Health Connection | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
dfw_HC-1008x80

Health Connection

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 05:51 PM CDT

Dentists Who Make House Calls

Dentists Who Make House Calls

More dentists to offer mobile services for people who can't, or choose not to, visit a traditional dentist's office.

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 06:40 AM CDT

North Texas Congress Members' Health Care Voting Plans

North Texas Congress Members' Health Care Voting Plans

NBC 5's Julie Fine is in Washington D.C. reaching out to North Texas delegation to find out how they plan to vote on the health care bill Thursday.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 03:59 PM CDT

Baby Born With 4 Legs, 2 Spines Survives Risky Surgery

Baby Born With 4 Legs, 2 Spines Survives Risky Surgery

A 10-month-old baby born with four legs and two spines is recovering well after undergoing a complex and risky medical procedure in Chicago, doctors say. Young Dominique came to Chicago from the Ivory Coast in...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 04:25 PM CDT

Here Are the Republicans Who May Reject Health Care Bill

Here Are the Republicans Who May Reject Health Care Bill

President Donald Trump campaigned on the promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and replace it with "something terrific." Now, House Republicans are in danger of losing a vote on...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 03:03 PM CDT

FDA: Breast Implants Can Cause Rare Form of Cancer

FDA: Breast Implants Can Cause Rare Form of Cancer

Breast implants can cause a rare form of cancer that may have killed at least nine people, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, NBC News reported. The cancer is called anaplastic large cell lymphoma...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 12:58 PM CDT

Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in US

Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in US

Fewer babies are dying in the United States than a decade ago, according to NBC News. The U.S. infant mortality rate, which is higher than in other developed countries, is down 15 percent over the last 10...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 08:37 AM CDT

Young North Texan Takes Cancer Fight to Capitol Hill

Young North Texan Takes Cancer Fight to Capitol Hill

A 9-year-old battling leukemia is taking her cancer fight to Washington D.C., urging lawmakers to pass more funding for pediatric cancer research.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 08:06 PM CDT

Trump to GOP: Pass Health Care Bill or Seal Your Fate

Trump to GOP: Pass Health Care Bill or Seal Your Fate

Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs were on the line in next year's elections if they failed to back a GOP bill that would overhaul...

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 11:45 PM CDT

Trump Goes Outside DC for Support on Revised GOP Health Bill

Trump Goes Outside DC for Support on Revised GOP Health Bill

President Donald Trump is deploying an outside and inside strategy to fulfill his campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare," seeking support beyond Washington before making an in-person pitch on Capitol...

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 11:09 PM CDT

Dental Work Leads to Heart Attack for North TX Woman

Dental Work Leads to Heart Attack for North TX Woman

A trip to the dentist nearly cost a North Texas woman her life. Doctors say dental work led to a heart attack.

What's New
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW's free news and weather apps on your iPad, iPhone, Android or other mobile device. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out