The largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,000 people in West Africa and fears continue to rise that the deadly virus could spread to the United States. But some experts note that the risk of a large-scale outbreak here is low. And even if it did come here, some say, we have far … Continue reading Listen: Doctors discuss Ebola in Google+ Hangout
This blog post is part of the Google+ Healthy Hangouts series on breaking and timely health news. Detecting and preventing colon cancer is not necessarily a pleasant topic to discuss, but it’s an important conversation to have for the health of both men and women as they age, and for those at high risk of getting the … Continue reading WATCH: Stopping Colon Cancer Before It Starts
This blog post is part of the Google+ Healthy Hangouts series on breaking and timely health news. It may be the middle of flu season, but there is another infection that millions of Americans are at risk for (or may already have) that can have serious consequences. Cherese Wiley, MD, internal medicine physician on the Baylor University … Continue reading WATCH: Hepatitis C Now More Treatable than Ever
Flu season is just getting underway. So, what better time to discuss the myths, dangers, prevention tactics and tell-tale signs of the virus? I sat down with my panel of experts: Roger Khetan, MD, and Rainer Khetan, MD, internal medicine specialists on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, about all these … Continue reading What you need to know about the flu
This blog post is part of the Google+ Healthy Hangouts series on breaking and timely health news. Why are diseases like pertussis (whooping cough) and measles making a comeback? Many in North Texas have been surprised to find out that right here in the Metroplex we have seen a huge outbreak of these two diseases with whooping … Continue reading WATCH: What’s Behind Recent Measles and Whooping Cough Outbreaks in North Texas?