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  • Protecting your heart, and your health, during cold weather

    Protecting your heart, and your health, during cold weather

    Thursday, December 7 2017 11:27 PM EST2017-12-08 04:27:07 GMT
    Dr. Scott Shurmur, Cardiologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Scott Shurmur, Cardiologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)

    With temperatures dipping down into the low 20s in the morning, you should know that cold weather can have a chilling effect on your heart.

    With temperatures dipping down into the low 20s in the morning, you should know that cold weather can have a chilling effect on your heart.

  • The Gift of Volunteering for Research

    The Gift of Volunteering for Research

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 7:44 PM EST2017-12-07 00:44:16 GMT
    Dr. Alan Pieris is director of the Texas Tech Clinical Research Institute (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Alan Pieris is director of the Texas Tech Clinical Research Institute (Source: KCBD Video)

    It is the season of giving. Often, we make time during the holidays to give blood to those who need it or to give toys to children who are without. But Dr. Alan Pieris has another idea, a gift that could help generations.

    It is the season of giving. Often, we make time during the holidays to give blood to those who need it or to give toys to children who are without. But Dr. Alan Pieris has another idea, a gift that could help generations.

  • Dealing with grief over the holidays

    Dealing with grief over the holidays

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 10:46 PM EST2017-12-06 03:46:06 GMT
    Doyle Patterson, Senior Chaplain of Palliative Medicine at Covenant Medical Center (Source: KCBD Video)Doyle Patterson, Senior Chaplain of Palliative Medicine at Covenant Medical Center (Source: KCBD Video)

    "For the person who's grieving, I would want them to remember to be patient with themselves. For others, one of the things you don't want to do is for them to feel isolated. Find creative ways to get them involved."

    "For the person who's grieving, I would want them to remember to be patient with themselves. For others, one of the things you don't want to do is for them to feel isolated. Find creative ways to get them involved."

  • No bones about it

    No bones about it

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 11:24 PM EST2017-11-30 04:24:38 GMT
    Source: KCBD VideoSource: KCBD Video

    Most dog owners know not to toss a turkey bone to the dog, because the bones are too brittle. Now, the Food and Drug Administration says the risk goes beyond that to include some bone 'treats' at the store.

    Most dog owners know not to toss a turkey bone to the dog, because the bones are too brittle. Now, the Food and Drug Administration says the risk goes beyond that to include some bone 'treats' at the store.

  • Warning about a rare red meat allergy

    Warning about a rare red meat allergy

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 9:57 PM EST2017-11-29 02:57:53 GMT
    (Source: KCBD Graphic)(Source: KCBD Graphic)

    Imagine waking up in the middle of the night with a severe allergic reaction, choking and gasping for air.

    Imagine waking up in the middle of the night with a severe allergic reaction, choking and gasping for air.

  • Covenant offering mobile mammography screening to help fight breast cancer

    Covenant offering mobile mammography screening to help fight breast cancer

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 5:44 PM EST2017-11-28 22:44:57 GMT
    Covenant Mobile Mammography (Source: Covenant)Covenant Mobile Mammography (Source: Covenant)

    Covenant Health will be sending its mobile mammography to all these towns during the month of October: Brownfield, Muleshoe, Lamesa, Littlefield, Seminole, Denver City, Tahoka, Abernathy and of course, that mobile mammography will find a place to park in Lubbock, too.

    Covenant Health will be sending its mobile mammography to all these towns during the month of October: Brownfield, Muleshoe, Lamesa, Littlefield, Seminole, Denver City, Tahoka, Abernathy and of course, that mobile mammography will find a place to park in Lubbock, too.

  • Fighting germs with your elbow

    Fighting germs with your elbow

    Thursday, November 23 2017 10:09 AM EST2017-11-23 15:09:53 GMT
    Dr. James Tarbox (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. James Tarbox (Source: KCBD Video)

    This is the season for sneezing with the cotton harvest and a common bug called rhinovirus on the rise right now.

    This is the season for sneezing with the cotton harvest and a common bug called rhinovirus on the rise right now.

