Class 1 Dental gives gift to those affected by breast cancer

Class 1 Dental gives gift to those affected by breast cancer

BSA Harrington Cancer Center participates in clinical trial focusing on breast cancer

BSA Harrington Cancer Center participates in clinical trial focusing on breast cancer

Heal the City founder Dr. Alan Keister receives highest community service award

Heal the City founder Dr. Alan Keister receives highest award

Retailers offer gift cards to get flu shots

'Tis the season to get your flu vaccine, but did you know you could get paid to get one?

Louisiana manufacturer recalls more than 30,000 lbs. of meat products

A Belle Rose food manufacturer wants people to stop using more than 30,000 pounds of its meat and poultry products.

  Class 1 Dental gives gift to those affected by breast cancer

Class 1 Dental gives gift to those affected by breast cancer

BSA Harrington Cancer Center participates in clinical trial focusing on breast cancer

BSA Harrington Cancer Center participates in clinical trial focusing on breast cancer

Heal the City founder Dr. Alan Keister receives highest community service award

Heal the City founder Dr. Alan Keister receives highest award

Retailers offer gift cards to get flu shots

'Tis the season to get your flu vaccine, but did you know you could get paid to get one?

Louisiana manufacturer recalls more than 30,000 lbs. of meat products

A Belle Rose food manufacturer wants people to stop using more than 30,000 pounds of its meat and poultry products.

  Class 1 Dental gives gift to those affected by breast cancer

Class 1 Dental gives gift to those affected by breast cancer

BSA Harrington Cancer Center participates in clinical trial focusing on breast cancer

BSA Harrington Cancer Center participates in clinical trial focusing on breast cancer

Heal the City founder Dr. Alan Keister receives highest community service award

Heal the City founder Dr. Alan Keister receives highest award

Retailers offer gift cards to get flu shots

'Tis the season to get your flu vaccine, but did you know you could get paid to get one?

Louisiana manufacturer recalls more than 30,000 lbs. of meat products

A Belle Rose food manufacturer wants people to stop using more than 30,000 pounds of its meat and poultry products.

City of Amarillo mobile immunization clinic to be at Bahama Buck’s

The City of Amarillo Department of Public Health will offer adult immunizations on Friday, Oct. 5 at Bahama Buck’s

OEM to host community preparedness event

The Amarillo Area Office of Emergency Management is hosting Prep Expo 2018 on September 29 at the Amarillo Civic Center as part of the National Preparedness Month.

OEM PrepExpo

Canyon ISD providing more mental health resources through TWITR Project

Identifying threats in schools before they occur is the goal in Canyon schools, after the district joined a program that's making resources more easily accessible to kids with mental health issues.

Officials report first West Nile virus case in Lubbock County

The City of Lubbock Health Department says that one person has a confirmed case of West Nile, and mosquitoes in the area have also tested positive for the virus.

Amarillo-area health care professionals work to improve the quality of life for older cancer patients

Amarillo-area health care professionals work to improve the quality of life for older cancer patients

Amarillo-area health care professionals work to improve the quality of life for older cancer patients

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center of Amarillo is working to improve the quality of life for geriatric cancer patients.

Texas Tech sponsoring cancer screening and information fair

Texas Tech sponsoring cancer screening and information fair

Goodbye summer, hello flu season: what Amarillo medical experts want you to know

Goodbye summer, hello flu season: what Amarillo medical experts want you to know

Goodbye summer, hello flu season: what Amarillo medical experts want you to know

After last year's deadly season, some local health officials are urging you to start taking precautions to protect yourselves and your families.

Texas Tech sponsoring cancer screening and information fair

A community event will help those interested in learning about and preventing cancer.

Local doctors: Measles cases on the rise

Local doctors: Measles cases on the rise

Local doctors: Measles cases on the rise

In 2010, measles were declared extinct in North America. But in just eight years, the virus has resurfaced.

