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Janet St. James


Dallas, TX, United States

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Past articles by Janet:

Program for transgender children unique in the Southwest

Fifteen-year-old Kammie Johnson is full of fun and personality. Her heart is exactly what she hopes people see. "I'm going to grow up and be a mom → Read More

Keller family finds loophole in ACA health care coverage

KELLER — As the self-employed owner of JAK Air-conditioning and Heating in Tarrant county, David Horton works hard for the money. So when the private → Read More

'Diabulimia' preys on diabetics with body image issues

At 19, Stacy Russell - a Type 1 diabetic - discovered what she thought was a magic trick to losing the "freshman 15." It's called diabulimia. → Read More

Instant messaging leads to organ donation

Three weeks ago, Christer Hiort and Andy Rose were just co-workers. → Read More

4% of Denton County students opt out of measles shot

Despite a growing nationwide outbreak, adults aren't lining up at Dallas County health and Human Services for a measles shot. → Read More

Little girl speaks after breakthrough surgery

An experimental brain surgery gave a 6-year-old girl the gift of sound and speech. Watch as Jiya Bavishi explores her new found sense. → Read More

Implant gives Texas girl the gift of hearing

Born profoundly deaf for unknown reasons, Jiya's parents wanted her to have the gift of speech. → Read More

Implant gives Frisco girl the gift of hearing

"No" is one of the first words in a child's vocabulary. But it has taken Jiya Bavishi six years to say it. → Read More

Weight loss patch gets an 'F' from BBB

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about Sveltox, which claims its users can lose more than four pounds... a day. → Read More

Regional Ebola care facility shut down in Richardson

A regional Ebola treatment facility was quietly decommissioned Monday, just four months after it was created. → Read More

Dallas Co. has aggressive plan to prevent ChikV outbreak

DALLAS COUNTY -- Dallas County mosquito experts are already prepping dozens of traps specially designed to capture mosquitoes that spread the → Read More

Concerns remain as flu cases decline in North Texas

The dip in reported cases could be linked to holiday vacations, health officials warn → Read More

Tiny device offers big peace of mind for heart patients

The CardioMEMS wireless sensor is inserted through the groin and into the lung. It measures fluctuations in lung pressure, which is often the first sign of an oncoming heart failure episode. → Read More

Tiny device offers big peace of mind for heart patients

Tiny device offers big peace of mind for heart patients → Read More

Patience pays off for 83-year-old Texas kidney recipient

Shelves of memorabilia can't scratch the surface of 83-year-old Jim Ely's remarkable life as a baseball and football official. → Read More

Flu vaccine reducing severity of widespread virus

This year's flu vaccine, while not a perfect match, is reducing severity of the disease in many patients. → Read More

Flu-fighting drug back in stock

A Halls Pharmacy in Fort Worth, there was a shortage of pediatric Tamiflu just before school let out for the holidays. However, that's now over. → Read More

Nina Pham: 'I thought it was a death sentence'

DALLAS — Six weeks after being declared Ebola-free, a much healthier Nina Pham says she is humbled to be among the Ebola fighters recognized by Time magazine as "Person of the Year." She modestly says she does not feel like a hero. "I would just say that I did my job," the 26-year old intensive care unit nurse said. "I had a patient that needed my help, and I was going to help him." Pham was… → Read More

New ring is positive step for Ebola survivor

Dallas nurse Amber Vinson survived the Ebola virus... now she and her fiance are restarting their lives → Read More

Medical advances boost odds for preemies

One in nine children is born too soon, according to the March of Dimes → Read More