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Understanding Your Heart Rate

Apr 12, 2018

It is a common misperception that monitoring your heart rate is only necessary or beneficial during physical exercise. But regularly checking your resting heart rate can help assess your current fitness level and identify any potential health issues. Your resting heart rate, or pulse, is measured...

General Health & Wellness
Cardiovascular Care
Diet & Fitness

Riesgo de Enfermedad de Parkinson en la Población Hispana

Apr 12, 2018

Un estudio de 2010 de la Universidad de Missouri y la Asociación Americana de Parkinson mostró que los hombres hispanos mayores de 65 años son los que tienen mayor riesgo de ser diagnosticados con la enfermedad de Parkinson. La creciente población hispana, y el aumento de la esperanza de vida en...

Neurology
Healthy Aging

Preventing a Mosquito-Borne Illness: A Guide from A to Zika

Apr 12, 2018

Mosquito season is upon us. Especially in warm, humid climates like Texas, mosquitoes plague residents. Their bites may be annoying, but the main concern is that some mosquitoes can carry dangerous infections. The Zika virus is striking citizens across Central and South America. So far, the...

Infectious Diseases
Maternity
General Health & Wellness

Heart Healthy Foods: Myths & Facts

Apr 12, 2018

A heart healthy grocery list is no longer a mystery! Discover the surprising truth about certain foods and how they affect the heart from our webinar, Heart Healthy Foods: Myths and Facts, hosted by Chaitali Nangrani, MD from Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group The Woodlands. Watch the recording of the...

Cardiovascular Care
Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
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Concussion Facts & Prevention in Sports

Apr 12, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 1.6 million to 3.8 million concussions occur each year. One of the most talked about causes of concussions is in sports, with 5-10% of athletes experiencing a concussion each sports season. The intensity of a concussion can range...

Neurology
Emergency Care
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Children's Health

Heart Disease Facts

Apr 12, 2018

In America, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Here are some interesting facts about the risk factors and the preventative measures you can take to reduce your risk of heart disease.  

Cardiovascular Care
Healthy Aging
Emergency Care

La Prevalencia de la Enfermedad Cardíaca en la Población Hispana

Apr 12, 2018

Si bien la enfermedad cardíaca es la principal causa de muerte en los Estados Unidos en todos los grupos étnicos, es de mayor preocupación para los hispanos debido a la prevalencia de la hipertensión arterial, la obesidad y la diabetes. Hipertensión Arterial Una encuesta reciente realizada por los...

Cardiovascular Care

The Effects of Smoking on Your Body

Apr 12, 2018

Smoking doesn’t just take a toll on your lungs; it affects your entire body. Along with aging your skin, suppressing your immunity, and decreasing your fertility, smoking wreaks havoc on every single one of your body’s systems. Discover the effects of smoking on the body and take action to quit...

Lung Care
General Health & Wellness
Cardiovascular Care
Digestive Health
Bone & Joint Health
Lung Cancer

The Ingredients of a Healthy Diet

Apr 12, 2018

While there is no one nutritional diet that works for everyone, there are recommended nutritional elements for the general population. Depending on your age and medical conditions, your dietary plan may need adjustments. Talk with your doctor to find a personalized nutrition plan that would work...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
Weight Loss

The Road to Stroke Recovery: Managing Depression

Apr 12, 2018

A stroke is an unexpected major life-changing event for more than 795,000 Americans each year. Many stroke survivors’ recovery continues for years after their stroke, while some survivors will recover in a shorter amount of time. What all stroke survivors have in common is the road to recovery. The...

Stroke Care
Neurology
Healthy Aging