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Audrey Carreno has been in a North Texas NICU since she was born, 53 days ago. She was born with her major organs outside her body. The family has had to wait an extra long time because Audrey needed a special car seat to protect her.
More children are coming down with whooping cough in Tarrant County, just as warnings are going out to get vaccinated against the bacteria.
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.
A 45-year-old man in Tarrant County was sentenced to life without parole Thursday for sexually abusing a 5-year-old relative.
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.
Starting today it could very well be easier for children in Tarrant County to get medical care. This morning Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth opened the doors today on a new urgent care center, meant to relieve pressure on hospital emergency room.
A one year old boy who was hit by a drunk driver remains hospitalized at Cook Children’s in Fort Worth.
A Cleburne 5-year-old is recovering at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, injured Friday night in an accidental shooting.
Two children have died and two others were critically hurt after an accident Sunday afternoon in Grand Prairie.
The hospital declared a Code Yellow Emergency after they started seeing the ER packed regularly starting in mid December.
As North Texas deals with one of the worst outbreaks of flu in years, schools are dealing with an increased pressure to keep germs from spreading.
A program that helps children during difficult situations is spreading a long way from Fort Worth. The Child Life Program at Cook Children’s Medical Center is now helping children in Romania.