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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

A bottle of the pertussis vaccine against whooping cough and a syringe are show in a pharmacy. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Whooping Cough Reaches Outbreak Level In Texas

Whooping cough has reached an outbreak level in the state. More than 1600 cases of the deadly, dangerous virus are reported.

08/19/2013

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Texas Hospital Construction Takes Divergent Paths

The view from two helipads atop the new 17-story Parkland Memorial Hospital provides a dizzying panorama of Dallas’ burgeoning medical district. The new Parkland is being called “the largest hospital construction project in America.”

07/05/2013

Demonstrators fill the Texas House chamber, both in protest and support of a bill with tough abortion restrictions. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Texas Legislators On Verge Of Passing Abortion Law

The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature pushed Monday to enact wide-ranging restrictions that would effectively shut down all abortion clinics in the nation’s second most-populous state.

06/24/2013

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From Minor To Critical – Doc Talks Plant Explosion Injuries

After the explosion at the West Fertilizer plant in West, first responders took the majority of those injured to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center in Waco.

CBSDFW.COM–04/18/2013

A doctor holds a patients hand. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Who Decides Fate For Terminally Ill Patients?

Lawmakers are planning to hear testimony on who decides the terminally ill patient’s fate when the family and doctors disagree.

03/19/2013

A nurse performs a mammogram on a patient. (credit: Mychele Daniau/AFP/Getty Images)

State Says Needs Of New Women’s Health Program Can Be Met

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has signed up more than enough doctors to treat the poor women who depended on Planned Parenthood for family planning services and check-ups.

01/07/2013

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