Cruisin’ for a Cure aims to get men tested for prostate cancer

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The 13th annual event is Saturday in downtown Fort Worth.

Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.

UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

The number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three weeks in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning that the outbreak will cost nearly $1 billion to contain so it does not turn into a "human catastrophe."

Study: Artificial sweeteners may promote diabetes

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice.

Mansfield Methodist hospital now part of Mayo Clinic network

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

The Methodist Health System, which owns the Methodist Mansfield Medical Center and three Dallas-area hospitals, is the first healthcare organization in Texas to join the Mayo Clinic’s digital network.

Baylor, Aetna offer accountable care

| |Thursday, Sep. 04, 2014

A new accountable-care collaboration links the insurer and doctors on the cost of care.

Tarrant, Dallas officials take different approaches to Chikungunya

| |Wednesday, Sep. 03, 2014

While several DFW travelers became sick after traveling in the Caribbean, officials say nothing indicates that the mosquito-borne virus has spread locally.

North Richland Hills family will remember beloved brother, uncle in suicide walk

| |Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

The fourth annual Run for Life! is Sept. 6 at Trinity Park in Fort Worth.

Fort Worth to reward nonsmokers with insurance discounts

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

The smoking-cessation efforts are one of several strategies by the city to control healthcare costs.

Alliance hospital uses tablets to assist in patient care

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance says it is the first in the country to implement patient services tablet technology.