Texas Health guests talk Parkinson’s and food insecurity on final episode of “The Human Side of Health Care”


Episode 13 of the fourth year and the final episode of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the outlook for patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and food insecurity across North Texas. Guests included: • Dr. Stephen Hurlbut, Neurologist at Texas Health Harris … Read More

Discussion on “Food Insecurity” and interview with Michael Sanborn highlight “Human Side of Health Care”


Episode 49 of the third year of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed North Texas “Food Insecurity” and a Baylor Scott & White career profile. Guests included: • Matt Dufrene, Vice President of Blue Zones Project/North Texas Healthy Communities; • Michael … Read More

Tenet drive collects 4.5 million servings of cereal to benefit local food banks


Tenet Healthcare Corporation announced on June 27 the results for its 2019 Healthy Over Hungry® Cereal Drive. The Cereal Drive works to help those struggling with hunger and to promote the importance of eating a healthy breakfast, especially for children who lose access to school-based nutrition programs during the summer months. The 2019 Cereal Drive took place June 7-14 across … Read More

Let’s hope contagious compassion becomes an epidemic


Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council A study by Elizabeth Bradley and Lauren Taylor found the U.S. spends a small amount on social programs like retirement, disability benefits, employment programs and housing when compared to other nations. The U.S. spends nine percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) on social services assisting the population. If … Read More

Children’s Health report reveals hunger issues for North Texas children


Children’s Health released on November 14 the 15th edition of Beyond ABC: Assessing the Well-Being of Children in North Texas, a 98-page report examining the quality of life for children in Dallas, Collin, Cooke, Denton, Fannin and Grayson counties. Produced in collaboration with the Institute for Urban Policy Research at the University of Texas at Dallas, Beyond ABC is a … Read More