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Blood & Tissue

Stop the Bleed: Knowledge that saved my life during severe injury

It’s only thanks to Siri and a leather belt that I’m able to tell this story today. What started out as a day of simple yard work quickly turned into a life-or-death situation. In mid-October 2017, I decided it was time to cut down an old mulberry tree in my backyard. Not in the mood …

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Bonded by blood: Cancer survivor meets bone marrow donor who saved her life

Every person has a story to share. We learn that life is a journey and with every experience, we learn and grow. What makes my journey unique, is that I was given the chance to meet my real life super hero. This is an amazing and emotional journey that began on May 9, 2012. I …

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Man donates his 10th gallon of blood

Every eight weeks without fail, one 77-year old donates blood. He glanced down at his donor card one early October morning and saw it was time, yet again, to donate. Robert Baily keeps a diligent schedule donating blood, but this time, his donation would be one to celebrate. He called the Scott & White Blood …

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Father and son bond while giving blood

While other fathers and sons are bonding over golf games and hunting trips, Mike and Austin Grisham are bonding over their shared interest of donating blood. It might sound strange, but this dynamic donating duo truly enjoys their experiences giving blood. “It’s a special thing for us to donate blood together,” Mike Grisham said. “It …

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The Dangers of Extreme Heat

Summertime in Texas means temperatures that are commonly 100 degrees or hotter. Whether you are actively exercising outdoors or cleaning out the garage on a hot weekend day, it pays to be smart about heat-related illnesses. Timothy Jones, M.D., an emergency medicine physician on the medical staff at Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort …

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