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Garyn Goldston

Garyn is a proud TCU Horned Frog and a rowdy Dallas-Fort Worth sports fan. He is a former physician liaison for Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital.

Combatting obesity: Controlling your ‘Thinfluences’

“Your whole life you’ve been told that diet and exercise are the keys to a healthy weight,” says Liz Neporent in an ABC News article, “5 Surprising Thinfluences on Your Weight.” But this begs the question, isn’t there more to the equation than simply what you eat? In an ABC News Twitter chat moderated by …

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Going gluten-free: Advice from Dr. Richard Besser’s Twitter chat

It often seems that health and diet trends emerge every week. Experts suggest adding a new superfruit into your diet, or an internet sidebar advertisement suggests that cutting out certain foods can “drastically improve weight loss.” Because of the wide variety of information available, it can be very difficult to discern wise advice from the …

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Q&A on GMO Foods with Betty Murray

There’s a worldwide conversation going on about genetically-modified foods (GMO) so the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center asked Betty Murray, a certified nutritionist, author, speaker, Executive Director of the Functional Medicine Association of North Texas and founder of Living Well Dallas, to serve as the keynote speaker at the Virginia R. Cvetko Healing Environment Workshop …

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WATCH: Chest pain? Your next choice could be a lifesaving one

This blog post is part of the Google+ Healthy Hangouts series on breaking and timely health news. In the moments following a suspected heart attack, time begins ticking on your “heart clock”—each tick is another second that your heart goes without adequate blood flow. Because 3,000 to 4,000 individuals die as a result of sudden cardiac death, your …

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WATCH: What’s Behind the New Baylor Scott & White Health Logo

The largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas, and one of the largest in the United States, Baylor Scott & White Health was born from the coming together of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare. “The new ‘mark’ represents the coming together of many providers with one focus—the patient we serve, at …

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Marathon running tips to prep you for the big race

Okay, so the title might be clickbait… but we can all agree that preparing for a marathon requires just as much strategy and dedication as the race itself because of the commitment needed in training, exercise and in the mental preparation for the 26.2 mile race. We sat down with Scott Quinby, MD, the medical director …

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Should everyone be on cholesterol medicine?

“If you’re not on medicine to lower your cholesterol yet, you might be soon,” says Matt Sloane of CNN in a recent article regarding some new cholesterol treatment guidelines released by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology. The recently released guidelines are set to change the way high-cholesterol individuals are treated and …

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