Dallas Child Psychologist Weighs The Value Of Advanced EducationDr. Nicholas J. Westers is a child psychologist at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas and assistant professor of psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Westers is an expert in helping adolescents deal with non-suicidal self-injury.
Garland Teen Gets Gift Of Life For High School GraduationIn this season of graduations and special gifts, a Garland teen is celebrating the most precious gift after a liver transplant.
Man Arrested After Allegedly Posing As Doctor At Dallas HospitalA spokesperson for the hospital says staff, following existing security procedures, questioned the person who then left the building.
North Texas Child With Leukemia Turns To Experimental TreatmentA family from Royce City has traveled to Philadelphia to begin an experimental treatment that could save the life of four-year-old Kaitlyn Johnson.
Quality Of Life Report: Nearly 1/3 Of Dallas Co. Kids Live In PovertyAccording to the Children’s Medical Center annual snapshot of local children’s health, “Beyond ABC: Assessing Children’s Health in Dallas County,” nearly a third of the children in Dallas County live in poverty.
New North Texas Clinics Providing Neighborhood Kid CareThis year alone, 150,000 children will make a trip to the emergency room at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. But the hospital says some of those youngsters could be treated more quickly, and at a lower cost, closer to home.
Propser Rallies To Save Child's LifeMore than 100 people in Prosper tested their bone marrow to see if they could save a 6-year-old boy’s life. Aidan Peterson has been given just weeks to find a life-saving match.
Employers To Feel Impact Of 2013 Flu SeasonSome hospitals in North Texas have instituted a strict new flu vaccine policy for employees. And while most employers are not requiring employees to be vaccinated, local economists say most businesses should be concerned about the flu outbreak.
Heath Teen Once Paralyzed Finds Solace In SwimmingIt's been nearly four years since Landon Light of Heath was told he may never walk again. The 13-year-old ended up beating the odds.
Classmates Help Cancer Survivor Keep Truckin'Students at South Grand Prairie High School have worked for months collecting donations for a classmate who has cancer, and a passion for his 1977 Ford truck.
North Texas Children’s Hospital Looking For A Few Good ClownsThe preferred prescription at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas is laughter and the hospital is looking for a few good clowns to help!
Fate Parents Refuse To Let Cancer Determine Their Son's FateNate Oxford is only 5-years-old, but has already battled cancer three times. The cancer wouldn't go away, but the family also wouldn't give up. Drastic measures were needed so they took a chance on a radical new treatment.