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A story on a group of women visiting Presbyterian Hospital of Allen's Breast Center for mammograms — as the start of a "Girls Day Out" of shopping, lunch and fun — was featured on KXAS-TV (Channel 5) on Sept. 27 and 28. Breast Center Director Barbara Quast and Mammography Technologist Tam Nguyen also were featured in the story.

Springwood Physician Talks About Economic Stress

Charles Herlihy, M.D., medical director of adult behavioral health at Harris Methodist Springwood Hospital, appeared on KTVT-TV (Channel 11) in a Sept. 29 story about economic stress. Herlihy shared that Springwood is seeing record numbers of patients reporting the toll that financial stress is having on them.

PHD Physician on KTVT-TV

Dr. Mark Till, chief of emergency medicine at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, was featured on KTVT-TV (Channel 11) in a Sept. 26 story about how stress affects health. The story centered around recent negative economic news and how financial woes and stress could cause health problems.

PHD Allergy Research Featured on WFAA-TV

WFAA-TV (Channel 8) aired an in-depth story on Sept. 28 about a new research project by Dr. Gary Gross, an allergist at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. The story highlighted Gross’s project to investigate the effectiveness of carbon dioxide as a treatment for chronic allergies. Because of strong viewer response, a follow-up story aired last night, citing other research projects by Gross. The story also appeared on Texas Cable News and

PHK in The Kaufman Herald

Patsy Youngs, president of Presbyterian Hospital of Kaufman, and Krista Baty, chief nurse executive, were quoted in The Kaufman Herald about the growth of women’s services since a prominent OB/GYN moved her practice to the Kaufman hospital in July. The story also highlighted Presbyterian Hospital’s of Kaufman’s upcoming gala on Nov. 8, which will raise funds to support the growth.

Clark Addresses Nursing Shortage

The Sept. 30 edition of The Daily Skiff, Texas Christian University's student paper, included a quote from Joan Clark, Texas Health Resources' chief nursing executive. The story focused on a grant for scholarships the school received to address the nursing shortage.

HMFW in ADVANCE for Respiratory Therapy

Randy Grubbs, M.D., neonatologist on the medical staff at Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital, and Debbie Crump, respiratory therapist at HMFW, are both featured in a national publication, ADVANCE for Respiratory Therapy, in a story about Bubble CPAP. The story talks about how this simple device is helping premature babies breathe better at an earlier gestation.


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