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  • Hepatitis awareness

    Hepatitis awareness

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:22:46 GMT
    It’s a health issue that affects nearly 400 million people worldwide but many people don’t know exactly what it is.
    It’s a health issue that affects nearly 400 million people worldwide but many people don’t know exactly what it is.
  • Be Covered Texas

    Be Covered Texas

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:59:19 GMT
    Dr. Esteban Lopez helps those who are newly insured or those still needing insurance understand what to look out for and the kinds of things to ask medical professionals.
    Dr. Esteban Lopez helps those who are newly insured or those still needing insurance understand what to look out for and the kinds of things to ask medical professionals.
  • Alcohol and heart health

    Alcohol and heart health

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:27 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:27:26 GMT
    A new study on alcohol has some surprising findings. It shows drinking, even light to moderate amounts, provides no heart health benefit at all.
    A new study on alcohol has some surprising findings. It shows drinking, even light to moderate amounts, provides no heart health benefit at all.
  • Sleep and Alzheimer's disease

    Sleep and Alzheimer's disease

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:07 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:07:40 GMT
    Dr. Neeraj Manchanda talks about how sleep disturbances may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
    Dr. Neeraj Manchanda talks about how sleep disturbances may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Fitness band complaints

    Fitness band complaints

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:49:13 GMT
    They're the hottest trend in health right now but is your fitness band actually making you fat?
    They're the hottest trend in health right now but is your fitness band actually making you fat?
  • Chikungunya protection

    Chikungunya protection

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:19:04 GMT
    FOX 7 recently talked about a disease that has made its way to Texas. Dr. Kumar discusses chikungunya and how you can protect yourself against it.
    FOX 7 recently talked about a disease that has made its way to Texas. Dr. Kumar discusses chikungunya and how you can protect yourself against it.
  • World AIDS Conference and new research

    World AIDS Conference and new research

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:46 AM EDT2014-07-22 11:46:53 GMT
    The 20th annual World AIDS Conference is this week in Australia. Dr. Jo from the FOX Medical Team talks about it and the new research to help find a cure.
    The 20th annual World AIDS Conference is this week in Australia. Dr. Jo from the FOX Medical Team talks about it and the new research to help find a cure.
  • Weight gain and stress

    Weight gain and stress

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:12:10 GMT
    Some of us turn to food to help cope with stress and a new study shows that could have long term effects on your metabolism. Dr. Erik Lough tells us more.
    Some of us turn to food to help cope with stress and a new study shows that could have long term effects on your metabolism. Dr. Erik Lough tells us more.
  • Over the counter acne medications

    Over the counter acne medications

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:50:11 GMT
    Some people experience severe allergic reactions to over the counter acne medications. Dr. Ted Lain from Steiner Ranch Dermatology talks about what you can do to protect yourself and what to look out for when buying a product.
    Some people experience severe allergic reactions to over the counter acne medications. Dr. Ted Lain from Steiner Ranch Dermatology talks about what you can do to protect yourself and what to look out for when buying a product.
  • Preventing Alzheimer's

    Preventing Alzheimer's

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:18 AM EDT2014-07-16 13:18:58 GMT
    There's still plenty to be learned about the disease but some new research shows our physical activity can help our cognition in our later years.
    There's still plenty to be learned about the disease but some new research shows our physical activity can help our cognition in our later years.
  • Marriage and heart health

    Marriage and heart health

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-07-15 16:10:03 GMT
    A happy marriage may cut your risk of heart disease. In fact, there's growing evidence the quality of our relationships is linked to several health outcomes, including cardiovascular disease.
    A happy marriage may cut your risk of heart disease. In fact, there's growing evidence the quality of our relationships is linked to several health outcomes, including cardiovascular disease.
  • Weight gain shockers

    Weight gain shockers

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-07-02 16:53:50 GMT
    Dr. Kumar with Austin Gastroenterology stopped by Good Day to talk about 6 reasons why you may be gaining weight - and the reasons could be sneakier than you think.
    Dr. Kumar with Austin Gastroenterology stopped by Good Day to talk about 6 reasons why you may be gaining weight - and the reasons could be sneakier than you think.
  • Norovirus, prevention tips

    Norovirus, prevention tips

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-06-11 20:38:57 GMT
    When you hear about norovirus, it's usually because of an outbreak on a cruise ship but it can actually affect you anywhere.
    When you hear about norovirus, it's usually because of an outbreak on a cruise ship but it can actually affect you anywhere.
  • Measles cases and outbreaks

    Measles cases and outbreaks

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 3:11 PM EDT2014-06-04 19:11:36 GMT
    From January 1 - May 30, 2014, 334 measles cases and outbreaks were reported in 18 states.
    From January 1 - May 30, 2014, 334 measles cases and outbreaks were reported in 18 states.
  • Stroke Awareness Month

    Stroke Awareness Month

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-05-28 16:19:09 GMT
    May is Stroke Awareness Month.Dr. Kumar, with Austin Gastroenterology, sat down with us on Good Day Austin.
    May is Stroke Awareness Month.Dr. Kumar, with Austin Gastroenterology, sat down with us on Good Day Austin.
  • Corrective helmets may not correct skull deformations

    Corrective helmets may not correct skull deformations

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-05-07 12:35:12 GMT
    New research suggests that wearing a corrective helmet may not help babies who suffer suffer from skull deformation. Dr. Kumar, with Austin Gastroenterology, joined us on Good Day to talk about this research.
    New research suggests that wearing a corrective helmet may not help babies who suffer suffer from skull deformation. Dr. Kumar, with Austin Gastroenterology, joined us on Good Day to talk about this research.
  • The benefits of red wine

