KVEO News Center 23 | The Rio Grande Valley's News and Weather http://www.kveo.com/feeds/family-safe.rss en Health Minute: Glaucoma and birth control pills http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/health-minute-glaucoma-and-birth-control-pills <p>Could long term use of birth control pills lead some women to lose their vision? A new study out this week says its possible, here&#39;s Holly Firfer with today&#39;s Health Minute.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/health-minute-glaucoma-and-birth-control-pills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Keeping Your Family Safe National News Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:59:02 +0000 mnino 36309 at http://www.kveo.com American College of Cardiology releases new cholesterol guidelines http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/american-college-cardiology-releases-new-cholesterol-guide <p>Many people battle with high cholesterol in our country. On Tuesday came a major change in the medical world regarding how doctors approach treating patients with high cholesterol.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/american-college-cardiology-releases-new-cholesterol-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Keeping Your Family Safe CHOLESTEROL GUIDELINES HEALTH CARDIOLOGY National News Wed, 13 Nov 2013 17:03:26 +0000 mnino 36219 at http://www.kveo.com Health Minute: HRT the final word http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/health-minute-hrt-final-word <p>For years women have been getting conflicting information about whether or not they should seek out hormone replacement therapy to help them with the symptoms of menopause.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/health-minute-hrt-final-word" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Keeping Your Family Safe HRT MENOPAUSE WOMEN HEALTH ISSUES National News Wed, 02 Oct 2013 19:12:04 +0000 mnino 35175 at http://www.kveo.com Cataract Myths http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/cataract-myths <p>Cataracts affect more than half of all aging adults, yet in spite of their prevalence, there are still many myths about what causes them and how they are treated.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/cataract-myths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Keeping Your Family Safe National News Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:01:16 +0000 mnino 35103 at http://www.kveo.com 24 hour monitoring better indicator for blood pressure readings http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/24-hour-monitoring-better-indicator-blood-pressure-reading <p>Health experts estimate that 30 percent of people don&#39;t get an accurate blood pressure reading at the doctor&#39;s office.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/24-hour-monitoring-better-indicator-blood-pressure-reading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Keeping Your Family Safe HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE National News Fri, 13 Sep 2013 14:29:08 +0000 mnino 34792 at http://www.kveo.com Hair Damaging from styling http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/hair-damaging-styling <p>Most women blow dry and style their hair as part of their morning routine, but many of our styling habits can wreak havoc on our hair.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/hair-damaging-styling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Keeping Your Family Safe News National News Thu, 12 Sep 2013 21:15:24 +0000 mrentrop 34782 at http://www.kveo.com Health Minute: Flu Shots http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/health-minute-flu-shots <p>Fall is just around the corner and so is, yep, that&#39;s right, the flu season. When should you get vaccinated, and who&#39;s most at risk for getting the flu? Here&#39;s, with today&#39;s Health Minute.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/health-minute-flu-shots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Keeping Your Family Safe flu shots health minute National News Mon, 09 Sep 2013 16:32:48 +0000 mnino 34691 at http://www.kveo.com How a heart attack happens http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/how-heart-attack-happens <p>Surprising health news today, as we learn that former President George W. Bush underwent a procedure to have a stent placed in his heart. A Bush spokesperson says he had the surgery a day after a blockage was found in an artery.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/how-heart-attack-happens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Keeping Your Family Safe GEORGE W BUSH DALLAS TEXAS STENT SURGERY HEALTH National News Tue, 06 Aug 2013 16:56:50 +0000 mnino 34000 at http://www.kveo.com Texas DSHS interactive show 'Flu Fighters' to tour the Valley http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/texas-dshs-interactive-show-flu-fighters-tour-valley <p>Kids in the Valley will learn songs and moves to help them remember how to &ldquo;fight the flu&rdquo; as they get ready for the upcoming flu season with help from the Flu Fighters.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/texas-dshs-interactive-show-flu-fighters-tour-valley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Keeping Your Family Safe Flu Fighters Texas Department of State Health Services Statewide News Fri, 02 Aug 2013 21:21:39 +0000 mnino 33954 at http://www.kveo.com FDA defines “gluten-free” for food labeling http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/fda-defines-%E2%80%9Cgluten-free%E2%80%9D-food-labeling <p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today published a new regulation defining the term &quot;gluten-free&quot; for voluntary food labeling.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kveo.com/special-sections/keeping-your-family-safe/fda-defines-%E2%80%9Cgluten-free%E2%80%9D-food-labeling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Keeping Your Family Safe FDA gluten-free National News Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:32:20 +0000 mnino 33950 at http://www.kveo.com