Tarrant County sees flurry of child drownings

| |Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

Cook Children’s Medical Center urges parents to remain vigilant of children near water sources this summer.

Measles case confirmed in Northeast Tarrant County

| |Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

Health officials are urging doctors to be on the lookout for more cases.

Cook Children’s new center focuses on child abuse

| |Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

The Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment aims to reduce the staggering number of abused and neglected children in Tarrant County through training and outreach.

Tarrant residents urged to wash produce to prevent cyclosporiasis

| |Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Cases of cyclosporiasis, which can cause prolonged diarrhea and other problems, have surged across Tarrant County and Texas in the last month.

North Richland Hills bans sale of e-cigarettes to minors

| |Saturday, Jul. 19, 2014

The council also approved an ordinance that requires any new tobacco shops to apply for a special use permit.

Doctors groups team up with clinics inside pharmacy chains

| |Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

Texas Health Resources contracts with CVS Caremark and Baylor Scott & White Health joins Walgreens to make its doctors available to supervise and consult at in-store clinics.

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