    The benefits of red wine

    Thursday, May 1 2014 8:48 AM EDT2014-05-01 12:48:22 GMT
    We have all heard that red wine is good for you. But how much is too much?Deena Centofanti, with the FOX Medical Team, joined us live to talk about the health benefits of red wine and how much people should consume.
    We have all heard that red wine is good for you. But how much is too much?Deena Centofanti, with the FOX Medical Team, joined us live to talk about the health benefits of red wine and how much people should consume.
  • Ways to balance your workload

    Ways to balance your workload

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-04-24 11:22:03 GMT
    Beth Galvin, with the FOX Medical Team, joined us live on Good Day to talk to us about how people can tell if they are overloaded with work.
    Beth Galvin, with the FOX Medical Team, joined us live on Good Day to talk to us about how people can tell if they are overloaded with work.
  • Myths about organ donation

    Myths about organ donation

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:51:35 GMT
    April is organ donation month.
    April is organ donation month.
  • CDC releases new numbers on autism

    CDC releases new numbers on autism

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-02 14:53:55 GMT
    Dr. Kumar, with Austin Gastroenterology, joined us on Good Day to talk about the rising number of diagnosed autism cases in the U.S.
    Dr. Kumar, with Austin Gastroenterology, joined us on Good Day to talk about the rising number of diagnosed autism cases in the U.S.
  • Flu still a serious threat

    Flu still a serious threat

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-03-26 12:52:39 GMT
    Dr. Kumar talked to us about the impact of the flu in Central Texas.
    Dr. Kumar talked to us about the impact of the flu in Central Texas.
  • Traumatic brain injuries more common than thought

    Traumatic brain injuries more common than thought

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-03-19 12:46:29 GMT
    The CDC is trying to raise awareness about traumatic brain injuries this month.
    The CDC is trying to raise awareness about traumatic brain injuries this month.
  • Preventing colon cancer

    Preventing colon cancer

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 8:31 AM EDT2014-03-12 12:31:23 GMT
    March is national colon cancer awareness month.
    March is national colon cancer awareness month.
  • Atrial Fibrillation

    Atrial Fibrillation

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 8:30 AM EST2014-02-12 13:30:44 GMT
    Dr. Kumar joined us on Good Day to tell us about the heart condition, atrial fibrillation.
    Dr. Kumar joined us on Good Day to tell us about the heart condition, atrial fibrillation.
  • Cruise ship illnesses on the rise

    Cruise ship illnesses on the rise

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 8:34 AM EST2014-02-04 13:34:09 GMT
    Dr. Joette Giovinco joined us live on Good Day to talk about some of the recent incidents involving illnesses on cruise ships.
    Dr. Joette Giovinco joined us live on Good Day to talk about some of the recent incidents involving illnesses on cruise ships.
  • Gun safety & kids

    Gun safety & kids

    Wednesday, January 29 2014 8:39 AM EST2014-01-29 13:39:57 GMT
    Firearm injuries are the second leading cause of death for teens between 15 and 19.
    Firearm injuries are the second leading cause of death for teens between 15 and 19.
  • The psychology of food

    The psychology of food

    Thursday, January 23 2014 7:32 AM EST2014-01-23 12:32:42 GMT
    People who struggle with their weight may want to consider changing the way they think about food, says medical professionals.
    People who struggle with their weight may want to consider changing the way they think about food, says medical professionals.
  • Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

    Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 8:56 AM EST2014-01-22 13:56:00 GMT
    Dr. Kumar stopped by the Good Day studio to talk about the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet.
    Dr. Kumar stopped by the Good Day studio to talk about the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet.
  • New tests help find often-unnoticed diseases

    New tests help find often-unnoticed diseases

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 7:21 AM EST2014-01-21 12:21:51 GMT
    Medical professionals have begun using new tests that help uncover diseases that often go unnoticed by traditional medical testing.
    Medical professionals have begun using new tests that help uncover diseases that often go unnoticed by traditional medical testing.
  • Flu still making its rounds

    Flu still making its rounds

    Wednesday, January 15 2014 8:26 AM EST2014-01-15 13:26:48 GMT
    Cedar Fever has been causing Central Texas residents lots of problems, but the flu is still having an impact in the area.
    Cedar Fever has been causing Central Texas residents lots of problems, but the flu is still having an impact in the area.
  • Home remedy for acid reflux

    Home remedy for acid reflux

    Wednesday, January 8 2014 8:52 AM EST2014-01-08 13:52:18 GMT
    Dr. Kumar explains how phone books can help ease the discomfort of acid reflux.
    Dr. Kumar explains how phone books can help ease the discomfort of acid reflux.
  • Boost your metabolism

    Boost your metabolism

    Thursday, December 12 2013 7:33 AM EST2013-12-12 12:33:18 GMT
    A few changes to your diet and exercise routine can help you speed up your metabolism.
    A few changes to your diet and exercise routine can help you speed up your metabolism.
  • Treating Hepatitis C

    Treating Hepatitis C

    Wednesday, December 11 2013 8:34 AM EST2013-12-11 13:34:26 GMT
    The Centers for Disease Control is urging all Americans born between 1945 and 1965 to get tested for Hepatitis C.
    The Centers for Disease Control is urging all Americans born between 1945 and 1965 to get tested for Hepatitis C.
  • Alzheimer's Vaccine on the horizon?

    Alzheimer's Vaccine on the horizon?

    Tuesday, December 10 2013 7:29 AM EST2013-12-10 12:29:40 GMT
    Medical researchers say they are one step closing to developing a vaccine for Alzheimer's Disease.
    Medical researchers say they are one step closing to developing a vaccine for Alzheimer's Disease.
  • Crohn's & Colitis Awareness week

    Crohn's & Colitis Awareness week

    Thursday, December 5 2013 12:12 PM EST2013-12-05 17:12:27 GMT
    This week is Crohn's & Colitis Awareness week.
    This week is Crohn's & Colitis Awareness week.
  • Protection against Polio

    Protection against Polio

    Wednesday, November 20 2013 9:45 AM EST2013-11-20 14:45:12 GMT
    The United States has been free of the viral disease Polio for more than thirty years thanks to an effective vaccine.
    The United States has been free of the viral disease Polio for more than thirty years thanks to an effective vaccine.
  • Housework good for the heart?

