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Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Hospital Begins Testing Texas Babies For TB After Worker Diagnosed

Health officials in Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital were exposed to a worker found to have the disease.

09/22/2014

A view of a close up of a lung x-ray of a cigarette smoker. (credit: American Cancer Society via Getty Images)

North Texas Lung Transplant Patient Making History

Michael Young of Grand Prairie never set out to make medical history. The 59-year-old simply made it a point to take care of himself, follow his doctors’ orders and diligently adhere to his medication. In June, Young will become one of a small group of lung transplant patients who have survives 20 years past their surgery.

04/18/2012