Do I have a fatty liver?

A disease you may never have heard of is slowly damaging the health of a quarter of Americans. In San Antonio and the Valley, fatty liver disease affects nearly half…

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A surge in sweetness?

It's been a bad year for sugary drinks. In February, a federal advisory group recommended that people cut back. Groups like the American Heart Association and the World Health Organization…

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Bad news for diet soda drinkers

A campaign by local leaders is hoping to educate the community about how much sugar they’re consuming through beverages. But before you go reaching for that diet drink as a substitute,…

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Swimming in sweetness

So how much sugar is lurking in the things you eat and drink? It adds up. That popular sports drink, for example, has five teaspoons of sugar. That orange soda…

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Picky eaters

It's no secret that young pre-schoolers can be picky eaters. But a new study by a San Antonio researcher shed a light on what those picky eaters are picking. The…

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A South Texas medical mystery

It’s long been a grim medical mystery in this region why rates of liver cancer are high here, particularly among Hispanics. Taking a deeper look at rates of the most…

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Can that extra cup cut diabetes risk?
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Can that extra cup cut diabetes risk?

Is an extra cup of coffee enough to cut your risk of diabetes? A new study by Harvard researchers suggests that those who increased their coffee consumption by one and…

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