    Housework good for the heart?

    Thursday, November 14 2013 9:12 AM EST2013-11-14 14:12:01 GMT
    A new study has found that doing daily activities around the house may lead to a longer life.
    A new study has found that doing daily activities around the house may lead to a longer life.
  • Prostate cancer awareness

    Prostate cancer awareness

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 12:43 PM EST2013-11-06 17:43:18 GMT
    Dr. Kumar, from Austin Gastroenterology, joined us in the studio to talk about men's health awareness and prostate cancer.
    Dr. Kumar, from Austin Gastroenterology, joined us in the studio to talk about men's health awareness and prostate cancer.
  • Exercise the worry away

    Exercise the worry away

    Tuesday, November 5 2013 10:39 AM EST2013-11-05 15:39:15 GMT
    New research has shown that regular physical activity can have a positive effect on people who suffer from anxiety disorder symptoms.
    New research has shown that regular physical activity can have a positive effect on people who suffer from anxiety disorder symptoms.
  • Strokes in the United States

    Strokes in the United States

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 8:35 AM EDT2013-10-30 12:35:01 GMT
    Dr. Kumar talked to us about stroke awareness on Good Day Austin.
    Dr. Kumar talked to us about stroke awareness on Good Day Austin.
  • Connection between sleep & Alzheimer's

    Connection between sleep & Alzheimer's

    Wednesday, October 23 2013 8:31 AM EDT2013-10-23 12:31:04 GMT
    New research suggests a good night's sleep may be the best defense against Alzheimer's Disease.
    New research suggests a good night's sleep may be the best defense against Alzheimer's Disease.
  • A man's voice my impact attractiveness

    A man's voice my impact attractiveness

    Tuesday, October 22 2013 7:35 AM EDT2013-10-22 11:35:52 GMT
    A new study has found that there may be a link between a man's voice and his level of attractiveness.
    A new study has found that there may be a link between a man's voice and his level of attractiveness.
  • The debate over fresh vs frozen fruits, vegetables

    The debate over fresh vs frozen fruits, vegetables

    Thursday, October 17 2013 7:33 AM EDT2013-10-17 11:33:59 GMT
    New research suggests that the difference in nutritional value between fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables may not be as big as people might think.
    New research suggests that the difference in nutritional value between fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables may not be as big as people might think.
  • Staying safe from salmonella

    Staying safe from salmonella

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 8:33 AM EDT2013-10-16 12:33:44 GMT
    A recent outbreak of salmonella is said to have affected more than three hundred people across the country.
    A recent outbreak of salmonella is said to have affected more than three hundred people across the country.
  • Possible link between induced labor & Autism

    Possible link between induced labor & Autism

    Tuesday, August 13 2013 7:48 AM EDT2013-08-13 11:48:46 GMT
    A new study claims there may be a link between induced labor and Autism in children.
    A new study claims there may be a link between induced labor and Autism in children.
  • Cyclospora outbreak in Texas

    Cyclospora outbreak in Texas

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 8:45 AM EDT2013-08-07 12:45:35 GMT
    The outbreak of Cyclospora in the U.S. has people leery about eating their fruits and vegetables.
    The outbreak of Cyclospora in the U.S. has people leery about eating their fruits and vegetables.
  • FDA warns about supplement ingredient

    FDA warns about supplement ingredient

    Tuesday, July 30 2013 7:30 AM EDT2013-07-30 11:30:32 GMT
    The FDA has issued a warning about an ingredient found in some supplements that can have harmful effects for users.
    The FDA has issued a warning about an ingredient found in some supplements that can have harmful effects for users.
  • Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease

    Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease

    Wednesday, July 24 2013 12:11 PM EDT2013-07-24 16:11:27 GMT
    Many parents have had to deal with children who get sick from Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease.
    Many parents have had to deal with children who get sick from Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease.
  • Treating a child's fever

    Treating a child's fever

    Tuesday, July 23 2013 7:55 AM EDT2013-07-23 11:55:32 GMT
    Scientists have discovered a new way to tell if a child's fever is caused by a viral or bacterial infection.
    Scientists have discovered a new way to tell if a child's fever is caused by a viral or bacterial infection.
  • Retirement & Alzheimer's

    Retirement & Alzheimer's

    Wednesday, July 17 2013 8:30 AM EDT2013-07-17 12:30:48 GMT
    A new study is claiming that retirees who stopped working later in life had a decreased risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease.
    A new study is claiming that retirees who stopped working later in life had a decreased risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease.
  • Baby boomers & Hepatitis C

    Baby boomers & Hepatitis C

    Wednesday, July 10 2013 8:53 AM EDT2013-07-10 12:53:00 GMT
    A new study says that baby boomers should get tested for Hepatitis C.
    A new study says that baby boomers should get tested for Hepatitis C.
  • Sleep & calorie consumption

    Sleep & calorie consumption

    Wednesday, July 3 2013 8:35 AM EDT2013-07-03 12:35:00 GMT
    A new study has shown that staying up late and not getting enough sleep can possibly lead to people consuming more calories throughout their day.
    A new study has shown that staying up late and not getting enough sleep can possibly lead to people consuming more calories throughout their day.
  • Water fountain germs

