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Health News Update 8-1-22

"Dr. David Winter with Baylor Scott & White answers questions about COVID-19 and Monkeypox."

Featured Content:

Back To School – School Physical Exams

  • Summary: If your child is participating in extracurricular activities this school year, make sure to schedule their physical exam.

  • Suggested Script: Download full-script: here

  • Expert: Laura Irvin, MD, Primary Care at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For Interview or More Information: Email Megan.Snipes@bswhealth.org

Published on 7/26/22


Healthy Vision – Eye Tips

  • Summary:  Don’t delay seeing your eye doctor if you suspect you are having problems with your vision.

  • Suggested Script: Download full-script: here

  • Expert:  William White, OD, Optometrist at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For Interview or More Information: Email Tiya.Searcy@bswhealth.org

Published on 7/26/22

 

 

Video and Scripts:

Fireworks Safety Tips

  • Summary: As we gear up for a holiday weekend, it’s important to remember to celebrate safely. Injuries due to fireworks can result in blindness and amputation.

  • Suggested Script: Download full-script: here

  • Expert: Laura Petrey, MD, trauma surgeon on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center – Dallas – Download VO/SOT here

  • For Interview or More Information: Email Deke.Jones@bswhealth.org

Published on 7/1/22


Staying Safe On The Water

  • Summary: Learn about the one vital thing that boaters and swimmers should never leave home without.

  • Suggested Script: Download full-script: here

  • Expert: Laura Petrey, MD, trauma surgeon on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center – Dallas – Download VO/SOT here

  • For Interview or More Information: Email Deke.Jones@bswhealth.org

Published on 7/1/22


Adjusting To Heat

  • Summary: With temperatures increasing, some may have a hard time adjusting to the sudden spike in heat

  • Suggested Script:  Download full-script: here 

  • Laura Irvin, MD, Primary Care at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For Interview or More Information: Email Megan.Snipes@bswhealth.org

Published on 4/18/22


Pain Management

  • Summary: Pain is the #1 reason Americans access care. Pain management is knowing what resources available.

  • Suggested Script: Download full-script: here

  • Expert: Ali Daha, MD, pain management at Baylor Scott & White – Download SOT here

  • For an interview via TVU/Zoom or more information: Email Christina.Millweard@bswhealth.org

Published on 4/18/22


Skin Cancer Awareness - Melanoma

  • Summary: Melanoma is the number one most diagnosed type of cancer among young Americans

  • Suggested Script: Download full-script: here

  • Expert: Katherine Fiala, MD, Dermatologist at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For an interview or more information: Email Deke.Jones@bswhealth.org

Published on 5/9/22


Healthy Vision – Eye Exams

  • Summary: Early detection can keep eye issues from becoming permanent

  • Suggested Script: Download full-script: here

  • Expert: William White, OD, Optometrist at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For an interview or more information: Email Deke.Jones@bswhealth.org

Published on 5/9/22


Childhood Obesity 

  • Summary:  Childhood obesity continues to rise during the pandemic.  Obesity among children 2 to 19 years of age rose more than 22%

  • Suggested Script:  Download full-script: here 

  • Expert:  Shubha Adeni, MD, pediatrician at Baylor Scott & White – Download SOT here

  • For an interview via TVU/Zoom or more information:  Email Gabriel.Martinez@bswhealth.org

Published on 2/9/22


Alzheimer's Awareness

  • Summary:  Alzheimer's diagnosis during COVID:  Lack of access to care and greater social isolation are two pandemic symptoms that have hurt those living in Alzheimer's 

  • Suggested Script:  Download full-script: here 

  • Expert:  Blake Freeman, MD, neurologist at Baylor Scott & White – Download B-roll and SOT here

  • For an interview via TVU/Zoom or more information:  Email Christina.Millweard@bswhealth.org

Published on 2/9/22


Common Heart Health Myths

  • Summary:  Did you know people who are having a heart attack may never experience chest pain.