GRAPHIC: ‘Black, hairy tongue’: Yes, this really happens

A report in the New England Journal of Medicine said a 55-year-old woman developed the tongue condition as a side-effect to treatment of a wound infection she developed after sustaining severe leg injuries in an auto accident.

Juul, e-cigarette popular among teens, being investigated by FDA

Juul, e-cigarette popular among teens, being investigated by FDA

Juul, e-cigarette popular among teens, being investigated by FDA

While cigarette smoking rates among teens are dropping, the use of e-cigarettes continues to rise in this age group.

Government warns that Texas Panhandle air quality has temporarily declined

The federal government is reporting that air quality has temporarily declined near Amarillo due to smoke hanging in the air.

Moore County First Responders recognized by State of Texas

Residents of Moore County can now receive quicker medical care when seconds matter.

New program to help first responders deal with emotional stress

The Critical Incident Stress Management Team with University Medical Center EMS is reaching out to the region to help their colleagues deal with the emotional stress leading to an increasing number of suicides among first responders.

Intercept: Improving the response to behavioral health

Intercept: Improving the response to behavioral health

Intercept: Improving the response to behavioral health

Mental health experts and Amarillo Police are joining forces to tackle mental illness on the streets of Amarillo.

City of Spearman rescinds boil water notice

Residents in Spearman can continue using the city's water system as usual.

Texas Vaccines for Children Program

The Texas Vaccines for Children program provides low-cost vaccines to eligible children from birth through 18 years old who meet one or more criteria.

What are Steroids? Are these in the same class as the others?

Steroids:The most common are the "anabolic steroids" which are a chemically made form of the male sex hormone, testosterone.

Learn more about what people are using for Party Drugs.

Party Drugs The term party (or club) drug refers to a variety of drugs found at dance clubs and house parties.  Party/Club drugs are sometimes referred to as "designer drugs". The substances are typically produced in illegal laboratories, using a variety of chemicals.  It is extremely difficult to predict their strength, what their effects will be and whether they contain poisonous ingredients.

Help Your Children Understand the Safe Use of Medicine

Children can understand that people put good and bad things into their bodies. They know that milk and fruit will keep them strong and healthy but that too much of even good things can make them sick. They can learn that medicine can also be good for people but only when used properly.

Parent's Talk section - Smoking and Alcohol

Smoking and Alcohol can be discussions you are not ready to have with your children. Here are some ideas on how to handle the conversation.

Learn more about household chemicals that are used to get a high.

Solvents, Glue and other Inhalants The use of glue and other solvents is more popular with younger teens (in grades seven and eight) than older youth.

Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications

Young people have reported the non-medical use of prescription and over-the counter medicines for many years.  Prescription drugs include stimulants and tranquillizers / sedatives such as Xanax, Valium and Ativan.  Have you heard of Opiods, Painkillers, ADHD medicines, and other drugs that can be abused. Read more here to increase your awareness.

Big Headline Drugs: Meth, Cocaine, Crack, Herion

You see these drugs in the news, do you know what they look like, what they do, and the common the side effects? Learn more here.

Learn more about Marijuana!

Cannabis is the third most popular drug used by youth.  Marijuana (or "weed" or "pot"), hashish and hash oil are all from the cannabis plant. THC (delta-9-tetrahydro-cannabinol) is the active ingredient in cannabis that changes the mood and distorts the perceptions of the user. See it, learn about it and recognize it.

Drug Free Partners

NewsChannel 10 has partnered with the Law enforcement community to make this information center a reality.  Thank you to our partners.

DrugFree

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Vibra Rehab Health Connections

Vibra Rehab Health Connections

Vibra Rehab Health Connections

Vibra Rehab Health Connections

Advanced Eye Care Mobile Health Connection

Parmer Medical Center (PMC) is a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) located in Friona, Texas. Our medical staff is trained and certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as well as Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and we have a low nurse to patient ratio.

Dr. James Vaughan Mobile Health Connection

Parmer Medical Center (PMC) is a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) located in Friona, Texas. Our medical staff is trained and certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as well as Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and we have a low nurse to patient ratio.

