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PHD Nutritionist Featured on KRLD-AM

PHD Nutritionist Featured on KRLD-AM

Melinda Safir, MS, RD, LD, a clinical dietician at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, was the featured medical expert on KRLD-AM (1080). During a live interview on July 17, Safir talked about a new study in The New England Journal of Medicine that concludes the Atkins diet is as effective in helping people lose weight as traditional low-carb diets. Safir was quoted in two other stories that aired on KRLD about the new study.

PHP Featured in Plano Insider

The Plano Insider featured a recent article on Presbyterian Hospital of Plano receiving accreditation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as an "approved cancer program." The story quoted Carinsa Gaston, PHP's oncology program manager, and PHP president Phil Wentworth.


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