Ten thousand babies are delivered each year in Parkland Memorial Hospital. This year, there was even a set of quintuplets. When the $1.3 billion dollar hospital opens in August, all those newborns and their mothers will be in a large building called the WISH Tower.
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Before any healthy baby can be born, you’ve got to take care of mom. Tens of thousands of moms in Dallas rely on Parkland Hospital for checkups and prenatal care. In the new $1 billion dollar Parkland, women are getting their own building, outfitted with high tech check-in kiosks and more privacy.
Cancer can take a toll on a kid’s physical health – but there are psychological effects as well. KERA’s new Breakthroughs series, Growing Up After Cancer, recently discussed some of the challenges, fears and differences kids who have battled cancer face with Shannon Poppito, PhD, a psycho-oncologist on the medical staff at Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas.
After a bone marrow biopsy left her with back pain a few years ago, Naveen Khan was given a set of physical therapy exercises to follow. And like many patients, she forgot how to do most of them by the time she got home. Unlike most patients, she decided to create an app to help her remember.
Trying to remember a grocery list or a phone conversation isn’t always easy. And it turns out, there are certain thoughts that may make these types of tasks even harder.
Depressive thoughts – like ‘I’m not good enough,’ or ‘I’m unattractive’ – can have an impact on memory.
Your toes may be numb and your lips chapped, but the cold isn’t all bad for your health. Here are three things to appreciate about cold weather.
Even though dozens of people in Dallas have heart attacks every day, most of them do not call 911. Instead, they wait, ignore the symptoms or drive themselves to the hospital.
That’s why the American Heart Association has kicked off a campaign called “Don’t Die Of Doubt: Call 911”
Is tighter better? Athletes are increasingly squeezing into compression clothes for workouts, but there’s been little evidence of health benefits. A new study on compression leg sleeves reveals the garments don’t necessarily improve running performance.
You might say the William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital has an identity problem.
Inside, you could almost forget you’re in a hospital. The hallways look like art galleries, the bright patient rooms like spas, and the ER exam rooms like private law offices.
Texas has seen its share of infectious diseases — from West Nile virus to the measles, even Ebola has become headline news in the Lone Star State. Now the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas is tackling the tricky topic of infectious diseases — and vaccines — at an event Thursday night.