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Medicare Back On The Brink Over Cuts To Doctors

Unless Congress acts before Jan. 1, doctors will again face steep Medicare cuts that threaten to undermine health care for millions of seniors and disabled people.

11/28/2011

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More Docs Turning Away Unvaccinated Patients

No shot, no service. It sounds extreme, but that’s how far some doctors are going to protect some of their patients. A growing number of physicians are standing up to families who decide not to get vaccines.

11/04/2011

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Cases Of Adult Strep Throat On The Rise

More adults appear to be getting sick with a bacterium that commonly attacks children – strep throat.

11/02/2011

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New Texas Law Bans Anonymous Complaints About Docs

A law that took effect this month bars the Texas Medical Board from considering complaints against doctors if they come from anonymous sources.

09/20/2011

A child receives an immunization shot at a clinic hosted by the Immunization Collaboration of Tarrant County. (credit: KRLD NewsRadio 1080/Chuck Schechner)

Lines Back Up For Last Minute School Immunizations

Scores of North Texas parents are rushing to get their kids immunized before school starts. The last minute push was evident at a Tarrant County immunization clinic on Monday.

08/08/2011

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Waiting Patients Get Paid By Some North Texas Doctors

How often have you showed up for a doctor or dentist appointment and waited, and waited, and waited? Now it seems the tables are turning and some patients are getting paid to wait for their doctors if the physicians don’t stay on schedule.

07/21/2011

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Trying A New Approach To Primary Care: Prevention

A budding model for primary care that encourages the family doctor to act as a health coach who focuses as much on preventing illness as on treating it has shown promising results and saved insurers millions of dollars.

07/20/2011

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Texas Doctors Performing Groundbreaking Migraine Surgery

Imagine a migraine that never goes away; that kind of pain is known as “chronic daily headaches” and thousands of Americans deal with it. Now a team of Texas doctors is using a groundbreaking new surgery to end that pain.

07/15/2011

Questions About Air Quality Standards Involving UTA Gas Wells

Gas wells on the UT Arlington campus may be in violation of air quality standards.

10/05/2010

SYBIL'S STUFF: Uterus Tattoo

What’s weirder than getting a tattoo of your church’s logo? Getting your uterus branded! Slide in for more…

09/15/2010

Baylor Health Report

Stressed? If so, researchers say that may be your Mom’s fault. According to a new study, being showered with motherly love as infant, ultimately makes you better you are at dealing with stress as an […]

07/29/2010

Baylor Health Care Report (Audio)

Dr. David Winter with Baylor Health Care System

07/23/2010

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