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North Texas Mom Has Whooping Cough Warning For Parents

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.

CBSDFW.COM–10/08/2013

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Arlington Man Murdered Baby When She Wouldn’t Stop Crying

An Arlington man has been sentenced to life prison for beating his girlfriend’s infant daughter to death because she would not stop crying.

CBS 11–08/15/2013

Derek Wilson (Mugshot via Tarrant Co. DA)

Tarrant Co. Jury Gives Man 45 Years For Sexually Abusing 10-Week-Old

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.

05/10/2013

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Killeen Police Investigating Infant Found Dead

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.

12/09/2012

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Father Sentenced To 50 Years In Prison For Son’s Death

A Euless father is sentenced to 50 years in prison, after pleading guilty to killing his five-month-old son last year.

10/03/2012

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Baylor’s ‘Backseat Buddies’ Aim To Curb Child Deaths

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.”

07/23/2012

File photograph of the feet of a newborn. (credit: Getty Images/Christopher Furlong)

New Immunodeficiency Test For Texas Newborns

Newborns in Texas will soon be screened for another potentially fatal disease. The condition is called Severe Combined Immunodeficiency or SCID.

05/03/2012

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Wal-Mart Pulls Infant Formula After Baby Dies

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.

12/22/2011

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Likelihood Of Infants & Future Obesity Studied

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.

11/09/2011

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Local Hospital Nurseries Booming After Heavy Winter

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.

08/18/2011

A 4-year-old autistic boy undergoing intensive therapy. (credit: Getty Images/David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Autism Risks For Siblings Are Higher Than Thought

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.

08/15/2011

An health worker gives drops of medicine to a newborn baby. (credit: Strdel/AFP/Getty Images)

Drugmakers Discontinuing Acetaminophen Infant Drops

Johnson & Johnson and other makers of cold and fever medications said Wednesday that they will discontinue infant drops of medicines containing acetaminophen.

05/05/2011

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