1-Year-Old Girl Dies During Dental Procedure In AustinThe parents of a 1-year-old girl say their daughter has died after undergoing general anesthesia to fill cavities at a dentist office.
Prosecutors: Ex-Surgeon Calls Himself 'Killer'A neurosurgeon facing criminal charges alleging he may have intentionally hurt patients who had turned to him to resolve debilitating injuries sent a chilling email to his girlfriend.
FBI: Gunman Fatally Shot Doctor At Texas Veterans' ClinicA doctor was fatally shot at a West Texas veterans' clinic in an attack that also left the suspected gunman dead, the FBI said Wednesday.
U.S. Presidents Praise Health Officials After Dallas Ebola CasesThe last day that anyone in Dallas was monitored for Ebola symptoms received attention from both President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush.
Jurors Deliberating In Poisoned Doctor TrialA Texas cancer researcher accused of poisoning a colleague who was also her lover was described by prosecutors on Wednesday as a devious and manipulative person.
Arlington Couple Files Suit After Doctors Remove Wrong KidneyHe braced himself for terrible news when the doctor said, "I need to talk to you." But never did an Arlington man imagine what he was about to hear. Glenn Hermes then learned that doctors had removed his health kidney and left the cancerous one inside.
Dallas VA Medical Center Wait Times Among Highest In The U.S.How many times have you complained about having a hard time getting an appointment with your family doctor? But if you're a veteran living in the Dallas area, you can expect a wait time that's 12 times longer than private citizens. In fact, according to a survey conducted by Merritt Hawkins, an Irving-based healthcare search and consulting firm, people living in the metroplex will wait an average of five days for a doctor’s appointment.
Parents Question If Girls Are Visiting Gynecologist Too EarlyMost parents will tell you their children grow up too fast. More and more, gynecologists are seeing girls as young as 13-years-old. Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth recently began following the recommendation.
Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.
Vasectomies On Rise During March MadnessThe first week of March Madness is also the most popular week of the year for men to get vasectomies, according to Texas urologist Dr. Grant Fowler.
Powerful New Painkiller Has Some Addiction Specialists Worried A powerful new opiate has been approved by the FDA and will hit the market next month, but some Doctors are already sounding the addiction alarm.
How Do I Choose A Doctor?Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.