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How to Vote Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Vote Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Oct 15, 2020

You might be wondering, is it safe to go out and vote with the looming threat of a pandemic? There are a lot of factors to consider when answering this question. Is the virus stagnant or spreading in your area? What safety protocols are being taken at your polling place? Do you have a higher risk...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Can Artificial Intelligence Help Treat Breast Cancer?

Can Artificial Intelligence Help Treat Breast Cancer?

Oct 14, 2020

Over the years, researchers and doctors have collaborated to create new and innovative treatments for cancer, like injecting liquid tracers to improve the accuracy of tumor removal or using CAR-T cells to treat lymphoma and leukemia. One of the newest questions doctors seek to answer is whether...

Breast Cancer
Oncology
Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe for Fall

Fall Recipe: Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte

Oct 13, 2020

Warm up this fall with our easy Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe! This one has all the sweetness without the extra sugar. Here’s what you’ll need from the grocery store to make the perfect PSL: Your favorite ground coffee Unsweetened cashew, almond, or macadamia nut milk Pumpkin puree Maple...

Recipes
The Prevalence of Heart Disease in Hispanic Populations

The Prevalence of Heart Disease in Hispanic Populations

Oct 12, 2020

While heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States across all ethnic groups, it is of heightened concern for Hispanics. This is due to the fact that Hispanic populations are more likely to have high blood pressure and have higher rates of, obesity and diabetes, all of which can...

Cardiovascular Care
Diabetes
3 Flu Myths You Shouldn't Fall for This Year

3 Flu Myths You Shouldn't Fall for This Year

Oct 09, 2020

Getting a flu shot has never been more important. By vaccinating against the flu, you are reducing its spread during the COVID-19 pandemic, helping local hospital systems manage capacity throughout the season. Don’t let these misconceptions stop you from getting immunized. Myth #1: “The flu vaccine...

General Health & Wellness
Infectious Diseases
Primary Care
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
5 Ways to Strengthen Your Heart While in Quarantine

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Heart While in Quarantine

Sep 29, 2020

When people began quarantining at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, many began adopting unhealthy coping mechanisms. Since going to the gym wasn’t an option, many people became more sedentary. Factor in emotional eating, drinking more alcohol than usual, dealing with additional stress,...

Cardiovascular Care
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Diet & Fitness

A Woman’s Ultimate Checklist of Routine Screenings

Sep 29, 2020

Staying on top of routine screenings is one of the most important aspects of healthy aging. Many serious conditions don’t present symptoms in their early stages, and they can become much more difficult to treat as they progress. The goods news: these regular tests can detect conditions when they’re...

Women’s Health
Healthy Aging
Primary Care
COVID-19 and the Safety of Elective Procedures

COVID-19 and the Safety of Elective Procedures

Sep 24, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping through Texas in mid-March, Texas Governor Greg Abbott temporarily suspended hospitals from offering elective procedures in order to ensure more hospital space for suspected COVID-19 cases. Things seemed to return to normal as time went on, but he placed...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Why It's Important to Catch Prostate Cancer Early

Why It's Important to Catch Prostate Cancer Early

Sep 22, 2020

About 1 in every 9 men will develop prostate cancer during his life. However, many cases progress so slowly that doctors may only recommend active surveillance rather than treatment. Some cases go entirely unnoticed. Should you even consider screening? Read on. How Essential Is Early Detection? No...

Men's Health
Don’t Let These Chronic Conditions Go Unchecked

Don’t Let These Chronic Conditions Go Unchecked — Especially Now

Sep 22, 2020

Managing chronic conditions requires regular visits with your doctor. And when something feels off or it’s time for a checkup, delaying care only compromises your health. If you have any of these conditions, reconsider before rescheduling your follow-ups. Asthma or Other Respiratory Diseases...

General Health & Wellness