Prism Health North Texas

2019 Community Address

Posted on:07 - 01 - 2019 Posted in:

For the New Year, I am pleased to share with you some words of encouragement about the incredible place that we are today with HIV prevention and treatment. Much of these ideas are what I spoke about during the wonderful World AIDS Day event at the Cathedral of Hope on December 1st of last year. […]


Cultivating Authenticity

Posted on:04 - 12 - 2018 Posted in:

Brene Brown (researcher) stated in her book, The Gifts of Imperfections, that authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen. Authenticity is the daily practice of […]


Illuminating Healthy Futures

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“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. […]


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 […]


Cultivating Joy with Gratitude

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Brene Brown (researcher) found that joy and gratitude were described as spiritual practices that were bound to a belief in human interconnectedness and a power greater than us. People interviewed described living a joyful life is attributed to their gratitude practice. To cultivate the spiritual practices that lead to joyfulness, especially gratitude. We have to […]


Don’t Forget Your Immunizations

Posted on:06 - 08 - 2018 Posted in:

Did you know that even as adults, it is important to stick to an immunization schedule? Getting your vaccines will help to safeguard your chances of living a long healthy life. Vaccines can help to decrease your risk of disease as well as helping to decrease the spread of disease in your community. When people […]


62 Days to LifeWalk

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Have you ever walked the 5k through Turtle Creek? Have you ever danced on the grass of Oak Lawn Park with your community because you feel hope for the future? That’s LifeWalk. LifeWalk, the Dallas AIDS Walk, is the time and space where community members gather annually to celebrate progress and raise money for tomorrow. […]