Latest DFW Healthwatch
Kristen Arechiga is 31 years old and has already endured three open heart surgeries as a child and a teen. She has had to live her life very carefully because of heart disease.
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius visits Dallas on Friday to promote community-based efforts to sign Texans up for health insurance.
A North Texas mother of three has died from the flu. Now her family is sharing their traumatic experience and encouraging others to take this year’s dangerous strain of influenza seriously.
A strenuous battle between a distressed husband and father and John Peter Smith Hospital came to an end Sunday morning.
An eight-year-old boy, whose lifelong struggle against a crippling illness, is being remembered as a child who never gave up. Landon Knight died Sunday after months of battling cancer.
A different judge will consider a North Texas man’s request to remove his pregnant, brain-dead wife from life support. The hearing has been scheduled for Friday.
The flu virus continues to be deadly across the DFW area, and now local health officials are concerned that the height of the epidemic has not even hit North Texas yet.
Despite the spring-like weather, the flu season may be weeks away from tapering off, according to the Dallas County health director.
A well-known Fort Worth hospital is thinking outside the box as it expands. Everything began with a sketch and now hundreds of young patients are involved.
North Texas has already seen plenty of ice and deep freezes this winter. And yet, we are still sneezing. Allergy season starts early in Texas. But it could actually be worse.
Many people across North Texas are struggling to find the flu shot. However, local health officials said that there are still plenty of doses available throughout the area.