Baylor Fort Worth Offers Free Women's Health Event

On January 26, Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth and Baylor Medical Center at Southwest Fort Worth will sponsor For Women For Life, a special day for women of all ages to focus on their health. This event will be held at Botanic Garden at Fort Worth; 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd; Fort Worth, TX from 7:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. For Women For Life offers a healthy way for women of all ages to begin a new year. Admission is free, but registration is required since seating is limited. Go online to register or call 1-800-4BAYLOR. 

For Women For Life offers free screenings and health presentations, beginning at 7:30 a.m., with physician presentations beginning at 8:00 a.m. The free health assessments include blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, breast cancer risk assessments, bone density, depression screenings, and body mass index. Participants will be able to visit information booths to learn more about the hospital services, such as cardiovascular, oncology, sports medicine, diabetes education, behavioral health, weight management, radiology, volunteer services and women's services. 

Presentations will include: Linda Armstrong Kelly, mother of Lance Armstrong, is our national speaker. She will share the philosophy that helped her meet life's obstacles and overcome them. Her presentation will be at 10:00 a.m.

  • 8:00 a.m. - Knee-related injuries in the female athlete - James Bothwell, M.D.
  • 8:00 a.m. - Urinary incontinence and plastic surgery reconstruction - David Gould, M.D.
  • 8:00 a.m. - Andrews Women's Hospital - Robert Watson, M.D.
  • 9:00 a.m. - Weight loss surgery: is it for you? - Gregory Barnes, M.D.
  • 9:00 a.m. - Breast cancer: are you at risk? - Anita Chow, M.D.
  • 9:00 a.m. - Women and heart health - Carl Horton, M.D.
  • 11:00 a.m. - Urogynecology - Michael England, M.D.
  • 11:00 a.m. - How to slow the osteoporosis process - Kurt Voss, D.O.

The not-for-profit Baylor All Saints Medical Centers serve more than 100,000 people annually through two hospitals, numerous primary care physician centers and practices, a rehabilitation and fitness center, and a variety of medical specialties. Programs of excellence in cardiology, transplantation, neurosciences, oncology and women's services form the heart of the hospitals' services. All Saints joined Baylor Health Care System in January 2002. All Saints Health Foundation, a separately incorporated not-for-profit organization, raises and manages charitable funds to support Baylor All Saints Medical Centers. For fiscal year 2007, Baylor Health Care System reported $390 million* in community benefit, which includes providing care for charity patients and patients enrolled in government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, as well as the unreimbursed costs of medical education, research and community programs. For a physician referral, call toll free 1-800-4BAYLOR orsearch our physician directory

*Represents preliminary information that will be reported to the Texas Department of State Health Services. 

Physicians are members of the medical staff at one of Baylor Health Care System's subsidiary, community or affiliated medical centers and are neither employees nor agents of those medical centers, Baylor All Saints Medical Center or Baylor Health Care System.

Contact: Mary Johnson, (817) 922-7088 or Sunny Drenik, (817) 922-7100
Email: maryjohn@baylorhealth.edu or sunnydr@baylorhealth.edu 

About Baylor Scott & White Health
As the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform – MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans. For more information, visit: BSWHealth.com