For my wife and I, sharing our bed with our four pugs can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. So we can appreciate Dr. Jane Sadler’s struggles in sleeping with her own full-grown standard poodle, Jett. Dr. Sadler, a family medicine physician on staff at Baylor Medical Center at Garland, writes this week in … Continue reading Sleeping with pets worth the health risks?
Here’s a sampling of health news articles in Texas and beyond: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? Well, maybe not, according to new research that suggests the morning meal might not make much of a health impact one way or the other. The New York Times reports on the new studies and … Continue reading Headlines: Breakfast debate, instant noodles, Ebola recovery
Here’s a sampling of health news articles in Texas and beyond: The largest Ebola outbreak in history is spurring concerns that the deadly virus could make its way from West Africa to America. The Dallas Morning News reports: “Public health officials say the risk of Ebola spreading to the U.S. is low, but some infectious-disease … Continue reading Ebola, skin cancer, doctor training changes among this week’s top health headlines
Here’s a sampling of health news articles in Texas and beyond: Dallas Fire-Rescue ambulances currently race to all emergencies with lights and sirens blaring. So if you need paramedics for a sprained ankle, you’ll likely get the same response as if you suffered a heart attack or a gunshot wound. That could change soon, as … Continue reading Health news headlines for Friday, July 25, 2014
One intensive care unit patient recalled seeing waves of the open ocean and sensing that someone was underneath her bed at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. Another patient, who was treated at a Fort Worth hospital, said she saw helicopters evacuating patients as a tornado approached. For the two women, the memories were painful … Continue reading For many patients, life after intensive care includes trauma, nightmares
Here’s a sampling of health news articles in Texas and beyond: A Mississippi baby thought to have been cured of HIV last year is now showing signs that she is in fact infected with the virus that causes AIDS, federal health officials say. It was a particularly deflating announcement, The New York Times reports, as … Continue reading Health news headlines for Friday, July 11, 2014