North Texas Children's Hospitals Seeing Influx Of Patients This Week, Resulting In Longer WaitsEmergency room doctors say before coming to the ER, depending on the severity of your child’s case, you might want to call their pediatrician first or visit an urgent care clinic.
Nurse Says Human Trafficking Battle Begins In Emergency RoomThe Trump Administration is pursuing its war on human trafficking as the United States Department of Transportation takes aim at truckers, but a North Texas nurse says the battle begins somewhere besides the road.
Study: Household Cosmetic Products Send Children To ER Every 2 HoursA new study finds that every two hours in the U.S., a child is brought to the emergency room due to unintentional exposure to personal care and cosmetic products.
JPS Hospital Declares 'Code Yellow' For Higher Than Usual ER Demand“There are sick patients in Tarrant County and right now we are overwhelmed with them," said Jesse DeWaard, Executive Director of Emergency Services at JPS.
Study: More Child ER Visits For Swallowed Toys, Coins & BatteriesThe number of young kids who went to U.S. emergency rooms because they swallowed toys, coins, batteries and other objects has more than doubled.
Analysis: Guns Sent More Than 75,000 U.S. Kids To ER Over Nine YearsGun injuries, including many from assaults, sent 75,000 U.S. children and teens to emergency rooms over nine years at a cost of almost $3 billion.
ER Nurse In Viral Video: 'Wash Your Stinking Hands'A Florida nurse's Facebook rant about the "cesspool of funky flu" in emergency room waiting areas is getting a lot of attention.
Could A Co-Pay Curb Emergency Room Abuse?A U.S. Representative is weighing in on the idea of charging a co-pay to Medicaid patients who go to North Texas hospital emergency rooms for non-emergency reasons.
Non-Emergency Visits Costing North Texas Taxpayers MillionsA Consumer Justice investigation found millions of taxpayer dollars paying for Medicaid patients to use the emergency room for non-emergency medical attention.
Hospital Overrun By Flu Cases Having To Turn Them AwayThe flu continues to spread across North Texas, and one hospital wants people to make sure their flu is life-threatening before they take a trip to the emergency room.
Hospitals Bracing For Bad Flu Season That's Expected To Get Worse"We are seeing a ton of influenza and upper respiratory illnesses," says Seamus Lonergan, M.D., an emergency room physician at Baylor Scott & White Irving.
Water Leak Causes Closures & Evacuations At Frisco HospitalBaylor Scott & White Centennial Hospital in Frisco was forced to shutdown after a water leak caused a domino effect of problems.
Up-Close Look At Real Life In Trauma UnitA special report on the people who walk that line between life and death.
Deputies Shoot Man Who Fired Gunshots Inside Texas HospitalA man who authorities say apparently became angry over waiting for treatment in a Texas hospital ER fired gunshots into the ceiling of the waiting area, then left and was shot outside by off-duty sheriff's deputies.
Texas Medical Association Pushing To End "Surprise" Medical BillingThe Texas Medical Association (TMA) is pushing for state legislation that would restrict the practice of "surprise medical billing."