Baylor Irving workers, patients donate hair for sick children

On the final day of October, women crowded into Baylor Medical Center at Irving’s Survivor Gals salon eager to donate their long hair to Locks of Love, a non-profit organization that turns the donated hair into wigs for children.   In total, there were 10 donors, ranging from first-time donors to Penny Thesing, a fourth-time donor. Every … Continue reading Baylor Irving workers, patients donate hair for sick children

‘Backseat Buddy’ helps remind parents not to leave young children in the car

Cuddly little bears make sweet gifts, but they also serve as lifesavers, reminding caregivers to always take a baby or toddler out of the car’s back seat. It can happen to any parent. A hectic morning, an unexpected event or a lapse in judgment can result in a nightmare situation: a child left inside a hot car. In … Continue reading ‘Backseat Buddy’ helps remind parents not to leave young children in the car

Survivors on Purpose – Breast Cancer Heroes Come Together

As a breast cancer survivor, Leslie Williams felt grateful to be alive. She also felt confusion about her disease triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), a type of cancer that seems to affect women of color more than other ethnic groups. TNBC is named because the breast cancer cells test negative for estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors and HER2. … Continue reading Survivors on Purpose – Breast Cancer Heroes Come Together

Anterior Hip Replacement: A New Route for a New Hip

As the population is aging, more orthopedic doctors are beginning to see more patients who need hip surgery to replace arthritic hip joints. The newest method to replace a hip, which some orthopedic surgeons have adapted, is called anterior hip replacement. Anterior hip replacement is a procedure in which a surgeon removes the arthritic hip by … Continue reading Anterior Hip Replacement: A New Route for a New Hip