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New North Texas Clinics Providing Neighborhood Kid Care

This 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.

CBSDFW.COM–09/20/2013

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Parents Using Hormone Supplement To Get Kids To Sleep

Most days things go smoothly for North Texas mom Amee Calloway, but nighttime — that’s another matter. Amee had a hard time getting her oldest son to sleep, then her pediatrician gave her some unexpected advice.

CBS 11–08/27/2013

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Freestanding ERs Can Cost You

They may look like urgent care centers, but they’re not. More and more freestanding E.R.s are being built in suburban neighborhoods across North Texas.

08/08/2013

A pediatrician examines a 4-year-old girl at a Texas health clinic. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Many Parents Turning To Retail Clinics For Pediatric Care

The price of taking a child to a doctor’s office has become so expensive that some moms and dads are opting to take their kids to retail clinics for medical care.

CBSDFW.COM–07/24/2013

Antihistamines & Decongestants

Seasonal Allergies – What Works?

The CBS 11 Investigators turned to Baylor Medical Center to separate fact from fiction when it comes to allergy relief.

CBS 11–05/05/2013

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Dez: Memorial Service, Then Another Visit To Doctors

Bryant will today follow his attendance of the memorial service in honor of late teammate Jerry Brown with another visit with doctors in search of approval to allow him to continue playing this season.

12/11/2012

A woman receives a mammogram screening. (credit: Getty Images/D. Clarke Evans/NBAE)

Study Finds Answers For Breast Cancer Patients

When Terri Thompson was first diagnosed with breast cancer 13 years ago, there was no question about how her cancer would be treated after she had her tumor removed.

09/24/2012

Two doctors look at breast cancer x-rays. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Research Could Lead To Breast Cancer Cure

After analyzing the genetics of actual tumors, researchers say they are now closing in on the causes of cancer and how to cure it.

CBS 11–09/24/2012

Former Hurricane Katrina evacuee Dr. Christopher Bloom is now a licensed Texas physician who makes house calls. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Katrina Evacuee Now Texas Doc Making Local House Calls

Doctor Christopher Bloom watched the chaos of Hurricane Katrina unfold from Houston. After Katrina, Bloom was left unemployed. The once well-connected New Orleans physician decided to start over in North Texas.

CBS 11–08/29/2012

An ambulance driver transports a patient to the hospital. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Health Officials: No Need To Call 911 For Mosquito Bites

With hundreds of human cases of the West Nile Virus being reported across Texas and more than a dozen related deaths in North Texas it seems some people are overreacting and calling 911 when they’re bitten by a mosquito.

CBSDFW.COM–08/24/2012

Dr. Philippa Evans in zumba class. (CBS 11 News)

Zumba Helps Fort Worth Doctor’s Stroke Recovery

Doctor Philippa Evans is back in zumba class after several weeks off — and she has hardly missed a beat. It is amazing because just three weeks ago she faced a medical emergency in that same room.

08/15/2012

West Nile Mosquito testing

Doctor Details How West Nile Affected Family

Dr. Theilen of Dallas is a retired Ob/GYN and despite his medical knowledge he didn’t take West Nile seriously.

08/15/2012

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