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Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio

A first-of-its kind partnership in Texas is forming in San Antonio.

The Southside Independent School District is teaming up with the University of the Incarnate Word’s new School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Future doctors going through the program to become DOs will be working with students and their families.

  

They’ll address diabetes, mental illness, obesity and a myriad of other health issues.

We generally don’t think about children having any trouble sleeping. Consider the phrase “sleep like a baby.” In reality, though, three in ten children may have a sleep disorder at some point in their lives.

In today’s TPR Lifeline, Bioscience-Medicine reporter Wendy Rigby talks to pediatric sleep specialist David Dubose, MD, of the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. He has some advice for parents and important information about treatment.

Updated at 8 p.m. ET

He rose from relative state-party obscurity and reached an unlikely pinnacle as the man responsible for the agenda of the president of the United States.

Now, Reince Priebus is out of that job as White House chief of staff in the most significant shake-up of the rocky Trump presidency.

President Trump announced on Twitter on Friday that Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has been named to replace Priebus, who says he resigned Thursday.

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This month, the Department of Public Safety sent out a letter informing local law enforcement agencies it would begin charging them a fee for use of the state’s forensic crime labs.  But in a letter released Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott has demanded that DPS abandon this effort.  

UT Health San Antonio

Hepatitis C is an insidious infection that attacks the liver quietly and relentlessly for decades. Doctors are using World Hepatitis Day today as a reminder for people to consider testing for the disease.

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