Lauren Silverman

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Can Extreme Exercise Hurt Your Heart? Swim The Pacific To Find Out

Monday, February 01, 2016

Ben Lecomte wants to be the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean — a 5,500-mile journey. Doctors will monitor his heart remotely to see how intensive exercise affects this vital muscle.


Gun-Toting Women Give Rise To Firearms Fashion Accessories

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Texas' open-carry law is now in effect, but many women prefer to keep their weapons concealed. A growing industry is meeting a range of gun fashion needs, from bra holsters to luxury handbags.


Veterans Say Trained Dogs Help With PTSD, But The VA Won't Pay

Monday, January 04, 2016

Service dogs help veterans with physical disabilities, and there's increased interest in using dogs for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, too. A study is underway to see whether that helps.


After A Wild Weekend, More Severe Weather Hits Parts Of U.S.

Monday, December 28, 2015

Christmas-weekend tornadoes in Texas and Florida, deadly flooding in Missouri and heavy snow in the Great Lakes — a wild weekend of weather in the Southwest has spread north and east.


A 'Breastaurant' That Turns The Tables

Sunday, December 20, 2015

There's a restaurant in Dallas that's attracting some attention. Instead of waitresses wearing skimpy clothes, it's the waiters who do. It's called, "Tallywackers."


Deaths Persist In Youth And Student Football Despite Safety Efforts

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

At least 19 young football players have died so far in 2015. Pediatricians are calling for changes in the way the game is played, including a move to non-tackle games.


There Were Fewer Black Men In Medical School In 2014 Than In 1978

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Medical school applications have gone way up in the past few decades. But one group of applicants has not grown: black men.


Redesigning the South: Quilts vs. Rebels

Thursday, September 17, 2015

As they design a new icon to represent the South, the firm 70kft takes inspiration from two wildly different Southern traditions: the rebel and the quilt.    


Live-In Laboratory May Help Older Adults Live Independently Longer

Monday, September 14, 2015

Instead of having to go to the doctors, how about a physical, every day, without having to do anything at all? We visit a live-in laboratory in Fort Worth, Texas, designed for senior citizens.


Texas Strives To Lure Mental Health Providers To Rural Counties

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

In a state where 185 of 254 counties have no psychiatrist, how do you get students to want to become one — and then go to work in underserved areas? A loan repayment program may not be enough.


Proposed Muslim Cemetery Rattles North Texas Town

Saturday, July 25, 2015

A plan for a cemetery in Farmersville, north of Dallas, sparked a debate among residents. The mayor of the mostly white community says it will likely be approved, but some are pushing for a no vote.


Protesters Demand Police Officer Be Fired Over Pool Party Incident

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Protesters called for the officer to be fired as they marched through McKinney, Texas. They were angry that the officer pulled a gun and pushed a teenage girl to the ground at a pool party on Friday.


Texas Puts Brakes On Telemedicine — And Teladoc Cries Foul

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

As consulting a doctor exclusively by phone, text or video becomes more popular, the Texas Medical Board moves to restrict these e-visits. Is the real battle over patient safety, money or turf?


New Hearing Technology Brings Sound To A Little Girl

Monday, June 01, 2015

Jiya Bavishi is one of a handful of children in the United States testing an experimental hearing device, a tiny implant in her brainstem. Jiya is now able to hear and repeat some sounds.


Dixie's Tupperware Party Is Not Your Grandma's Tupperware Party

Monday, May 04, 2015

A Tupperware party in Fort Worth, Texas, drew quite a crowd the other day: 250 people. This wasn't your average Tupperware party — it was part improv, part satire and part drag show.


Compression Clothes' Advantage Could Be Placebo Effect

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Manufacturers claim compression clothes improve athletic performance, but there is little scientific evidence to back that up. This story first aired March 30 on Morning Edition.


Compression Clothing: Not The Magic Bullet For Performance

Monday, March 30, 2015

Tight elasticized socks, sleeves and T-shirts supposedly make you a better athlete. But alas, science is pouring some cold water on those alluring claims.


New Hospital Buildings Define Future Of Health Care

Monday, February 23, 2015

Across the country, the health care industry is pouring billions of dollars into new hospitals and medical centers. And the new hospitals of today are very different than the ones they're replacing.


High Schools Seek A Safer Path Back From Concussion

Monday, January 26, 2015

Returning immediately to demanding physical or mental activities after a concussion can be bad for the brain, neuroscientists agree. But what about after symptoms resolve? How much rest is best?


Problems With Your Boss? Try A Chat With The Office Chaplain.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Chaplains have long been present on college campuses and in the military but increasingly they can also can be found in the workplace, specially trained to help employees offload office frustrations.

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