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Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 04:49 PM CDT

Wireless WiSE Therapy Saves the Heart for Some Patients

Wireless WiSE Therapy Saves the Heart for Some Patients

There is a wireless or Wise CRT treatment that is making a huge difference for some patients, when their heart can't handle the wires from defibrillating pacemakers.

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 12:09 PM CDT

In US 1st, Baby Is Born From Dead Donor's Transplanted Womb

In US 1st, Baby Is Born From Dead Donor's Transplanted Womb

The Cleveland Clinic says it has delivered the first baby in North America after a womb transplant from a dead donor. Uterine transplants have enabled more than a dozen women to give birth, usually with...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 04:23 AM CDT

Hundreds of US Hospice Centers Get Failing Grades

Hundreds of US Hospice Centers Get Failing Grades

Hundreds of hospice care facilities across the country were found to have serious, life-threatening deficiencies, according to an investigation by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 07:24 PM CDT

Validity of Obama Health Care Law at Issue in Appeal Hearing

Validity of Obama Health Care Law at Issue in Appeal Hearing

With health insurance availability, cost and coverage on the line for millions of Americans, a federal appeals court seemed inclined Tuesday to rule that the core provision of President Barack Obama's signature...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 10:13 PM CDT

Mansfield Mother's Surgery to Be Streamed Live on Facebook

Mansfield Mother's Surgery to Be Streamed Live on Facebook

Doctors will perform a hysterectomy live on Facebook. The patient, a 39-year-old mother of two, hopes it gives other women the chance to ask questions about the common procedure.

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 04:40 PM CDT

Dallas Sprays for Mosquitoes Monday, Tuesday Nights

Dallas Sprays for Mosquitoes Monday, Tuesday Nights

Dallas County Health will spray for mosquitoes Monday and Tuesday after another mosquito sample tested positive for West Nile virus.

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 04:09 PM CDT

New Texas UIL Rule Means Physicals for Many in Marching Band

New Texas UIL Rule Means Physicals for Many in Marching Band

A new University Interscholastic League rule requires physical exams or medical histories for students in school marching bands across Texas.

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 07:11 AM CDT

TCU UNTHSC School of Medicine Kicks Off Orientation Week

TCU UNTHSC School of Medicine Kicks Off Orientation Week

It's a big day for the new Texas Christian University and University of North Texas Health and Science Center School of Medicine in Fort Worth. The first class of 60 students kick off orientation week. The class...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 06:26 AM CDT

Abortion Arguments at Play in Limiting Veterans' IVF Benefit

Abortion Arguments at Play in Limiting Veterans' IVF Benefit

A federal program to help injured veterans and their spouses conceive children through in vitro fertilization is being hobbled by anti-abortion forces that oppose how the process can lead to embryos being...

Friday, Jul 5, 2019 at 04:46 PM CDT

Texas Prisons Start 3D-Denture Printing Program

Texas Prisons Start 3D-Denture Printing Program

Seven months after the Texas Department of Criminal Justice announced plans to launch a start-of-the-art denture clinic in response to a Houston Chronicle investigation, inmates from across the system are...

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