One East Texas doctor is very quietly having a huge impact on thousands of people several continents away, and recently performed a milestone 30-thousandth surgery aboard Africa's Mercy Ship. Those folks can see, thanks to him!
A 3-year old boy was misdiagnosed at first, but a doctor near Houston finally figured out the red splotches on his skin were the result of a flesh-eating staph infection. He swam with his family at Lake Sam Rayburn at the end of July.
If you're so hungry that you don't have time to wash the strawberries before you eat them, you could end up in the bathroom for a few hours with a pretty awful stomach ache. More Texans are heading to the toilet this year with a food-related illness called Cyclosporiasis, so we&…
There's a pro golfer from Texas who was unfortunate enough to get Lyme disease, and he says it makes you feel awful with headaches, muscle aches, and fatigue. Yuck. Lyme disease cases are supposed to increase this year, and here's what we need to do about it.
Texas ranks 27th on the list that highlights real costs of smoking, and some of these numbers are unbelievable! If you've never wanted to kick the habit before, the idea that you could have a million dollars leftover might be just what you need. Holy....um, smokes.
We're not the fattest state, but we're not the skinniest either. And not only is weight an issue here, but Texas has some of the cities near the top of the list for high cholesterol and inactivity too. Uh oh.