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Julie Smith

Julie is the Director of Media Relations for Baylor Scott & White Health. A native of South Louisiana and an LSU graduate, she loves meeting Baylor patients and helping them to tell their stories.

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The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift: Daughter Donates Liver to Mom

“I would have never known when I held her the very first time after giving her life, that one day she would be giving it back to me.” Those words really stuck with me yesterday, when we worked on a news story about an organ transplant. Transplant stories are always emotional, but this one is …

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Heart Transplant Recipients Receive Christmas Wish

Back in December, five lucky people received the best Holiday gift ever—a new heart. Each year, 2,000 people in North America receive a new lease on life thanks to the amazing, life-saving miracle of heart transplantation. But did you know that for every 2,000 who receive a new heart, there are 1,000 more of them …

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Star Wars: Attack of the T Cells, A New Hope for Leukemia Treatment

This week, a new technique to fight chronic lymphoid leukemia (CLL) has shown lots of promise. The study has received an enormous amount of publicity with some touting it as “amazing,” and the “greatest breakthrough in a decade.” But how does this new technique work and what does it mean for cancer patients and their …

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