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10 cases of enterovirus-D68 confirmed in Dallas county

10 cases of enterovirus-D68 confirmed in Dallas countyHealth officials in Dallas County have confirmed 10 cases of the enterovirus-D68. Wednesday, Zachary Thomas, director of the Dallas County.
  • Health
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Local

'I'll never get those birthdays back'

'I'll never get those birthdays back'Aaron Adams is still trying to clear his name after being wrongly accused of abusing a six-month-old baby in 2008
  • Local
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Entertainment

Joan Lunden unveils completely bald head

Joan Lunden unveils completely bald headJoan Lunden has taken off her wig, she says, for a stunning shot on the cover of People magazine, revealing a smooth, hairless head.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week ago
Health

Guiding cancer patients through the storm

Guiding cancer patients through the storm"We help decrease their anxiety," explained patient navigator Stacey Webb
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  • 1 week ago
Health

Can DNA provide a personal fitness blueprint?

Can DNA provide a personal fitness blueprint?Dallas company says test results can more accurately guide
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Whooping cough alert at Roanoke school

Whooping cough alert at Roanoke schoolAdministrators say there is a confirmed case of pertussis at Tidwell Middle School
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Dallas County

Injured firefighter leaves hospital with hero's welcome

Injured firefighter leaves hospital with hero's welcomeJeff Patterson's friends and family say it's a miracle he's out of the hospital, and Friday he was given the best kind of medicine.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Ebola's toll weighs heavily on Arlington man

Ebola's toll weighs heavily on Arlington manAlbert Travell has seen seven of his relatives in Liberia die in the Ebola outbreak
  • Health
  • 2 weeks ago
Dallas County

Garland woman warns about medical device

Garland woman warns about medical deviceMartha Salazar won $74.3 million in damages after filing suit against Boston Scientific, the maker of a synthetic mesh sling device implanted inside her.
  • Dallas County
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Over three decades, Dr. Ron Anderson shaped Parkland Hospital

Over three decades, Dr. Ron Anderson shaped Parkland HospitalDr. Ron Anderson, a nationally known figure in helping everyone get health care, has died of rapidly advancing cancer at his home. He was 68.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Walking the Walk with Dr. Kenneth Cooper

Walking the Walk with Dr. Kenneth CooperHonorary chair and Dallas Heart Walk founder Dr. Kenneth Cooper talks about the health benefits of walking, and why he's still doing it at 83.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Dallas doctor among developers of sickle cell guidelines

Dallas doctor among developers of sickle cell guidelinesAt 27 years old, Nehi Iduwe can already say he's cheated death and defied the odds.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Losing hair worse than amputated toes, leg, girl says

Losing hair worse than amputated toes, leg, girl saysAfter suffering severe burns in an ATV wreck, 11-year-old Keylee Latham faces surgeries, therapy at Galveston hospital
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
West Nile

First West Nile and Chikungunya cases reported in Denton County

First West Nile and Chikungunya cases reported in Denton CountyThe season's first cases of the mosquito-borne diseases have been reported in Denton County
  • West Nile
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Dallas County

Longtime Parkland CEO Ron Anderson dies at 68

Longtime Parkland CEO Ron Anderson dies at 68Dr. Anderson died on Sept. 11 from cancer, the hospital said in a release Friday morning. He was in charge of Parkland for 29 years and was known for being a champion for the poor and underserved when it came to medical issues.
  • Dallas County
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Physicians confused about testing for enterovirus 68

Physicians confused about testing for enterovirus 68Dr. Cheryl Cowan said she spent hours trying to figure out how to help her a patient
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  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Pediatricians on alert for rare virus

Pediatricians on alert for rare virusHealth officials are tracking a nationwide outbreak of enterovirus 68, which has hospitalized hundreds of children
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Hospitals see surge in child respiratory illness

Hospitals see surge in child respiratory illnessVery young children are most susceptible to the suspected enterovirus 68.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Local VA spending $70M to send vets to private docs

Local VA spending $70M to send vets to private docsThe Dallas VA Hospital will spend $70M this year to send veterans it can't quickly treat to private doctors.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

National hip implant trial begins in Dallas

National hip implant trial begins in DallasPlaintiffs claim the DePuy Pinnacle hip was not properly tested before being marketed to orthopedic surgeons
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Get vaccinated now for flu season

Get vaccinated now for flu seasonWith flu season just around the corner, health officials say you shouldn't wait to be immunized.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Texas News

Hope, faith strong for conjoined twins at Texas Children's Hospital

Hope, faith strong for conjoined twins at Texas Children's HospitalConjoined twins will be separated in a delicate and risky surgical procedure later this year at Texas Children's Hospital. But surgeons anticipate excellent results, and a Texas mom says her hope and faith in a positive outcome continues to grow every day.
  • Texas News
  • 4 weeks ago
Health

Fort Worth Ebola doc: 'I felt like I was about to die'

Fort Worth Ebola doc: 'I felt like I was about to die'Fort Worth physician Kent Brantly said he was told he might not survive the devastating illness.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Health

Study: More breast cancer patients choosing to have double mastectomy

Study: More breast cancer patients choosing to have double mastectomyMisti Irvin didn't choose to have breast cancer. But the discovery of a tumor in her right breast over a year ago came with a shocking number of choices, from doctors to treatment.
  • Health
  • 4 weeks ago
West Nile

Mosquitoes in Burleson test positive for West Nile

Mosquitoes in Burleson test positive for West NileThe forecast is foggy for Burleson residents this weekend as city workers spray to eradicate mosquitoes.
  • West Nile
  • 1 month ago
Health

Irving clinic aids taxpayers by helping uninsured dental patients

Irving clinic aids taxpayers by helping uninsured dental patientsDental students are now providing low-cost or free care at Irving Community Clinic
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Dallas County

Paralyzed quarterback gets a van, ability to leave home

Paralyzed quarterback gets a van, ability to leave homeDiondre Preston, paralyzed from a spinal cord injury, hadn't been out of his house in more than a year until now.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month ago