Should snack and soda makers be teaching dietitians?

| |Wednesday, Mar. 05, 2014

Critics say the food industry has too much influence over dietitians, who take the classes to earn the education credits they need to stay licensed.

Fort Worth nonprofit creates dolls to help children with premature siblings

| |Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

Siblings fashion the dolls by filling a white sock with rice until it weighs what their premature new brother or sister weighed at birth and learn to handle the doll with care. The program is run by NICU Helping Hands at Baylor All Saints hospital in Fort Worth.

Fort Worth dog delivers comfort where it’s needed

| |Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

K-9 Comfort Dog Phoebe started a new program at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth on Tuesday.

Methodist Mansfield is first Tarrant County hospital to offer emergency room appointments online

| |Monday, Feb. 17, 2014

The goal is for patients to be seen within 15 minutes of arrival.

'Gap’ in coverage leaves some without health insurance

| |Monday, Feb. 17, 2014

Linda Berman was forced to file for personal bankruptcy in 2012 after a four-day stay in the hospital left her with thousands of dollars in hospital bills.

The wizardry of Dr. Oz

| |Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

The distinguished surgeon has become a major TV celebrity with a lot of power.

Actor’s heroin death underscores scourge closer to home

| |Saturday, Feb. 08, 2014

It began, as heroin addiction today typically does, with physician-prescribed medication for pain.

Fort Worth aiming to be healthy city with Blue Zones

| |Tuesday, Feb. 04, 2014

Fort Worth will take part in the Blue Zones Project, aiming to make healthy choices available to residents.

Eighth flu-related death reported in Tarrant County

| |Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

Health officials say it’s not too late to get a flu shot, even if the season appears to have peaked.

Are e-cigarettes a problem? A council divided

| |Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

The Arlington City Council recently discussed the number of electronic cigarette stores popping up in Arlington, and if there is cause for concern.