Coronavirus In Texas: State Effort Underway To Increase Number Of EMS, First Responders During PandemicMedical directors for licensed EMS providers can permit individuals who are qualified, though not formally certified, to provide critical emergency response services.
Pregnancy-Related Deaths Happen Before, During, And Up To A Year After DeliveryPregnancy-related deaths can happen up to a year after a woman gives birth – but whenever they occur, most of these deaths are preventable.
Texas Firefighters With Cancer Often Denied Workers' CompUnion leaders and state lawmakers say many Texas cities are denying workers' compensation to firefighters with cancer.
U.S. Regulators Approve First Digital Pill To Track PatientsThe Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in the United States with a digital ingestion tracking system, in an unprecedented move to ensure that patients with mental illness take the medicine prescribed for them.
US Hospitals Set Record For Heart Attack CareThere's never been a better time to be treated for a heart attack.
Aetna, Humana Call Off $34 Billion DealAetna and Humana called off a $34 billion proposal to combine the two major health insurers after a federal judge, citing antitrust concerns, shot down the deal.
Former Postal Workers Busted After Bilking Millions From The GovernmentMcArthur Baker, 69, and Tonya Evans, 52, were each convicted on one count of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. with respect to claims and one count of false statements or fraud to obtain federal employees’ compensation.
Johnson & Johnson Warns Diabetics Insulin Pump HackableJohnson & Johnson is warning more than 100,000 thousand medical patients who use certain insulin pumps that hackers may be targeting them.
Cowboys Tapper's Back Issue: 'I Thought I Was Paralyzed'Ultimately, the Cowboys once again have one of those “What Did They Know And When Did They Know It’’ medical issues.
New Treatment For Enlarged Prostate Available In North TexasMen looking for relief from the annoying, uncomfortable and inconvenient symptoms of an enlarged prostate now have new hope: it’s a stunningly simple treatment using sterilized water, turned to steam.
Medicaid Rate Cuts To Therapists On Hold: Parents Of Children With Disabilities Still WorryThe tough task of caring for children with disabilities is not getting any easier in Texas.
'Sandwich Generation' Worried About Their Own Long-Term CareCaught between kids and aging parents, the sandwich generation worries more than most Americans their age about how they'll afford their own care as they grow older.
Top Federal Health Official Again Visits DallasHealth and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell made another trip to Texas on Monday to encourage residents to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, while those helping to get people signed up said they are seeing a steady number of inquiries.
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.
Non-Profit Joins Fight Against Ebola Outbreak, Sends SuppliesA Dallas-based charity will send medical supplies to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak.