Perform First Skull And Scalp Transplant Doctors from MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Hospital transplanted part of a donor's skull and scalp to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment.
- Texas Governor Abbott: State Won't Legalize Medicinal Or Recreational Marijuana Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas won't legalize marijuana for medicinal or recreational use for as long as he's in office.
- Blue Bell Laying Off More Than A Third Of Workers Following Listeria Problems Blue Bell Creameries will lay off more than a third of its workforce following a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream that prompted a nationwide recall of all its products, the Texas company announced Friday.