Health/Science http://keranews.org en Cyclosporiasis Cases Linked To Fresh Cilantro From Mexico http://keranews.org/post/cyclosporiasis-cases-linked-fresh-cilantro-mexico <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Texas health officials have determined that the state’s </span>cyclosporiasis<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> outbreak could be traced to cilantro imported from Puebla, Mexico.</span></p><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:31:08 +0000 Krystina Martinez 54757 at http://keranews.org Cyclosporiasis Cases Linked To Fresh Cilantro From Mexico Think: 3 Tips For Explaining To Children That They Have A Learning Disability http://keranews.org/post/think-3-tips-explaining-children-they-have-learning-disability <p>Some of the kids heading back to school this week learn differently than their classmates. <a href="http://www.eyetoeyenational.org/about/our_staff_david.html">David Flink</a> knows what that’s like – he was diagnosed as a child with both dyslexia and ADHD. Today on <em>Think</em>, he talked to Krys Boyd about how to inform kids that they have a learning disability. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:30:06 +0000 Stephen Becker 54721 at http://keranews.org Think: 3 Tips For Explaining To Children That They Have A Learning Disability Dallas County Reports Second Case Of Chikungunya Virus http://keranews.org/post/dallas-county-reports-second-case-chikungunya-virus <p><a href="http://www.dallascounty.org/department/hhs/home.html">Dallas County Health and Human Services</a> has reported a second case of human&nbsp;Chikungunya.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:26:23 +0000 Krystina Martinez 54695 at http://keranews.org Dallas County Reports Second Case Of Chikungunya Virus Relief From Back Pain: A Promise Unfulfilled For Some http://keranews.org/post/relief-back-pain-promise-unfulfilled-some <p>For those who suffer frequent back pain, it was a promise of relief.&nbsp; Dallas-based North American Spine spent years building a business with a procedure called AccuraScope. Some swear by it. But others had disastrous results. Doug Swanson, an investigative reporter for the <em>Dallas Morning News,&nbsp;</em>spent months investigating North American Spine and talks about what he learned.</p><p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:13:05 +0000 Sam Baker 54697 at http://keranews.org Relief From Back Pain: A Promise Unfulfilled For Some A Good Day At School Begins At The Breakfast Table http://keranews.org/post/good-day-school-begins-breakfast-table <p>What kids eat before school can greatly impact how they perform in the classroom.</p><p>In this edition of <em>Vital Signs</em>, Navin Hariprasad,&nbsp;a nutritionist and Operations Manager of Patient&nbsp;Food Services&nbsp;at Parkland Hospital, explains the difference a healthy breakfast and a balanced diet throughout the day can make.</p><p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:28:00 +0000 Sam Baker 54433 at http://keranews.org A Good Day At School Begins At The Breakfast Table Fort Worth-Trained Doctor Says He's Thrilled To Be Alive After Recovering From Ebola http://keranews.org/post/fort-worth-trained-doctor-says-hes-thrilled-be-alive-after-recovering-ebola <p>It’s been an emotional roller coaster for friends, family and colleagues of Dr. Kent Brantly. The lows came when the Fort Worth-trained doctor contracted Ebola in Liberia and had to be flown to a special isolation ward in Atlanta.</p><p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:02:00 +0000 Doualy Xaykaothao 54460 at http://keranews.org Fort Worth-Trained Doctor Says He's Thrilled To Be Alive After Recovering From Ebola 'I Am Thrilled To Be Alive,' Says Kent Brantly, Who's Recovered From Ebola http://keranews.org/post/i-am-thrilled-be-alive-says-kent-brantly-whos-recovered-ebola <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dr. Kent </span>Brantly<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the Fort Worth-trained doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, says he's thrilled to be alive.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:56:53 +0000 Eric Aasen & Associated Press 54422 at http://keranews.org 'I Am Thrilled To Be Alive,' Says Kent Brantly, Who's Recovered From Ebola Think: Poking Holes In The Paleo Diet http://keranews.org/post/think-poking-holes-paleo-diet <p>Followers of the <a href="http://thepaleodiet.com/">Paleo Diet</a> believe we should stick to foods that our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate. Protein – good. Carbs – bad. Today on <em>Think</em>, Krys Boyd talked to a <em>National Geographic</em> writer who’s studied the evolution of the human diet to get her take. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:13:37 +0000 Stephen Becker 54396 at http://keranews.org Think: Poking Holes In The Paleo Diet Sleep And Find A Significant Other -- And Other Tips To Improve Memory http://keranews.org/post/sleep-and-find-significant-other-and-other-tips-improve-memory <p>If you’re constantly misplacing your keys and forgetting items on your grocery list, you probably just chalk it up to a bad memory. There are, however, steps you can take to improve your ability to retain information. On Tuesday on KERA's <em>Think</em>, Krys Boyd talked to a neuroscientist to get a few tips. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:57:38 +0000 Stephen Becker 54337 at http://keranews.org Sleep And Find A Significant Other -- And Other Tips To Improve Memory New FDA Rules On What's Really 'Gluten-Free' http://keranews.org/post/new-fda-rules-whats-really-gluten-free <p>Not all products labeled as “gluten-free” or some variation of it were actually free of the protein that can cause life-threatening illness in millions of Americans.</p><p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 03:18:27 +0000 Sam Baker 54157 at http://keranews.org New FDA Rules On What's Really 'Gluten-Free'