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Woman establishes good habits as part of her daily routine with a positive mindset.

The Secret To Building Good Habits That Last

Jan 13, 2021

Our daily lives are filled with habits, good ones and bad ones. Think about what time you usually wake up, how you get ready for your day, what you eat, how you work, or how you spend your free time. From here, you can identify patterns. When we look at these patterns, we might see actions we like...

General Health & Wellness
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Resolutions - Mind
Resolutions - Spirit
New Year’s resolutions are set with a positive, optimistic mindset.

How To Reframe Your New Year’s Resolution With Self-Compassion

Jan 08, 2021

There’s a lot of excitement that comes with setting New Year’s resolutions. Taking a chance to improve certain aspects of our lives gives many people hope and motivation at the start of the year. You’re probably familiar with the most common New Year’s resolutions: Get in shape Eat healthier Save...

General Health & Wellness
Woman improves her overall health and wellness by maintaining and paying attention to her thyroid health.

How the Thyroid Affects Every Part of Your Body

Jan 07, 2021

The thyroid is a gland that sits on the front of your neck, just below your Adam’s apple. And while it’s only two inches long, it can control many of your body’s essential functions. Thyroid hormones are used throughout your body, affecting a wide range of activities, including metabolism, growth...

Thyroid
General Health & Wellness
Several doses of the COVID-19 vaccine sit on a counter.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Myths vs. Facts

Jan 05, 2021

The successful testing and now distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines have been perhaps the most hopeful developments since the initial spread of the virus. But with this optimistic news comes a lot of chatter, both from qualified and unqualified sources. You've likely seen many posts about it on...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
COVID-19 Vaccine
The Smart Health Podcast

FAQs About the COVID-19 Vaccine | The Smart Health Podcast

Jan 04, 2021

In the latest episode of The Smart Health Podcast, Kevin Keys interviewed three of our doctors about the COVID-19 vaccines. Our all-star panel includes: Dr. Syed Raza, Internal Medicine Physician, VP of Medical Operations at St. Luke’s Health–The Woodlands Hospital Dr. Charles Sims, Infectious...

The Smart Health Podcast
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
COVID-19 Vaccine
Young child plays with safe toys his parents gave him for Christmas

9 Toys To Avoid Giving This Year for the Holidays

Dec 15, 2020

As we approach the holidays, we welcome a season of giving. Choosing toys that are considered safe for your children should be a priority as you check off your gift list. Our Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group pediatricians provide tips about toys that are not safe to give this season. 1. Spinning,...

Emergency Care
Children's Health
Woman practices self-compassion at the office to lower stress, improve self-esteem...

Is Self-Compassion the Key to Better Health?

Dec 15, 2020

Many people are able to show compassion or kindness to others, but to treat oneself with goodwill is an undervalued skill with important benefits. Self-compassion is the ability to turn understanding and acceptance inward, and recent studies have found that it has both physical and psychological...

General Health & Wellness
A couple toasts in the New Year over a virtual video call.

How To Celebrate New Year's Eve While Social Distancing

Dec 15, 2020

Like almost every other holiday in 2020, New Year's Eve celebrations are looking very different from those of years past. Staying safe and protecting the health of our community is our top priority, so check out our favorite ways to ring in the new year while avoiding COVID-19, including: A...

General Health & Wellness
Vials of a COVID-19 vaccine move through a machine during production.

The COVID-19 Vaccine: Questions and Answers

Dec 09, 2020

If you watch the news or spend time on social media, you’ve probably heard about several COVID-19 vaccines that are seeking emergency-use authorization from the FDA. But what does this mean for you? We’ve been receiving a lot of questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, so here’s what we know so far....

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
COVID-19 Vaccine
Your Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

Our Top Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Christmas 2020

Dec 09, 2020

Even more than usual, everyone is looking for ways to stay healthy this winter. So when you’re shopping for gifts this holiday season, consider giving something they’ll really appreciate: thoughtful presents that focus on health and wellness. Because no matter how long the pandemic lasts, it’s...

General Health & Wellness