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North Texas Medical Experts Learn From Boston Bombings

A North Texas doctor is learning from what happened in Boston last year and using those lessons to better protect runners here in Dallas/Fort Worth. In fact, he’s implemented parts of Boston’s emergency response plan into Fort Worth’s Cowtown Marathon.

CBSDFW.COM–04/15/2014

A close up taken at the University Hospital in Dijon, France, shows a 3D printer used for the reproduction of the skull of a patient. (credit: Jean-Philippe  Ksiazek/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Try 3-D Printer To Build Human Heart

It may sound far-fetched, but scientists are attempting to build a human heart with a 3-D printer. Ultimately, the goal is to create a new heart for a patient with their own cells that could be transplanted.

04/09/2014

A close up picture of one of the The Seals quintuplets born at Baylor University Medical Center Dallas. (Source: Baylor Health)

Meet The Parents Of Quintuplets Born In Dallas Hospital

A beaming mother and an emotional father, Michelle and Steven Seals spoke for the first time about their quintuplets born Tuesday at Baylor Universal Medical Center.

CBS 11–03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

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North Texas Doctors Navigate Icy Conditions To Save Lives

Some doctors tried to pull off what seemed impossible this past weekend. They navigated on the ground and through the air on a mission to save two lives.

CBSDFW.COM–12/10/2013

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY RUPAM JAIN NAIR  "Asia-Russia-wildlife-tiger-conservation" A tiger, seen wearing a collar, is spotted during a jungle-safari at the Ranthambore National Park, around 200kms from Jaipur, on October 22, 2010. Efforts to save the tiger, set to be addressed at a conference in Russia November 2010, will depend for a large part on the success of the shield India has attempted to throw around the animal. The country is home to more than half of the world's rapidly dwindling wild tigers, but even its conservation programme, said by the government to be the world's most comprehensive, has failed to halt the creature's demise. AFP PHOTO/ MANAN VATSYAYANA (Photo credit should read MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctors, Veterinarians Explore Shared Medical Problems

What do Siberian tigers and post-menopausal women have in common? That is among the questions related to fighting diseases that affect both animals and people that physicians and veterinarians are teaming up to explore.

11/01/2013

Fort Worth rally against abortion bill (credit: CBS 11 News)

No Immediate Decision On Texas Abortion Law Appeal

A federal appeals court didn’t act on an emergency motion Tuesday that would’ve allowed some new abortion restrictions to take effect in Texas, the latest step in a lengthy battle activists on both sides predicted would end up before the U.S. Supreme Court.

10/29/2013

People rally in support of Texas women's right to reproductive decisions at the Texas State capitol on July 1, 2013 in Austin, Texas. This is first day of a second legislative special session called by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to pass an restrictive abortion law through the Texas legislature. The first attempt was defeated after opponents of the law were able to stall the vote until after first special session had ended.  (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Abortion Clinics Struggle To Meet Hospital Privileges Requirement

A federal court has ruled a key portion of the new abortion law set to take effect Tuesday is unconstitutional. A provision in the new law, passed by the state legislature, would have required doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles.

CBS 11–10/28/2013

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Some Worried ACA Will Worsen Doctor Shortage

For many North Texans the months-long wait times for a doctor’s appointment has become the norm and all this is before the Affordable Care Act extends coverage to possibly millions more Americans.

CBS 11–10/04/2013

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