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.

First Chikungunya case reported in Tarrant County

| |Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

The Mansfield resident diagnosed with Chikungunya recently traveled to the Caribbean, a hotbed for the mosquito-transmitted virus.

Texas Health Arlington Memorial unveils mental health wing

| |Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

The new 35-bed unit opens just as comic actor Robin Williams’ death puts depression, addiction and suicide in the headlines.

CDC on high alert for Ebola

| |Thursday, Aug. 07, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention placed their emergency operations center in Atlanta on the highest response level Wednesday because of the worsening Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

No West Nile-positive mosquitoes found in Crowley, officials say

|Thursday, Aug. 07, 2014

Special test of mosquitoes near the home of a Crowley resident who contracted the disease found no West Nile, officials say.

2nd aid worker with Ebola arrives in Atlanta; doctor improving

Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2014

Dr. Kent Brantly’s wife says she has seen him every day and he continues to improve. Nancy Writebol’s husband says, “We have a real reason to be hopeful.”

Former JPS doctor with Ebola showing signs of improvement

|Monday, Aug. 04, 2014

Dr. Kent Brantly received a dose of experimental serum before leaving Africa for Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital.

State, local child advocates raise alarm about bed-sharing infant deaths

| |Monday, Aug. 04, 2014

Public education campaigns urge parents to place their babies on their backs in safe sleeping environments to avoid accidental suffocation.

Tarrant County records 1st human case of West Nile

| |Monday, Aug. 04, 2014

A resident of Crowley in south Tarrant County contracted the most severe form of the virus.

Texas lab playing a role in quest for a cure for Ebola

| |Saturday, Aug. 02, 2014

The Galveston National Laboratory is the only academic lab in the country to be rated Level 4, meaning it is equipped to research the deadliest biological agents known because of the sophisticated safeguards in place.