Healthcare News

Baylor teams with soccer champ to promote health, wellnessOct 11, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine welcomes Carli Lloyd, world champion soccer player and Olympic gold medalist, to her role as healthcare ambassador.
High rate of duplicate ER visits for uninsured patients foundSep 25, 2017
When an uninsured patient visits an emergency department they often will visit a second ED to receive the follow-up care they need, resulting in duplicate visits for the same injury.
Low vaccination rates in U.S. have economic, public health impact Jul 24, 2017
Examining case examples, researchers find even a small decline in vaccination rates across the United States could have significant public health and economic consequences.
Expert gives tips on how to prevent summer brain drainJul 6, 2017
Summer is a time when most students are able to relax and have fun away from the classroom, but it also can be a time when important lessons learned during the year are forgotten.
What you need to know about mitral valve diseaseFeb 8, 2017
Dr. Joseph Lamelas gives some insight into mitral valve disease and its treatment.
New treatment options will bring tears to your eyesFeb 2, 2017
New specialized treatments available at the Alkek Eye Center in the Cullen Eye Institute at Baylor College of Medicine are helping patients with dry eyes see clearly again.
How to stop the spread of germs for a winning Super BowlJan 24, 2017
Dr. Irvin Sulapas explains how the Super Bowl can impact the spread of germs, and he offers his tips on how to stay healthy so you can enjoy the big game.
ER becomes only option for Medicaid and uninsuredJan 13, 2017
A recent study led by Dr. Laura Medford-Davis aimed to demonstrate the barriers in access to follow-up care for uninsured and Medicaid patients.
Pionero en cirugía de corazón mínimamente invasiva se une a Baylor College of Medicine y Baylor St. Luke’s Medical CenterJan 9, 2017
El Dr. Joseph Lamelas se ha incorporado como jefe asociado de cirugía cardíaca en la división de cirugía cardiotorácica y llevará a cabo cirugías en Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Pioneer in minimally invasive heart surgery joins Baylor College of Medicine and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical CenterJan 9, 2017
Dr. Joseph Lamelas has joined as associate chief of cardiac surgery in the division of cardiothoracic surgery and will conduct surgeries at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.