Top Headlines This Week

knee surgery

George W. Bush’s knee surgery highlights fast joint replacement options

For many patients, a knee or hip replacement can be a major procedure that requires two or three days in the hospital. That was not the case for former President George W. Bush, who … [Read More...]

intensive care

For many patients, life after intensive care includes trauma, nightmares

One intensive care unit patient recalled seeing waves of the open ocean and sensing that someone was underneath her bed at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. Another … [Read More...]

medicare spending

Improved palliative, hospice care may be a factor in lower Medicare spending

Health care costs have grown faster than the U.S. economy for most of the past 50 years. Costs are on a trajectory to account for nearly 20 cents out of every $1 spent by … [Read More...]

US News World Report 2014

What does it mean to make the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings?

Baylor Scott & White Health officials are celebrating this week the ranking of seven system hospitals on this year’s U.S News & World Report Best Hospitals list. But with a … [Read More...]

health-news

Health news headlines for Friday, July 11, 2014

Here's a sampling of health news articles in Texas and beyond: A Mississippi baby thought to have been cured of HIV last year is now showing signs that she is in fact infected with … [Read More...]

go-to-doctor

Man Up and Go to the Doctor

This blog post is part of the Google+ Healthy Hangouts series of breaking and timely health news. Recently, David Winter, MD, Rainer Khetan, MD, and Roger Khetan, MD, all internal … [Read More...]