Efforts to boost air quality getting little traction in DFW

| |Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

Despite warnings from experts about the effect on public health in Dallas-Fort Worth, government officials still haven’t developed comprehensive policies or solutions to the region’s ozone problem.

Alcon teaming with Google to develop smart contact lens

| |Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

Alcon, a unit of Novartis, will work with Google’s secretive Google X division on lenses with non-invasive sensors, microchips and embedded miniaturized electronics.

Several Tarrant hospitals ranked on annual U.S. News Best Hospitals list

| |Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth, Baylor All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth and Baylor Regional Medical Center in Grapevine are ranked among the top 10 hospitals in Dallas/Fort Worth by U.S. News & World Report.

UNTHSC provost wins international award for glaucoma research

| |Sunday, Jul. 13, 2014

Glaucoma researcher Tom Yorio, provost of the UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth, is receiving an international award for his work

State, local reaction to ruling splits along ideological lines

|Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2014

Texas political conservatives and local Catholic and evangelical religious leaders hail the Supreme Court’s ruling on contraceptive insurance coverage, while reproductive-rights activists decry it as interference with women’s access to birth control.

In DFW, debate continues over breast cancer study

| |Thursday, Jul. 10, 2014

A disputed Canadian study casts doubt on the effectiveness of regular mammograms.

Fort Worth animal shelter expected to hit capacity more often

| |Sunday, Jun. 29, 2014

A new team of three animal control officers is dedicated to finding and capturing stray animals.

US mayors unanimously pass climate change ideas

| |Monday, Jun. 23, 2014

The resolution was backed by Democratic mayors from GOP-dominated states.

State sues Arlington nursing home, alleging neglect of patients

| |Thursday, Jun. 19, 2014

The Texas attorney general’s office says Oakwood Nursing and Rehabilitation violated minimum care standards and health and safety codes for treating patients with bed sores.

West Nile season is underway in Tarrant County

| |Thursday, Jun. 19, 2014

So far, there have been positive West Nile samples in Tarrant County but officials are also keeping an eye out for a new mosquito-borne virus.