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Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 at 06:11 PM CDT

Harvey Evacuee Gives Birth at Medical City Plano

Harvey Evacuee Gives Birth at Medical City Plano

A Houston family is counting their blessings after the arrival of their baby just days after evacuating from the path of Hurricane Harvey.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 at 12:24 PM CDT

Former Monk Sues Cosmetics Giant Over Anti-Aging Formula

Former Monk Sues Cosmetics Giant Over Anti-Aging Formula

A former Roman Catholic monk has filed a federal lawsuit against cosmetics giant L'Oreal, accusing the company of stealing patented technology in an anti-aging wrinkle cream that his charity was selling to raise...

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 at 07:00 PM CDT

US Clears Breakthrough Gene Therapy for Childhood Leukemia

US Clears Breakthrough Gene Therapy for Childhood Leukemia

Opening a new era in cancer care, U.S. health officials on Wednesday approved a breakthrough treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells into an army of assassins to seek and destroy childhood...

Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017 at 10:46 PM CDT

Mother of Preemie Saved From Harvey's Path Discusses Care

Mother of Preemie Saved From Harvey's Path Discusses Care

The mother of a critically ill baby transferred from Corpus Christi to North Texas to avoid Hurricane Harvey is sharing how their story of survival could change the course of her daughter's life.

Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017 at 07:54 PM CDT

Shelters to Address Health Needs of Harvey Evacuees

Shelters to Address Health Needs of Harvey Evacuees

Thousands of Harvey storm victims are in North Texas, and Dallas is prepared to provide shelter for at least 20,000 people. A big part of these preparations includes ensuring the health and safety of everyone...

Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017 at 05:37 PM CDT

Mother of Preemie Saved From Harvey's Path Talks About Care

Mother of Preemie Saved From Harvey's Path Talks About Care

Itzel Gutierrez, a first-time mother who delivered baby Sophia two months early, talks with NBC 5's Bianca Castro about the rush to transport Sophia to Cook Children's Medical Center out of Harvey's path.

Monday, Aug 28, 2017 at 07:34 PM CDT

Public Health Dangers Loom in Harvey-Hit Areas

Public Health Dangers Loom in Harvey-Hit Areas

The muddy floodwaters now soaking through drywall, carpeting, mattresses and furniture in Houston will pose a massive cleanup challenge with potential public health consequences. It's not known yet what kinds or...

Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017 at 10:41 AM CDT

North Texas Medical Community Prepares for Harvey Aftermath

North Texas Medical Community Prepares for Harvey Aftermath

Doctors from across North Texas are answering the medical needs of Hurricane Harvey evacuees at local shelters.

Friday, Aug 25, 2017 at 06:24 PM CDT

Blood Supply Preparation For Harvey

Blood Supply Preparation For Harvey

Local support requested for South Texas hospitals and blood program.

Friday, Aug 25, 2017 at 05:53 PM CDT

Print Your Own 3D Cartilage: Next Big Thing?

Print Your Own 3D Cartilage: Next Big Thing?

Instead of metal or plastic, imagine doctors inserting a strand of lab-grown cartilage to rejuvenate and cushion the joint in a knee surgery. This could be medicine’s next big thing.

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