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How COVID-19 Affects Minority Groups

How COVID-19 Affects Minority Groups

Jul 13, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the U.S., trends are showing that minority groups are disproportionately impacted by the disease and tend to experience more severe outcomes. These troubling statistics pose the questions: why are minorities more vulnerable, and what can we do about it?...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Difference Between “Baby Blues” and Postpartum Depression

The Difference Between “Baby Blues” and Postpartum Depression

Jul 10, 2020

No matter how you delivered your baby — vaginal, natural, Cesarean, or VBAC — recovering after birth can be both physically and emotionally challenging. It’s normal to feel a mix of exhaustion, irritability, sadness, and anxiety during the first couple weeks after childbirth. But how do you know if...

Maternity and Women's Health
The Smart Health Podcast | How COVID-19 Is Changing the Healthcare Landscape

The Smart Health Podcast | A Day in the Life of an ICU Case Manager

Jul 09, 2020

In this episode of The Smart Health Podcast’s miniseries, A Day in the Life, Kevin speaks with Jennifer Clark, an RN case manager in the ICU and U.S. Navy veteran. Jennifer discusses what case managers do, memories from the job, and her favorite aspects of working with people. Give it a listen...

The Smart Health Podcast
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Fun Ways to Encourage Kids to Be Germ-Free

Fun Ways to Encourage Kids to Be Germ-Free

Jul 09, 2020

Let’s face it: young kids can be messy. But teaching them healthy behaviors doesn’t have to be a chore! Check out these four ways to help your child stay germ-free. Suds & Spice & Everything Nice Fill a small bowl with water and shake some pepper or cinnamon into it. The particles should...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
How to Overcome Quarantine Fatigue

How to Overcome Quarantine Fatigue

Jul 07, 2020

As Texas reaches almost four months in quarantine, people may notice they aren’t feeling as great as they did at the beginning. It may be harder to fall asleep, get up in the morning, or put a lot of effort into tasks that were once easy to complete. This is known as quarantine fatigue, a result of...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

“Dining Out” at a Distance: 4 Helpful Tips

Jul 02, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many things about our daily lives have changed. With preventive measures encouraged by health and government officials alike, you’re probably spending most of your time at home and making more meals from scratch. But what if you want to take a break from...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How to Celebrate the Fourth of July Without Catching COVID-19

Jul 02, 2020

Since the typical Fourth of July festivities involve crowds, celebrating Independence Day in 2020 will look a little different. You don’t have to let the pandemic put a damper on your celebration, though! Check out four of our favorite ways to party while avoiding COVID-19. Enjoy Some Fireworks...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

3 Essential Fourth of July Safety Tips

Jul 02, 2020

When you picture a perfect Fourth of July, you probably imagine a refreshing swim in a pool, a barbecue with family, and beautiful fireworks. One thing you probably don’t picture: a trip to the emergency room. Ronald Jensen, DO, an emergency physician and the Regional Director of Emergency Medicine...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Your Step-By-Step Guide to Going to the ER During the Pandemic

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Going to the ER During the Pandemic

Jun 30, 2020

Across the nation, people are avoiding going to the emergency room, even for heart attacks, strokes, and surgical emergencies. This is leading to an increase in preventable death and lifelong disability. Here’s what you need to know about going to the ER during the COVID-19 pandemic. Is It Too...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Smart Health Podcast | How COVID-19 Is Changing the Healthcare Landscape

The Smart Health Podcast | Men’s Health Month

Jun 30, 2020

In honor of Men’s Health Month, Kevin Keys sat down with Dr. Syed Raza, VP of Medical Operations at St. Luke’s Health–The Woodlands Hospital. Together, they discussed common medical conditions for men, symptoms men should watch out for, and screenings they should get. Give it a listen below, share...

The Smart Health Podcast
Coronavirus (COVID-19)