The Magazine of Medical City Healthcare
At Medical City Healthcare, we know how important it is for you to take care of your family’s health and safety — including your own. In the pages of Take Care, you’ll find inspiring patient stories, leading-edge wellness information, health tips, recipes and so much more.
You’ll also see references to videos and blogs where you can get more information about a topic or story — and you can find those on this page.
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Take Care Winter 2020
Helping to crush the opioid crisis
Watch Chief Medical Officer Miguel Benet, MD, explain how the drug take back boxes located in our hospitals are enabling North Texans to safely and anonymously remove prescription opioids and other medications from their homes.
Learn to Stop the Bleed
In an emergency, bystanders are usually first at the scene. A person can die within minutes from uncontrolled bleeding. It’s important or you to know how to act fast. Watch an emergency surgeon demonstrate this lifesaving skill.
Vashawna Mallon was just 25 weeks pregnant with twins when Medical City Healthcare’s Maternal Transport Team picked her up via helicopter and flew her to Medical City Lewisville—the highest level neonatal intensive care unit in Southern Denton County. Vashawna’s preemie daughters, Rainbow and Liberty, were safely delivered and cared for thanks to the hospital’s specially trained NICU staff and leading edge intensive care nursery technology. Watch Vashawna share her emotional story.