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Dallas Doctor To Lead American Cancer Society

A Dallas doctor who survived cancer will serve as national president of the American Cancer Society.


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North Texas Researchers Creating Ultimate Flu Shot

You get a flu shot every year, but still get sick with another kind of flu. What if you could get one shot that would tackle all types of flu?


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Nobel Prize Winner To Discuss Dallas Project

A scientist who is sharing this year’s Nobel Prize in medicine will be speaking about a new research enterprise he has started in Dallas.



Layoffs At UT Southwestern Dallas

One of the more prestigious medical research centers in Texas is feeling the pinch of state budget cuts. U-T Southwestern Medical Center is laying off 105 employees and eliminating hundreds of positions.


Dallas Wiens, 25, describes his injuries during an interview in Fort Worth, Texas. (credit: AP Photo/LM Otero via CBS News)

Fort Worth Man Gets Full Face Transplant In Boston

A Boston hospital has performed the nation’s first full face transplant, of 25-year-old patient Dallas Wiens of Fort Worth.


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CBS 11 News Tests For Toxic Metals In Children’s Products

Is the government really cracking down on products containing toxic metals? CBS 11 News went undercover inside a number of North Texas stores and put dozens of kids toys and jewelry to the test.


Packages of Equal and Splenda artificial sweeteners are emptied. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sorting Fact vs. Fiction When It Comes To Cancer Dangers

Can using mouthwash cause cancer? What about drinking diet sodas? There are a lot of myths about what can and can’t cause cancer. CBS 11 News separates the fact from fiction.


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Toilet Plunger Rescue Leads To New CPR Procedure

The lowly bathroom plunger and a quick-thinking teenager may get the credit for a new CPR procedure. It’s called Active Compression-Decompression or ‘suction cup’ CPR.