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Cowboys’ Romo Update: Complication In Back Surgery

Tony Romo lurched slowly around Valley Ranch on the Monday, attending the year’s final team meeting as a gesture meant to provide fellow players an emotional lift after failing to secure a playoff berth.

01/02/2014

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The Latest On Romo’s Back From Inside Cowboys HQ

The Dallas Cowboys are holding on to the slimmest of hopes that quarterback Tony Romo’s season isn’t over due to what sources say a disc-related problem in his back that is related to last April’s surgery on the same area.

CBS 11–12/23/2013

Fort Worth resident Dallas Wiens, 26, before and after a full face transplant procedure at Brigham and Women's Hospital. (credit: brighamandwomens.org)

Face Transplant: North Texas Man Thriving 2 Years After Operations

The nation’s first full face transplant patients are growing into their new appearances — literally. Medical imaging shows new blood vessel networks have formed, connecting transplanted skin with facial tissue.

12/04/2013

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Special Car Seat Helps Texas Baby Go Home From NICU

Audrey Carreno has been in a North Texas NICU since she was born, 53 days ago. She was born with her major organs outside her body. The family has had to wait an extra long time because Audrey needed a special car seat to protect her.

CBS 11–10/31/2013

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Group: Breast Cancer Awareness Is More Than Pink Ribbons

This month many people are thinking ‘pink’ for breast cancer awareness, but for survivors, the fight is anything but pretty. Now local survivors have taken to the internet to paint another picture of breast cancer.

CBSDFW.COM–10/16/2013

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Tony Stewart Has 3rd Leg Surgery

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is recovering from a third surgery on his right leg following an August crash at an Iowa sprint car track.

10/07/2013

Linebacker Anthony Spencer of the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on September 20, 2009 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Cowboys’ Spencer Undergoing Microfracture Surgery

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer is undergoing microfracture surgery on his left knee Tuesday, a process that includes stem-cell treatment designed to help promote cartilage growth.

10/01/2013

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - APRIL 24: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder smiles while warming up before playing the Houston Rockets in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 24, 2013 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thunder’s Westbrook Has Knee Surgery, Out 4-6 Weeks

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will miss the first 4-6 weeks of the NBA season after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Tuesday.

10/01/2013

Anthony Devern Session (credit: Fort Worth County Jail)

Rapist Receives Multiple Life Sentences In Tarrant County

A Tarrant County judge sentenced a convicted felon to multiple life sentences on Friday for sexually abusing his teenage stepdaughter and raping and shooting his next door neighbor, who miraculously survived.

09/27/2013

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Rangers Harrison Undergoes Surgery; Expected Back In Spring

Rangers starter Matt Harrison underwent Thoracic Outlet Syndrome surgery on Monday in Dallas and is expected to return for Spring Training next March.

09/09/2013

Owen and Emmett before surgery. {Credit: Medical City Children’s Hospital)

Once Conjoined Twins Defying The Odds After Dallas Surgery

“I have two babies… two separate babies!” exclaimed mother Jenni Ezell—with both joy and tears filling her eyes. The emphasis, appropriately enough, is on ‘separate’.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

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Rangers LHP Harrison Frustrated His Season Is Done

Matt Harrison was doing everything he could to get back in the Texas Rangers’ rotation for the pennant chase. Their opening day starter will have to wait until next season.

08/15/2013

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