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Hospitals Brace For Baby Boom After Last Winter’s Storm

It’s all hands on deck in maternity wings at hospitals across North Texas. The number of July births is up, and only expected to grow over the next month.

08/06/2014

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Are Your ‘Forgetful Moments’ Actually Small Seizures?

As we hurry about our busy lives unusual occurrences can be overlooked. For instance, have you ever had your brain just pause?

CBS 11–07/10/2014

A nurse draws a dose of flu vaccine. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Two Flu Deaths Reported In Denton County, Doctors Encourage Flu Shots

The flu has claimed two more lives in Denton County, including that of a young girl who did not receive a flu shot.

CBS 11–01/06/2014

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North Texas Hospital Performing Groundbreaking Breast Cancer Research

A North Texas hospital is performing groundbreaking breast cancer research. Doctors are using cutting edge medical technology to customize treatment.

CBS 11–12/18/2013

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Teen Shares Story Of Surviving Testicular Cancer

In many ways, Justin Nicholas of Frisco is a typical teen. He loves basketball, hanging with friends, the occasional video game, and of course girls. Cancer, especially of the testes, was not a part of the teenager’s plan.

05/29/2013

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‘Miracle Baby’ Just Fine After Near Drowning

Doctors say Sammy Doolan’s survival after a near drowning is nothing short of “miraculous.”

CBS 11–10/19/2012

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New Drug Helps Child Survive Kidney Disease

A kidney transplant may sound like the perfect solution for a North Texas child battling a rare kidney disease. But until recently, it has not been an option for 5-year-old Aiden Cross.

09/10/2012

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Dallas Doctors Helping Baby With Half A Heart

A North Texas baby is back at home just days after open-heart surgery. Aaron Torres has hypoplastic left heart syndrome. The left portion of his heart is not developed.

08/01/2012

Children run through fallen leaves in a park. (credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Camp For Kids With Cancer Moves Closer To Home

What’s been a total blast for kids with cancer at Camp Discovery in Kerrville is now just as much fun closer to home.

06/27/2012

The new air ambulance in use for Medical City Dallas' high-risk pregnancies

Local Air Ambulance Equipped For High-Risk Pregnancies

A newly-formed team of neonatal and maternal care nurses is ready to take flight and their mission is to bring some of the sickest unborn babies to Medical City Dallas.

05/01/2012

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Organ Transplant Eligibility Not Defined By Age

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.

03/13/2012

A picture shows the first totally suture-less heart valve. (credit: BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Hospital Pioneers New Heart Surgery Procedure

A new type of medical procedure being performed in North Texas is giving all types of patients with heart problems a second chance at life.

01/11/2012

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