  • What you need to know about necrotizing fasciitis

    What you need to know about necrotizing fasciitis

    Thursday, November 16 2017 11:00 PM EST2017-11-17 04:00:51 GMT
    Dr. Sharmilla Dissanaike, Burn Surgeon at UMC (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Sharmilla Dissanaike, Burn Surgeon at UMC (Source: KCBD Video)

    Dr. Sharmilla Dissanaike, Burn Surgeon at UMC, explains what you need to know about necrotizing fasciitis.

    Dr. Sharmilla Dissanaike, Burn Surgeon at UMC, explains what you need to know about necrotizing fasciitis.

  • Tips to Quit for the Great American Smoke-Out

    Tips to Quit for the Great American Smoke-Out

    Monday, November 13 2017 11:26 PM EST2017-11-14 04:26:46 GMT

    Thursday is the Great American Smoke-Out when smokers are asked to give up smoking for just one day, hoping the effort will last a lifetime. So, If you're thinking about trying that on Thursday, there is something you can do now to make it easier on your quit day.

    Thursday is the Great American Smoke-Out when smokers are asked to give up smoking for just one day, hoping the effort will last a lifetime. So, If you're thinking about trying that on Thursday, there is something you can do now to make it easier on your quit day.

  • Building a better immune system with Allergist James Tarbox

    Building a better immune system with Allergist James Tarbox

    Thursday, November 9 2017 10:38 PM EST2017-11-10 03:38:46 GMT
    Dr. James Tarbox (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. James Tarbox (Source: KCBD Video)

    Dr. James Tarbox, an Allergist and Texas Tech Physician, says our best ammunition is seven or eight hours of sleep daily because that's what helps the body restore its fuel every day.

    Dr. James Tarbox, an Allergist and Texas Tech Physician, says our best ammunition is seven or eight hours of sleep daily because that's what helps the body restore its fuel every day.

  • Coping with grief during the holidays

    Coping with grief during the holidays

    Thursday, November 9 2017 2:21 PM EST2017-11-09 19:21:46 GMT
    Source: Lake Ridge Chapel & Memorial DesignersSource: Lake Ridge Chapel & Memorial Designers

    Facing the holidays after the death of a loved one can be a daunting task. Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers is hosting a forum to provide advice before the holidays begin, to provide helpful ideas on how to care for yourself and navigate the difficult days ahead,

    Facing the holidays after the death of a loved one can be a daunting task. Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers is hosting a forum to provide advice before the holidays begin, to provide helpful ideas on how to care for yourself and navigate the difficult days ahead,

  • Don't ignore persistent heartburn

    Don't ignore persistent heartburn

    Dr. Tim Miller, a Gastroenterologist at Covenant Health (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Tim Miller, a Gastroenterologist at Covenant Health (Source: KCBD Video)

    For the same reason that millions look forward to the holidays, all the rich food... and lots of it... are why millions are dreading the heartburn they know they will suffer.

    For the same reason that millions look forward to the holidays, all the rich food... and lots of it... are why millions are dreading the heartburn they know they will suffer.

  • Grace Medical Center receives an 'A' for patient safety two years running

    Grace Medical Center receives an 'A' for patient safety two years running

    Monday, November 6 2017 6:47 PM EST2017-11-06 23:47:14 GMT
    Grace Clinic LogoGrace Clinic Logo

    Grace Medical Center received an "A" for its commitment to reducing errors, infections and accidents that can harm patients.

    Grace Medical Center received an "A" for its commitment to reducing errors, infections and accidents that can harm patients.

  • Blurry vision could mean diabetes

    Blurry vision could mean diabetes

    Thursday, November 2 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-11-03 02:45:22 GMT
    Dr. Kelly Mitchell, ophthalmologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Kelly Mitchell, ophthalmologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)

    Dr. Kelly Mitchell, an ophthalmologist and Texas Tech Physician, says blurry vision can be a sign of diabetes.

    Dr. Kelly Mitchell, an ophthalmologist and Texas Tech Physician, says blurry vision can be a sign of diabetes.

  • Lubbock dentists trading toys for candy after Halloween

    Lubbock dentists trading toys for candy after Halloween

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 11:26 PM EDT2017-11-01 03:26:12 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    The candy your trick or treaters pick up on Tuesday can be turned into cash or gifts, thanks to an annual effort by three dentist offices here in town.

