Prism Health North Texas

It’s the Future of Sexual Healthcare

Posted on:16 - 05 - 2019 Posted in:

What if getting maintaining your health didn’t have to eat up half your work day or use precious PTO? What if you could watch Netflix or make progress on a work deadline in the waiting room for your appointment? We know – wishful thinking… PHNTX’s new Oak Lawn Center makes the above a reality. The […]


Volunteer Highlight: Meet Victor

Posted on:10 - 04 - 2019 Posted in:

Growing up in Mexico, Victor never did much volunteering. He was too busy getting his bachelors in accounting, working at a large hotel in Queretaro, and managing his HIV diagnosis. The culture shock he experienced when he moved to the United States extended beyond weather, language, food and politics. He was introduced to an American […]


The Future is Injectable

Posted on:11 - 03 - 2019 Posted in:

If you were offered tomorrow’s medicine today, would you take it? You’re probably thinking “yes” as long as it’s safe today. Clinical Research at Prism Health North Texas brings tomorrow’s care to today. Visiting the department or participating in one of the current clinical studies gives you a sneak peak, a pull-back-the-curtain experience of the […]


Taking Up the Mantle

Posted on:04 - 02 - 2019 Posted in:

“Love wins. Love will always win. One of the proudest moments as a teacher is to see my kids express their love for humanity”, said Carlos Chirito, teacher at Uplift Heights Secondary school and director of the school’s GSA Club (Gay Straight Alliance). The GSA club at Uplift Heights in West Dallas has a membership […]


Illuminating Healthy Futures

Posted on:04 - 12 - 2018 Posted in:

“Shanika” is an energetic, positive attitude woman. She is active at her daughter’s school, supportive of her husband’s HIV medical regimen, and takes care of several extended family members. She also has advanced HIV/AIDS putting her at risk for opportunistic infections. The last time she was consistent with her medications was while pregnant with her […]


Healthcare is on the ballot – Vote

Posted on:31 - 10 - 2018 Posted in:

Have you voted yet? Vote. Period. Don’t miss this one, and don’t make excuses this time for not doing your civic duty. Don’t miss this election. Early voting ends tomorrow – find out where you can vote in Dallas County here. November 6th is Election Day. Remember many people living here in our community do […]


4 Things to Know About the New HPV Vaccine

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Doctors since the 1950s have made a correlation between cancer of the cervix and a viral infection. However, it wasn’t until the early 1980s that Harold zur Hausen, M.D., a virologist at Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, discovered Human Papilloma Virus 11 or HPV-11 that was present in cervical cancer samples he was studying. (Smith, […]


Thanks to You – LifeWalk Raised…

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Thank You! Sunday afternoon, participants, sponsors, and donors came together over a late brunch. There were cheers, awards, letters of gratitude, and tears. As attendees and participants in LifeWalk you pour your heart and soul into your fundraising and advocacy and your commitment is a shining light in this community. View the reveal video here. […]


3 Ways Treatment is Prevention

Posted on:01 - 10 - 2018 Posted in:

HIV/STI prevention isn’t just about using condoms. It’s also about testing, learning your HIV/STI status, and getting treatment. Many new infections can be prevented by just getting tested and treated. Here are 3 ways treatment is prevention: People living with HIV do not have to be afraid to have sex or be in long-term intimate […]


Health As You Age

Posted on:30 - 08 - 2018 Posted in:

As we age, our health needs change. This is even more the case for folks living with chronic infections such as HIV.  Aging with HIV Aging with HIV brings a different set of health conditions to be aware of. If you are over 55+ and living with HIV, have a conversation with you provider (if […]