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Experts Defend New Heart Attack Prevention Advice

Heart experts who wrote new guidelines for preventing heart attacks and strokes are defending a formula that some doctors say overestimates risk for certain groups.

11/18/2013

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The Future Of Medicine On Display In Irving

Irving based Novation the largest hospital supply contractor in the country is behind the expo which put the future of medicine on display.

10/02/2013

New test for amyloid plaque could hep with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Study: Later Retirement May Help Prevent Dementia

New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia.

07/16/2013

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Former Big Box Store To Be Health Care ‘Supermarket’

Where most just see a big, vacant space JPS sees a location next to their patients that’s easy to access.

06/25/2013

2013 Global Marijuana March in downtown Fort Worth (Photo J.Burkett, CBSDFW.COM)

Supporters Gather For Global Marijuana March In Fort Worth

A few hundred marchers peacefully made their way through downtown Fort Worth on Saturday supporting the Global Marijuana March.

05/06/2013

An inmate waits for the bars to a dorm at a minimum-security facility in Texas to be opened. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

Texas May Put Elderly, Sickest Inmates In Nursing Homes

Texas officials are exploring the possibility of paroling the state’s most infirm inmates to secure nursing homes to save on the high cost of meeting their medical needs.

10/03/2012

People make their way across Canal Street on August 28, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. New Orleans is bracing for the approach of Hurricane Isaac. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Help From North Texas Heading Toward The Gulf Coast

While coastal residents pack up and flee in the face of Isaac, North Texans are packing up and heading toward the storm.

08/28/2012

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Doctor Details How West Nile Affected Family

Dr. Theilen of Dallas is a retired Ob/GYN and despite his medical knowledge he didn’t take West Nile seriously.

08/15/2012

11-year-old Matthew Hurt talking about his new WalkAide device (CBS 11 News)

Small Device Is A Big Step For One North Texas Boy

A North Texas boy’s running, jumping and riding have improved all thanks to a device the size of an iPod.

08/09/2012

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Health Law Would Cost Texas Less Than Forecast

The health and human services commissioner has cut his estimate of what the federal health care law would cost Texas by 42 percent.

07/12/2012

A boy playing with his pet dog. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Babies Who Grow Up With Pets Are Healthier

New parents with dogs and cats sometimes consider giving pets away when a baby arrives, but a new study finds keeping the furry family members in tow may boost a child’s health benefits.

07/09/2012

A family doctor checks a patient's mouth and throat. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Texas Docs Cut Back On Poor Patients

A Texas Medical Association study shows the number of Texas doctors willing to accept government-funded health insurance plans for the poor and elderly is dropping dramatically.

07/08/2012

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