    The candy your trick or treaters pick up on Tuesday can be turned into cash or gifts, thanks to an annual effort by three dentist offices here in town.

  • Doctor Lampe says he's not brave, just smart

    Doctor Lampe says he's not brave, just smart

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 10:47 PM EDT2017-11-01 02:47:36 GMT
    Dr. Richard Lampe (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Richard Lampe (Source: KCBD Video)

    Something that could be a lot scarier than Halloween is the flu if it hovers over your house.

    Something that could be a lot scarier than Halloween is the flu if it hovers over your house.

  • Covenant Health to kick off centennial events on Nov. 1

    Covenant Health to kick off centennial events on Nov. 1

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-10-31 23:36:53 GMT
    Covenant Health to kick off centennial celebration (Source: Covenant Health)Covenant Health to kick off centennial celebration (Source: Covenant Health)

    Covenant Health has provided healthcare to residents on the South Plains since 1918.

    Covenant Health has provided healthcare to residents on the South Plains since 1918.

  • What parents need to know about bullying

    What parents need to know about bullying

    Monday, October 30 2017 10:17 PM EDT2017-10-31 02:17:54 GMT
    Dr. Jeremy Dalton is a pediatrician at Covenant Health (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Jeremy Dalton is a pediatrician at Covenant Health (Source: KCBD Video)

    More than one in five children experience bullying before age 18. Here's what parents need to know.

    More than one in five children experience bullying before age 18. Here's what parents need to know.

  • Gamers come together to raise money for Children's Miracle Network

    Gamers come together to raise money for Children's Miracle Network

    Monday, October 30 2017 6:41 PM EDT2017-10-30 22:41:46 GMT
    Lubbock Extra Life fundraiser to kick off this weekend (Source: Lubbock Extra Life)Lubbock Extra Life fundraiser to kick off this weekend (Source: Lubbock Extra Life)

    Extra Life is a Children's Miracle Network fundraising program within the gaming community.

    Extra Life is a Children's Miracle Network fundraising program within the gaming community.

  • Lubbock health experts warn of painful hand-foot-and-mouth disease

    Lubbock health experts warn of painful hand-foot-and-mouth disease

    Thursday, October 19 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-10-19 22:29:02 GMT
    Hand-foot-and-mouth disease (Source: Raycom Media)Hand-foot-and-mouth disease (Source: Raycom Media)

    The hand-foot-and-mouth disease is making its way across the Lubbock area, infecting children and adults.

    The hand-foot-and-mouth disease is making its way across the Lubbock area, infecting children and adults.

  • City of Lubbock Health Department offers drive-up flu shot clinic

    City of Lubbock Health Department offers drive-up flu shot clinic

    Thursday, October 19 2017 2:39 PM EDT2017-10-19 18:39:12 GMT
    Source: KCBD VideoSource: KCBD Video

    The City of Lubbock Health Department is hosting a drive-up flu clinic on Saturday October 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Health Department located at 806 18th Street. 

    The City of Lubbock Health Department is hosting a drive-up flu clinic on Saturday October 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Health Department located at 806 18th Street. 

  • How to react to stuttering in young children

    How to react to stuttering in young children

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-10-18 21:17:45 GMT
    Michael Barrett, speech language pathologist at Covenant Medical Center (Source: KCBD Video)Michael Barrett, speech language pathologist at Covenant Medical Center (Source: KCBD Video)

    The National Stuttering Association encourages people who stutter to speak up whether they are fluent or not. The message here is language takes practice. Michael Barrett, a speech language pathologist at Covenant Medical Center, says the same theory can be used in children.

    The National Stuttering Association encourages people who stutter to speak up whether they are fluent or not. The message here is language takes practice. Michael Barrett, a speech language pathologist at Covenant Medical Center, says the same theory can be used in children.

  • Covenant Medical Center receives recognition from Healthgrades

    Covenant Medical Center receives recognition from Healthgrades

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 8:33 PM EDT2017-10-18 00:33:21 GMT
    Source: KCBD VideoSource: KCBD Video

    Covenant Medical Center has received the most five-star ratings of any hospital in Lubbock and region.

    Covenant Medical Center has received the most five-star ratings of any hospital in Lubbock and region.

  • Never carve a pumpkin with a kitchen knife

    Never carve a pumpkin with a kitchen knife

    Friday, October 13 2017 12:02 AM EDT2017-10-13 04:02:25 GMT
    Source: KCBD VideoSource: KCBD Video

    The number one rule in carving a pumpkin is never use a kitchen knife.

    The number one rule in carving a pumpkin is never use a kitchen knife.

  • Health Fair with Texas Tech Physicians, Saturday morning at TTUHSC

    Health Fair with Texas Tech Physicians, Saturday morning at TTUHSC

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-10-12 02:50:11 GMT

    Texas Tech Physicians are hosting a health fair Saturday morning with presentations that include a wide range of topics including pet therapy, fitness training, eye trouble, aging issues and much more.

    Texas Tech Physicians are hosting a health fair Saturday morning with presentations that include a wide range of topics including pet therapy, fitness training, eye trouble, aging issues and much more.

  • Understand your risk and protect against breast cancer

    Understand your risk and protect against breast cancer

    Thursday, October 5 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-10-06 03:23:40 GMT
    Dr. Catherine Jones, Oncologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Catherine Jones, Oncologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the perfect time to remind families that finding that cancer is a good thing because early detection is the key to a cure.

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the perfect time to remind families that finding that cancer is a good thing because early detection is the key to a cure.

  • Time to clean your medicine cabinet

    Time to clean your medicine cabinet

    Thursday, October 5 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-10-06 00:12:31 GMT
    Source: TTUHSC Daily DoseSource: TTUHSC Daily Dose

    It's time again for the Medication Cleanout, sponsored by the Texas Tech HSC School of Pharmacy and the Lubbock County VOICES Coalition.

    It's time again for the Medication Cleanout, sponsored by the Texas Tech HSC School of Pharmacy and the Lubbock County VOICES Coalition.

  • Race for the Cure this Saturday, Oct. 7

    Race for the Cure this Saturday, Oct. 7

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-10-05 02:20:29 GMT
    Previous Race for the Cure in 2014 (Source: KCBD File Photo)Previous Race for the Cure in 2014 (Source: KCBD File Photo)

    Lace up your shoes for one of the biggest races of the year in Lubbock, set for this Saturday, Oct. 7.

    Lace up your shoes for one of the biggest races of the year in Lubbock, set for this Saturday, Oct. 7.

  • Go Casual for the Kids on Miracle Jeans Day

    Go Casual for the Kids on Miracle Jeans Day

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-10-04 04:04:07 GMT
    Source: FacebookSource: Facebook

    Mark it on your calendar, Oct. 12 is Miracle Jeans Day. The event has become a huge annual fundraiser for the Children's Miracle Network.

    Mark it on your calendar, Oct. 12 is Miracle Jeans Day. The event has become a huge annual fundraiser for the Children's Miracle Network.

  • Simple urine test can screen for prostate cancer

    Simple urine test can screen for prostate cancer

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 10:23 PM EDT2017-10-04 02:23:47 GMT
    Dr. Pranav Sharma, Urologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Pranav Sharma, Urologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)

    For most men, it is recommended that prostate screening should begin now at age 55 and continue every other year after that until age 75.

    For most men, it is recommended that prostate screening should begin now at age 55 and continue every other year after that until age 75.

  • Lubbock doctor leads Sudan Celebration

    Lubbock doctor leads Sudan Celebration

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-10-03 04:30:05 GMT
    Dr. Robert Salem (Source: Sudan Leader-News)Dr. Robert Salem (Source: Sudan Leader-News)

    It was a misty morning on Saturday but most of Sudan turned out to celebrate the town's 100th anniversary with a longtime Lubbock doctor serving as Grand Marshall of the parade.

    It was a misty morning on Saturday but most of Sudan turned out to celebrate the town's 100th anniversary with a longtime Lubbock doctor serving as Grand Marshall of the parade.

