Is it something in the water? Because according to Guinness World Records, several North Texas women are among the most prolific producers of breastmilk in the world.
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Diane never thought about getting a tattoo. Or plastic surgery.
But this year she’s done both.
Out of the Closet isn’t your average thrift shop.
Yes, the Dallas store offers a selection of clothing and furniture. But now it offers free HIV testing — and it’s about to open a community pharmacy.
Who needs Google glasses when you can have smart contact lenses? Google released its smart lens technology earlier this year, a partnership with pharmaceutical giant Novartis could help bring it to the masses.
The Mother’s Milk Bank in Fort Worth is something between a blood bank and a dairy processing plant. When it opened almost a decade ago, the bank provided just a few hundred ounces of milk to fragile babies each month. Now, it sends out 40,000 ounces of milk each month. And demand is growing.
By the year 2050, one in five Americans will be 65 or older. Texas has the third largest population of older adults in the U.S. and the population will jump to 20 percent of its overall population in the next decade. This weekend, The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging is in Dallas for its annual conference, where they’ll talk about how the “silver tsunami” is going to change America’s landscape. Nearly 1000 people will attend the conference, and Former First Lady Laura Bush will give a keynote address on Tuesday.
A robot named da Vinci was born a decade and a half ago. And since then, doctors have used the system to perform more than a million surgeries worldwide. It has revolutionized the way surgeons remove tumors. The next big leap? Da Vinci’s cousins nipping out those tumors before they become a problem.
Can companies like Unilever and Pepsi help make us healthier? This week at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado, corporate insiders reflect on their role in creating a healthy society.
A Texas border town is not the first place that comes to mind as a health-care pioneer. But despite waves of immigration and border challenges, Brownsville was chosen this week as one of six communities out of 250 around the country that’s created a – quote – culture of health. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation presented the honor – and a $25,000 dollar check – to each community at this week’s Aspen Ideas Festival.