In The News: October 2009
October 29, 2009 – Dr. David Winter with Baylor Health Care System was interviewed on KRLD News Radio 1080 about a new study found that the negative aspects of having a power position at work seemed to cancel out the positive aspects when it came to people's physical and psychological health.
October 26, 2009 – DFWReporting.com featured Baylor Irving breast cancer survivor Betty Garrett in telling the positive story of her breast cancer journey. Also featured in the report were Jo Darling, RN, breast cancer navigator, Baylor Irving and physicians Dr. Anand Shivnani and Dr. Naveena Allada.
Otober 22, 2009 – Dr. David Winter with Baylor Health Care System was interviewed on KRLD News Radio 1080 about a new study that suggests people who keep doing some work in their field after they retire may enjoy better physical and mental health than those who stop working completely.
Dr. Mohan Sathyamoorthy Appeared
WFAA-TV (Channel 8)
October 21, 2009 – Dr. Mohan Sathyamoorthy, a cardiologist on staff at Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth, appeared on WFAA’s Good Morning Texas to talk about the health benefits of aspirin and similar “anti-platelet” medications, and their role in preventing heart attacks.
Local Family Donates $500,000 to Nursing Fund
Waxahachie Daily Light
October 21, 2009 — A local Waxahachie family donated $500,000 Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie to benefit the hospital’s Advancing Nursing Excellence program, an initiative designed to building highly-educated nursing staff and respected nursing leadership at Baylor. The donation The donation was made possible through the generosity of Wanda Williams Chiles in memory of her late husband W. Brown Chiles Jr. and was used to award scholarships to Baylor Waxahachie nurses and non-nursing employees who wish to pursue higher education in the field of nursing.
Sprinting to lose weight?
October 15, 2009 – A recent study from the Australian University of South Wales suggests that interval training, such as sprints or cycling, followed by periods of slower activity may be the key to losing weight. Kathleen Kennedy, cycling instructor at the Baylor Tom Landry Fitness Center, was interviewed for the story. Here what she has to say about this new research in this story from KXAS-TV, Ch. 5 (NBC).
South Dallas Community Gets Help Battling Diabetes
October 13, 2009 – A SMU football star who grew up in South Dallas shares how he gave up an athletic scholarship at the University of Miami so that he could care for his diabetic mother. His story is just one of many in the Frazier neighborhood where Baylor plans to transform a recreation center into a diabetes-focused institute, the first of its kind in the region. Story aired Oct. 13, 2009.
October 15, 2009 – Dr. David Winter with Baylor Health Care System was interviewed on KRLD News Radio 1080 about a new study that found people are more likely to wash their hands when they have been shamed into it.
October 8, 2009 – Dr. Thomas Livingston, a vascular and interventional radiologist on staff at Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth, appeared on WFAA’s Good Morning Texas to talk about Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) technology. RFA is a new treatment option for cancer patients who may not benefit or be eligible for more conventional treatment options such as surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation.
Dr. David Winter with Baylor Health Care System was interviewed on KRLD News Radio 1080 about a new study that takes aim at that comfort-food theory and contends that people undergoing significant change in their lives often pick unfamiliar, even healthier foods and lifestyle options.
October 1, 2009 – Dr. Lynn Canavan, a breast surgeon on staff at Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano, appeared on WFAA’s Good Morning Texas to discuss some brand new options for genetic testing and screening for Breast Cancer.
Dr. David Winter with Baylor Health Care System was interviewed on KRLD News Radio 1080 about the latest CDC report concerning the availability of the H1N1 vaccine and discussed who would have access to this first batch of vaccines.
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