  • Hospice of Lubbock calls for volunteers

    Hospice of Lubbock calls for volunteers

    Monday, October 2 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-10-03 02:50:01 GMT
    Cheryl Presley, Volunteer Coordinator (Source: KCBD Video)Cheryl Presley, Volunteer Coordinator (Source: KCBD Video)

    Hospice ministers to the terminally ill and their families to help ease that final journey in life. For Hospice of Lubbock, a non-profit and the first of its kind in this area, it takes a lot of volunteers to serve so many families.

    Hospice ministers to the terminally ill and their families to help ease that final journey in life. For Hospice of Lubbock, a non-profit and the first of its kind in this area, it takes a lot of volunteers to serve so many families.

  • Leg pain, cramping could be more serious than you think

    Leg pain, cramping could be more serious than you think

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-09-28 03:49:27 GMT
    Dr. Scott Shurmur, cardiologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Scott Shurmur, cardiologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)

    If you have leg pain or cramping when you walk, don't assume it's a normal part of aging.

    If you have leg pain or cramping when you walk, don't assume it's a normal part of aging.

  • Multiple Myeloma support group in Lubbock

    Multiple Myeloma support group in Lubbock

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-09-27 02:52:19 GMT
    Source: FacebookSource: Facebook

    The Lubbock Multiple myeloma support group wants to invite any patient or family member with the disease to attend a meeting Monday at the American Cancer Society.

    The Lubbock Multiple myeloma support group wants to invite any patient or family member with the disease to attend a meeting Monday at the American Cancer Society.

  • Sepsis can be a 24-hour killer

    Sepsis can be a 24-hour killer

    Monday, September 25 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-09-26 03:57:42 GMT
    Dr. Jamie Roney, Regional Sepsis Coordinator at Covenant Health (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Jamie Roney, Regional Sepsis Coordinator at Covenant Health (Source: KCBD Video)

    Sepsis is a medical emergency that kills more than 250,000 Americans every year.

    Sepsis is a medical emergency that kills more than 250,000 Americans every year.

  • Lubbock 12 year old launches worldwide effort to Dance Away Diabetes

    Lubbock 12 year old launches worldwide effort to Dance Away Diabetes

    Friday, September 22 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-09-22 04:22:11 GMT
    Pierce Jackson, Youth Ambassador for the American Diabetes Association (Source: KCBD Video)Pierce Jackson, Youth Ambassador for the American Diabetes Association (Source: KCBD Video)

    12-year-old Pierce Jackson made a challenge in what has become a global movement to Dance Away Diabetes.

    12-year-old Pierce Jackson made a challenge in what has become a global movement to Dance Away Diabetes.

  • Join Alex's Million Mile Challenge to fight childhood cancer

    Join Alex's Million Mile Challenge to fight childhood cancer

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:39:58 GMT
    Dr. Patrick Reynolds, director of the Cancer Center at the Texas Tech School of Medicine (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Patrick Reynolds, director of the Cancer Center at the Texas Tech School of Medicine (Source: KCBD Video)

    What began as a lemonade stand for a cancer patient, has turned into a national fundraiser that has raised millions for cancer research.

    What began as a lemonade stand for a cancer patient, has turned into a national fundraiser that has raised millions for cancer research.

  • Getting ready for flu season on the South Plains

    Getting ready for flu season on the South Plains

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:32:54 GMT
    Preparations for flu season (Source: KCBD)Preparations for flu season (Source: KCBD)

    Flu season is coming up and there have been rumors that a case has already been confirmed here on the South Plains, so NewsChannel 11 talked with experts to see what is going on.

    Flu season is coming up and there have been rumors that a case has already been confirmed here on the South Plains, so NewsChannel 11 talked with experts to see what is going on.

  • Are you a fall risk?

    Are you a fall risk?

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:17 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:17:15 GMT
    Balance Specialist Bill Threadgill (Source: KCBD Video)Balance Specialist Bill Threadgill (Source: KCBD Video)

    Last year, more than 2.8 million Americans over the age of 64 suffered a fall that was bad enough they needed medical attention.

    Last year, more than 2.8 million Americans over the age of 64 suffered a fall that was bad enough they needed medical attention.

  • Bipolar disorder or mood swings in kids?

    Bipolar disorder or mood swings in kids?

