Health News Texas
By Editor on May 16, 2013
One person in the U.S. dies every hour from oral cancer according to figures compiled by the Oral Cancer Foundation. There are a number of practices and procedures available for healthcare providers to offer patients to prevent the desease. One Dallas-area dentist is committed to being on the cutting edge for his patients.
By Editor on May 13, 2013
An inspirational and resilient 5th grader from Dripping Springs, TX has by honored by the Texas House of Representatives for his efforts to help generate awareness about the devastating affects of living with arthritis pain every minute of every day.
By Editor on May 6, 2013
Eight Texas hospitals from the Houston, Dallas and Austin area have been named in the Becker’s Hospital Review and Becker’s ASC Review annual list of “100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.”
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Milestones at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women Underscore Hospital’s Expansion into Women’s Healthcare
By Editor on March 28, 2013
Drawing from decades of OB/GYN experience, experts at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women have contributed to breakthrough procedures and medical firsts during the pediatric hospital’s major expansion into obstetrics and gynecological care with a special focus on high-risk pregnancies and multiple births.
By Editor on January 27, 2013
Baby Audrina is finally home. After a three and a half month stay at Texas Children’s Hospital that resulted when she was born with her heart literally on her chest, Audrina Cardenas was discharged with a good prognosis.
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By Editor on January 24, 2013
Within the last ten years, more than 7400 solid organ transplants have been performed at Houston’s six Texas Medical Center transplant facilities. As this number continues to grow, so too does the need for a facility that offers affordable lodging for pre and post-transplant patients and families traveling more than 100 miles for treatment to the world’s largest medical complex.
By Editor on January 9, 2013
Dr. Myiesha Taylor, originator of the The We Are Doc McStuffins campaign, has been recognized by The HBCU Digest in its 2012 Digest 50 year-end review of the names and headlines that define its culture.
By Editor on December 24, 2012
The Arthritis Foundation has bestowed one of its highest nationwide honors to Cassi Taylor, of Austin, TX for her work as chairperson of the Austin Arthritis Walk.
By Editor on November 24, 2012
At only five weeks old, Audrina Cardenas already has a lot to be thankful for. Audrina, who was born with her heart outside her chest, a very rare diagnosis known as ectopia cordis, is currently recovering at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. She received a life-saving surgery to repair her heart and has defied the odds and is doing very well.
By Editor on November 15, 2012
Texas Regional Medical Center at Sunnyvale added seven beds to its emergency department recently, doubling the department’s bed count. The $100,000 expansion to the acute-care hospital, which celebrated its third anniversary in late September, will better accommodate the more than 500,000 people in its growing service area.