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.
Cook Children’s Experiencing Extreme Number Of Patients, Seasonal Illness In Full SwingNearly 600 children were seen in Cook Children’s Emergency Department on Monday. That’s nearly double the average number of patients seen in a typical day.
Health Professionals Brace For Tough Flu Season That Already Claimed Life Of 5-Year-OldAs health professionals are bracing for what's expected to be another tough flu season, a 5-year-old from the Rio Grande has died from the virus — the first child death of the season.
Nonprofit JDRF Aims To End Type 1 DiabetesType 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that occurs when a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin, the hormone that controls blood-sugar levels.
New CDC Numbers Show More Than 2,000 People Diagnosed With Vaping IllnessesNew numbers from the Centers for Disease Control show more than 2,000 people have been diagnosed with vaping illnesses.
MedStar Crews Responding To More Cases Of The Flu In North TexasAs the end of the year gets closer, MedStar crews are treating more and more patients suffering from flu-like symptoms.
Fort Worth Girl, 6, Battles Rare Form Cancer With Grace And CourageWhen Adriana Nixon started complaining of stomach pain in late June, her parents knew something was wrong.
DEA To Accept Vaping Devices, Cartridges During 18th National Drug Take BackFor the first time, the Drug Enforcement Administration will now accept vaping devices and cartridges at any drop off locations during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
Dallas Mother Kaylene Bowen-Wright Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Son's Needless Medical ProceduresKaylene Bowen-Wright subjected her now 10-year-old son to years of needless medical procedures and surgeries.
Health Officials Urge Teens, 'Stop Vaping' After Spike In Severe Lung Illness CasesHealth officials are warning teens and young adults to stop vaping after a growing number of severe lung illness cases likely related to vaping have emerged.
Officials Confirm Case Of Typhoid Fever From Worker At McKinney Restaurant; Possible Exposure At Frisco's Talley ElementaryHealth officials are giving a warning to parents after a possible exposure of typhoid fever at Talley Elementary School in Frisco this week.
Lily Mae Avant, 10, Contracts Brain-Eating Amoeba After Swim In Brazos RiverDays after swimming in the Brazos River and contracting a brain eating amoeba, a Central Texas girl is battling for her life.
Uplifting Families: Volunteers On Frontline With Young Cancer Patients Making A DifferencePat Satterwhite’s job as a Patient Pal at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas may seem simple. But it's anything but.
More Than 24,000 Raw Beef Products Deemed Unfit for Human ConsumptionAmerican Beef Packers, Inc. tested a carcass, and results showed both raw intact and non-intact beef products were tainted.
Texas Woman Pleads Guilty To Making Up Son's IllnessesA Texas woman accused of exposing her son to unneeded medical tests and procedures has pleaded guilty to recklessly causing injury to a child.