Lauren Silverman http://kccu.org en Investors Pool Money Online To Buy Real Estate http://kccu.org/post/investors-pool-money-online-buy-real-estate The crowdfunding trend — where people donate money through sites like Kickstarter to back projects — has grown quickly. Now investors are pooling their money online to buy real estate. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 09:17:00 +0000 Lauren Silverman 52708 at http://kccu.org New Heat Treatment Has Changed Lives For Some With Severe Asthma http://kccu.org/post/some-asthma-patients-heat-treatment-tames-symptoms If you've ever tried to drink something through one of those little red coffee stirrers instead of a full-sized straw, you know what it's like to breathe with asthma.<p>Twenty-five million Americans have been diagnosed with <a href="http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/asthma.html">asthma</a>. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 08:22:00 +0000 Lauren Silverman 50513 at http://kccu.org New Heat Treatment Has Changed Lives For Some With Severe Asthma Life-Support Battle Over Pregnant Texas Woman Heads To Court http://kccu.org/post/life-support-battle-over-pregnant-texas-woman-court-friday The case of the Texas woman, 22 weeks pregnant and being kept on life-support machines at a Forth Worth hospital against her husband's wishes, goes before a judge in North Texas on Friday.<p>Marlise Munoz has been on respirators and ventilators since she was found unconscious in her home in November, when she was 14 weeks pregnant.<p>Her family says it has medical evidence that she's brain-dead. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 08:42:00 +0000 Lauren Silverman 49521 at http://kccu.org Life-Support Battle Over Pregnant Texas Woman Heads To Court In These Gyms, Nobody Cares How You Look In Yoga Pants http://kccu.org/post/these-gyms-nobody-cares-how-you-look-yoga-pants If you want to lift weights or use the treadmill at Downsize Fitness, you have to be at least 50 pounds overweight.<p>Kendall Schrantz is a fan – and a member.<p>The 24-year-old has struggled with her weight since she was in the second grade. The looks she got at other gyms made her uncomfortable.<p>But now she drives more than an hour to Downsize Fitness in Fort Worth three times a week, just to exercise.<p>"It's worth every single penny I paid for gas," she said. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 08:28:00 +0000 Lauren Silverman 49270 at http://kccu.org In These Gyms, Nobody Cares How You Look In Yoga Pants Texas Megachurch At Center Of Measles Outbreak http://kccu.org/post/texas-megachurch-center-measles-outbreak Measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. more than a decade ago. But in recent years, the highly infectious disease has cropped up in communities with low vaccination rates, most recently in North Texas.<p>There, 21 people — the majority of whom have not been immunized — have gotten the disease, which began at a vaccine-skeptical megachurch.<p>The outbreak began when a man who contracted the virus on a recent trip to Indonesia visited the Eagle Mountain International Church in Newark, about an hour and a half northwest of Dallas.<p>Earlier this week, crowds flooded in for regular services. Sun, 01 Sep 2013 12:17:00 +0000 Lauren Silverman 40975 at http://kccu.org Texas Megachurch At Center Of Measles Outbreak