Health

Most drug overdoses involve fentanyl, CDC finds

The study found illicit drugs like fentanyl, heroin and cocaine were the leading causes of unintentional overdoses, and prescription drugs were more likely to be involved in suicidal overdoses.

  Midland Development Corporation reimbursing Midland Health $4M for physician recruitment costs

MMH host Plant-based Nutrition and Diabetes

MMH offers free teen heart screenings

GRAPHIC: Mom warns against vape pen after one explodes, leaving son with shattered jaw

Massage therapy business offers free services for veterans

CDC links Salmonella outbreak in 35 states to raw turkey products

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Midland Memorial West Campus to host Eat to Beat Cancer

City of Midland holding flu vaccination clinic

DEA National Takeback event offers safe disposal for unused, expired prescriptions

Test strips allow you to check for marijuana at school or home

UTPB, Texas Tech announce partnership to support health care needs in West Texas

Midland Shared Spaces holds session discussing Seasonal Affective Disorder

Midland Chamber of Commerce holds training event to foster dementia-friendly workplaces

During the training attendees will be shown how to make their business more dementia-friendly.

Midland Health to host breast cancer educational meeting

The Breast Center in Midland is hosting an educational meeting on breast cancer treatment available in the Permian Basin.

  Big Spring FD support fellow firefighter who suffered a heart attack fighting a fire

After a few minutes of fighting the fire, Shaffer was complaining of chest pain.

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.

Fort Stockton ISD to hold student blood drive

MMH to get new mammogram technology

Midland Memorial Hospital hosting class on preparing simple, quick meals

Lone Star Sanctuary hosts annual Runnin' for Rescues 5K

MCH to hold blood drive for Battle of the Blood Donors

Midland Health Clinic reaches daily service capacity

H-E-B, MD Anderson partner for fundraising campaign to help beat cancer

The campaign will give H-E-B customers to chance make $1, $3 and $5 donations to MD Anderson when they check out.

Free hernia screenings to be offered at MCH

Common symptoms for a hernia include nausea, groin pain or a bulge in your lower abdomen.

Wellness Tour 2018: Chief Meteorologist Rachel Briers tries out Pilates Reformer Studio

Chief Meteorologist Rachel Briers is spending the week trying out some of the cool and free stuff that the Wellness Tour has to offer. Watch her experience with Pilates Reformer Studio!

Midland Memorial uses surgical robot to perform weight loss surgery

Midland Memorial Hospital is fighting the obesity epidemic in our area by introducing a type of surgical machine that can now be used for weight loss.

Wellness Tour 2018: Chief Meteorologist Rachel Briers tries out Pure Barre Midland

Chief Meteorologist Rachel Briers is spending the week trying out some of the cool and free stuff that the Wellness Tour has to offer.

Wellness Tour 2018: Chief Meteorologist Rachel Briers tries out CYCLEBAR

Watch this video to see Chief Meteorologist Rachel Briers show you CYCLEBAR, just one of the places you can experience as part of the 2018 Midland Wellness Tour.

MCHS Foundation receives donation from Texas RxCard

Thursday, Texas RxCard representative Huntington Thornton presented a check to the Medical Center Health System Foundation in the amount of $1,420.70.   MCHS and Texas Rx Card will continue to work together in order to raise awareness of the Texas Rx Card and Children’s Miracle Network relationship. A donation will be made to MCHS, the Permian Basin’s CMN hospital, each time a prescription is processed using the Texas Rx Card. Copyright 2018 KWES. All...

Diet Coke May not be Healthy Alternative To Regular Soda

When you reach for a diet soft drink instead of the leaded stuff, you might think you are making a wise choice, but according to a new study you might be mistaken.