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

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 … Continue reading Q&A on GMO Foods with Betty Murray

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

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

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 … Continue reading Should everyone be on cholesterol medicine?