Latest DFW Healthwatch
Dr. Crystal Fosters looks at some of the latest medical headlines including the life expectancy of smokers, a new way to ease menopause symptoms, and a link between cynicism and dementia.
A Dallas couple welcomed a baby girl into their family 18 months ago. But the miracle isn’t the child’s birth, but how the pregnancy happened.
Keli Kryfko has come a long way in life. A painful moment in her past was all the push she needed to go from size 24 to competing in the Miss Texas pageant.
Cosmetic surgeons say many people are going under the knife to get better photographs of themselves to share on social networks.
Women everywhere covet the infamous thigh gap. Now, a wellness center in Dallas offers a laser therapy service for those who want to see results without any surgery.
Texas doctors are working to develop a new and easy way to diagnose a rare but serious form of eye cancer. Retinoblastoma is characterized by tumors that form inside the eye. In the U.S., it appears in some 350 babies and toddlers each year.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
A physician from Arlington has been convicted of health care fraud in a $3 million billing scam for unnecessary home services since 2006. He now faces possible prison time.
Dr. Fabrizio Manzini believes that weight loss may be more about self-help than sacrifice, and says that science is starting to support the ‘meditation as medicine’ philosophy.
“Lost your appetite for romance? You might not just be getting older. You might have a treatable condition called low testosterone,” the ad says. But lately, doctors say more people are using hormone replacement drugs and some might not need it.
Dr. Crystal Foster talks about some of the latest medical headlines including a jump in diabetes cases, kids drinking energy drinks, and the so-called ‘pregnancy brain’ phenomenon.