Texas Health Fort Worth on Local News, Radio|
Texas Health Fort Worth on Local News, Radio
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth was featured on KDFW-TV (Ch. 4), KXAS-TV (Ch. 5), WFAA-TV (Ch. 8), KTVT-TV (Ch. 11), KDAF-TV (Ch. 33) and KRLD-AM (1080) in an April 5 story about snake bites. Dr. David Smith, medical director of the trauma program, and Brent Fox, Pharm.D., pharmacist at Texas Health Fort Worth and snake bite expert, were interviewed.
Texas Health Fort Worth on KXAS-TV
Dr. Daniel Barbaro, infection disease specialist on the medical staff at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, was interviewed by KXAS-TV (Ch. 5) about recent confirmed cases of measles.
Texas Health Dallas on WFAA-TV
A study by the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas was highlighted during the April 5 health segment on WFAA-TV (Ch. 8). Researchers led by Dr. Benjamin Levine, director of the IEEM and a professor of medicine and cardiology at UT Southwestern, have found that consistent lifelong exercise makes heart muscle in the elderly as healthy or healthier than the heart muscle of young, sedentary people. Their findings were recently presented at the American College of Cardiology conference in New Orleans.
Texas Health Dallas on KTVT-TV
Dr. Mark Till, chair of emergency medicine at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was interviewed on KTVT-TV (Ch. 11). Till spoke about a possible state ruling by the University Interscholastic League that would change how long teenage athletes are required to sit out of competition after suffering a concussion.
Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth on Local News
We anticipate a story about employees at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth walking for the American Heart Association’s National Start Walking Day will appear on KXAS-TV (Ch. 5), KDFW-TV (Ch. 4) and KDAF-TV (Ch. 33). Brett McClung, hospital president, was interviewed about the importance of encouraging healthy habits.
Texas Health Denton in Denton Business & Community News
Denton Business & Community News featured a story on Trish Williamson, chaplain at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton, performing the Blessing of Hands ceremony at this year’s athletic trainer appreciation event. Attendees found the blessing to be meaningful and were grateful the hospital brought the ceremony into the community.
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