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The Road to Stroke Recovery: Nutrition and Exercise

Apr 12, 2018

Nutrition and exercise after a stroke are two ways stroke survivors can move forward in their recovery and prevent future strokes. Many stroke survivors experience physical weakness, numbness and stiffness. Every survivor’s recovery looks different, depending on which part of the brain was damaged...

Stroke Care
Neurology
Diet & Fitness

Heart Healthy Thanksgiving

Apr 12, 2018

Most people think that it’s nearly impossible to get through Thanksgiving without eating a large and unhealthy feast. But, whether you are the host or a guest, you can have a healthy meal that your heart will be thankful for by following these guidelines.  Pick the Right Ingredients There are many...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
Cardiovascular Care

Staying Healthy and Safe at the Beach

Apr 12, 2018

Are you heading to the beach this summer? Be sure to keep sun and swim safety in mind. Brush up on your beach safety knowledge and share these important tips with friends and family before hitting the sands. Practice Safe Sun Decrease your risk of skin cancer, skin damage, and premature aging by...

General Health & Wellness
Children's Health

3 Reasons You Should Go on a Hospital Tour

Apr 12, 2018

Reason #1: Find out if it’s really the place where you want to deliver Sure, the pictures of the facility look great on the website, but you may find that it’s not all you hoped for. Seeing the current condition of the facility through a hospital tour will give you an idea of the cleanliness and...

Maternity
Children's Health

Recognize the Signs of a Stroke

Apr 12, 2018

In the United States, stroke is the fifth leading cause of death with one person dying every four minutes, and stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability. Recognizing the signs of a stroke and acting quickly can help save your life, or the life of someone else. What is a Stroke? A...

Stroke Care
Neurology
Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness
Healthy Aging

Heart of Healthy Living

Apr 12, 2018

According to the Center for Disease Control, heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. So how do you reduce your risk of heart disease? Use this mnemonic device to help you remember how to keep your heart healthy. H - Halt Smoking and Other Harmful Habits The chemicals in tobacco...

Cardiovascular Care
Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
Emergency Care

Datos Sorprendentes Sobre El Corozon

Apr 12, 2018

Su corazón es una máquina increíble que suministra alimentación al cuerpo proporcionando oxígeno y nutrientes a los órganos vitales. He aquí algunos hechos interesantes sobre el corazón y cómo funciona.

Cardiovascular Care
General Health & Wellness

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

How to Get the Most out of Your Run

Apr 12, 2018

Running regularly can improve both your physical and mental health. Whether you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight or relieve stress, running can be an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. Whether you want to become a runner or are a seasoned marathon pro, here are three things you can do to...

Diet & Fitness
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
General Health & Wellness
Weight Loss

Spinal Cord Injury Prevention & First Aid

Apr 12, 2018

Spinal cord injuries occur when the nerve cells in a person’s spine are damaged by a partial or complete severance of the spinal cord. Spinal cord injuries can happen to anyone at any time, but they occur most frequently in men. Of the approximately 11,000 Americans who suffer spinal cord injuries...

Spine Care
Emergency Care
Neurology