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Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Hospital Begins Testing Texas Babies For TB After Worker Diagnosed

Health officials in Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital were exposed to a worker found to have the disease.

09/22/2014

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Hospitals Brace For Baby Boom After Last Winter’s Storm

It’s all hands on deck in maternity wings at hospitals across North Texas. The number of July births is up, and only expected to grow over the next month.

08/06/2014

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After 4 Months, Quintuplets Released From Dallas Hospital

The first quintuplets born in Baylor Medical Center’s 110+ history went home Thursday.

07/31/2014

File photograph of the feet of a newborn. (credit: Getty Images/Christopher Furlong)

Jacob & Sophia Top Texas Newborn Names

The Social Security Administration announced on Thursday that Jacob was the top name for Texas boy infants in 2013. The top name for newborn girls was Sophia.

05/15/2014

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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

Randy Wood, Plano Firefighter saves babies

Plano Firefighter Saves Two Babies From Fire

A Plano firefighter is being hailed a hero after he saved two twin babies from a burning home.

CBS 11–03/21/2014

A close up picture of one of the The Seals quintuplets born at Baylor University Medical Center Dallas. (Source: Baylor Health)

Meet The Parents Of Quintuplets Born In Dallas Hospital

A beaming mother and an emotional father, Michelle and Steven Seals spoke for the first time about their quintuplets born Tuesday at Baylor Universal Medical Center.

CBS 11–03/20/2014

TeleNICU at Children's Medical Center (credit: CBS 11 News)

TeleNICU Allows Docs To Deliver Care From Miles Away

Babies born with critical medical needs, need the best care available. Sometimes that means traveling to a hospital far from home.

CBS 11–10/22/2013

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North Texas Mom Has Whooping Cough Warning For Parents

We know an infant in Dallas County died in what is expected to be the worst whooping cough outbreak in more than 50 years. So far this year, there have been more than 1,100 reported cases in North Texas, with nearly half of them in Tarrant County.

CBSDFW.COM–10/08/2013

Owen and Emmett before surgery. {Credit: Medical City Children’s Hospital)

Once Conjoined Twins Defying The Odds After Dallas Surgery

“I have two babies… two separate babies!” exclaimed mother Jenni Ezell—with both joy and tears filling her eyes. The emphasis, appropriately enough, is on ‘separate’.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

A baby suckles a pacifier whilst resting in a cot. (credit: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

“Baby Friendly” Hospitals Making Nurseries, Pacifiers Obsolete

There is a major shift happening inside North Texas hospitals. Some medical facilities are closing their nurseries and pacifiers are disappearing from the maternity wards.

CBS 11–08/22/2013

A 14-month-old child sits on the lap of her mother as she receives the combined Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination. (credit: Geoff Caddick/AFP/Getty Images)

More Texas Children Getting Sick With Whooping Cough

At the moment, the only sounds coming from 4-month-old Mason Shepherd are the typical gurgles of a contented baby. But, earlier this summer a horrible cough had his parents worried and thinking the worst.

CBS 11–08/20/2013

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