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A doctor holds vial of ebola vaccine being tested. (credit: Steve Parsons-WPA Pool/Getty Images)

North Texas Hospital Evaluating Patient For Potential Ebola Exposure

A North Texas hospital has a patient in isolation as they evaluate them for potential exposure to the Ebola virus.

CBSDFW.COM–09/29/2014

Fort Worth Dr. Kent Brantly (right) stands with his wife, Amber Brantly, during a press conference announcing his release from Emory Hospital on August 21, 2014. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Many Wonder If It’s An Ebola “Cure” Or “Recovery”

As Fort Worth Doctor Kent Brantly walked out of the hospital, concern started to spread on social media. So are Brantly and Nancy Writebol actually “cured?” CBS 11 News set out to answer that question.

CBSDFW.COM–08/21/2014

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Best Television Medical Dramas

Over the last couple of months I have had some close loved ones in and out of the hospital. But now that everyone is doing better, it reminded me of the great TV medical dramas.

07/10/2014

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Doctors Concerned About Health Risk From Thousands Of Border Children

The President of the Texas Medical Association is concerned about the public health risk that the thousands of teenagers and children streaming across the border may be posing.

06/23/2014

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Texas Medical Group Starts Veterans’ Care Registry

The Texas Medical Association says it’s stepping up to help veterans facing treatment delays from an overtaxed federal Veterans Affairs health care system.

06/17/2014

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Arlington Couple Files Suit After Doctors Remove Wrong Kidney

He 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.

CBSDFW.COM–06/12/2014

Worst Whooping Cough Epidemic In Decades Strikes California

Whooping Cough Concerns Keller Church

A Keller church is warning its congregation that it may be at risk of contracting Pertussis, or whooping cough, as it is widely called.

04/26/2014

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Abortion Doctors Sue To Recover Admitting Rights

Two doctors who perform abortions have sued a Dallas hospital alleging that their admitting privileges were illegally revoked after a court upheld strict new Texas abortion restrictions.

04/17/2014

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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

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