Grace Glausier

Grace Glausier is a senior digital engagement strategist for Baylor Scott and White Health. A graduate of Baylor University, she is passionate about connecting people through powerful stories and empowering individuals toward better health.

Women Leaders in Medicine: Fighting burnout and empowering female physicians

When Dr. Dawn Sears began her career in medicine, she was often the only female in the room. But as more and more women pursue careers as surgeons, physicians and clinical leaders, that number continues to grow. Today, women in medicine have more hope and opportunity than ever before — but barriers to progress remain. …

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Could low cholesterol actually raise your stroke risk?

You’re likely well aware of the dangers of high cholesterol. Over time, elevated cholesterol — specifically LDL cholesterol, the kind many people refer to as “bad” cholesterol — causes your arteries to harden and narrow. Having high cholesterol can significantly increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. For most adults, less than 200 mg/dl …

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Food as Medicine: When food is the best prescription

You could say we’re in a food revolution of sorts. For years, food was simply food. People ate to sustain themselves (and also for pleasure because, let’s face it, humans like food). But we’ve recently begun to wonder: Could food be more than just food? Does what we eat matter? How about when? How about …

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How this man’s heartburn led to cancer

When you hear the word “heartburn,” you probably don’t immediately make the leap to “cancer.” But Sam Douglass does. It’s easy to dismiss that uncomfortable burning in your chest as the inevitable consequence of a particularly heavy meal, but chronic heartburn is more serious than you may realize. Though still rare, esophageal cancer related to …

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9 ways to practice self-love for your mental health

In this fast-paced world, we are always on, always going, always doing — and always feeling the pressure to do more. But as we grapple with a growing mental health crisis, it’s time to prioritize self-care and self-compassion. Here are 9 simple ways to show yourself some love today. 1. Take a break. For many …

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How a patient’s heart attack inspired his heart surgeon to get better

As a heart surgeon, Baron Hamman, MD, is often the inspirer and encourager for his patients to take better care of their hearts. But something about one patient’s story made him stop and think — was he practicing what he preached? “I saw a little bit of myself in him,” Dr. Hamman said of Dwayne …

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A message of hope for those struggling with infertility

Talking to the parents of the first baby born in the U.S. after a uterus transplant, you wouldn’t know they were part of a major medical milestone in a landmark clinical trial. They’re just like any other set of parents — overjoyed and in love with their precious baby boy, who recently celebrated his first …

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Sister travels all the way from India to be her brother’s living kidney donor

When her brother’s kidneys began to fail, nothing could keep Bindu from saving his life, not even the nearly 10,000 miles separating them. From Coimbatore, India, all the way to Dallas, Texas, Bindu made the selfless decision to be her brother Biji’s living organ donor. Since childhood, the two siblings have always been close, but …

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Outlive Yourself Award: Inspiring surgeon recognized for impact in landmark uterus transplant clinical trials

In Women in Medicine, read stories of Baylor Scott & White physicians, leaders, employees and patients who are paving the way for women in the field of medicine. When Liza Johannesson, MD, set out to become a doctor, she had no idea her path would one day bring her here — to Dallas, Texas, transplanting uteruses …

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