Rolling down the hall, the most popular new staffer at Dallas’s Medical City Heart Hospital accepts a fist bump from a nurse before stopping into a supply room to pick up gauze and saline solution to bring to a patient’s room. Next comes a trip to the elevator, where the…
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"When I returned to Port Aransas during my last year of medical school, I began to look at my hometown through an entirely different lens."
A Reddit post turned viral news story reminds Texans of the consequences to the state’s abortion laws.
We can't ignore law enforcement's failure to secure proper medical treatment.
Katy Hayes, who lost both her arms and legs to the flesh-eating virus after the birth of her third child, is awaiting a donor match.
According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, an Abilene nursing home aide claimed "her teeth hit the resident as she raised her head and tried to stand up."
Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital tweeted videos and photos as medical director of cardiovascular surgery, Dr. Michael Macris, performed a double coronary artery bypass.
Cain, whose official job title is associate professor of neuroscience and cell biology, is a Mississippi native who moved to Texas in 1992. She runs the medical school enrichment courses at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and teaches the core-curriculum course gross anatomy. When she’s not in her lab…
How the 50th anniversary party for the Texas Heart Institute was really a glimpse into the Houston that once was.
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Ohler, who was born in New Mexico, worked as an EMT and firefighter in Utah before moving to Houston six years ago. He is stationed at the West University Place Fire Department. I’m not going to lie: I enjoy fighting fire. There’s an adrenaline rush—it’s exhilarating. I hate to say…
Bailey, who has been a nurse since 1991, grew up in Liberty. She has worked at Hospice Austin for fourteen years and spends each week visiting with patients like Irma Lagunas. I became a nurse after a friend of mine was diagnosed with breast cancer. I was in New Orleans…
Edwards is a solo practitioner at Garza County Health Clinic, in Post, and the only physician serving the county (population: 4,872). Raised in Belton, he holds degrees from Baylor University and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He completed his residency at Waco’s McLennan County Medical Education and…
For El Paso physician Abraham Verghese, writing about life and death in the age of AIDS is a prescription for literary success.
Burning a candle a day keeps the hexes away.