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Living liver donors shorten wait times for those needing a transplant

For many people, waiting on a liver transplant can take years on the current wait list. According to Donate Life Texas, an average of 18 people die every day waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. The traditional organ donor model of waiting on a deceased donor organ to match the recipient has created significant wait …

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Flu Information From The Dallas-Fort Worth Outbreak

If you’re watching the local Dallas-Fort Worth news stations, you’ll know that flu season is here. The Dallas County Health Department and individual doctors urge people to get vaccinated now. Infectious disease physician Steve Davis, M.D., gave some tips to WFAA-Channel 8’s Jason Wheeler about why vaccinating is important.

Holiday safety tips you forgot to add to your list…

With mile-long shopping lists, people to visit, and events to attend, holiday safety may not be the first thing on your mind. The Baylor Scott & White Health Care System Department of Public Safety is offering these important holiday safety tips to help keep you and your family protected throughout the busy holiday season. Whether at work, home, …

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Baylor Donations Aid Typhoon Haiyan Victims

The typhoon that struck the Philippines recently killed thousands, wiped out whole villages and infrastructures and left survivors without sufficient food, water, housing, medical assistance and many other basic necessities. Thousands more are at risk because of the dire conditions. Baylor is blessed with a number of nurses who were recruited here from the Philippines …

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Adaptive Sports Event: RISE Over Physical Disabilities

This Saturday, physically disabled children, adults and veterans from around the Dallas-Fort Worth area will defy common stereotypes and participate in adaptive recreational programs including water skiing, kayaking, swimming, basketball, soccer and others put on by RISE Adaptive Sports based out of Irving, Texas. RISE Adaptive Sports started with a mission to “assist persons with …

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PTSD: The Effect on The Navy Yard Gunman and The Public

The shootings yesterday in the Navy Yard in Washington D.C. have again had Americans glued to the TV and Internet to watch a tragedy unfold real time in front of their eyes. According to an article on CNN, the person believed to be responsible for the shooting reportedly had posttraumatic stress disorder or PTSD. So …

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Diabetes Research Could Guide Future Treatment

Baylor researchers are part of a monumental national research study that will likely change the approach doctors take for treating diabetes in the future, investigators say. The study, which is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is called GRADE, Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study. “Diabetes as a disease takes …

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