We know an infant in Dallas County died in what is expected to be the worst whooping cough outbreak in more than 50 years. So far this year, there have been more than 1,100 reported cases in North Texas, with nearly half of them in Tarrant County.
An Arlington man has been sentenced to life prison for beating his girlfriend’s infant daughter to death because she would not stop crying.
A 40-year old man was sentenced by a Tarrant County jury to 45 years in prison for sexually abusing his girlfriend’s 10-week-old daughter in July 2012.
Police in Killeen are looking for a woman seen on a Walmart surveillance tape after a newborn infant girl was found unresponsive in a restroom.
A Euless father is sentenced to 50 years in prison, after pleading guilty to killing his five-month-old son last year.
At Baylor Medical Center Irving, the cute pink and blue teddy bears going home with new parents aren’t to amuse the new babies; rather, they’re designed to keep them safe. They’re called “Backseat Buddies.”
Newborns in Texas will soon be screened for another potentially fatal disease. The condition is called Severe Combined Immunodeficiency or SCID.
Wal-Mart has pulled a batch of powdered infant formula from more than 3,000 of its stores nationwide after a newborn Missouri boy who was fed the formula died from what preliminary tests indicate was a rare bacterial infection, the retailer said.
Researchers say there’s a new way to tell if infants are likely to become obese later on: Check to see if they’ve passed two key milestones on doctors’ growth charts by age 2.
Teresa Berg photographs babies. “I need a little something to put underneath this basket,” Berg said as she moved a small basket on the polished floor of her studio containing two week old Olivia Solon.
A new study suggests nearly one in five children with an autistic older sibling will develop the disorder too — a rate much higher than previously thought.
Johnson & Johnson and other makers of cold and fever medications said Wednesday that they will discontinue infant drops of medicines containing acetaminophen.