UT Southwestern Medical Center

Ebola-Virus

U.S. Hospitals Improvise Ebola Defenses, At A Cost

What does it take to Ebola-proof a hospital? Over the past few months, U.S. medical centers have spent millions of dollars putting together a plan to treat patients with the scary, but extremely rare disease.

11/18/2014

A nurse demonstrates how to properly put on protective medical gear when working with someone infected with the Ebola virus. (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New North Texas Ebola Treatment Facility To Open Wednesday

Right down the street from the home of Dan Hahn, doctors and nurses are moving in special equipment for a first of its kind ‎Ebola treatment facility. It’ll be housed inside the Methodist Campus for Continuing Care.

CBS 11–10/21/2014

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Nurse Practitioner Working To Prevent Strokes In Dallas Women

Mandy Dirickson is passionate about the prevention of strokes, especially in women at UT Southwestern University Medical Center’s Comprehensive Stroke Center.

10/06/2014

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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

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Are Low-T Drugs Putting Patients At High Risk?

“Lost your appetite for romance? You might not just be getting older. You might have a treatable condition called low testosterone,” the ad says. But lately, doctors say more people are using hormone replacement drugs and some might not need it.

CBS 11–05/08/2014

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Family: 50 Years For Killer, Life Sentence For Us

Tuesday morning, family and friends of murdered North Texas mother Karen Smith had the chance to address her killer in court. Karen Smith was shot to death in a parking garage at UT Southwestern Medical Center in January 2013.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

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Mother To Murderer: “I Wish For You A Cruel And Violent Death In Prison…”

Family members of a mother of five face her convicted murderer, her estranged husband, after he pleads guilty to the crime and accepts a 50-year prison sentence.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

TeleNICU at Children's Medical Center (credit: CBS 11 News)

TeleNICU Allows Docs To Deliver Care From Miles Away

Babies born with critical medical needs, need the best care available. Sometimes that means traveling to a hospital far from home.

CBS 11–10/22/2013

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Dallas City Council Considers Cancer Center

A world-class cancer center may soon call North Texas home. The development is expected to bring thousands of people to the Metroplex, but the proposal must first make it past the Dallas City Council.

09/03/2013

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Second North Texan Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

A second North Texas person in as many days has tested positive for the West Nile Virus.

08/01/2013

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CBS 11 Exclusive: Mother Says One Mistake Led To Daughter’s Death

Sara Horton will forever feel a sense of loss. Her daughter, 40-year old Karen Smith, was shot and killed in the UT Southwestern hospital parking garage last month.

CBS 11–02/05/2013

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Police Make Arrest In Deadly UT Southwestern Shooting

A man is in custody for the deadly Tuesday night shooting in a parking garage on the UT Southwestern Medical Center campus. Ferdinand Smith has been arrested and charged in relation to the shooting death of Karen Smith.

CBSDFW.COM–01/09/2013

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