    Water fountain germs

    Tuesday, July 2 2013 7:31 AM EDT2013-07-02 11:31:11 GMT
    New research has found that water fountain water is contaminated with a host of different bacteria.
    New research has found that water fountain water is contaminated with a host of different bacteria.
  • Ways to avoid pool water germs

    Ways to avoid pool water germs

    Thursday, June 27 2013 7:53 AM EDT2013-06-27 11:53:08 GMT
    Deena Centofanti, with the FOX Medical Team, joined us live on Good Day this morning to talk about some of the nasty contaminants found in public pools
    Deena Centofanti, with the FOX Medical Team, joined us live on Good Day this morning to talk about some of the nasty contaminants found in public pools
  • MRSA concerns spreading

    MRSA concerns spreading

    Wednesday, June 26 2013 8:51 AM EDT2013-06-26 12:51:00 GMT
    Some hospitals are making efforts to protect patients and staff as concerns about MRSA are spreading around the world.
    Some hospitals are making efforts to protect patients and staff as concerns about MRSA are spreading around the world.
  • Importance of eating breakfast

    Importance of eating breakfast

    Tuesday, June 25 2013 7:26 AM EDT2013-06-25 11:26:04 GMT
    A new study suggests that eating breakfast may help overweight women reduce their risk of diabetes.
    A new study suggests that eating breakfast may help overweight women reduce their risk of diabetes.
  • Study: Volunteering good for blood pressure

    Study: Volunteering good for blood pressure

    Thursday, June 20 2013 7:56 AM EDT2013-06-20 11:56:11 GMT
    A new study claims that volunteering for an average of four hours a week can help people maintain a healthy blood pressure.
    A new study claims that volunteering for an average of four hours a week can help people maintain a healthy blood pressure.
  • Protecting your skin

    Protecting your skin

    Wednesday, June 19 2013 8:30 AM EDT2013-06-19 12:30:35 GMT
    It's summer break and a lot of people are probably spending more time outdoors.
    It's summer break and a lot of people are probably spending more time outdoors.
  • The effects of sibling bullying

    The effects of sibling bullying

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 7:35 AM EDT2013-06-18 11:35:55 GMT
    New research has suggested that some spats between siblings may actually cross the line into bullying.
    New research has suggested that some spats between siblings may actually cross the line into bullying.
  • Important men's health issues

    Important men's health issues

    Wednesday, June 12 2013 8:35 AM EDT2013-06-12 12:35:20 GMT
    An article in the New York Times reports that fatherhood could possibly lead to a drop in testosterone levels.
    An article in the New York Times reports that fatherhood could possibly lead to a drop in testosterone levels.
  • Protecting your skin

    Protecting your skin

    Wednesday, May 29 2013 8:49 AM EDT2013-05-29 12:49:15 GMT
    Summer is here, and that means a lot of time outdoors.
    Summer is here, and that means a lot of time outdoors.
  • Scientist make breakthrough in fight against Alzheimer's

    Scientist make breakthrough in fight against Alzheimer's

    Tuesday, May 28 2013 11:33 AM EDT2013-05-28 15:33:28 GMT
    Scientists have made a breakthrough in Alzheimer's research that could potentially lead to them finding the cause of the debilitating disease.
    Scientists have made a breakthrough in Alzheimer's research that could potentially lead to them finding the cause of the debilitating disease.
  • How to manage your anger

    How to manage your anger

    Thursday, May 23 2013 7:34 AM EDT2013-05-23 11:34:31 GMT
    A new study says that the best way for people to control their anger may be to change the way they think about the emotion.
    A new study says that the best way for people to control their anger may be to change the way they think about the emotion.
  • Bipolar disorder & pregnancy

    Bipolar disorder & pregnancy

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:53 AM EDT2013-05-21 11:53:31 GMT
    Medical research shows that women who get the flu during pregnancy may be at greater risk of having a child who develops bipolar disorder.
    Medical research shows that women who get the flu during pregnancy may be at greater risk of having a child who develops bipolar disorder.
  • National Women's Health Week

    National Women's Health Week

    Wednesday, May 15 2013 8:48 AM EDT2013-05-15 12:48:53 GMT
    This week is National Women's Health Week, and a reminder for women to take steps toward living a healthier life.
    This week is National Women's Health Week, and a reminder for women to take steps toward living a healthier life.
  • Disrupting your weight loss goals

    Disrupting your weight loss goals

    Tuesday, May 14 2013 7:41 AM EDT2013-05-14 11:41:11 GMT
    A new study has found that many people may be sabotaging their weight loss goals by having an overall negative opinion about their body type.
    A new study has found that many people may be sabotaging their weight loss goals by having an overall negative opinion about their body type.
  • Warnings over caffeinated gum

    Warnings over caffeinated gum

    Thursday, May 9 2013 7:39 AM EDT2013-05-09 11:39:06 GMT
    Caffeinated gums have popped up on the FDA's radar.
    Caffeinated gums have popped up on the FDA's radar.
  • Could parasites cure Crohn's Disease?

    Could parasites cure Crohn's Disease?

    Wednesday, May 8 2013 8:36 AM EDT2013-05-08 12:36:34 GMT
    New research being done here in Austin is looking to see if ingesting parasites could possibly cure Crohn's Disease.
    New research being done here in Austin is looking to see if ingesting parasites could possibly cure Crohn's Disease.
  • Study: Our bodies programmed to snack late

    Study: Our bodies programmed to snack late

    Tuesday, May 7 2013 7:25 AM EDT2013-05-07 11:25:10 GMT
    A new study has found that the body's internal clock increases hunger and cravings late at night.
    A new study has found that the body's internal clock increases hunger and cravings late at night.
  • Finding the right gym

    Finding the right gym

    Thursday, May 2 2013 7:29 AM EDT2013-05-02 11:29:53 GMT
    Beth Galvin talked to us this morning about how to find the best gym for you.
    Beth Galvin talked to us this morning about how to find the best gym for you.
  • Walking vs. running

    Walking vs. running

    Thursday, April 25 2013 7:31 AM EDT2013-04-25 11:31:14 GMT
    Deena Centofanti spoke to us live about the benefits of walking this morning.
    Deena Centofanti spoke to us live about the benefits of walking this morning.
  • Cinnamon challenge dangers

    Cinnamon challenge dangers

    Wednesday, April 24 2013 8:27 AM EDT2013-04-24 12:27:26 GMT
    Dr. Kumar, from Austin Gastroenterology, sat down with us on Good Day to talk about the dangers of the "cinnamon challenge."
    Dr. Kumar, from Austin Gastroenterology, sat down with us on Good Day to talk about the dangers of the "cinnamon challenge."
  • World Hemophilia Day

    World Hemophilia Day

    Wednesday, April 17 2013 8:26 AM EDT2013-04-17 12:26:21 GMT
    Today is World Hemophilia Day. Each year, about 400 American babies are born with hemophilia.
    Today is World Hemophilia Day. Each year, about 400 American babies are born with hemophilia.
  • Benefits of a healthy doctor

    Benefits of a healthy doctor

    Thursday, April 11 2013 7:45 AM EDT2013-04-11 11:45:26 GMT
    New research has found that there is a benefit to patients who have a physician who practices good health habits.
    New research has found that there is a benefit to patients who have a physician who practices good health habits.
  • The Mediterranean Diet

    The Mediterranean Diet

    Wednesday, April 10 2013 8:29 AM EDT2013-04-10 12:29:04 GMT
    Dr. Kumar, from Austin Gastroenterology, sat down with us on Good Day this morning to talk about the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet
    Dr. Kumar, from Austin Gastroenterology, sat down with us on Good Day this morning to talk about the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet
  • Planning to help with weight loss

    Planning to help with weight loss

    Thursday, April 4 2013 7:33 AM EDT2013-04-04 11:33:13 GMT
    When trying to lose weight, willpower will only get most people so far.
    When trying to lose weight, willpower will only get most people so far.
  • ADHD drugs for kids

    ADHD drugs for kids

    Wednesday, April 3 2013 8:33 AM EDT2013-04-03 12:33:13 GMT
    More children and teenagers are being diagnosed with ADHD.
    More children and teenagers are being diagnosed with ADHD.
  • Infants & solid foods

    Infants & solid foods

    Tuesday, April 2 2013 9:30 AM EDT2013-04-02 13:30:40 GMT
    A new study by the CDC has found that some mothers are feeding their babies solid food earlier than the recommended age of six months.
    A new study by the CDC has found that some mothers are feeding their babies solid food earlier than the recommended age of six months.
  • Effects of too much t.v.

    Effects of too much t.v.

    Tuesday, April 2 2013 7:23 AM EDT2013-04-02 11:23:57 GMT
    New research suggests that spending hours in front of a television at a young age may be worse for children than originally thought.
    New research suggests that spending hours in front of a television at a young age may be worse for children than originally thought.
  • Women turn to vampire facelift to look younger

    Women turn to vampire facelift to look younger

    Thursday, March 28 2013 7:37 AM EDT2013-03-28 11:37:39 GMT
    Beth Galvin, with the Fox Medical Team, joined us live on Good Day to talk about the "vampire facelift" treatment that some women are turning to in order to preserve their youth.
    Beth Galvin, with the Fox Medical Team, joined us live on Good Day to talk about the "vampire facelift" treatment that some women are turning to in order to preserve their youth.
  • New guidelines for sports concussions

    New guidelines for sports concussions

    Tuesday, March 26 2013 7:24 AM EDT2013-03-26 11:24:38 GMT
    More than a million athletes experience a concussion each year in the United States.
    More than a million athletes experience a concussion each year in the United States.
  • Baby cured of HIV

    Baby cured of HIV

    Wednesday, March 6 2013 8:26 AM EST2013-03-06 13:26:24 GMT
    Scientists say that a baby, born with the HIV virus, has been cured.
    Scientists say that a baby, born with the HIV virus, has been cured.
  • ADHD & young adults

    ADHD & young adults

    Tuesday, March 5 2013 7:36 AM EST2013-03-05 12:36:20 GMT
    When people talk about behavioral disorders like ADHD, the first thing we think of is young kids.
    When people talk about behavioral disorders like ADHD, the first thing we think of is young kids.
  • Diet drinks & eating habits

    Diet drinks & eating habits

    Thursday, February 28 2013 7:33 AM EST2013-02-28 12:33:18 GMT
    Deena Centofanti, with the Fox Medical Team, joined us live to talk about a new study on the effects of drinking diet soda.
    Deena Centofanti, with the Fox Medical Team, joined us live to talk about a new study on the effects of drinking diet soda.
  • Flu shot effectiveness

    Flu shot effectiveness

    Wednesday, February 27 2013 8:30 AM EST2013-02-27 13:30:33 GMT
    A new report from the CDC has shown that the current flu shot is only nine percent effective for the elderly.
    A new report from the CDC has shown that the current flu shot is only nine percent effective for the elderly.
  • Grapefruit and medications

    Grapefruit and medications

    Tuesday, February 26 2013 7:33 AM EST2013-02-26 12:33:47 GMT
    People who enjoy eating grapefruit may want to watch what medications they take with it.
    People who enjoy eating grapefruit may want to watch what medications they take with it.
  • Growing trend of water births

    Growing trend of water births

    Thursday, February 21 2013 7:28 AM EST2013-02-21 12:28:46 GMT
    Some birthing centers are offering women the option of delivering their baby in water.
    Some birthing centers are offering women the option of delivering their baby in water.
  • Benefits of acupuncture

