Medical City Dallas Hospital
Phyllis Barnes says she didn’t know if her age would keep her from getting a new heart. But after being on the heart transplant waiting list for 19 months, she received the phone call she had been waiting for.
Neither Dallas or Fort Worth will get bragging rights to having the first baby born in the Metroplex for 2012 after hospitals in both cities delivered babies at the exact same time Sunday morning.
For only a few precious moments following birth, there is a once in a lifetime chance to save something that is typically thrown away.
Monday, things got a little brighter for dozens of young patients in care centers in both Dallas and Fort Worth. The sick kids, and their parents got visits from the Dallas Cowboys players and cheerleaders.
Parents may not know that they have an alternative to costly private cord blood banks.