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Colorectal cancer screenings: Know all your options

Talk with your doctor about colorectal cancer screening. Together, you can decide which colorectal cancer test is right for you.

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Heart disease risk in Black Americans

Heart disease and stroke are leading causes of death among all Americans. But for Black Americans, the risk is even higher.

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Cervical cancer risk factors: Know your risk

Cervical cancer affects thousands of women each year. But you can take steps to reduce your risk of getting it. Certain things…

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Why cervical cancer screening is important

More than 13,000 women get a cervical cancer diagnosis each year. Cervical cancer often causes no symptoms, so many women don't…

Angela Self
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SWHR's Angela Self to lead Tarrant County Medical Society

Angela Self, MD, Senior Director Physician Utilization Management at Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR), has been named…

Michelle Mirkovic
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High school sports injury inspires future healthcare career

Sports injuries can be devastating to aspiring young athletes. So when Michelle Mirkovic suffered a serious knee injury running…

Kristen Isenberg
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A love for challenge and change carries over to a successful healthcare career

Kristen Isenberg doesn't believe in standing on the sidelines of life. She's been skydiving, diving with sharks and spelunking…

Jason Fish, MD
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SWHR's Chief Medical Officer reflects on lessons of 2020

Jason Fish, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President at Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR), discussed the…

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Southwestern Health Resources signs long-term lease for new office

DALLAS — Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR), the clinically integrated network of UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources,…

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SWHR earns national recognition for efforts to help reduce number of patients with uncontrolled blood pressure

DALLAS — Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR), the clinically integrated network of UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources,…

Ramakrishna "Rama" Koganti
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Multi-industry experience prepares scientific analyst for a career at SWHR

From automobiles to missiles to milestones, each in its own way has led Ramakrishna "Rama" Koganti to healthcare, an industry…

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Southwestern Health Resources appoints Breck Garrett as VP of Strategic Growth

DALLAS — Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR), the clinically integrated network of UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources,…

Asra Kermani
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How to prevent diabetes

More than 80 million people have prediabetes, a major risk factor for diabetes. People with prediabetes can take steps to…

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How to prevent diabetes complications

Heart problems, kidney troubles, digestive issues and vision problems. Unmanaged diabetes can affect just about every system in…

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Type 2 diabetes: Risk factors and screenings

More than 30 million people in the U.S. have Type 2 diabetes — and at least 7 million don’t know it yet. That’s because Type 2…