A report in the New England Journal of Medicine said a 55-year-old woman developed the tongue condition as a side-effect to treatment of a wound infection she developed after sustaining severe leg injuries in an auto accident.
The Critical Incident Stress Management Team with University Medical Center EMS is reaching out to the region to help their colleagues deal with the emotional stress leading to an increasing number of suicides among first responders.
WARNING EXTREMELY GRAPHIC IMAGES: Survivors of fireworks accidents have given us permission to share images and video of their injuries to try and warn people what happens when they're careless with fireworks.
Bike MS is the largest fundraising bike series in the world. It's the reason we will see hundreds of cyclists on the road later this summer riding more than 100 miles to raise money to support people affected by multiple sclerosis.
The Plainview Hale County Health Department will be offering free back-to-school immunizations to children who qualify. The children in grades pre-k through 12th grade must be accompanied by an adult and have an up-to-date shot record.
The dermatology department at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center is sponsoring a FREE skin cancer screening Saturday, May 12th, at the Southwest Cancer Center on the East side of University Medical Center.