Karin is a Texas Tech graduate who has been co-anchoring the 6 and 10 p.m. news with Abner Euresti since 1980. The two have paired up to host the Children's Miracle Network Telethon since 1984 and, with your help, have raised more than $17 million for the Children's Hospital at UMC. Karin is the most recognized health reporter on the South Plains. She is a 17-time Anson Jones Award winner, selected by the Texas Medical Association. She has won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award four times and earned an Emmy for her documentary on the first South Plains Honor Flight. You can see Karin's contribution to the news on every newscast: health content in Daybreak Today, HealthWise @ 5, and the award-winning HealthWise at 10. Karin is married to Lubbock County Commissioner Bill McCay. They have two children. Jacob and his wife, McKenzie, live in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is a certified loan officer and she is in law school. Morgan was a realtor in Lubbock but now lives in Cologne, Germany, with her husband Daniel Olivier, an Agronomist for Bayer Crop Science. Karin is also called "Kiki", especially by her grandchildren Retief and Leizyl. Karin has published a series of children's books called Magic Mommy Stories. Each book began as a gift to her grandchildren, a story in a notebook mailed to them in Germany. Today, Retief keeps all the colorful notebooks on a shelf in his room, each an adventure in the Magic Mommy series. (Click here) to e-mail Karin.
Floydada farmer, Greg Bishop, died this morning after a year and a half battle with cancer. You may remember our story in November of 2018, when word spread that Bishop was undergoing treatment for ALL, a type of leukemia, and could not strip his cotton.
Dr. Michael Gomez, Ph.D., a physchologist and Texas Tech Physician, says we often set goals but are not really focused on that goal. So, it’s easy to relapse. Mindfulness, he says, is a way to remember what is truly important so the effort is more likely to stick.
This is the time of year when millions of people make the same New Year's Resolution. They want to lose weight or just eat healthier or both. Brenda Garcia is the Health and Wellness Manager at United and she says they’ve come up with a plan to help folks reach that goal.
If your New Year's Resolution means looking for the right weight loss plan, a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests something called Intermittent Fasting could be an option for several reasons.
Dr. Charles Seifert is the Regional Dean of the Texas Tech School of Pharmacy. He says packing your prescriptions in luggage or even a carry-on is one of the biggest mistakes people make when they travel.
In an earlier report, we told you that Lubbock City Councilman Randy Christian told the others on the council that he is facing cancer for the third time. after surviving colon cancer twice, and newly diagnosed with stomach cancer, Randy knows now he can blame it all on Lynch Syndrome.
At the time November was designated as Alzheimer's Awareness Month in 1983, there were fewer than 2 million people with the disease. Today, it’s estimated there are nearly 6 million Americans living with Alzheimers and that number is growing.
This is a big week for Texas Tech, the first week for Dr. Tedd Mitchell to turn all of his attention to his duties as Chancellor of the University System after stepping down as President of the Texas Tech Health sciences center.
It is a fun tradition to buy a big pumpkin for Halloween and carve it into a crazy character to sit on your front porch. But a Lubbock doctor says you’d be surprised how often that family fun can turn into a trip to the emergency room.
Dr. Zack Sneed, Ph.D., is Program Director in Addiction Counseling at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Health Professions. He says the first thing people need to understand is that there is a big difference between Recovery and Sobriety.
According to the March of Dimes, nearly 7,000 babies are born every year in this country with a birth defect in the lip or tongue. Dr. Joshua Demke is a facial plastic surgeon and Texas Tech Physician with a passion for repairing a cleft lip or cleft palate.
Knowing your cholesterol, your blood pressure and glucose levels can help you stay in control of your health. That’s why United Supermarkets is holding a free health fair this weekend at all of its Amigo stores.
With a growing effort to spot bullying and stop it before it becomes dangerous, this 3 day weekend ahead of us is a great time for parents to talk to kids and get their reaction to school and what's going on socially.