Love discusses new FDA smoking policies on KRLD

03/19/2019

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love discussed the latest updates on potential U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policies concerning e-cigarettes during an interview last week with Mitch Carr on KRLD 1080 AM Radio. A new FDA policy drafted earlier this week could get flavored e-cigarette oils pulled off the shelf. The policy is aimed at preventing e-cigarette products … Read More

“Get Kidz Fit Fest” set for April 13 at Fair Park

03/12/2019

The Community Council of Greater Dallas will host the 12th Annual “Get Kidz Fit Fest” on Saturday, April 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Centennial Building at Fair Park. This year’s event is being held in partnership with the Oncor Mayor’s Race. Get Kidz Fit brings hundreds of organizations, companies and sponsors together in a one-of-a-kind collaboration … Read More

Support this bill – Senator Johnson releases statement on bill to combat teen e-cigarette sales

03/04/2019

NOTE: DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love worked with Senator Nathan Johnson drafting this bill to help curtail the epidemic use of vapor products by elementary and high school students in Texas. “Youth addiction to nicotine is becoming, once again, a public health crisis,” said Texas State Senator Nathan Johnson upon filing SB1332. The bipartisan bill places e-cigarettes under … Read More

FDA taking action against companies illegally selling products claiming to treat Alzheimer’s

02/26/2019

The following is a statement by the Alzheimer’s Association, a partner of the DFW Hospital Council. On behalf of millions of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and their families, the Alzheimer’s Association welcomes action by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to crack down on companies that are illegally selling products – mostly sold as dietary supplements – that … Read More

Mental Health Speaker Series attracts 90-plus

02/13/2019

More than 90 attendees turned out for this morning’s educational event “Growing Up in North Texas: Removing the Stigma Around Mental Health” at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The mental health speaker series was hosted by Children at Risk in coordination with the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the National Alliance on Mental Illness North Texas. By way of … Read More

Don’t wait, vaccinate! Free flu shots in Garland on Saturday

01/17/2019

Dallas County Health and Human Services will arrive at the South Garland Library this Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon to provide free flu shots for adults and seniors. So don’t wait, vaccinate! South Garland Library is located at 4845 Broadway Boulevard in Garland. Just look for the white flu mobilization van. Be there or be sick.

Local groups team together for Feb. 13 Mental Health Speaker Series

01/16/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Children at Risk and the National Alliance on Mental Illness North Texas will host the educational event “Growing Up in North Texas: Removing the Stigma Around Mental Health” on Wednesday, February 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The seminar will focus on the policies … Read More

DFWHC receives community award for mental health awareness

11/28/2018

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) North Texas has announced its 2018 Community Award Winners, with awardees including the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) as Professional of the Year, Linda Perryman Evans of The Meadows Foundation for a Lifetime Achievement Award and Entercom as the Media recipient. Awardees will be honored December 6 during a dinner in Asbury Hall … Read More

“Opioid Crisis” webinar now available online

10/12/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) October 10 educational webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data” is now available online. Dr. Michael Petersen, physician executive with Accenture, and W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC, served as speakers. The webinar can be viewed here. For questions, … Read More

DFWHC and DFW HIMSS webinar details a cure for the “Opioid Crisis”

10/11/2018

More than 180 attendees participated in yesterday’s educational webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data” hosted in coordination between the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Dr. Michael Petersen, physician executive with Accenture, and W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC, served as speakers. The complimentary webinar … Read More