Posts Tagged ‘health’

Baylor Scott & White Health App Provides Direct Communication Between Paramedics, Hospitals

Posted by Mallory Houser

Pulsara, a new app adopted by Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Grapevine, allows paramedics and EMTs to communicate with the hospital when attending to patients with heart attacks or strokes. 

With the tap of a button, paramedics and …

Jamba Juice Gives New Smoothies Collagen Boost

Posted by Lance Murray

Jamba Inc., the Frisco-based operator of the Jamba Juice brand of stores is introducing two watermelon smoothies that add collagen to the company’s boost menu to promote healthier skin and joints.

Called the Poolside Fit and the Watermelon Breeze, the …

Fort Worth Hospital is Using Ziploc Bags to Keep Babies Warm

Posted by Julia Falcon

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Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth has found a unique way to increase survival rates of premature babies. 

Low weights of premature babies make them prone to heat loss, but the hospital’s neonatal intensive care …

DFW Airport to Become 1st U.S. Airport with ER

Posted by Julia Falcon

Travelers and airport employees now will have access to an emergency room facility at Dallas Fort Worth Airport, making it the first U.S. airport to have one.

There also will be a 1,700-square-foot urgent care clinic at Terminal D, next …

What’s Next After Women’s March?
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Posted by Suzanne Smith

In March, we celebrate Women’s History Month and the amazing women who have made America great — Sally Ride, the first female in space; Rosa Parks; and many “hidden figures” who have cracked the glass ceiling. This year, that celebration …

‘Smart Pills’ Help Monitor Children’s Health Patients

Posted by Lance Murray

Children’s Health of Dallas is the first pediatric system in the nation to use tiny pills to help pediatric transplant patients stay on track with their treatments.

The so-called “smart pill” technology, once ingested, transmits a signal to a patch …

Touch Titans’ New App Encourages You to Get Moving

Posted by Heather Noel

Having trouble making it to the gym or setting an exercise routine? Touch Titans’ new app prompts you to workout — well, at least up your heart rate. 

The Dallas-based company released UpBeat Heart Alarm last week along with a …

3 Things: Highland Park ISD Gets $5.8M STEAM Grant

Posted by Julia Falcon

Highland Park schools will be receiving money towards STEAM programs, a health group will be educating people about cancer through the form of acting, and Tech Titans honors fastest-growing mid-sized companies in North Texas.  

The Highland Park Education Foundation was

Thank a Nurse This Week, They’ve Earned it

Posted by Jennifer Gibson


As Mother’s Day fun wraps up, I want to shine a light on another holiday that celebrates another mostly unsung job: nursing.

Nurse’s Week began May 6, and …

Moving Ahead With Good Ideas

Posted by Catherine Cuellar

February may be the shortest month of the year, but 2016’s was long on inspiration and good ideas — not just because of Leap Day. From the Communities Foundation of Texas’ free Cause­Minded Conversation with Just Mercy author Bryan Stevenson …