General News

Baylor approves departmental status for emergency medicine sectionJan 4, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine has announced a new Department of Emergency Medicine with Dr. Dick C. Kuo, associate professor of emergency medicine, as the interim chair.
Expert cautions reality television love might not be so real Jan 3, 2017
While millions of people tune in to watch love unfold on reality TV, Dr. James Bray cautions that these relationships may not be as real as they seem.
New, smaller artificial heart implanted at Baylor St. Luke’s Dec 22, 2016
Doctors at CHI St. Luke’s Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center have successfully implanted a new, smaller version of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart for patient suffering from biventricular end-stage heart failure.
For children with autism, the holidays take planning and communicationDec 15, 2016
Keys to success during the holiday season for families of children with autism spectrum disorder are advance communication and planning.
Adult children should pay closer attention to elderly parents during holiday visits Dec 14, 2016
The holidays are a practical time to check on mom and dad’s health and perhaps schedule much needed doctor appointments, according to Dr. Robert Roush, professor of medicine-geriatrics.
Dr. Matzuk elected to the National Academy of InventorsDec 14, 2016
Dr. Martin M. Matzuk has been awarded the distinction of Fellow in the National Academy of Inventors for his contributions to reproductive medicine and therapeutics.
Safety precautions before you take the ice this winterDec 13, 2016
Dr. Theodore Shybut shares ways to stay safe while enjoying ice skating during the holiday season.
Expert offers tips on coping with divorce during the holidays Dec 12, 2016
Dr. James Bray offers his tips on how to cope with divorce so families can enjoy the holidays.
Hosting during the holidays while pregnantDec 5, 2016
Being pregnant is an exciting time for women, but being pregnant during the holidays can often become stressful, especially when hosting holiday events.
HIV testing, are you #DoingIt?Dec 1, 2016
On World AIDS Day, Baylor health experts suggest everyone gets tested for HIV.