It was in 1978 that the National Hospice Organization was established. Its first national conference was held in Washington D.C. Jimmy Carter was President when the hospice movement took off and became a national discussion.
The Texas Tech Health Sciences Center took 30 faculty, students, and scientists to the Texas capital to speak to Texas legislators about their top legislative priorities for this session, primarily, expanding telehealth care in rural communities.
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.