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Nation

Study gives hope marijuana extract can treat seizures

Study gives hope marijuana extract can treat seizuresIn trial, the participants received marijuana oil containing CBD, or cannabidiol.
  • Nation
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Business

Entrepreneurs send healthier snacks into schools, work

Entrepreneurs send healthier snacks into schools, workTrio of dads saw a need in fight against childhood obesity.
  • Business
  • 1 week ago
Health

First ever all-girl quintuplets in U.S. born in Houston

First ever all-girl quintuplets in U.S. born in HoustonIt's the first time five girls have been born together worldwide since 1969.
  • Health
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Nation

A few tweaks can pump up your exercise routine

A few tweaks can pump up your exercise routineIf your workout is in a rut and you don't see results, change it up. Here's how.
  • Nation
  • 1 week ago
Local

HEB restocks Blue Bell after recall

HEB restocks Blue Bell after recallHEB restocks Blue Bell after recall.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Health

Fort Bend County 911 operator credited with saving newborn's life

Fort Bend County 911 operator credited with saving newborn's lifeMichael Flores came into this world six weeks early and barely weighing 3 pounds. But he's alive because a Fort Bend County 911 operator talked his parents through the first few frantic moments of his life.
  • Health
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Nation Now

Reports: 65-year-old German woman expecting quadruplets

Reports: 65-year-old German woman expecting quadrupletsA 65-year-old German woman is pregnant with quadruplets, according to German media reports.
  • Nation Now
  • 6 days ago
Nation

Troops who leave service early at high risk of suicide

Troops who leave service early at high risk of suicideStudy shows that those who served less than 12 months had 2.5 times higher suicide rate than other troops.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Pregnant woman wakes from coma, is told she had baby

Pregnant woman wakes from coma, is told she had babyBaby's picture was one of the first things Sharista Giles saw.
  • News
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
MLB

Baseball offering more mental health support to players

Baseball offering more mental health support to playersBaseball teams offering more mental health support to players as attitudes evolve
  • MLB
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Egg executives to be sentenced in salmonella outbreak

Egg executives to be sentenced in salmonella outbreakTwo former Iowa egg industry executives are scheduled to be sentenced Monday for their roles in a major 2010 salmonella outbreak that sickened thousands of people.
  • Health
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Health

Trouble with some generic ADHD drugs

Trouble with some generic ADHD drugs17-year-old Emily Hingle was doing well managing her Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) with the help of a doctor's prescription, when something seemed to change.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Nation

Calif. lawmakers advance controversial vaccine bill

Calif. lawmakers advance controversial vaccine billBill passed by committee would eliminate waivers for religious or personal beliefs.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Tech

Dr. iPhone will see you now

Dr. iPhone will see you nowYour smartphone's not an MD just yet. But you might say it's now ready to be your home-health nurse.
  • Tech
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Texas

Three listeria cases in Texas linked to Blue Bell

Three listeria cases in Texas linked to Blue BellFederal health authorities say three additional people have become ill from a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products.
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Business

Listeria in hummus prompts national recall by Sabra

Listeria in hummus prompts national recall by SabraInspectors found possible contamination by Listeria monocytogenes after routine inspections
  • Business
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Listeria a risk for pregnant women, babies, elderly

Listeria a risk for pregnant women, babies, elderlyBacteria sickens 1,600 Americans a year.
  • News
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
People

Penn Jillette sheds 105 pounds

Penn Jillette sheds 105 poundsThis is no trick.
  • People
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
People

Taylor Swift shares: My mom has cancer

Taylor Swift shares: My mom has cancerThe superstar says her mom has "an important battle to fight."
  • People
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

The shorter you are, the higher your heart disease risk

The shorter you are, the higher your heart disease riskResearch looks at genetics in 200, 000 people.
  • News
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

McNair family donates millions to ease cancer fights

McNair family donates millions to ease cancer fightsBob and Janice McNair are helping lead the American Cancer Society's campaign for Hope Lodge Houston, a facility to help patients battling cancer in the Texas Medical Center.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Nation

Grilled cheese lovers have more sex, are more charitable

Grilled cheese lovers have more sex, are more charitableGillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) helps you celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day with information you can brag about.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Technology

Rice students develop vest that allows deaf to feel speech

Rice students develop vest that allows deaf to feel speechEngineering students and their mentors have developed a vest that allows the deaf to "feel" and understand speech.
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Nation

Researchers: Genes could be key in cancer fight

Researchers: Genes could be key in cancer fightTargeting genetic mutations is a new way of treating some of the most aggressive and rare cancers.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

Study suggests fracking could release radon from ground

Study suggests fracking could release radon from groundRadon causes more lung cancer deaths than anything except tobacco.
  • News
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
The Oval

Obama: Climate change impact on health is personal

Obama: Climate change impact on health is personalPresident wants to address how climate change damages public health.
  • The Oval
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Money

New Dove ad encourages women to 'Choose Beautiful'

New Dove ad encourages women to 'Choose Beautiful'A new video shows women choosing between doors labeled "beautiful" and "average."
  • Money
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

Controversial sports supplement's return sparks outrage

Controversial sports supplement's return sparks outrageDespite pending criminal charge, supplement designer continues to put out new products.
  • News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

Flu sickening, killing dogs in Chicago

Flu sickening, killing dogs in ChicagoCanine flu has hit three states so far.
  • News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Tech

Your Facebook friends' fabulous lives can leave you down

Your Facebook friends' fabulous lives can leave you downSpending too much time comparing yourself to others can make you depressed, study finds.
  • Tech
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Life

Write your own health prescription: get up and move

Write your own health prescription: get up and moveExperts say becoming physically active helps lose weight, increases overall body function.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Nation

Columnist: 5 reasons marriage doesn't work anymore

Columnist: 5 reasons marriage doesn't work anymoreColumnist discusses why marriages just don't work for people of the millennial generation.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Nation Now

Lane Bryant jabs Victoria's Secret with #ImNoAngel campaign

Lane Bryant jabs Victoria's Secret with #ImNoAngel campaignLane Bryant has been using the hashtag #ImNoAngel to go along with the idea that "Sexy is defined by EVERY woman, not SOME."
  • Nation Now
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Neighborhood

Friendswood girl honored for saving dad's life

Friendswood girl honored for saving dad's lifeAn 8-year-old in Friendswood is being credited for helping save her father's life thanks to her poised 911 call.
  • Neighborhood
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Life

Blue Bell recalls pints of banana pudding ice cream from Oklahoma

Blue Bell recalls pints of banana pudding ice cream from OklahomaBlue Bell Creameries has expanded it's recall of products to include Banana Pudding Ice Cream pints which have tested positive for Listeria.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Mom raises awareness of brain-eating amoeba that killed newlywed

Mom raises awareness of brain-eating amoeba that killed newlywedA California mom is seeking to raise awareness of the lethal brain-eating amoeba that killed her newlywed daughter last fall.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago