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Kelsey-Seybold Clinic will replace its Cinco Ranch location and build a new clinic in the Grand Morton Town Center at the intersection of State Highway 99 and Morton Ranch Road. What will be known as Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – West Grand Parkway will be a freestanding, two-story facility. It wi…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) –  It’s the time of the year when heat-related illness is a real possibility but the Houston Health Department has several recommendations to keep you protected.

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If you have a child or another family member with disabilities, you obviously have concerns and questions. How can you help your loved one achieve the greatest quality of life possible? Can you arrange for adequate services? What’s the best way to pay for them? Can you get some financial help?

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RICHMOND (Covering Fort Bend News) - The race to outrun hunger at Harvest Green is slated for Saturday, Sept. 28, but dedicated runners and weekend warriors can get ready now, with early birds catching lower registration fees.

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SUGAR LAND (Covering Katy News) – The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center will offer free back-to-school immunizations to Fort Bend children on Wednesday, July 31. Children from 6 to 18 years old will be provided with the vaccinations.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Medical cost sharing plans have been around for decades but not until the recent spike in the cost of insurance have many people started considering the plans for their families and employees.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – The summer heat can bring a multitude of concerns, including uncomfortable heat rashes. A Baylor College of Medicine dermatology expert offers insight on what causes these rashes and advice on prevention and treatment. Most importantly, look to heat rash as the…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – One of the new drugs of choice for teenagers is a super concentrated cough syrup that’s distributed by DXM Pharmaceuticals located on Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy/Fort Bend County. It’s legal. It costs about $6 per bottle and if you can’t find it in the sto…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News)  – Summertime means time spent on the water – whether on a cruise or sailboat, on the lake, at the waterpark or swimming in the pool or ocean. But do you ever have the sensation that you’re still rocking or swaying back and forth after you get out of the water an…

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On Tuesday, the Texas House gave final approval in a 128-20 vote to Lucio’s bill, which would let people with Alzheimer’s, Crohn’s disease, muscular dystrophy, post-traumatic stress disorder, autism and a bevy of other illnesses qualify for the medicine.Lucio’s bill would also increase from …

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) – The City of Katy Office of Emergency Management is warning residents to be aware that there are three cases of measles in Northwest Harris County. The warning came on the Katy OEM Facebook page after Harris Couty Public Health went public with news of thre…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Approximately 1 out of 59 adolescences are affected by autism spectrum disorder and between 50 to 80 percent may also have an anxiety disorder. Given this, and the current lack of treatment options for children with ASD and co-occurring anxiety, researchers fro…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Stuffy or runny noses and sore throats are common signs of a cold and can make us feel miserable, but are there effective ways to treat a cold or even prevent catching one? Baylor College of Medicine’s Isabel Valdez offers her tips.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Almost one in three American adults, 90 million people, are living with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). In some, this disease can progressively damage the liver, resulting in advanced scarring of the liver (cirrhosis) or liver cancer. Tragically, mos…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are seeking clinical trial volunteers for new Alzheimer’s disease prevention and treatment studies, and even if you haven’t been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, you can still be a part of the work to understand this debilit…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – A shared goal to raise awareness and develop better treatments for neonatal-onset epilepsy has brought Baylor College of Medicine researchers together with three U.S. families: Jim and Tina Thompson of Iowa, Carla and Bryan Forbes from Massachusetts, and Jim Jo…

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) – A little more than a year ago, Katy physician Dr. Thanh Taylor decided she was tired of jumping through the hoops of constant changes in insurance rules and regulations – changes that rarely benefited the doctor or the patient. In order to better serve her…

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KATY (Covering Katy News)  –  It was a typical evening at home for Keith Smith, who was getting his 8-year-old son and 12-year-old daughter ready for bed on a school night, when his life changed forever. On Feb. 12, the 40-year-old father of two had just finished putting his children to bed …

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AUSTIN (Covering Katy News) —The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is mailing new identification cards to Texas Medicare beneficiaries now, and AARP warns that Medicare enrollees are at risk of being victimized by con artists’ fraudulent schemes to capitalize on the card repl…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – As the kids returned to school this year, excited to see their old friends, one 8-year-old boy’s appearance at a Katy, elementary school was especially poignant.  He left first grade in February of 2017 to begin a life-saving cancer treatment for leukemia.

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DALLAS/HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – The boards of Baylor Scott & White Health and Memorial Hermann Health System have signed a letter of intent to merge into a combined system to further strengthen communities, advance the health of Texans and transform the delivery of healthcare.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Houston Methodist St. Catherine Hospital in Katy is changing its name today to Houston Methodist Continuing Care Hospital to better reflect the services the long-term acute hospital offers the community.

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HOUSTON, October 1st, 2018 – One year ago today, Rudy’s “Country Store” and Bar-B-Q postponed their annual Pink “Cup for a Cause” Campaign to launch Texas “Cup for A Cause” and raised over $180,000 for Hurricane Harvey relief. Today, they are bringing the iconic Pink Cup back to October.Sinc…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – A six-year-old non-verbal boy came to have his teeth pulled by a Katy dentist and left with the ability to speak.  That’s what happened to Mason Motz in April of 2017.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – West Houston, not far from Katy, will be one of the locations where the national institutes of health will be visiting in hopes of locating people who will participate in a study on the health effects of exposure to contaminated floodwaters and airborne health …

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SUGAR LAND (Covering Katy News) – Hope For Three, Therapy and Beyond, United in Autism and RBC Wealth Management are hosting an evening for Mom with eats, gifts, networking and laughs with stand-up comedian Kirk Smith.

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SUGAR LAND (Covering Katy News) – Hope For Three Teen Huddle volunteers are hosting a free carnival themed event for children, siblings and families living with autism, Saturday, September 15th, 10 a.m. to Noon at Sugar Land Family Church, 1110 Burney, Sugar Land.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Tremor, rigidity, and slowness of movement are well-known symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, occurring in different combinations in individual patients. However, there have not been any neuronal components that definitively identify the main symptom groupings – i…

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Fort Bend County Health and Human Services has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus in a sample of trapped mosquitoes located near Staffordshire Road and 5th Street in Stafford, TX.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – With the increased use of tablets and other technology as educational tools in the classroom, accessories like earbuds are finding their way on to back-to-school shopping lists. But a Baylor College of Medicine expert cautions that, if not used properly, these …