Top Headlines This Week

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Curbing the diabetes health crisis in America

There's some troubling news out this week about the rates of pre-diabetes and diabetes in this country. USA Today reports: "Americans are getting fatter, and older. These converging … [Read More...]

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Low-sodium diet recommendations right for everyone?

In a recent Scrubbing In blog post about sodium, I shared American Heart Association (AHA) recommendations and U.S. Dietary Guidelines indicating Americans should limit sodium intake as … [Read More...]

Mary McIntosh and her image, After the Storm

Cancer journey mural: public invited to help paint

For Mary McIntosh Tepper, the painful journey of her husband's cancer is captured in her painting of the picturesque Cathedral Rock, near Sedona, Arizona. It was one of Steven … [Read More...]

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Our Children’s House at Baylor on WFAA-TV

Dr. Andrew Gelfand, medical director at Our Children's House at Baylor, visited this morning with WFAA-TV's Good Morning Texas. Dr. Gelfand spoke about OCH's pediatric pulmonary … [Read More...]

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Domestic violence often leads to traumatic brain injury

Rarely does the general public see such a horrific act of domestic violence like what we saw this week in the video of former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancée … [Read More...]

Dr. Stephen Burgher in Afghanistan

Wartime trauma lessons from Navy, Baylor doctor

People often ask Dr. Stephen Burgher why he decided to re-enlist as a Navy commander in 2010, more than a decade after he last served. "Are you some kind of war junkie?" they ask. … [Read More...]