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Feb 5, 2019

Mother's Gut-Wrenching Post Credited With Saving Another Infant's Life

Mother's Gut-Wrenching Post Credited With Saving Another Infant's Life

A Fort Worth mother whose 12-day-old daughter died after contracting HSV-1 saved the life of another Texas infant with a powerful post she shared on Facebook. Herpes simplex virus type 1, or HSV-1, is...

Dec 31, 2018

Judge Clears the Way for Appeal of Ruling Against Health Law

Judge Clears the Way for Appeal of Ruling Against Health Law

A federal judge in Fort Worth, Texas who recently declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional has stayed his ruling to allow for appeals. That means "Obamacare" remains in effect while litigation...

Oct 13, 2018

Texas Child Hospitalized After Venomous Caterpillar Sting

Texas Child Hospitalized After Venomous Caterpillar Sting

Lauren Chambers didn’t know what to think when she received a call from her daughters’ daycare that 5-year-old Adrie couldn’t move her arm after getting stung by a caterpillar. “They said that she had been stung...

Oct 10, 2018

Texas Baby Who Underwent Surgery While in Womb Is Doing 'Great': Mom

Texas Baby Who Underwent Surgery While in Womb Is Doing 'Great': Mom

At 19 weeks pregnant, Sarah Prowell learned her unborn son had spina bifida. Spina bifida is a birth defect caused when the spine and spinal cord do not form properly, in many cases leaving a portion of...

Jul 11, 2018

Texas Scientists Find Alzheimer's 'Big Bang': Study

Texas Scientists Find Alzheimer's 'Big Bang': Study

Despite billions of dollars spent on clinical trials through the decades, Alzheimer's disease remains one of the most devastating and baffling diseases in the world, affecting more than 5 million Americans...

Jul 10, 2018

Southwest Is Nixing Peanuts on All Flights, Citing Allergies

Southwest Is Nixing Peanuts on All Flights, Citing Allergies

Peanuts often come to mind as the quintessential airplane snack. But no more, Southwest Airlines announced. The Dallas-based airline is ending the tradition on all flights beginning August 1, citing the need to...

Jun 23, 2018

Baby Boom Sets Record at Texas Hospital With 42 Deliveries in 48 Hours

Baby Boom Sets Record at Texas Hospital With 42 Deliveries in 48 Hours

A new record was set this week at Baylor University Medical Center Dallas when a baby boom hit Tuesday morning. Over a 48 hour period, doctors and nurses delivered 42 babies. “We’ve had a ton of people come in...

Jun 8, 2018

Texas Officer Sits in Hot Car for 45 Minutes to Teach a Lesson

Texas Officer Sits in Hot Car for 45 Minutes to Teach a Lesson

A North Texas police officer took on the Texas heat to show others just how dangerous it can be. Hickory Creek Police Officer Lane sat in a hot car for 45 minutes as an example of how quickly temperatures...

Mar 8, 2018

Cheerleaders Warned About Mumps Exposure After Texas Competition

Cheerleaders Warned About Mumps Exposure After Texas Competition

Thousands of cheerleaders may have been exposed to mumps during a national cheerleading competition in Dallas last month. The Texas Department of State Health Services sent a letter to everyone who attended the...

Jan 26, 2018

Cecile Richards Stepping Down As Planned Parenthood Leader

Cecile Richards Stepping Down As Planned Parenthood Leader

Cecile Richards, who led Planned Parenthood through 12 tumultuous years, is stepping down as its president. Under her leadership, the organization gained in membership, donor support and political clout...

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