Contact Us
Medical

Medical

Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
[

Study: Pot Smoking Brings IQ Down

A landmark study conducted in the United States and Great Britain has confirmed something many people have suspected for decades. The study reported in the London Daily Telegraph shows that people who smoke marijuana on a regular basis over a long period are putting their intelligence - their IQ -- at serious risk.

Read More|Comment

via Darren McCollester, Getty Images
via Darren McCollester, Getty Images
[

Study: West Nile Might do Lasting Damage

As scary as the West Nile Virus sounds, it's a fact that at least 80 percent of people who get it don't know they have it.  Until recently, it was believed that most people who do contract West Nile fever recover and that's the end of it. The Houston Chronicle reports doctors at the Texas Medical Center in Houston are rethinking that belief.

Read More|Comment

source: John Marshall Foundation
source: John Marshall Foundation
[

Court: Texas Can Stop Funding Planned Parenthood

Texas officials say they will cut state funding for Planned Parenthood, now that a federal appeals court has ruled in the state's favor, in a challenge over a new law that prohibits giving state money to women's health clinics that are affiliated with abortion providers.

Read More|Comment

via Flickr/EverJean
via Flickr/EverJean
[

Botox Helps Stroke Victims? Who Knew?

It's true.  Botox does a lot more than just smooth out facial wrinkles and make you look younger.  Doctors at The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research in Houston are using Botox to help stroke victims regain control of their hands and arms.

Read More|Comment

via Flickr/Kristo Hunor
via Flickr/Kristo Hunor
[

Study: Half of US Doctors Struggle with Burnout

No matter how "burned out" you may feel about your profession, you may be interested to know there is one job that causes more "burn out" than any other.  USA Today reports a national survey shows more medical doctors suffer job burnout than people in any other profession.

Read More|Comment

Image Source, Getty Images
Image Source, Getty Images
[

New Research Reveals That Taller People More Likely to Die of Cancer

Some promising new research has surfaced that indicates that tall people are less likely to suffer strokes, psychotic breakdowns or die from heart disease than the shorter of the breed. However, the same research says that these same vertically-endowed humans are doomed at best, to die of cancer.

Read More|Comment

Category: Health, Medical Tags: ,
via Jonathan Gibby, Getty Images
via Jonathan Gibby, Getty Images
[

Giffords and Kelly Moving Back to Arizona

It's reported that former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, have decided to move back to Arizona.  This comes a year and a half after she moved to Houston for intensive physical and speech therapy after a gunman shot her in the head at a public event in Tuscon.

Read More|Comment

via Flickr/forwardstl
via Flickr/forwardstl
[

ETex Health Officials Watch for West Nile Virus

Federal health officials say more serious cases of West Nile Virus have been reported in the United States this year than any year since 2004.  The Lufkin News reports through the end of July, 241 human cases have been reported in 22 states, including four deaths.

Most of these cases have been in Texas, especially in the Dallas area.  Some were in Angelina County.

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ksfa860.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on NEWSTALK 860 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on NEWSTALK 860 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!