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Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital

 Enhanced visitor precautions, effective March 16


We want to provide you with an important update regarding our visitation policy: In line with recently issued state guidance, patients will only be allowed one visitor over the age of 16 during visitation hours. This change is effective Wednesday, March 18 at 8 a.m.

Visitors will continue to undergo a brief health screening at points of entry.

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Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital

Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital is the first North Texas heart hospital solely devoted to the treatment of patients with heart conditions and cardiovascular disease. As part of Baylor Scott & White Health, Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital is a nationally recognized leader in innovative, comprehensive patient care built on a tradition of excellence in collaboration with cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and vascular surgeons on the medical staff.

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Precision Medicine Initiative | The White House


Precision Medicine is already saving lives. Read the stories of some of the people that have benefited from this new approach:


William Elder Jr.


William Elder Jr.

William Elder, Jr. was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) at the age of eight, when the life expectancy for CF patients was very low. Now at 27, Bill is alive thanks to Kalydeco, a treatment of a particular form for his cystic fibrosis and a remarkable drug that treats the underlying cause of his CF, rather than the symptoms.

At a congressional briefing in 2013, Bill told members of the U.S. Senate that just knowing that there were individuals who were researching his condition gave him hope and the strength to continue his treatments and work to be healthier every day. Bill described waking up in the middle of the night after taking his new treatment for the first time. “I sat on the

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