    Thursday, September 14 2017 10:53 PM EDT2017-09-15 02:53:20 GMT
    Dr. Sarah Wakefield, Pediatric Psychiatrist and Texas Tech physician (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Sarah Wakefield, Pediatric Psychiatrist and Texas Tech physician (Source: KCBD Video)

    Since mood swings are a part of growing up, how do you know if your child is normal or showing signs of a developing mental illness?

    Since mood swings are a part of growing up, how do you know if your child is normal or showing signs of a developing mental illness?

  • Compassionate Friends offers support to those grieving the loss of a child, sibling or grandchild

    Compassionate Friends offers support to those grieving the loss of a child, sibling or grandchild

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-08-30 01:30:55 GMT
    Compassionate Friends Logo (Source: Facebook)Compassionate Friends Logo (Source: Facebook)

    Grief can disrupt every aspect of your life in ways that you might not expect. That's the message from Compassionate Friends in their monthly newsletter.

    Grief can disrupt every aspect of your life in ways that you might not expect. That's the message from Compassionate Friends in their monthly newsletter.

  • How your hairdresser could save your life

    How your hairdresser could save your life

    Thursday, August 24 2017 5:52 PM EDT2017-08-24 21:52:43 GMT
    Dr. Russell Akin, dermatologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Russell Akin, dermatologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)

    Your hairdresser could save your life, by finding something on your scalp you would never look for.

    Your hairdresser could save your life, by finding something on your scalp you would never look for.

  • New policies to make life easier for breastfeeding moms

    New policies to make life easier for breastfeeding moms

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:54:57 GMT
    Source: KCBD VideoSource: KCBD Video

    August is National Breastfeeding Month. It's part of a campaign by the United States Breastfeeding Committee to build support for new policies that would make it more easier for women to breastfeed when needed.

    August is National Breastfeeding Month. It's part of a campaign by the United States Breastfeeding Committee to build support for new policies that would make it more easier for women to breastfeed when needed.

  • Protect your eyes from the coming solar eclipse

    Protect your eyes from the coming solar eclipse

    Thursday, August 17 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-08-18 02:35:36 GMT
    Dr. James Lee (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. James Lee (Source: KCBD Video)

    Millions across the country are lining up to buy special glasses to view what some are calling the event of the century, when a solar eclipse passes across the globe on Monday.

    Millions across the country are lining up to buy special glasses to view what some are calling the event of the century, when a solar eclipse passes across the globe on Monday.

  • Dealing with Back to School anxiety

    Dealing with Back to School anxiety

    Thursday, August 17 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-08-18 01:14:00 GMT
    Vanessa Dalton (Source: KCBD Video)Vanessa Dalton (Source: KCBD Video)

    Getting ready for a new school year means more than just buying new shoes and school supplies. For some kids, it also means new stress, anxiety and fear.

    Getting ready for a new school year means more than just buying new shoes and school supplies. For some kids, it also means new stress, anxiety and fear.

  • Rapidly growing clusters of ongoing HIV transmission in Texas

    Rapidly growing clusters of ongoing HIV transmission in Texas

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-08-15 20:10:47 GMT
    Texas Department of State Health Services (Source: YouTube)Texas Department of State Health Services (Source: YouTube)

    The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) encourages Texas healthcare providers to enhance efforts to prevent, diagnose and treat HIV in the wake of 16 rapidly growing clusters of HIV infections in the state.

    The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) encourages Texas healthcare providers to enhance efforts to prevent, diagnose and treat HIV in the wake of 16 rapidly growing clusters of HIV infections in the state.

  • Vaccinations: Summer Homework for Parents

    Vaccinations: Summer Homework for Parents

    Monday, August 14 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-08-15 02:10:27 GMT
    Source: KCBD VideoSource: KCBD Video

    We all know that kids come with some required vaccinations.

    We all know that kids come with some required vaccinations.

  • Levelland doctor delivers more than 3,000 babies

    Levelland doctor delivers more than 3,000 babies

    Monday, August 7 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-08-07 20:24:50 GMT
    Dr. John Hanna (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. John Hanna (Source: KCBD Video)

    Arguably, there is no person who loves the town of Levelland more than Dr. John Hanna.

    Arguably, there is no person who loves the town of Levelland more than Dr. John Hanna.

