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Texas Heart Transplant Program Resumes After SuspensionBaylor St. Luke's Medical Center's decision to temporarily halt its program came after a series of news reports revealing the departure of several top physicians and an unusually high number of patient deaths in recent years.
Gov. Abbott Wants Mental Health Program To ID Potentially Violent Students Across StateIn the hours after the Santa Fe High School shooting, Gov. Greg Abbott touted the potential of a little-known mental health screening program in West Texas that identifies potentially violent students.
Are We Growing Numb To The Opioid Epidemic?"Addiction Solution" author Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, asks if we're growing desensitized to the opioid epidemic.
Are We Growing Numb To The Opioid Epidemic?"Addiction Solution" author Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, asks if we're growing desensitized to the opioid epidemic.
Texas Now Among States Reporting E Coli Illness Linked To Romaine LettuceThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its numbers on the outbreak Wednesday, revealing that 149 people in 29 states had gotten sick.
UT Scientists Make Progress On Anti-Alcoholism DrugUT Austin says scientists have successfully tested in animals a drug that, they say, may one day help block the withdrawal symptoms and cravings that incessantly coax people with alcoholism to drink.
CBS Local Interview: Filmmaker Matthew HeinemanMatthew Heineman discusses his new series on Showtime "The Trade."
5 Shocking Medical Stories From 2017Here's a list of shocking stories from this year that shows just how far science has come and how unbelievable (and a little gross!) it can be.
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Some Texas Psychologists Offer Free Help To Harvey VictimsMore than 100 psychologists in Texas have volunteered to provide free therapy sessions to people affected by Harvey. It has been a month since the storm made landfall along the Gulf Coast.