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.

Women’s health program rule changes go into effect Friday

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Fort Worth is home to one of the specialty pharmacies where long-acting reversible contraception products will be available to physicians.

Tarrant County still on the lookout for measles cases

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

One Northeast Tarrant County resident came down with measles after attending a July 4th softball tournament in Kansas.

Former Fort Worth doctor’s mom awaits condition report

| Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Dr. Kent Brantly tested positive for the Ebola virus Wednesday while he was working at a hospital in Liberia.

Doctor with Ebola treated as church urges prayer

Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014

Dr. Kent Brantly of Fort Worth is working on his computer and talking as he receives treatment for the deadly virus.