DFWHC applauds Arlington’s new smoking ban

04/25/2017

For almost a decade, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) has advocated for non-smoking businesses frequented by the public. The City of Arlington approved a new smoking ban two weeks ago, prompting the city to consider itself officially “smoke-free.” “We continue our efforts in North Texas, as last year Denton, Red Oak, Duncanville, DeSoto and Seagoville enacted smoke-free ordinances,” said W. … Read More

DFWHC’s Love discusses Growing Little Minds on 660 AM

09/16/2016

Brian Glenn (left) and W. Stephen Love. DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love was interviewed this morning on 660 AM Radio to discuss “Growing Little Minds.” A guest on Brian Glenn’s morning drive program DFW Business Today, Love detailed the history and future plans of the infant brain development campaign. “Growing Little Minds” kicked off this summer in … Read More

Univision details DFWHC’s “Growing Little Minds”

09/09/2016

Univision 23 KUVN-TV Dallas detailed yesterday’s press conference at Parkland Health & Hospital System announcing the DFW Hospital Council’s infant brain development campaign “Growing Little Minds.” You can view the segment here.

DFWHC’s Steve Love and Mayor Rawlings interviewed on FOX 4

09/08/2016

DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings were interviewed by FOX 4 News Anchor Lauren Przybyl this morning on Good Day for a story detailing the infant brain development campaign “Growing Little Minds.” The initiative kicked off this summer in North Texas in an effort to educate new parents on the importance of infant … Read More

Morning press conference kicks off DFWHC and City of Dallas initiative “Growing Little Minds”

09/08/2016

Hospitals of the DFW Hospital Council and the City of Dallas today launched an initiative inspired by Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings to encourage new parents to promote their child’s brain development. A press conference was held this morning at Parkland Health & Hospital System to announce “Growing Little Minds,” a free program that highlights simple steps that can be taken … Read More

Love interviewed for story detailing “Growing Little Minds”

07/27/2016

DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love was interviewed by State of Reform reporter JJ Lee for a story detailing the infant brain development campaign “Growing Little Minds.” The campaign kicked off earlier this month in North Texas in an effort to educate new parents on the importance of infant brain development during the first 12 months of a … Read More

Study reveals North Texas sexual assault statistics

05/05/2016

In the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation study “Disparities Associated with Sexual Assaults and Abuses Identified by Hospitals in North Texas and Dallas County in 2010-2012” released this week, North Texas statistics involving sexual assault and abuse have been revealed for one of the first times in the region. The goal of the study was to detail community trends in … Read More

Dallas County sees its first case of Zika

02/02/2016

Dallas County has seen its first case of Zika, according to a report released today by the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS). You can read the full story here. You can also find facts about Zika here.

Why does Texas perform so poorly in immunizations?

02/02/2016

By W. Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council The hot topic on the radio and television is Zika fever. It’s coming! Zika is here! The virus with the unique name is a mosquito-borne disease potentially causing harm to pregnant women. On Monday, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global health emergency regarding this spreading virus. Through mother-to-child transmission, there … Read More

A never ending game of “Whac-A-Smoke”

09/01/2015

By W. Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council Just when you think smoking is decreasing, another tobacco product pops up. The insistence of smoking products reminds me of a game I used to play at the State Fair. Remember “Whac-A-Mole,” where we used a plastic mallet to attempt to tag that irritating mole popping up where you least expect it? … Read More