Lauren Silverman http://keranews.org en SMU Football Players Will Hit The Field With Kevlar-Lined Helmets http://keranews.org/post/smu-football-players-will-hit-field-kevlar-lined-helmets <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The football players at SMU will be wearing something new under their helmet this season.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At the first game of the season, SMU’s Mustangs will all be wearing helmets outfitted with ballistics-grade </span>kevlar<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span></p><p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:54:29 +0000 Lauren Silverman 54805 at http://keranews.org SMU Football Players Will Hit The Field With Kevlar-Lined Helmets Nurses Practice With High Tech, Tiny Manikins http://keranews.org/post/nurses-practice-high-tech-tiny-manikins <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14.44444465637207px; line-height: 1.5;">Maybe you’ve seen a baby doll that cries or hiccups, but how about one with a pulse? At UT Arlington’s College of Nursing, teachers put students through the paces of emergency scenarios remotely, using computer-programmed baby manikins.</span></p><p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:47:10 +0000 Lauren Silverman 54645 at http://keranews.org Nurses Practice With High Tech, Tiny Manikins Private Practice Doctors Help North Texas VA Meet Demand http://keranews.org/post/private-practice-doctors-help-north-texas-va-meet-demand <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">In Texas, four medical centers serving veterans have some of the nation’s worst wait times for new patients. To speed up access to health care, the North Texas VA is ramping up partnerships with local providers.</span></p><p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:48:00 +0000 Lauren Silverman 54320 at http://keranews.org Private Practice Doctors Help North Texas VA Meet Demand Family Belongings Of Doctor With Ebola Destroyed; Here's How To Help http://keranews.org/post/family-belongings-doctor-ebola-destroyed-heres-how-help <p>The family belongings of Dr. Kent Brantly, the Fort Worth-trained doctor who contracted Ebola in Liberia, are considered contaminated and will be destroyed, according to a statement&nbsp;Friday from the hospital where he studied.</p><p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:39:00 +0000 Lauren Silverman 54165 at http://keranews.org Family Belongings Of Doctor With Ebola Destroyed; Here's How To Help Texas Drones Built To Save Lives http://keranews.org/post/texas-drones-built-save-lives <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Drones have gotten international notoriety because of their ability to take out bad guys (and, at times, bystanders). Sometimes, they’re described as killing machines. But drones can also save lives. </span></p><p> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:44:00 +0000 Lauren Silverman 54014 at http://keranews.org Texas Drones Built To Save Lives The Smartphone Will See You Now: The Wild West Of Medical Apps http://keranews.org/post/smartphone-will-see-you-now-wild-west-medical-apps <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:17.5pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Georgia, serif; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">If you take a virtual stroll through the iTunes store or Google Play you will find nearly a hundred thousand health apps. Everything from fitness trackers to blood glucose monitors. Out of all these apps, only about 100 have been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration. Some lawyers are calling for more regulation.</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;"><o:p></o:p></span></p><p> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:44:00 +0000 Lauren Silverman 53939 at http://keranews.org The Smartphone Will See You Now: The Wild West Of Medical Apps Perry And Cruz Test The Presidential Waters At RedState Gathering http://keranews.org/post/perry-and-cruz-test-presidential-waters-redstate-gathering <p>It’s the presidential race no one is talking about: Two Texas political stars, both testing the waters for a run in 2016 –without mentioning it, of course. Ted Cruz and Rick Perry took their not-so-stealth campaigns to the annual RedState gathering today -- in the heart of America's biggest red state.</p><p> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 13:52:49 +0000 Lauren Silverman 53812 at http://keranews.org Perry And Cruz Test The Presidential Waters At RedState Gathering Planned Parenthood Opening New Clinic To Meet Texas' Abortion Laws http://keranews.org/post/planned-parenthood-opening-new-clinic-meet-texas-abortion-laws <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Next month, a dozen abortion clinics in Texas will close because they don't meet tough new standards outlined in the controversial abortion law that passed last summer. Planned Parenthood in Dallas will open its new facility -- which will be one of just seven clinics in the state that meet the new requirements.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:55:00 +0000 Lauren Silverman 53706 at http://keranews.org Planned Parenthood Opening New Clinic To Meet Texas' Abortion Laws Can Technology Help With End Of Life Decisions? This Texas Company Thinks So http://keranews.org/post/can-technology-help-end-life-decisions-texas-company-thinks-so <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Outlining end&nbsp;of life wishes is not exactly a popular task. But one North Texas company is making it easier.</span></p><p> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 18:06:00 +0000 Lauren Silverman 53570 at http://keranews.org Can Technology Help With End Of Life Decisions? This Texas Company Thinks So Medical Education, Gamified http://keranews.org/post/medical-education-gamified <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Gaming moved from the video arcade to military bases and flight schools years ago. The next set of gamers could reshape health care.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 14:45:00 +0000 Lauren Silverman 53515 at http://keranews.org Medical Education, Gamified