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SWHR receives Gold Award for pandemic resources website

Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) was named a 2020 Gold Award winner at this year's eHealthcare Leadership Awards for its…

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7 breast cancer myths debunked

“Don’t use antiperspirant.” “Only older people get breast cancer.” You’ve probably heard more than a few myths about breast…

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How you can lower your breast cancer risk

While there’s no guaranteed way to prevent breast cancer, there are some things you can do to lower your chances of getting it…

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How to monitor your blood pressure at home — and why you should do it

It’s easy to forget about the blood pumping through your blood vessels, delivering nutrients and oxygen to your body — until…

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Texas roots and love for science help carve physician’s career path

If you’re born and raised in Texas, you might argue that you’ll never have a need to leave. This certainly holds true for…

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Physician approaches treatment with strong relationships, holistic approach

Dr. Brian Byrd holds strong beliefs. He believes that caring for his patients requires more than just focusing on a medical…

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Don’t avoid important cancer screenings

Staying healthy in the era of COVID-19 isn’t just a matter of masking, social distancing and using hand sanitizer. It’s also…

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Don't delay your healthcare screenings

If you’re like most people, you’re taking precautions to safeguard your health during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are…

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UT Southwestern, THR hospitals ranked among the best in DFW by U.S. News & World Report

Four hospitals in the Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) network were ranked in the top 10 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area by U…

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Care N’ Care director named as fellow of state pharmacy association

Shane Greene, Director of Pharmacy Services for Care N’ Care, has long been a vocal advocate for elevating the role of pharmacy…

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Care packages deliver relief to quarantined seniors

Herminio Alvarez recently received a package containing essential personal items, including toilet paper, paper towels, face…

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Patient and doctor navigate health challenges side by side

A trusted primary care physician can be the difference maker between maintaining basic health and achieving optimal wellness,…

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Family influence helps manager lead her team with confidence and vision

Tava Edwards, Manager of Utilization Management at Southwestern Health Resources, has been surrounded by the military her…

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Southwestern Health Resources featured in D magazine for Next Gen ACO performance

D magazine has recognized Southwestern Health Resources for its recent top-performing recognition among all Next Generation…