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2008-07-25 00:00:25

On Friday, Nitro Church of the Nazarene hosts ReignFest, a free night of Christian music. It will feature local bands Remnant, The Turn Around and East of Eden as well as headliner After Edmund from LaGrange, Ga. Formerly known as Taken, After Edmund gets its name from C.S. Lewis' "Chronicles of Narnia" series. Its debut album, "Hello," was released earlier this year. The band has opened for artists including Building 429, Jars of Clay and David Crowder. ReignFest starts at 6 p.m. and will...

2008-07-14 12:01:01

By The Dallas Morning News Jul. 13--Michael DeBakey, the father of modern cardiovascular surgery who invented scores of medical procedures and instruments, developed the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital and established what later became the Veterans Administration hospital system, died Friday. He was 99. Dr. DeBakey died at The Methodist Hospital in Houston of natural causes, according to a statement issued early Saturday by the hospital and Baylor. "His legacy is holding the fragile...

2008-07-11 18:00:34

By Rachel Slade, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 11--THREE DALLAS HOSPITALS -- Baylor, Parkland, and UT Southwestern -- have made U.S. News & World Report's annual list of "America's Best." The publication, which hits newsstands Monday, ranks hospitals in 16 specialty areas. The rankings are based on reputation, mortality rate and care-related factors, such as patient services and the quality of nurses. Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas ranked among the top 50 in five...

2008-07-04 03:00:24

By Sherry Jacobson, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 4--Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas quietly closed its inpatient psychiatric unit last week, eliminating nine beds reserved for mental-health patients. "The decision to close this unit was not made lightly," said a statement released Thursday by Baylor officials. Advocates for mental-health patients say the loss of Baylor's psychiatric unit will exacerbate an already serious shortage of psychiatric hospital beds in the region...

2008-01-29 09:00:58

The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) Board of Directors approved the membership request of Baylor Clinic and Hospital in Houston, Tex, increasing the size of UHC's membership to 100 full members. The UHC board approved Jackson Health System in Miami, Fla, and University of Louisville Health Care in Louisville, Ky, as the 98th and 99th members, respectively, during the same meeting. UHC, an alliance of 100 academic medical centers and 153 of their affiliated hospitals, offers its...

2007-08-20 12:02:45

HOUSTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Luby's, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Baylor College of Medicine to provide culinary services for its Texas Medical Center campus in Houston. Luby's worked closely with Baylor on the development and design of their new kitchen and dining facility that opened August 13, 2007. "We are excited about this partnership and look forward to providing quality food and service to Baylor. Our culinary services...

2007-01-24 06:00:45

By Joan Gilmore Each year, the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Alumni Association presents awards recognizing Oklahomans who have provided outstanding medical and community service. The black-tie event - Evening of Excellence - benefits the Association's Research Fund. This year's dinner, 23rd in a series, is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Honorees will be David W. Parke II and University of Oklahoma President David Boren...

2006-04-21 12:29:40

Please read in first paragraph "to discipline students" instead of "to discipline female students" and in third paragraph "sent an e-mail to students" instead of "sent an e-mail to women students." SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Baylor University in Waco, Texas, which bills itself as the world's largest Baptist college, has threatened to discipline students if they pose for Playboy magazine, which is trying to recruit models from the college. Playboy photographers came to Baylor's hometown...

2006-04-19 17:55:00

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Baylor University in Waco, Texas, which bills itself as the world's largest Baptist college, has threatened to discipline female students if they pose for Playboy magazine, which is trying to recruit models from the college. Playboy photographers came to Baylor's hometown seeking models for a photo spread on women of the Big 12 college athletic conference, of which the college is a member. Baylor Vice President for Student Life Samuel W. Oliver sent an e-mail to women...


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