Health | Life
GOP owns health care dilemma now, and voter skepticism
Even among rank-and-file Republicans, there's opposition to changes that would let insurers charge higher premiums to older adults, and many disapprove of cuts to Medicaid for low-income people, according to a recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
$1 million granted toward Health Services of North Texas expansion
Poll: Most young people say gov’t should pay for health care
Summit spotlights safety, skeptics weigh in
The 2017 Emergency Preparedness Summit & Fair featured Burgess in collaboration with Lewisville ISD, the city of Lewisville, Denton County Emergency Services and several local exhibitors.
Study: Device on head battles brain tumors, but many doctors still skeptical
It sounds like science fiction, but a cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in more than a decade for people with deadly brain tumors, final results of a large study suggest.
Trump’s top health official gets bipartisan grilling
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's top health official got strong pushback Wednesday from lawmakers of both parties about deep cuts the White House is pressing in medical research, public health and social service programs.
Two years after concussion, a chance at relief
Jackson Weatherford has told only a few people about the outcome of a new medical procedure that gave him partial relief from his post-concussion symptoms. Now he wants to tell everyone, with the understanding he still has a long way to go.
Zika vaccine testing to start
U.S. health officials have begun enrolling volunteers for critical next-stage testing of an experimental vaccine to protect against Zika, the mosquito-borne virus that can cause devastating birth defects in pregnant women.