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North Texas Couple Adopts Embryo, Has Baby

A Dallas couple welcomed a baby girl into their family 18 months ago. But the miracle isn’t the child’s birth, but how the pregnancy happened.

05/28/2014

Miss South Texas, Keli Kryfko (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Miss South Texas Tells Her Weight Loss Story

Keli Kryfko has come a long way in life. A painful moment in her past was all the push she needed to go from size 24 to competing in the Miss Texas pageant.

05/26/2014

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Surgeons: Many Having Surgery To Look Better In Selfies

Cosmetic surgeons say many people are going under the knife to get better photographs of themselves to share on social networks.

CBS 11–05/21/2014

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Dallas Center Offers ‘Thigh Gap’ Therapy

Women everywhere covet the infamous thigh gap. Now, a wellness center in Dallas offers a laser therapy service for those who want to see results without any surgery.

05/21/2014

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“White-Eye” Photos May Indicate Rare Cancer In Children

Texas doctors are working to develop a new and easy way to diagnose a rare but serious form of eye cancer. Retinoblastoma is characterized by tumors that form inside the eye. In the U.S., it appears in some 350 babies and toddlers each year.

CBS 11–05/19/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Arlington Doctor Guilty Of Health Care Fraud

A physician from Arlington has been convicted of health care fraud in a $3 million billing scam for unnecessary home services since 2006. He now faces possible prison time.

05/14/2014

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DFW Doctor Says Meditation Helps Weight Loss

Dr. Fabrizio Manzini believes that weight loss may be more about self-help than sacrifice, and says that science is starting to support the ‘meditation as medicine’ philosophy.

05/13/2014

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Are Low-T Drugs Putting Patients At High Risk?

“Lost your appetite for romance? You might not just be getting older. You might have a treatable condition called low testosterone,” the ad says. But lately, doctors say more people are using hormone replacement drugs and some might not need it.

CBS 11–05/08/2014

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DFW Doctor Looks At Latest Medical Headlines

Dr. Crystal Foster talks about some of the latest medical headlines including a jump in diabetes cases, kids drinking energy drinks, and the so-called ‘pregnancy brain’ phenomenon.

05/08/2014

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Quadruplets Born At Grapevine Hospital

Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine welcomed its first-ever set of quadruplets on Monday. The delivery included one boy and three girls. It was also the father’s birthday.

05/07/2014