Lauren Silverman

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FDA Cracks Down On Fake Ebola Cures Sold Online

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to companies marketing products claimed to be cures for Ebola. One firm says it will drop such claims — but it's still selling the product.


In Dallas, Many Lessons Learned From First Ebola Case

Monday, October 13, 2014

When the second patient was diagnosed, health officials quickly reacted with reverse 911 calls, door-to-door distribution of Ebola fact sheets and quicker decontamination processes.


Mammoth On The Move: Rare, Nearly-Intact Skeleton Heads To Dallas

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The skeleton lay buried in a gravel pit for tens of thousands of years. This week, paleontologists carefully transported the last and largest section to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.


Freight Delays Causing Great Pain Across Plains

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Grain elevators, auto manufacturers and Amtrak passengers are still facing lengthy delays on rails, as freight train congestion continues to be a drag on the economy all across the country.


Airline Social Media 'Command Centers' Direct Complaint Traffic

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Southwest Airlines has joined a growing number of airlines that are hiring social media "first responders" to help with customer relations.


Perry And Cruz Do The Presidential Candidacy Dance

Saturday, August 09, 2014

At RedState's convention Friday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tried to capture the attention of GOP voters, but they two-stepped around the question of whether they will run in 2016.


American Doctor Sick With Ebola Now Fighting For His Life

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

After caring for Ebola patients for several months in West Africa, Dr. Kent Brantly noticed last week that he had symptoms. The 33-year-old immediately put himself into a Liberian isolation ward.


Hospitals Put Pharmacists In The ER To Cut Medication Errors

Monday, June 09, 2014

Hospitals across the country are hiring pharmacists to work in their emergency departments. The goal is to try to prevent common errors that can cause injury and death.


One Wealthy Couple's Mission To Save Marriages, En Masse

Saturday, May 31, 2014

An Oprah-endorsed self-help guru and his wife are devoting their weekends — and dollars — to large-scale, group relationship counseling sessions for couples who can't otherwise afford it.


Softballers Face A Fielder's Choice: When To Wear A Face Mask?

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Softball is among the safest high school sports, but injuries do happen, especially from line drives. One Texas district is making some girls put on face masks before they step on the field.


Learning A New Skill Works Best To Keep Your Brain Sharp

Monday, May 05, 2014

Brain training has become a multimillion-dollar industry. But if you want to improve your memory, don't waste your time and money on brain games. You'd be better off learning how to quilt.


Scribes Are Back, Helping Doctors Tackle Electronic Medical Records

Monday, April 21, 2014

In ancient times scribes were used to record everything from prayers to legal transactions. Now they're making a comeback in the doctor's office, easing the transition to electronic medical records.


From Stick Figures To Portraits, Bush Frees His Inner Rembrandt

Friday, April 04, 2014

Former President George W. Bush worked with many world leaders while in office. Now, he's unveiling 24 portraits he painted of some of them. The exhibit will be at his new presidential library.


Investors Pool Money Online To Buy Real Estate

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The crowdfunding trend — where people donate money through sites like Kickstarter to back projects — has grown quickly. Now investors are pooling their money online to buy real estate.


Texas Megachurch At Center Of Measles Outbreak

Sunday, September 01, 2013

Measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. more than a decade ago, but the disease has cropped up again in communities with low vaccination rates. In North Texas last month, 21 people came down with the disease, which began at a vaccine-skeptical megachurch.


How The Death Of A 12-Year-Old Changed The City Of Dallas

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Forty years ago, a white police officer shot and killed a 12-year-old boy who was handcuffed in a police car. Santos Rodriguez's death sparked outrage and spurred changes in the city's police force.


Moto X: First Smartphone To Be Assembled In U.S.

Friday, May 31, 2013

There are more than 130 million smartphones in the U.S., but none read: assembled in the USA. Motorola's flagship device, Moto X, will be the first smartphone assembled in the U.S. Motorola Mobility, which is owned by Google, has already begun hiring for the plant based in Fort Worth, Texas.


At Bush Library, A Chance To Be The Decider-In-Chief

Saturday, April 27, 2013

The Situation Room is one of the most mysterious and important rooms in the White House. It's where George W. Bush gave the order to begin the Iraq War. Now, that famous room has been rebuilt in Dallas, inside the new George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.


Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Leaves Community Hurting but Hopeful

Monday, April 22, 2013

The sense of shock is settling in in West, Texas after last week's fertilizer plant explosion. Lauren Silverman, reporter for KERA in Dallas, Texas, provides an update on how the residents of West are coping and the process of rebuilding.


Young Adults With Autism Can Thrive In High-Tech Jobs

Monday, April 22, 2013

Finding a job is hard enough for recent graduates, but for those on the autism spectrum the search can be even harder. One training program in Texas is helping these young people prepare for jobs in the tech industry.

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