Who's Too Old For Major Treatment? Age Not Always A BarrierVery old age is no longer an automatic barrier for aggressive therapies, from cancer care like the former President Jimmy Carter has received, to major heart procedures, joint replacements and even some organ transplants.
Feds Demanding Lance Armstrong's Medical RecordsThe federal government wants to see Lance Armstrong's medical records from his treatments for cancer, specifically whether his doctors knew back in 1996 that he was using performance-enhancing drugs.
Kaley's Experience: Frozen At 245 Degrees BELOW ZeroA few weeks ago, one of our producer’s here at CBS11 sent me an email. It read: “Wanna be cryogenically frozen? It’d only be for like 3 minutes.”
Electroconvulsive Therapy On The Rise In TexasElectroconvulsive therapy is on the rise in Texas, thriving as a treatment for some forms of mental illness.
Revolutionary Prostate Cancer Research At North Texas UniversityProstate cancer impacts some 200,000 American men every year. But, fascinating research happening right here in North Texas could one day provide new options for early detection and treatment.
Gov. Perry Announces North Texas Ebola Treatment FacilityTexas Governor Rick Perry was in Dallas today to announce a new plan to bring together key medical resources in the battle against the deadly ebola virus.
North Texas Doctor Searching For More Efficient PTSD Treatment The arrest of a Texas soldier for scaling the White House fence over the weekend has reignited the national conversation on the mental health of the nation’s returning veterans.
"Affluenza" Teen's Parents Partially Responsible For TreatmentThe parents of the teen who drove drunk and caused a crash that killed four people last summer will pay only a small percentage for his rehabilitation treatment.
Rodman Checks Into Rehab CenterDennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, his agent says.
Many Parents Turning To Retail Clinics For Pediatric CareThe price of taking a child to a doctor’s office has become so expensive that some moms and dads are opting to take their kids to retail clinics for medical care.
Newfound Hormone Holds Hope For Diabetes TreatmentScientists have identified a hormone that can sharply boost the number of cells that make insulin in mice. They say the discovery may someday provide a new treatment for the most common type of diabetes.
Study Finds Answers For Breast Cancer PatientsWhen Terri Thompson was first diagnosed with breast cancer 13 years ago, there was no question about how her cancer would be treated after she had her tumor removed.