Baylor trauma visits rise during Texas-OU weekend

For the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas Level I trauma center, the alcohol-fueled revelry of Texas-OU weekend typically leads to an increase in our number of patients as compared to an average weekend. Due to its close proximity to the Cotton Bowl in Fair Park and because Baylor Dallas is a Level I trauma center, many of … Continue reading Baylor trauma visits rise during Texas-OU weekend

Ebola outbreak won’t stop Baylor resident’s medical mission

The deadliest ever Ebola outbreak in Africa isn’t stopping a Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas resident from traveling to the continent to conduct trauma research over the next few months. Jo Weddle, M.D., who recently completed a surgical residency with Baylor Dallas, said she hasn’t had any second thoughts about heading to Cameroon this weekend. She’ll be … Continue reading Ebola outbreak won’t stop Baylor resident’s medical mission

WATCH: What to Expect After Traumatic Injury

This blog post is part of the Google+ Healthy Hangouts series of breaking and timely health news. Each year, traumatic injuries (e.g., falls, motor vehicle collisions) account for over 41 million emergency department visits and 2.3 million hospital admissions across the country. Traumatic injuries often happen when you least expect it, and often times they … Continue reading WATCH: What to Expect After Traumatic Injury

Holiday safety tips you forgot to add to your list…

With mile-long shopping lists, people to visit, and events to attend, holiday safety may not be the first thing on your mind. The Baylor Scott & White Health Care System Department of Public Safety is offering these important holiday safety tips to help keep you and your family protected throughout the busy holiday season. Whether at work, home, … Continue reading Holiday safety tips you forgot to add to your list…