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Fallon Stovall

Fallon Stovall is a social media consultant and content creator for Baylor Scott & White Health. Her passion is to connect people through powerful storytelling and visuals.

28-year-old woman with rare heart disorder dedicates career to saving others’ hearts

Chelsea Morris has a passion for fixing hearts. If you happen to see her working at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas, it’s hard not to notice her joyful spirit and infectious smile. But behind her positive personality, she has a serious heart condition. At the age of 12, Chelsea was …

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Two men with failing hearts granted new life and new friendship

For a brief moment in time, Jimmy Taylor and Kevin Sheldon did not have hearts in their chests. They are two of the lucky few given a second chance at life — a new heart. In 2011, Jimmy’s heart function fell to less than 10 percent and was diagnosed with heart failure. Over time, his heart …

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Women and heart disease: It’s not just a man’s problem

Cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes are listed as some of the leading causes of death in women across the globe. But in the United States, the number one killer of women may come as a shock: heart disease. Heart disease has long been associated as a man’s condition, but this is one of many misconceptions …

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Are essential oils dangerous?

Essential oils have become increasingly popular over the last decade, with uses ranging from aromatherapy to cleaning products. But a recent study from the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that compounds in essential oils, such as lavender and tea tree oil, may contain hormone-disrupting properties for young boys. According to the study, conducted by …

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The Faces of Breast Cancer

In 2017, it is estimated that 30 percent of newly diagnosed cancers in women will be breast cancer, and that roughly 1 in 8 women will develop the disease during the course of her lifetime. But behind these breast cancer statistics are real people with real stories. This breast cancer awareness month, we spotlighted the …

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Through competitive fishing, ovarian cancer survivor uses sport to shed light on silent disease

When Rhonda Reeve, 53, isn’t working full-time as a CPA, she’s with her husband, Jay, on their fishing boat competing in tournaments across the U.S. as professional tournament anglers. But life hasn’t always been smooth sailing for Rhonda. In 2015, Rhonda began to experience subtle, yet alarming symptoms — severe bloating, pelvic pain, ovary pain …

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Artist with MS turns her brain scans into beautiful works of art

Elizabeth Jameson never intended to be an artist. For many years she worked as a human rights lawyer, fighting for social justice for children with disabilities and gender equality. But after she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 1991, she decided to end her career as a lawyer and transition her passion of service …

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Heart-to-Heart program allows patients to hold their own hearts after transplant

For those who receive a heart transplant, they are considered the lucky ones. In the United States alone, there are over six million people living with heart failure, yet only about 2200 people a year receive a new heart — making heart transplant recipients a rare and selective group. Since 2014, the Heart-to-Heart program at …

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