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Dallas County

Methodist Dallas promotes family bonding without nursery, pacifiers

Methodist Dallas promotes family bonding without nursery, pacifiersMethodist Dallas Medical Center has been named the city's first "Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility" after closing its nursery and no longer offering pacifiers, in order to promote family bonding and breastfeeding.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Understanding the 'Superbug' and its ties to North Texas

Understanding the 'Superbug' and its ties to North TexasThe Centers for Disease Control reports healthy people do not get CRE infections.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
News 8 Investigates

Blood business pits charities against one another

Blood business pits charities against one anotherBlood banks do need your blood; but most people don't know that they do sell what they collect
  • News 8 Investigates
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Resignations could follow Irving smoking ordinance vote

Resignations could follow Irving smoking ordinance voteIf the ordinance passes, exempting certain restaurants and establishments, three members hope to make a statement.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

UCLA says more than 100 may have encountered 'superbug'

UCLA says more than 100 may have encountered 'superbug'Experts say the bacteria can contribute to death in up to half of those infected
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic to Hit the Road

Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic to Hit the RoadUT Southwestern and Moncrief Cancer Institute debut Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic, to serve rural communities.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks ago
Tarrant County

Azle mom forced to wait months for daughter's ashes

Azle mom forced to wait months for daughter's ashes"I try not to think about it too much, but it's kinda rough," said Debra Land
  • Tarrant County
  • 2 weeks ago
Health

Study: Hot flashes can endure for more than a decade

Study: Hot flashes can endure for more than a decade"You just feel this burst of heat coming over you, and it just feels unbelievable"
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Dallas County

Irving City Council mulls smoking ordinance alterations

Irving City Council mulls smoking ordinance alterationsIrving City Council is expected to vote on a change to its smoking ordinance later this week.
  • Dallas County
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Keller family finds loophole in ACA healthcare coverage

Keller family finds loophole in ACA healthcare coverageThe issue could affect scores of Americans whose children attend out-of-state universities or those who move out of state
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Obama applauds Dallas Ebola response

Obama applauds Dallas Ebola response"We had three weeks in which — all too often — we heard science being ignored"
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Grammy winner Glen Campbell fighting ravages of Alzheimer's

Grammy winner Glen Campbell fighting ravages of Alzheimer's"But I'm hoping when I put it in his hands, that he's going to go 'Ah!' Hopefully, he remembers what a Grammy is."
  • Health
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Instant messaging leads to organ donation

Instant messaging leads to organ donationA text message from Andy Rose changed the life of colleague Christer Hiort
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Parents 'grateful' after toddler recovers from flu

Parents 'grateful' after toddler recovers from fluboyd-hospital-flu-sick-illness-boyd-jones
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Texas News

See vaccine exemptions in Texas by school district

See vaccine exemptions in Texas by school districtThe heavily Democratic and rapidly growing Travis County doesn't have much in common with its neighbor about 80 miles to the northwest, the conservative and largely rural Lampasas County.
  • Texas News
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Steroid testing on Texas teenagers likely to be canceled

Steroid testing on Texas teenagers likely to be canceledLast school year, 2,633 high school athletes were checked for steroids. Only two tested positive.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Health

New hands for Mexican mom after industrial accident

New hands for Mexican mom after industrial accident"I am the mother and father of my children; I have to work"
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Rowlett girl needing cannabis oil leaving Texas

Rowlett girl needing cannabis oil leaving Texas"Medical cannabis will help me," said Alexis Bortell, 9. "It's illegal in Texas and we're trying to change that."
  • Health
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

4% of Denton County students opt out of measles shot

4% of Denton County students opt out of measles shotDespite growing nationwide outbreak, adults aren't lining up at Dallas Co. health and Human Services for a measles shot.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

New test can predict colorectal cancer spread

New test can predict colorectal cancer spreadBaylor researcher finds biomarker for high-risk cancer metastases.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
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LIVE CHAT: Dr. Tran Ly answers your allergy questions.

LIVE CHAT: Dr. Tran Ly answers your allergy questions.LIVE CHAT: Dr. Tran Ly answers your allergy questions.
  • Homepage
  • 1 month ago
Health

107 children stricken by mysterious polio-like illness

107 children stricken by mysterious polio-like illnessChildren in 34 states have been stricken by enterovirus, with many suffering paralysis.
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  • 1 month ago
Health

Implant gives Frisco girl the gift of hearing

Implant gives Frisco girl the gift of hearing"No" is one of the first words in a child's vocabulary. But it has taken Jiya Bavishi six years to say it.
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  • 1 month ago
Health

Fort Worth funeral home hopes to free itself from stigma

Fort Worth funeral home hopes to free itself from stigma"We want to ensure the public that whatever has transpired prior to us taking possession has no affiliation with us."
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  • 1 month ago
Consumer

Weight loss patch gets an 'F' from BBB

Weight loss patch gets an 'F' from BBBThe Better Business Bureau says complaints against weight loss products often rise around the first of the year
  • Consumer
  • 1 month ago
Health

Regional Ebola care facility shut down in Richardson

Regional Ebola care facility shut down in RichardsonA floor at the Methodist Campus for Continuing Care was dedicated as an infectious disease bio-containment facility.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Woman, 8 months pregnant, starts over after stroke

Woman, 8 months pregnant, starts over after strokeEmily Nalepa pushes through the pain to get back to independence with her baby due in two weeks.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago