Emergency Room

Healing Ceiling at Texas Health H-E-B emergency room.

H-E-B Art Students Create “Healing Ceiling” For Hospital

More than 100 ceiling tiles at Texas Health H-E-B’s emergency room have been transformed into art to help soothe patients.

05/14/2015

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Knowing That Time Counts – Heart Attack Patient Saved In 7 Minutes

Doctors say anyone experiencing symptoms that could be a heart attack should call 911 immediately.

CBS 11–04/22/2015

Marvin Whitlock, ate Blue Bell ice cream and fears he has listeriosis.(credit: CBS 11 News)

North Texas Man Ate Blue Bell, Fears He Has Listeriosis

As the Centers for Disease Control issue a blunt warning about Blue Bell ice cream, some customers are worried the damage may have already been done.

04/21/2015

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Top 5 Hidden Hazards At The Playground

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, ever year emergency rooms treat more than 200,000 children under the age of 14 for playground-related injuries.

CBS 11–04/08/2015

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Communication Mix-Up At Hospital Where Dallas Man Treated For Ebola

Doctors at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas acknowledge there was a communication mix-up involving now patient Thomas Eric Duncan days before he was diagnosed with the Ebola virus.

CBS 11–10/01/2014

Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?

Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.

03/12/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance?

A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

JPS

JPS Hospital Activates ‘Code Yellow’ Status

A virulent flu strain is being blamed for the deaths of dozens of North Texans and has sickened many more. At John Peter Smith in Fort Worth, emergency room traffic has jumped some 35 percent.

01/16/2014

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New Emergency Center Opens In Fort Worth

Marion Emergency Care Center at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth opened its doors Saturday morning.

01/11/2014

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Surgeon Who Tried To Save JFK Reflects On Assassination Anniversary

Memories are flooding back from 50 years ago when President JFK was gunned down in Dallas, especially for the last surviving surgeon who tried to save his life.

CBS 11–11/18/2013

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