Ormson Hearing Mobile Health Connection

Parmer Medical Center (PMC) is a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) located in Friona, Texas. Our medical staff is trained and certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as well as Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and we have a low nurse to patient ratio.

Health Watch 10 Series : "A Complete 180" Week 1

It's a scary reality when you're considered obese and all of that extra weight is causing serious health problems, including diabetes.

Health Watch 10 Series: "A Complete 180" Week 4

Setbacks are a reality for anyone trying to lose weight. One week after a local man went on insulin to get his diabetes under control...the needle went up two pounds on his scale. Animation so now

Health Watch 10 Series: "A Complete 180" Week 3

WHEN IT COMES TO LOSING WEIGHT...A LOT OF PEOPLE CAN'T ACHIEVE THEIR GOAL...SOMETIMES THEY END UP GAINING WEIGHT INSTEAD. HEALTH EXPERTS SAY THAT'S BECAUSE THESE PEOPLE GO ON "DIETS." ANIMATION IN

Health Watch 10 Series: "A Complete 180" Week 2

AFTER AN EXTENSIVE ROUND OF BLOOD WORK, THE TEST RESULTS ARE IN. ANIMATION IN TONIGHT'S SPECIAL SERIES... DAVID LEARNS EXACTLY WHERE HE STANDS IN HIS JOURNEY TO LOSE 180 POUNDS...TO MAKE A COMPLETE

Abbott recalls millions of diabetes testing strips

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that Abbott Laboratories is recalling up to 359 million testing strips used by diabetics because they can give falsely low blood sugar readings.

Healthy Habits for Any Lifestyle: The journey to make exercise part of your busy, daily life

Amarillo, TX --  Even with the busiest of schedules, we still need to take care of our bodies.  Over the next six weeks we'll find a way to make exercise part of the hustle and bustle that is our daily lives.

Health Watch 10 Series - Rett Syndrome, Part 3

Rett Syndrome is a rare disease that completely changes its victims, some over a period of time, others overnight.

Health Watch 10 Series - Rett Syndrome, Part 2

Every parent's worst nightmare is something happening to their child. But imagine watching your child slip away from you. It's happening...and it's happening to families in our area.

Healthy Habits for Any Lifestyle: Week 3

Amarillo, TX -- I'm halfway through week three of the six week challenge, and in a few areas, I'm showing good progress.

Healthy Habits for Any Lifestyle: Week 2

Amarillo, TX-- A week into this exercise plan, and it's time to measure my success so far.

New Health Clinic open in Downtown Amarillo

Amarillo, TX -- A ribbon cutting will take place on Wednesday, January 20th at the new health clinic located downtown.

Tips for keeping your child safe from the flu

Here are tips from Parenting Magazine on keeping your child safe from the flu.

Child's Immunization Clinics

You can update you child's immunizations at mobile clinics throughout the month of May.

Austinuts Pistachio Recall

Austinuts recalls Pistachios

Free Screening for Varicose Veins

You can recieve a free screening for Varicose Veins in Amarillo on Saturday April 25th. .

Voice Therapy

Talking too much can damage vocal cords. Noelle Gardner explains how therapists at Northwest Texas Hospital are helping people with vocal fatigue and voice loss. It's another day of voice therapy

Preventing Oral Cancer

New tests to prevent oral cancer.

Hard Times, Free Antibiotics

United is now offering free antibiotics with a valid prescription.

ERSPC Summary

Routine Prostate Screening Reduces Mortality The European Randomized Screening for Prostate Cancer Study: A Summary Colin Rice, Prostate Cancer Awareness Grant Coordinator Planned Parenthood of Amarillo

Winning With Asthma

A free on-line program dealing with children who have asthma could help coaches and teachers better understand the disease.

Premature Birth Series #2

Premature birth is the leading cause of newborn death and many lifelong disabilities. It happens to more than half a million babies in the U.S. each year. Noelle Gardner tells us how the Northwest

Autism and Early Diagnosis

More children than ever before are being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. According to researchers at the centers for disease control, it's importat to get early diagnosis. "Hello corinne!

