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FDA Approves First DNA-Based Test For Colon Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patient DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.

08/12/2014

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Study Disputes Value Of Routine Mammograms

A Canadian study that many experts say has major flaws has revived debate about the value of mammograms.

02/12/2014

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Child Appointments Still Available For Free Health Clinic

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas Convention Center will transform into the largest doctor’s office in the world on September 29.  The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) is offering free medical checks […]

CBS 11–09/28/2012

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Tarrant County Program Preparing For Back To School

Even though the school year just ended, Tarrant County officials are alerting low-income parents to sign up for a back-to-school event that will take place right before 2012-2013 classes begin.

06/22/2012

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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

Actor Will Ferrell arrives at the premiere of Pantelion Films' 'Casa De Mi Padre' on March 14, 2012. (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Actor Will Ferrell Shows Film On SMU Campus

Hundreds of excited SMU students lined the perimeter of the Trigg-Hughes Student Center for a special anniversary celebration and to welcome one of Hollywood’s biggest comedic stars.

03/15/2012

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Plano Doctor Offering Free Colorectal Screenings

Dr. Naresh Gupta is on a mission to fight a deadly disease. He’s providing free colorectal screenings to uninsured North Texans between the ages of 50 and 65.

CBSDFW.COM–04/23/2011