  • Suggested Script:  Download full-script: here 

  • Expert: Jay Widmer, MD, cardiologist at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For an interview or more information: Email Deke.Jones@bswhealth.org

Published on 2/9/22


Women and Heart Health

  • Summary:  Women can exercise, maintain low body weight, and still be at-risk for a heart attack

  • Suggested Script:  Download full-script: here 

  • Expert: Jay Widmer, MD, cardiologist at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For an interview or more information: Email Deke.Jones@bswhealth.org

Published on 2/9/22


Fad and YoYo Dieting

  • Summary:  Some diets can do more harm than good

  • Suggested Script:  Download full-script: here 

  • Expert: John Myers, MD, Family Medicine at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For an interview or more information: Email Megan.Snipes@bswhealth.org

Published on 3/7/22


Lowering Risk of Diabetes

  • Summary:  More than half of the US adult population has diabetes or pre-diabetes

  • Suggested Script:  Download full-script: here 

  • Expert: John Myers, MD, Family Medicine at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For an interview or more information: Email Megan.Snipes@bswhealth.org

Published on 3/7/22


Colon Cancer Awareness

  • Summary:  Learn how you can prevent colon cancer

  • Suggested Script:  Download full-script: here 

  • Expert: Rajesh Shah, MD, Gastroenterologist at Baylor Scott & White – Download SOT here

  • For an interview or more information: Email Gabriel.Martinez@bswhealth.org

Published on 4/4/22


Hair Loss and COVID-19

  • Summary:  If you are experiencing hair loss, it could due related to a COVID diagnosis

  • Suggested Script:  Download full-script: here 

  • Expert: Erica Stevens, MD, Dermatologist at Baylor Scott & White – Download SOT here

  • For an interview or more information: Email Gabriel.Martinez@bswhealth.org

Published on 4/4/22


Avoid Springtime Injuries

  • Summary:  Warmer weather means more outdoor activities, learn how to prevent a common injury

  • Suggested Script:  Download full-script: here 

  • Expert: Andrew Bruyn, MD, Podiatrist at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For an interview or more information: Email Gabriel.Martinez@bswhealth.org

Published on 4/18/22


National Infant Immunization Week

  • Summary:  CDC reports a drop in childhood immunizations, make sure your child is up-to-date

  • Suggested Script:  Download full-script: here 

  • Expert: Patricia Lopez-Gutierrez, MD, Family Medicine at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For an interview or more information: Email Gabriel.Martinez@bswhealth.org

Published on 4/18/22


Heat – Kids and Summer Camp

  • Summary: If your child is attending summer camp, learn how to keep them safe in the heat

  • Suggested Script:  Download full-script: here 

  • Expert: Laura Irvin, MD, Primary Care at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For Interview or More Information: Email Megan.Snipes@bswhealth.org

Published on 6/15/22


Prostate Cancer – Early Detection

  • Summary: Learn how early detection of prostate cancer can save men’s lives

  • Suggested Script: Download full-script: here

  • Expert: Paul Espy, MD, MPH, Urologist at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For Interview or More Information: Email Megan.Snipes@bswhealth.org

Published on 6/15/22


Skin Awareness – Kids and Sun Exposure

  • Summary: Sunburn during childhood more than doubles your chance of developing melanoma as an adult

  • Suggested Script:  Download full-script: here 

  • Expert: Katie Fiala, MD, Dermatologist at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For Interview or More Information: Email Tiya.Searcy@bswhealth.org

Published on 6/22/22


Prostate Cancer – Technology Advancements

  • Summary: Robotic surgery is making it easier for patients dealing with prostate cancer

  • Suggested Script: Download full-script: here

  • Expert: Preston Milburn, MD, Urologist at Baylor Scott & White – Download VO/SOT here

  • For Interview or More Information: Email Megan.Snipes@bswhealth.org

Published on 6/22/22