    Benefits of acupuncture

    Wednesday, February 20 2013 8:47 AM EST2013-02-20 13:47:36 GMT
    A new study has shown that acupuncture could improve your bathroom habits after having abdominal surgery.
    A new study has shown that acupuncture could improve your bathroom habits after having abdominal surgery.
  • New migraine treatments on the horizon

    New migraine treatments on the horizon

    Tuesday, February 19 2013 7:35 AM EST2013-02-19 12:35:21 GMT
    Anyone who has ever had a migraine before knows that the pain and pressure associated with the headaches can be unbearable at times.
    Anyone who has ever had a migraine before knows that the pain and pressure associated with the headaches can be unbearable at times.
  • Love & your heart

    Love & your heart

    Thursday, February 14 2013 7:28 AM EST2013-02-14 12:28:51 GMT
    Love is not only the topic of countless movies, books and songs, but it also helps keep people healthy.
    Love is not only the topic of countless movies, books and songs, but it also helps keep people healthy.
  • Preventing heart disease

    Preventing heart disease

    Wednesday, February 13 2013 8:27 AM EST2013-02-13 13:27:37 GMT
    February is National Heart Awareness Month, and it's a good time to look at ways to prevent heart disease.
    February is National Heart Awareness Month, and it's a good time to look at ways to prevent heart disease.
  • Scarecrow Birdy

    Scarecrow Birdy

    Tuesday, February 12 2013 10:59 AM EST2013-02-12 15:59:54 GMT
    Scarecrow Birdy performed live for us on Good Day.
    Scarecrow Birdy performed live for us on Good Day
  • Men, vitamin C & kidney stones

    Men, vitamin C & kidney stones

    Tuesday, February 12 2013 7:22 AM EST2013-02-12 12:22:29 GMT
    New research has shown that men who take vitamin C supplements may be at an increased risk of developing kidney stones.
    New research has shown that men who take vitamin C supplements may be at an increased risk of developing kidney stones.
  • Decoding your dreams

    Decoding your dreams

    Thursday, February 7 2013 7:35 AM EST2013-02-07 12:35:07 GMT
    Most people have had a dream or dreams they are fascinated by and cannot quite figure out what they might mean.
    Most people have had a dream or dreams they are fascinated by and cannot quite figure out what they might mean.
  • World Cancer Day

    World Cancer Day

    Wednesday, February 6 2013 8:28 AM EST2013-02-06 13:28:00 GMT
    Monday was World Cancer Day.
    Monday was World Cancer Day.
  • Adults not getting vaccinated

    Adults not getting vaccinated

    Tuesday, February 5 2013 7:31 AM EST2013-02-05 12:31:43 GMT
    Over the past few months, medical professionals have been stressing the importance of getting a flu shot.
    Over the past few months, medical professionals have been stressing the importance of getting a flu shot.
  • Does social media make us less social?

    Does social media make us less social?

    Thursday, January 31 2013 7:33 AM EST2013-01-31 12:33:02 GMT
    Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. Most people are familiar with or use these social networking sites. But are these social networking tools making people less social?
    Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. Most people are familiar with or use these social networking sites. But are these social networking tools making people less social?
  • Preventing the norovirus

    Preventing the norovirus

    Wednesday, January 30 2013 8:43 AM EST2013-01-30 13:43:34 GMT
    Every year, many Americans are hit with the norovirus.
    Every year, many Americans are hit with the norovirus.
  • Benefits of an O.R. checklist

    Benefits of an O.R. checklist

    Wednesday, January 23 2013 8:30 AM EST2013-01-23 13:30:53 GMT
    A new study has found that a checklist can help manage your experience in the operating room in time of a crisis.
    A new study has found that a checklist can help manage your experience in the operating room in time of a crisis.
  • Staying healthy after the flu

    Staying healthy after the flu

    Tuesday, January 22 2013 7:23 AM EST2013-01-22 12:23:48 GMT
    The flu has been hard-hitting this season, and there are a few things people can do to stay healthy once the symptoms are gone.
    The flu has been hard-hitting this season, and there are a few things people can do to stay healthy once the symptoms are gone.
  • Cell phone safety

    Cell phone safety

    Thursday, January 17 2013 7:29 AM EST2013-01-17 12:29:06 GMT
    Cell phones are one of the most popular gifts during the holiday season.
    Cell phones are one of the most popular gifts during the holiday season.
  • Flu epidemic in the U.S.

    Flu epidemic in the U.S.

    Wednesday, January 16 2013 8:34 AM EST2013-01-16 13:34:21 GMT
    With the flu virus running rampant in the United States, doctors are encouraging everyone to get vaccinated against the virus.
    With the flu virus running rampant in the United States, doctors are encouraging everyone to get vaccinated against the virus.
  • Why diets fail

    Why diets fail

    Tuesday, January 15 2013 7:29 AM EST2013-01-15 12:29:21 GMT
    Dr. Mike Cirigliano, with the Fox Medical Team, joined us live on Good Day to tell us about some things people are doing that might be sabotaging their diet plans.
    Dr. Mike Cirigliano, with the Fox Medical Team, joined us live on Good Day to tell us about some things people are doing that might be sabotaging their diet plans.
  • Kids and sleep

    Kids and sleep

    Thursday, January 10 2013 7:28 AM EST2013-01-10 12:28:40 GMT
    Any parent knows that when their kids cannot sleep, neither can the parent.
    Any parent knows that when their kids cannot sleep, neither can the parent.
  • Obesity risks

    Obesity risks

    Wednesday, January 9 2013 8:28 AM EST2013-01-09 13:28:48 GMT
    A new study has found that many Americans do not understand the real risks obesity can pose to their health.
    A new study has found that many Americans do not understand the real risks obesity can pose to their health.
  • Dads & baby behavior

