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A woman holds an apple and a donut, trying to decide which to eat.

How to Stop Cravings in Their Tracks With Healthy Food Swaps

Feb 24, 2021

We’ve all been there: you’ve reached the afternoon slump and need a little pick-me-up. Then you remember that vanilla ice cream in the freezer. The frozen confection seems to be calling your name, and it’s hard to focus on the rest of the day’s tasks until you get yourself a scoop. But you also...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
Resolutions - Body
Dr. Iqbal discusses colorectal surgery and the treatments offered at the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

A Guide to Advanced Colon and Rectal Surgeries

Feb 24, 2021

Surgery is the most common treatment for colorectal cancer. At the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center (DLDCCC) at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, several types of surgery may be used to treat colorectal cancer, including stomach, colon, rectum, and small bowel procedures. Many surgeries for...

Oncology
Woman wakes up feeling refreshed after understanding her sleep chronotype.

How To Find Your Sleep Chronotype & Use It To Boost Productivity

Feb 24, 2021

You may be familiar with circadian rhythms, but that’s not the only component to consider when looking at your bedtime routine. Understanding your sleep chronotype, or circadian typology, can help you sleep better and boost productivity. Once you discover your chronotype, you can align your routine...

General Health & Wellness
Resolutions - Body
Middle-aged adult sits down with a medical professional to discuss different options...

Why You Should Begin Colorectal Cancer Screening Sooner

Feb 24, 2021

Colorectal cancer is any cancer that affects the colon and rectum, located at the lower end of the digestive tract. Symptoms include changes in bowel habits, pain and bloating in the abdomen, fatigue or tiredness, and an unexplained iron deficiency. However, these symptoms can sometimes go...

Digestive Health
Oncology
Imaging
Coping with Long-Term Power Outages in Freezing Weather Conditions

Coping with Long-Term Power Outages in Freezing Weather Conditions

Feb 16, 2021

The safety of our patients and community is our top priority. Due to the winter weather conditions that are impacting our roadways, the following facility updates are being put in place for Monday, February 15th - Wednesday, February 17th. We will continue to provide updates to our community as...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
COVID-19 Vaccine
Ask a Doctor: Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered

Ask a Doctor: Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered

Feb 12, 2021

It seems like new information about the COVID-19 vaccines is released every minute, and sometimes it can be hard to tell what info you see on social media is true and which is false. We understand that this can all seem overwhelming, so we took your questions and asked Montgomery County Public...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
COVID-19 Vaccine
5 Lent Recipes You’ll Want To Eat All Year

5 Lent Recipes You’ll Want To Eat All Year

Feb 08, 2021

Lent is a time of repentance, fasting, and growing closer to God. To practice self-discipline, the Catholic Church instructs Christians to abstain from meat — traditionally seen as a luxury — on Ash Wednesday and every Friday throughout the liturgical season. As we observe these instructions, it...

Cardiovascular Care
Recipes
A man listens to calming music to ease anxiety, lower stress, and improve heart health.

How Music Can Improve Our Heart Health

Feb 04, 2021

Music has been known to benefit us in many ways, such as helping to manage symptoms of anxiety and depression. While music therapy is often used to promote mental and emotional health, it may also improve the quality of life for people with physical health problems, such as heart failure. Listening...

Cardiovascular Care
Resolutions - Body
Resolutions - Mind
Young couple wears masks and maintains social distancing on a romantic picnic for Valentine’s Day during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Valentine's Day Ideas & Dating Safely During COVID-19

Feb 04, 2021

Dating has always been a complicated topic for singles to navigate, especially with the recent rise in popularity of dating apps and websites. However, the spread of COVID-19 has sparked many new questions and concerns about dating. This Valentine’s Day will be the first that we will celebrate...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
A set of blocks spell out “COVID” in front of two hearts.

Can COVID-19 Harm Your Heart Health?

Feb 01, 2021

When most people think about COVID-19, they think of shortness of breath as a result of lungs becoming inflamed. However, over the past year, doctors and researchers have found significant links between severe COVID-19 symptoms and a decline in cardiovascular health, including blood clots,...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Cardiovascular Care
Emergency Care