Karin is a Texas Tech graduate who has been co-anchoring the 6 and 10 p.m. news with Abner Euresti since 1980. The two have paired up to host the Children's Miracle Network Telethon since 1984 and, with your help, have raised more than $17 million for the Children's Hospital at UMC. Karin is the most recognized health reporter on the South Plains. She is a 17-time Anson Jones Award winner, selected by the Texas Medical Association. She has won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award four times and earned an Emmy for her documentary on the first South Plains Honor Flight. You can see Karin's contribution to the news on every newscast: health content in Daybreak Today, HealthWise @ 5, and the award-winning HealthWise at 10. Karin is married to Lubbock County Commissioner Bill McCay. They have two children. Jacob and his wife, McKenzie, live in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is a certified loan officer and she is in law school. Morgan was a realtor in Lubbock but now lives in Cologne, Germany, with her husband Daniel Olivier, an Agronomist for Bayer Crop Science. Karin is also called "Kiki", especially by her grandchildren Retief and Leizyl. Karin has published a series of children's books called Magic Mommy Stories. Each book began as a gift to her grandchildren, a story in a notebook mailed to them in Germany. Today, Retief keeps all the colorful notebooks on a shelf in his room, each an adventure in the Magic Mommy series. (Click here) to e-mail Karin.
A Consumer Reports survey of 4,000 Americans found that 2 out of 3 people had trouble falling asleep at least once a week. So at what point does an occasional sleepless night become a pattern and a problem?
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Dr. Charles Seifert is the Regional Dean of the Texas Tech School of Pharmacy. He says packing your prescriptions in luggage or even a carry-on is one of the biggest mistakes people make when they travel.
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