    Dads & baby behavior

    Tuesday, January 8 2013 7:32 AM EST2013-01-08 12:32:08 GMT
    A new study has found that dads may be the biggest contributing factor to the mental health of their unborn child during pregnancy.
    A new study has found that dads may be the biggest contributing factor to the mental health of their unborn child during pregnancy.
  • Sticking to your New Year's resolution

    Sticking to your New Year's resolution

    Thursday, January 3 2013 7:21 AM EST2013-01-03 12:21:50 GMT
    Millions of people make resolutions for things they want to do in the New Year.
    Millions of people make resolutions for things they want to do in the New Year.
  • Concussions & blood clots

    Concussions & blood clots

    Wednesday, January 2 2013 8:29 AM EST2013-01-02 13:29:20 GMT
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is reportedly receiving blood thinners to deal with a blood clot near her brain after suffering a concussion last week when she fell and hit her head.
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is reportedly receiving blood thinners to deal with a blood clot near her brain after suffering a concussion last week when she fell and hit her head.
  • Dangers of texting while walking

    Dangers of texting while walking

    Thursday, December 20 2012 7:24 AM EST2012-12-20 12:24:19 GMT
    A new study claims that texting while walking may be just as dangerous as texting while driving.
    A new study claims that texting while walking may be just as dangerous as texting while driving.
  • The burden of longer living

    The burden of longer living

    Wednesday, December 19 2012 8:30 AM EST2012-12-19 13:30:18 GMT
    Many middle-aged Americans in the U.S. are dealing with a new type of household, as their parents are having to move in with them.
    Many middle-aged Americans in the U.S. are dealing with a new type of household, as their parents are having to move in with them.
  • Staying on the wagon during the holidays

    Staying on the wagon during the holidays

    Thursday, December 13 2012 7:25 AM EST2012-12-13 12:25:50 GMT
    People spend a lot of time celebrating the holidays with work parties and neighborhood get-togethers, which present a tricky situation for recovering alcoholics, or people who struggle with drinking too much.
    People spend a lot of time celebrating the holidays with work parties and neighborhood get-togethers, which present a tricky situation for recovering alcoholics, or people who struggle with drinking too much.
  • Benefits of dark chocolate

    Benefits of dark chocolate

    Wednesday, December 12 2012 8:31 AM EST2012-12-12 13:31:52 GMT
    A new study has shown that dark chocolate could improve your heart health and help you live longer.
    A new study has shown that dark chocolate could improve your heart health and help you live longer.
  • Holiday shopping and contaminated money

    Holiday shopping and contaminated money

    Thursday, December 6 2012 7:39 AM EST2012-12-06 12:39:01 GMT
    Deena Centofanti, with the Fox Medical Team spoke to us live about how to protect yourself during the holidays from the germs and bacteria that plague money and bank cards.
    Deena Centofanti, with the Fox Medical Team spoke to us live about how to protect yourself during the holidays from the germs and bacteria that plague money and bank cards.
  • Flu season & vaccinations

    Flu season & vaccinations

    Wednesday, December 5 2012 8:47 AM EST2012-12-05 13:47:08 GMT
    Flu season has hit Central Texas early this year, and according to the CDC, this year's flu season could be a rough one.
    Flu season has hit Central Texas early this year, and according to the CDC, this year's flu season could be a rough one.
  • Hazards of late night snacking

    Hazards of late night snacking

    Tuesday, December 4 2012 7:27 AM EST2012-12-04 12:27:08 GMT
    A new study has suggested that late night snacking may be much worse for people than initially thought.
    A new study has suggested that late night snacking may be much worse for people than initially thought.
  • Computer eye strain

    Computer eye strain

    Thursday, November 29 2012 7:28 AM EST2012-11-29 12:28:27 GMT
    Most people spend a lot of time staring at our computer and cell phone screens. Doctors say this could be bad for our eyes.
    Most people spend a lot of time staring at our computer and cell phone screens. Doctors say this could be bad for our eyes.
  • Raising awareness about HIV/AIDS

    Raising awareness about HIV/AIDS

    Wednesday, November 28 2012 8:33 AM EST2012-11-28 13:33:32 GMT
    December 1st is World AIDS Day. It is an effort to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS, and a reminder for people to get tested.
    December 1st is World AIDS Day. It is an effort to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS, and a reminder for people to get tested.
  • Forecasting the flu

    Forecasting the flu

    Tuesday, November 27 2012 7:30 AM EST2012-11-27 12:30:48 GMT
    Medical researchers have found that the same type of science used to predict weather forecasts may be able to help predict the spread of the flu virus in advance of flu season.
    Medical researchers have found that the same type of science used to predict weather forecasts may be able to help predict the spread of the flu virus in advance of flu season.
  • Dr. Kumar talks Thanksgiving dinner safety

    Dr. Kumar talks Thanksgiving dinner safety

    Wednesday, November 21 2012 8:27 AM EST2012-11-21 13:27:44 GMT
    Dr. Kumar sat down with us to share some Thanksgiving dinner safety tips.
    Dr. Kumar sat down with us to share some Thanksgiving dinner safety tips.
  • Holiday drinks piling on the calories

    Holiday drinks piling on the calories

    Tuesday, November 20 2012 7:34 AM EST2012-11-20 12:34:12 GMT
    Turkey, trimmings and desserts are the usual staples on most people's Thanksgiving menu. But beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages tend to make an appearance as well.
    Turkey, trimmings and desserts are the usual staples on most people's Thanksgiving menu. But beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages tend to make an appearance as well.
  • How salt sneaks into our diet

