Suicide was the second-leading cause of death among children ages 10-14 in 2022, according to the Children’s Hospital Association of Texas. Pediatricians hope lawmakers will invest in reaching more of Texas’ at-risk youth.
Whether your family gathering will be large or small over the holidays, Dr. John Griswold, trauma surgeon and Texas Tech Physician, says two words could save a life or prevent a lifelong injury: slow down.
Earlier we told you that former Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach donated his organs after a fatal heart attack on Sunday. That was not just a decision by the family. Mike Leach made it known long ago that he was a big supporter of organ donation.
The New Mexico Department of Health has issued a public health emergency order in response to a surge of pediatric cases and hospitalizations of respiratory viruses, including respiratory syncytial virus, commonly known as RSV.
It was nearly 4 years ago that Lucrisha McCutcheon was treated for walking pneumonia. When that infection turned into sepsis, her organs began to fail and blood was not circulating to her extremities. After the Lubbock woman fell into a coma, doctors were forced to amputate both hands and feet to save her life.
The holiday season is here, and with all the festivities comes overindulging and stress for many. Zach Schilly the head fitness trainer at Rockbox fitness shared a couple of tips to keep you feeling your best mentally and physically this holiday season.
Over the past week, the Matador Consortium has demonstrated various uses of drone technology in transporting medical supplies for healthcare, delivering food to those in need and conducting inspections of wind turbines and railways.
“We’ll be able to treat close to their doctor,” Funderburk said. “Close to home and in the same building. We want it to be not just beautiful but also convenient, accessible, and full of state of the art equipment.”