Dallas ER Pediatric Nurse Says Advanced Education Is CriticalAs a pediatric charge nurse in the emergency room at Medical City Dallas Hospital, Lana Cooper advised those returning to school, “If you are not willing to advance your scope of knowledge then you won’t be marketable."
Non-Profit Turns Up "The Bling" To Raise Cancer AwarenessA North Texas based non-profit is turning up the ‘bling’ to raise awareness about ovarian cancer. The disease is often called the ‘silent killer’—taking the lives of some 15,000 women every year.
Are Your 'Forgetful Moments' Actually Small Seizures?As we hurry about our busy lives unusual occurrences can be overlooked. For instance, have you ever had your brain just pause?
Doctors Recommend Genetic Retesting For Breast CancerOver the past decade, the phrases ‘BRCA 1’ and ‘BRCA 2’ went mainstream as genetic testing to assess breast cancer risk became common. But, now, doctors are telling patients whose tests were negative to get retested.
Flu Fears Spreading Across The MetroplexThe flu has gotten so bad across North Texas that some events have been canceled, and hospitals are changing old habits to stop the virus from spreading any further.
North Texas Hospital Performing Groundbreaking Breast Cancer Research A North Texas hospital is performing groundbreaking breast cancer research. Doctors are using cutting edge medical technology to customize treatment.
Medical City's Tiny Tools Saving Tiny TwinsNo one was sure how long Griffin Moore would survive. Born premature, weighing just three pounds, he had a life-threatening heart defect.
Stroke Survivor Thanks New Device For Ability To Stay ActiveA stroke survivor walked back in for a checkup just three and a half weeks after a new medical procedure saved her life.
Hospital Improving Heart Attack Patient Response TimeMoments matter when anyone suffers a heart attack. But it's not just about how fast the ambulance can get a heart attack victim to the hospital. It's also about how fast the hospital can treat the patient.
Camp For Kids With Cancer Moves Closer To HomeWhat’s been a total blast for kids with cancer at Camp Discovery in Kerrville is now just as much fun closer to home.
56-Pound Tumor Removed From Garland WomanDallas doctors help remove a 50-pound tumor from a 70-year-old woman.
Local Air Ambulance Equipped For High-Risk PregnanciesA newly-formed team of neonatal and maternal care nurses is ready to take flight and their mission is to bring some of the sickest unborn babies to Medical City Dallas.
Coffee Run Turns Into Attempted Murder, Ends With Suicide At Dallas HospitalWhat started as a trip to Starbucks ended in the attempted murder of a woman and the suicide of her husband.
K2 Sending More Texas Teens To Emergency RoomsK2 and other synthetic marijuana is illegal in Texas and more than a dozen other states, and yet emergency rooms are seeing an increase in related cases.
Organ Transplant Eligibility Not Defined By AgePhyllis Barnes says she didn’t know if her age would keep her from getting a new heart. But after being on the heart transplant waiting list for 19 months, she received the phone call she had been waiting for.