    How salt sneaks into our diet

    Thursday, November 15 2012 7:25 AM EST2012-11-15 12:25:27 GMT
    New research has shown that more of the salt we take in everyday comes from some of our favorite foods.
    New research has shown that more of the salt we take in everyday comes from some of our favorite foods.
  • Importance of men's health awareness

    Importance of men's health awareness

    Wednesday, November 14 2012 8:57 AM EST2012-11-14 13:57:00 GMT
    November, or "Movember," is men's health awareness month, and many men are sporting mustaches in support of raising awareness of men's health issues.
    November, or "Movember," is men's health awareness month, and many men are sporting mustaches in support of raising awareness of men's health issues.
  • Degenerative diseases affecting younger groups

    Degenerative diseases affecting younger groups

    Tuesday, November 13 2012 7:24 AM EST2012-11-13 12:24:46 GMT
    The Fox Medical Team's Dr. Mike Cirigliano spoke to us live on Good Day about why medical professionals are seeing a rise in the number of degenerative diseases in earlier age groups.
    The Fox Medical Team's Dr. Mike Cirigliano spoke to us live on Good Day about why medical professionals are seeing a rise in the number of degenerative diseases in earlier age groups.
  • Dealing with post-election letdown

    Dealing with post-election letdown

    Thursday, November 8 2012 7:33 AM EST2012-11-08 12:33:33 GMT
    Millions of people stood in long lines to vote on election day, saw thousands of political ads, and stayed up late hoping their candidate would emerge victorious.
    Millions of people stood in long lines to vote on election day, saw thousands of political ads, and stayed up late hoping their candidate would emerge victorious.
  • What is plasmapheresis?

    What is plasmapheresis?

    Wednesday, November 7 2012 8:28 AM EST2012-11-07 13:28:53 GMT
    Dr. Kumar, from Austin Gastroenterology, sat down with our Katherine Kisiel to talk about plasmapheresis
    Dr. Kumar, from Austin Gastroenterology, sat down with our Katherine Kisiel to talk about plasmapheresis
  • Getting a good night's rest

    Getting a good night's rest

    Tuesday, November 6 2012 7:28 AM EST2012-11-06 12:28:47 GMT
    Getting a good night's sleep is something we all want, but it seems to elude many of us.
    Getting a good night's sleep is something we all want, but it seems to elude many of us.
  • Don't get tricked into treats

    Don't get tricked into treats

    Thursday, November 1 2012 7:24 AM EDT2012-11-01 11:24:10 GMT
    The morning after Halloween, many people probably have a lot of leftover candy. But researchers say that the leftover candy can set the stage for bad eating through the end of the year.
    The morning after Halloween, many people probably have a lot of leftover candy. But researchers say that the leftover candy can set the stage for bad eating through the end of the year.
  • Antibiotics & IBD

    Antibiotics & IBD

    Wednesday, October 31 2012 8:33 AM EDT2012-10-31 12:33:51 GMT
    According to a new study, certain types of antibiotics have been linked to possible inflammatory bowel disease in children.
    According to a new study, certain types of antibiotics have been linked to possible inflammatory bowel disease in children.
  • Building a cold & flu kit

    Building a cold & flu kit

    Thursday, October 25 2012 7:23 AM EDT2012-10-25 11:23:20 GMT
    People often do think about getting sick until it is already too late.
    People often do think about getting sick until it is already too late.
  • Boys & puberty

    Boys & puberty

    Wednesday, October 24 2012 8:49 AM EDT2012-10-24 12:49:37 GMT
    A new study has found that boys are hitting puberty two years earlier than previously thought.
    A new study has found that boys are hitting puberty two years earlier than previously thought.
  • Keeping food cravings under control

    Keeping food cravings under control

    Tuesday, October 23 2012 7:26 AM EDT2012-10-23 11:26:18 GMT
    At some point in time, we have all dealt with stomach rumblings that can be powerful enough to stop whatever it is we are doing during our day, and sometimes wake us up at night.
    At some point in time, we have all dealt with stomach rumblings that can be powerful enough to stop whatever it is we are doing during our day, and sometimes wake us up at night.
  • Why do we scare ourselves?

    Why do we scare ourselves?

    Thursday, October 18 2012 7:25 AM EDT2012-10-18 11:25:05 GMT
    This is the season to scare and be scared. But many wonder exactly why we like to scare ourselves?
    This is the season to scare and be scared. But many wonder exactly why we like to scare ourselves?
  • HPV vaccine and promiscuity

    HPV vaccine and promiscuity

    Wednesday, October 17 2012 8:26 AM EDT2012-10-17 12:26:54 GMT
    New research has found that the HPV vaccine does not make girls more promiscuous.
    New research has found that the HPV vaccine does not make girls more promiscuous.
  • Study: Rx drugs good past expiration date

    Study: Rx drugs good past expiration date

    Tuesday, October 16 2012 7:28 AM EDT2012-10-16 11:28:48 GMT
    A surprising new study has shown that prescription drugs may stay potent for as long as 40 years past their expiration date.
    A surprising new study has shown that prescription drugs may stay potent for as long as 40 years past their expiration date.
  • New app to diagnose earaches

    New app to diagnose earaches

    Thursday, October 11 2012 7:27 AM EDT2012-10-11 11:27:04 GMT
    Researchers in Atlanta have developed an earache app that allows parents to take a picture of the inside of their child's ear to see if the child has an earache or ear infection.
    Researchers in Atlanta have developed an earache app that allows parents to take a picture of the inside of their child's ear to see if the child has an earache or ear infection.
  • What is leukemia?

    What is leukemia?

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 8:42 AM EST2014-02-05 13:42:45 GMT
    Recently, FOX 7 shared the story about former Good Day anchor Loriana Hernandez's acute leukemia diagnosis.
    Recently, FOX 7 shared the story about former Good Day anchor Loriana Hernandez's acute leukemia diagnosis.
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