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
Last Tuesday night, I sat in a downtown Dallas Art’s District auditorium that was filled with people interested in food. There was no cooking demonstration. The special of the day was a free talk by Dr. Mark Hyman, chairman of the Institute for Functional Medicine. What is functional medicine? According to Dr. Hyman, “functional medicine … Continue reading Creating Optimal Health Through Functional Medicine
If you’re interested in integrative medicine and the mind and body connection, there are two events in Dallas at the end of May that you won’t want to miss. Two world-renowned experts are coming to the Arts District to share their advice for health and well-being. Often in our daily lives, we can get so … Continue reading May Events for the Mind and Body
Eight weeks after Christy Pfeifer-Gamez gave birth to her fourth child, Lillian, on the Fourth of July, she started feeling ill. One morning she couldn’t even get out of bed. The doctors thought it might be pneumonia. They never expected it to have anything to do with her heart. After all, she was too young … Continue reading The Truth Behind 4 Common Heart Disease Myths
Making even one lifestyle change for your heart reduces your risk for heart disease. Change is hard for everyone, so take it one step at a time. Here are some tips to help you get started on making changes that are good for your heart. 1. MAKE A PLAN Trying to do too much too … Continue reading 3 Ways to Reduce Your Risk For Heart Disease
My name is Laura Wassef. I am married to my high school sweetheart. I am a mother of three, the oldest 13-years old. I am a sister, daughter, niece, aunt, cousin and friend, and a breast cancer survivor. This is my story. January 2011, just a few days before my 42nd birthday, I was diagnosed with … Continue reading Breast Cancer Was a Detour for Me
Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I would like to share my story with you. Mammogram, what a pain right? Uncomfortable, inconvenient, embarrassing, expensive; I have heard and used all of these same excuses for years. However, the adjectives that best describe your yearly mammogram are absolutely necessary! I went in for my yearly … Continue reading Firefighter Battles Breast Cancer
You may have joked about how you inherited your father’s blue eyes and your mother’s skills in the kitchen, or perhaps your uncle’s sense of humor or your grandfather’s high cholesterol. But have you ever wondered about inheriting a risk to develop cancer? Some people are born with a genetic risk to develop cancer. If … Continue reading Did You Inherit a Cancer Risk?