A wrecking ball was flying at Texas Health Fort Worth on Tuesday as the hospital begins its largest construction project in history. Construction crews removed a parking garage to make room for the Jane and John Justin Patient Surgical Tower, part of a $300 million expansion that features a …
JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Fortegra Financial Corporation, an international specialty insurer and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc., has announces a new partnership with LifeSpring, an organization focused on making fertility treatment affordable.
-Alcon is partnering with gold- and silver-medal winning gymnast Laurie Hernandez on a new campaign that encourages people to find inspiration to visualize and achieve their goals. The “Eye Can, Eye Will” campaign is based on Hernandez’s belief that personal mantras and clear, comfortable vi…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Jessica Biel says she's not opposed to vaccinations, but she does not support a bill in California that would limit medical exemptions.
HOUSTON (AP) — A prominent cancer hospital in Houston will be subject to more aggressive federal oversight after authorities found the facility in violation of serious hospital requirements for patient care and safety.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention's national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases.
Susan R. Bailey, MD, an allergist and immunologist in Fort Worth, was named the new president-elect at the Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) on June 8. Following a year-long term as president-elect, Bailey will assume the office of AMA president in June 2020.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — David Ortiz was back in Boston on Monday night for medical care, a day after authorities said the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic.
DALLAS (AP) — A construction crane buffeted by high winds during a storm toppled on a Dallas apartment building Sunday, killing one woman in the building and injuring five other people, two of them critically, a fire official said.
MENA, Ark. (AP) — A Texas man who was found after he went missing for about a week while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas said his rescue was the result of "hundreds of miracles."
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Health officials in Fiji said they don't yet have an answer on why a Texas couple died while vacationing on the island but that influenza has been ruled out as a potential cause.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has approved an agreement calling for Exxon Mobil Corp. to pay $1.05 million to settle U.S. Environmental Protection Agency claims of pollution violations over a 2011 oil pipeline break in Montana's Yellowstone River.
Social, behavioral and economic factors can change an individual’s biology and set them up for various chronic diseases from cancer to cardiovascular disease. How these factors affect minority and underserved populations is the focus of the 14th Annual Texas Conference on Health Disparities …
The trauma center at Cook Children’s Medical Center has been verified, once again, as a Level II Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients. In addition, this designation s…
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The gunman who attacked his colleagues at a Virginia Beach government office building resigned by email hours before the shooting, a city official said Sunday as authorities sought a motive in the assault that killed 12 people.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Entertainer Kenny Rogers has been admitted to a Georgia hospital for dehydration, according to his official Twitter account.
JLL announced the sale May 28 of the Katy Depot near downtown Fort Worth. The purchaser is a medical company who plans to renovate the 23,413-square-foot former freight depot.
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth has been recognized with one of the country’s most prestigious certifications for the treatment of stroke, a debilitating and potentially life-threatening condition that takes a person’s life every four minutes in the U.S.
Medical City Fort Worth is the first hospital in Fort Worth and one of only two in North Texas to offer cryotherapy treatment for patients diagnosed with Barrett’s esophagus, a pre-cancerous condition, the hospital announced in a news release.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The family of a drug-dependent Texas woman who died from an apparent seizure while imprisoned in a rural Nevada county jail for unpaid parking tickets has won a $2 million settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit, and a federal judge will monitor inmates at the jail for four years.
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii woman who was found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago said she at times struggled not to give up.
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked a suburb of Tulsa more than 100 miles away, authorities said Sunday.
HOUSTON (AP) — The police chief in Houston said Thursday that evidence shows a 4-year-old girl who has been missing since earlier this month was killed, and he's asking for the public's help in finding her body.
DALLAS (AP) — Health officials say a person who passed through Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has tested positive for measles and are warning other travelers to make sure they're immunized.
Kenneth Rose has been appointed president and CEO for Texas Health Hospital Mansfield. Rose currently serves as vice president of ancillary services for Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South, where he oversees operations for several departments, including laboratory, radiology, ther…
The much-anticipated TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine has partnered with a leading online medical education platform to integrate technology into teaching.
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter plans to teach Sunday school this weekend just days after undergoing surgery for a broken hip, a spokeswoman said Thursday.
Ten Medical City Healthcare hospitals have been awarded an “A” in The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grade, more than any other North Texas hospital system, including Medical City Fort Worth, the hospital group said in an announcement May 15.
The growth and revival of the Near Southside area in Fort Worth may become even more enhanced as Fort Worth officials are poised to expand the area's role into a medical innovation district. The hope is to position it to become the most livable medical district in the United States.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday on whether Texas had the right to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state — a case that could also determine funding for the organization in Louisiana and Mississippi and that eventually may end up…