Milkscreen

A new testing system that may help moms prolong their breastfeeding and take the guesswork out of certain safety issues.

Fasting May Lower Risk For Heart Disease

Fasting for one day each month may lower your risk for heart disease.

Smoking Rates Level Off

After 7 years of declines, the latest data shows smoking rates are no longer decreasing in the U.S.

Doctors Don't Practice What They Preach

A new report shows the nation's doctors don't practice what they preach.

Stem Cell Research Breakthrough

Scientists are hailing it as a jaw-dropping discovery.

Understanding Food labels

You see them on everything we eat, but understanding food labels could prove more beneficial than you might think.

Genetic Test Shows Risk of Breast Cancer

If you think you have a genetic risk for breast cancer there is now a test you can take to make sure.

Experimental Alzheimer's Vaccine Shows Promise

An experimental Alzheimer's vaccine is offering some hope for researchers and patients.

Beta Carotene Could Protect You From Alzheimer's

Eating foods rich in beta carotene could protect you from Alzheimer's disease.

Memory Screenings Tuesday

You can take advantage of Alzheimer's Disease screenings today in Amarillo.

Premature Birth Series #2

Premature birth is the leading cause of newborn death and many lifelong disabilities. It happens to more than half a million babies in the U.S. each year.

Spring Cleaning Dangers

Spring is here and you might be ready to tackle spring cleaning. Before you reorganize your closet and clean out the shed Noelle Gardner has some tips to keep you safe.

Poison Prevention

Spring is here... and so is spring cleaning. As you clean and organize your home, the Texas Panhandle Poison Center at Northwest Texas Hospital wants you to keep poison prevention top of mind.

Horse Therapy

Horses can provide much needed therapy to people with disabilities. In your health watch ten report, Noelle Gardner tells us how a local therapeutic riding center improves lives.

Brain Injuries

March is traumatic brain injury or TBI awareness month.. And the team at northwest Texas hospital is increasing public awareness and understanding of brain injuries.

Premature Babies

A healthy lifestyle can go a long way toward preventing preterm labor and birth.

Brain Injuries Series 2

For some patients, it's a long road to recovery after brain damage.

Voice Therapy

Talking too much can damage vocal cords. Noelle Gardner explains how therapists at Northwest Texas Hospital are helping people with vocal fatigue and voice loss.

Self Defense Learning Tae Kwon Do

If you ever find yourself in a dangerous situation learning a few self-defense techniques may may save your life. Noelle Gardner get in her gee'd up and shows us how learning self defense skills benefit

Red Cross Safety Kits

With the threat of severe weather looming.. The Amarillo Chapter of the American Red Cross wants you to be prepared. Newschannel 10's Noelle Gardner shows us what we need for an emergency situation.

Tooth Decay on The Rise

Tooth decay in baby teeth is increasing. Noelle Gardner tells us why tooth decay among the young is on the rise and has tips on how to prevent tooth decay.

Premature Baby Care

For parents of a newborn baby it's important to keep regular check ups...even more so with a preemie.

Health Watch

Obesity may have nothing to do with a weak willpower or overeating... In fact if you find yourself overweight, you could be addicted to food. That's just one issue we look into for you in tonight's

Health Watch

Health Watch

Health Watch: Heart Disease Treatment

Heart disease doesn t discriminate but it appears that treatment may. A large new study says black patients are less likely than white patients to receive potentially life saving treatments. lawrence

How to use a Defibrillator

If you ever have a family member suffer a heart attack.... What would you do? Just fifteen minutes of training could make it possible for anyone to stop cardiac arrest. Health reporter, Noelle Gardner

Childhood Obesity

Chilhood Obesity

Prostate Cancer Drug

There's new hope for men with advanced prostate cancer. A high-powered vitamin combined with chemo can help prolong the lives of some of the sickest prostate cancer patients.

Dental Fillers

Researchers are now testing a new type of dental filler that's made with the same material used to construct highway bridges.

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