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Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center to Sponsor 2014 Donate Life Transplant Games of AmericaApr 7, 2014
CHI St. Luke's Health Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center has become an official sponsor of the 2014 Donate Life Transplant Games of America that will be held in Houston in July.
Researchers find anti-suicidal properties of ketamineMar 27, 2014
A low dose of the anesthetic ketamine helped to rapidly relieve suicidal thoughts in treatment resistant depression patients.
Simple steps to prevent colon cancerMar 20, 2014
Our expert offers five simple steps to help prevent colon cancer.
Don’t let retirement slow you downMar 18, 2014
Baylor expert says being active in retirement is beneficial for emotional, mental and physical health.
Expert says save high heels for special occasionsFeb 24, 2014
Baylor expert cautions high heels are like dessert, save them only for special occasions.
Chevron grant to strengthen patient care throughout RomaniaFeb 21, 2014
Chevron, the global health nonprofit AmeriCares and the Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children¹s Hospital, have teamed up to address the gap in healthcare resources in Romania.
Age plays important role in determining urgency of doctor visitFeb 20, 2014
When you¹re not feeling well, at what point is it time to visit a doctor? It all depends on age, according to a Baylor College of Medicine expert.
Self-care can be first step in mental health careFeb 5, 2014
Baylor expert says lifestyle factors and basic principles of self-care are an important step in caring for your mental health.
Baylor experts share heart healthy tipsFeb 3, 2014
Knowing where you stand in terms of cholesterol, blood pressure, and weight is an important part of starting a healthy lifestyle and preventing heart ailments.
Bold new alliance among Houston’s leading health care providers to transform care delivery in the regionJan 7, 2014
Three of the region’s leading medical institutions – Baylor College of Medicine, CHI St. Luke’s Health and the Texas Heart® Institute – have significantly expanded and enhanced their long-standing educational, clinical and research affiliations.