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Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 05:51 PM CST

Doctors Use New Technique to Remove Woman's Tumors

Doctors Use New Technique to Remove Woman's Tumors

Scientists have made advancements in treatments for patients who suffer from a genetic condition that causes thousands of tumors on the body. A Mesquite mother said the treatment has changed her life.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 08:28 PM CST

Surgeon Mistakes Woman's Kidney for Tumor During Back Surgery, Removes It

Surgeon Mistakes Woman's Kidney for Tumor During Back Surgery, Removes It

A Florida surgeon removed a woman's healthy kidney while she was undergoing back surgery because he believed the vital organ was a cancerous tumor.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 06:00 PM CST

Student Researchers Build New Technology For Better Hearing Devices

Student Researchers Build New Technology For Better Hearing Devices

Cochlear implants provide a sense of sound to a person with severe to profound hearing loss, but they're not perfect. Research students in Dallas want to change that.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 06:56 AM CST

Tarrant County Voters Approve $800 Million Hospital District Bond

Tarrant County Voters Approve $800 Million Hospital District Bond

Voters in Tarrant County have approved an $800 million hospital district bond, which will acquire, construct, improve, equip or enlarge facilities of the Tarrant County Hospital District, which operates as...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 06:52 PM CST

17-Year-Old Swimmer Makes Big Waves in the Pool

17-Year-Old Swimmer Makes Big Waves in the Pool

The 17-year-old teen swimmer from Aledo is making big waves in the Olympic swimming pool despite her vision impairment, making her an NBC 5 Courageous Kid.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 05:27 PM CST

Cancer-Detecting Cat Helps Save Owners Life

Cancer-Detecting Cat Helps Save Owners Life

An Albany, Oregon woman says she's alive today because her cat helped her detect a lump in her breast. Michelle Pierson and her husband Will adopted Mia from the Willamette Humane Society in 2017. Besides being...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 04:48 PM CST

New Mammogram Device Puts the Control in Women’s Hands

New Mammogram Device Puts the Control in Women’s Hands

There’s a new way to go about getting a mammogram where the patient has more control during the procedure.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 07:28 AM CST

With Poo on a Pedestal, Bill Gates Talks Toilet Technology

With Poo on a Pedestal, Bill Gates Talks Toilet Technology

Placing a jar of feces on a pedestal next to him, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates made a plea Tuesday for the safe disposal of human waste as he kicked off a "Reinvented Toilet" Expo in China. "You might...

Monday, Nov 5, 2018 at 06:23 PM CST

Can Probiotics Help Leaky Gut?

Can Probiotics Help Leaky Gut?

A University of North Texas research lab puts probiotics to the test.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 01:43 PM CST

North Texas Turns Out For Cancer Research

North Texas Turns Out For Cancer Research

CBS Sports' Tony Romo interviews PGA TOUR professional Jordan Spieth at the 29th annual luncheon event benefiting The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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