  • Social Wellness - A Prescription for Seniors

    Social Wellness - A Prescription for Seniors

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:51:09 GMT
    Dr. John Culberson (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. John Culberson (Source: KCBD Video)

    A study at Brigham Young University found that people who stay connected with strong social relationships live 50 percent longer.

    A study at Brigham Young University found that people who stay connected with strong social relationships live 50 percent longer.

  • What not to say to a grieving mother

    What not to say to a grieving mother

    Lucille Neely is a certified grief counselor at Covenant Health System (Source: KCBD Video)Lucille Neely is a certified grief counselor at Covenant Health System (Source: KCBD Video)

    Whether it is a miscarriage or a stillbirth, the grief that comes from the loss can be overwhelming.

    Whether it is a miscarriage or a stillbirth, the grief that comes from the loss can be overwhelming.

  • Avoid summer burns when temperatures rise

    Avoid summer burns when temperatures rise

    Thursday, July 13 2017 10:22 PM EDT2017-07-14 02:22:48 GMT
    Dr. John Griswold is the Medical Director of the Timothy J. Harner Burn Unit at UMC (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. John Griswold is the Medical Director of the Timothy J. Harner Burn Unit at UMC (Source: KCBD Video)

    Don't be fooled by "cooler weather" when our triple-digit temperatures fall back into the low 90s. The summer heat can still leave serious burn marks, especially on unsuspecting children.

    Don't be fooled by "cooler weather" when our triple-digit temperatures fall back into the low 90s. The summer heat can still leave serious burn marks, especially on unsuspecting children.

  • Protection from Summer Eye Injuries

    Protection from Summer Eye Injuries

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-07-11 16:07:03 GMT
    Source: KCBDSource: KCBD

    Do you wear sunglasses to shade your eyes or to protect them from the sun? Dr. David Boothe, an Opthalmologist with Covenant Health Partners, says the difference is significant. Because, for true protection from the sun, you need to know that your sunglasses were made with a certain level of UV or ultraviolet protection.

    Do you wear sunglasses to shade your eyes or to protect them from the sun? Dr. David Boothe, an Opthalmologist with Covenant Health Partners, says the difference is significant. Because, for true protection from the sun, you need to know that your sunglasses were made with a certain level of UV or ultraviolet protection.

  • The Truth About Vitamin D

    The Truth About Vitamin D

    Friday, July 7 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-07-07 22:43:46 GMT
    (Source: KCBD Graphic)(Source: KCBD Graphic)

    We can get lots of vitamin D from the sun to help the body absorb calcium and to reduce inflammation among other things.

    We can get lots of vitamin D from the sun to help the body absorb calcium and to reduce inflammation among other things.

  • Gene Therapy at TTU Linking Help for Diabetes and Heart Disease

    Gene Therapy at TTU Linking Help for Diabetes and Heart Disease

    Thursday, July 6 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-07-07 02:49:51 GMT
    (Source: KCBD Graphic)(Source: KCBD Graphic)

    A research team at Texas Tech is working on a new theory that could ultimately change the way diabetes is treated and could in the process pave the way for better treatment of heart disease as well.

    A research team at Texas Tech is working on a new theory that could ultimately change the way diabetes is treated and could in the process pave the way for better treatment of heart disease as well.

  • Smart Pill Bottle can help patients take their meds on time

    Smart Pill Bottle can help patients take their meds on time

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 8:17 PM EDT2017-06-21 00:17:51 GMT
    Provided by AdheretechProvided by Adheretech

    One of the biggest challenges for health care providers today is getting patients to take the right medication and the right dose at the right time.

    One of the biggest challenges for health care providers today is getting patients to take the right medication and the right dose at the right time.

  • Early diagnosis and treatment for children with migraines

    Early diagnosis and treatment for children with migraines

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-06-14 04:03:06 GMT
    Dr. K.J. Oommen, Neurologist with Covenant Medical Group (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. K.J. Oommen, Neurologist with Covenant Medical Group (Source: KCBD Video)

    As many as one in 10 children end up with a migraine headache at some point before age 17.

    As many as one in 10 children end up with a migraine headache at some point before age 17.

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