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Electroconvulsive Therapy On The Rise In Texas

Electroconvulsive therapy is on the rise in Texas, thriving as a treatment for some forms of mental illness.

12/14/2014

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Revolutionary Prostate Cancer Research At North Texas University

Prostate 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.

CBS 11–11/10/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry   (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Announces North Texas Ebola Treatment Facility

Texas 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.

10/21/2014

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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.

CBS 11–09/22/2014

Ethan Couch, 16, has been sentenced to 10 years probation for a June 2013 drunk driving crash that killed four people and severely injured two others.  (credit: CBS 11 News)

“Affluenza” Teen’s Parents Partially Responsible For Treatment

The 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.

CBS 11–04/11/2014

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Rodman Checks Into Rehab Center

Dennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, his agent says.

01/18/2014

A pediatrician examines a 4-year-old girl at a Texas health clinic. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Many Parents Turning To Retail Clinics For Pediatric Care

The 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.

CBSDFW.COM–07/24/2013

A nurse collects a blood sample from a patient using a glucometer at a free health clinic on November 1, 2009. (credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

Newfound Hormone Holds Hope For Diabetes Treatment

Scientists 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.

04/25/2013

A woman receives a mammogram screening. (credit: Getty Images/D. Clarke Evans/NBAE)

Study Finds Answers For Breast Cancer Patients

When 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.

09/24/2012

Doctors administering cool touch laser treatment for varicose veins (CBS 11 News)

Laser Treatment Relieves Pain Of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins can be a source of embarrassment for millions of Americans. They can be unsightly, but also painful.

08/01/2012

A researcher looks at a laboratory sample under a microscope. (credit: AP Photo)

Doctors Call New Breast Cancer Treatment A “Smart Bomb”

There is new hope for patients battling a particular type of breast cancer– and it’s coming in the form of what doctors are calling a ‘smart bomb’.

06/04/2012