Dr. Coty Jewell of Cardiology Center of Amarillo and Dr. Prakash Desai of the Amarillo Heart Group implanted a leadless pacemaker into a patient at the Heart Hospital at Northwest Texas on Wednesday.
The American Heart Association will host a luncheon for National Go Red for Women Day. It's on February 11th and at the Civic Center Heritage Ballroom.
Justin Young from the High Plains Food Bank highlights tips on reading nutrition labels and what red flags to watch out for.
Owners of the clinic say your bills will be cut in half.
Inaugural Everyday Health Awards to Honor Outstanding Achievement in Technology Innovations Designed to Improve Health and Wellness Outcomes for Consumers
Justin Young from the High Plains Food Bank highlights some tips to stay on track with your new year's resolutions.
If you live in Amarillo and have the flu, be ready to wait.
Get Fit offers Newbie classes for those getting started. You can also check out tips for layering clothes during the cold season!
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center will hold no-cost memory screenings for people at risk of developing Alzheimer's and dementia on Tuesday.
The Food and Drug Administration has begun the process of banning trans fats from our food supply. Since the 1950s partially hydrogenated oils, a.k.a. "trans fats" have been used widely in processed foods to increase shelf life and stabilize flavors.
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and Market Street United will offer several diabetes centered initiatives throughout the month.
If you're afraid of needles but need to get a flu shot, no worries. There's a new needle that's out to help ease that fear.
Pharmacy students at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center will speak about a new type of needle used to administer flu shots Tuesday at 11:30 am.
Gardening and fixing up your home.. may help people older than sixty live longer.
If you're a smoker... New research suggests you're most likely to think about kicking the habit on a Monday.
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Virus Has Caused 45 Deaths
Flu Can Kill Healthy Children
It's considered the most popular sport in the U.S., but according to a new poll, 33 percent of Americans say the risk of head injuries and long-term brain trauma would make them less likely to allow a child to participate in football.
Public safety experts are warning against using decorative contact lenses when dressing up for Halloween.
A coalition of Hispanic organizations announced the kickoff of a campaign to get eligible Hispanics enrolled in the new health insurance exchanges.
Top and Low Performers
A higher dose flu shot may work better for people over age 65.
West Texas A&M will host a Health Careers Fair Thursday from 10 am till 2 pm.
Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico on List
Radon Awareness Week
The March of Dimes will host a Day of Gratitude Wednesday.
CDC Says Both Vaccines Are Good
Milk Banks Safer Bet
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Proceeds Go Toward Amarillo Area Breast Health Coalition
Amarillo College's Wellness Committee will put on a Zombie Challenge on Friday.
White Fish Good for Fertility
McGaughy Family Honors Sons
An Amarillo woman beat breast cancer and shares her journey.
For the fifth year, folks came together with a $10,000 goal in mind.
More Veterans will have better access to Primary Care services.
Pink is the new black in Amarillo.
Money is raised to help thousands of people in our area.
Depinho plans to give a public report on the first year’s progress of MD Anderson’s “moon shots” program.
Many confirmed flu cases appear in our area.
The 23rd annual Amarillo race for the cure fills the streets of downtown Amarillo.
4 West Nile cases are confirmed in Potter and Randall counties.
The next stage in abortion rights advocates’ efforts to block implementation of strict new regulations on the procedure in Texas began on Friday, as the Center for Reproductive Rights, the American Civil Liberties Union and a group of abortion providers across the state filed a lawsuit in federal court.
Flu season generally doesn't get rolling for another month or so but experts say the one predictable thing about the flu is its tendency to be unpredictable.
Self breast exams is sparking controversy over health professionals.
An Amarillo woman wins the battle against breast cancer.
"Devin's Dreams" on Facebook attracts thousands.
Many local folks cleaned out their medicine cabinets.
Many who have lost a loved one to cancer, fight back.
A mom asks Fed to okay marijuana treatment for her 2-year-old.
City of Amarillo is warning the community.
About 1,500 people hit the pavement to walk for Type 1 Diabetes research.
Dimmitt Hospital will host free health screenings in Amarillo Sept 5.
New program challenges weight loss messages and healthy dieting concepts.
At Cooper Clinic in Dallas yesterday, President Bush's doctors discovered a blocked artery in his heart.
Panel recommends yearly CT scans for longtime smokers, even if they're showing no symptoms of lung cancer.
A new study in the journal "Cell Biology" suggests people get less and lower quality sleep around the time of full moons.
Study finds taking aspirin every other day lowers risk of colon cancer in women.
New numbers show the majority of children with Autism are diagnosed after they're five years old.
Controversial cover features woman breast feeding toddler.
Local YMCA participates.
Pediatrics unit has seen lots of cases of the dangerous virus.
Change to proposed insurance rule hasn't stopped escalating rhetoric.
Class helps medical students improve their bedside manner.
In the last legislative session, right before Stanley Jones removed some of Perry's stem cells and reinjected them into the governor's spine during back surgery, Perry directed his staff to work with state Rep. Rick Hardcastle, R-Vernon, to push through legislation establishing guidelines for adult stem cell banks in Texas.
Study finds low self esteem is to blame for poor Facebook behavior.
Hispanics less likely to dial 911 after stroke, worsening effects.
CDC names top ten sodium laden foods.
New study uncovers how disease spreads through the brain.
Most insured children are not eligible for free or low cost vaccines at the Public Health Department.
The condition is called mild cognitive impairment and it refers to memory problems, but no other difficulties in thinking and reasoning, or in daily activities.
Study shows older Americans don't think they're at risk.
There's nothing funny about heart attacks...or is there?
Dr. David Warner says a wide range of other factors may come into play and further investigation is warranted.
Doctors say boys should get the vaccine originally designed to prevent cancer in women.
A new study could help people looking for relief from hay fever.
Disease is three times as common in women as men.
Study of infants and language reveals surprising facts.
San Francisco International opens new yoga room for passengers.