Lauren Silverman appears in the following:
Monday, May 09, 2016
Women scientists get first-author credit on medical studies much less often than their male coauthors. That has career implications and could even be skewing the study of women's health.
Monday, April 25, 2016
They're called doctors of pastoral medicine and tout certificates to prove it. But they don't have real medical degrees, and critics worry that patients don't understand what those titles really mean.
Monday, February 29, 2016
Despite the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, Texas still has 6 million uninsured people, low Medicaid reimbursement rates and narrow choices of doctors and hospitals for many who are insured.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sunday, December 20, 2015
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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.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Oviea Akpotaire and Jeffrey Okonye put in long days working with patients at the veterans' hospital in south Dallas as fourth-year medical students at the University of Texas Southwestern.
They're in a class of 237 people and they're two of only five black men in their class.
"I knew the ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.