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A Mother’s Diagnosis Inspires Daughter to Specialize in Breast Cancer Care

Oct 22, 2020

Being diagnosed with cancer and receiving treatment can be a frightening experience for everyone involved. That’s why it’s important to have an oncologist who can relate to what cancer patients and their families are going through. Dr. Angela Coscio, oncologist at the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive...

Oncology
COVID-19 Recovery Advice From People Who Had It

COVID-19 Recovery Advice From People Who Had It

Oct 21, 2020

Sometimes, the best advice comes from people who experienced the same situation you’re in. That’s why we surveyed people who have recovered from COVID-19—to provide the most relevant information to you. Keep in mind: everyone we received answers from had a mild case that they recovered from at home...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
How to Celebrate Halloween While Social Distancing

How to Celebrate Halloween While Social Distancing

Oct 21, 2020

Like most activities and holidays in 2020, Halloween might look a little different this year. According to the CDC, door-to-door trick-or-treating where candy is passed out to children is considered a high-risk activity. However, there are still a variety of fun ways to enjoy the spooky holiday...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Children’s Health
General Health & Wellness
What Men Need To Know About Breast Cancer

What Men Need To Know About Breast Cancer

Oct 20, 2020

While breast cancer is primarily thought to be a condition that affects women only, men can develop it, too. However, it’s very rare—about 1 in 833 men will get breast cancer in his lifetime. “The signs and symptoms would actually be the same as for women, except that it tends to be more obvious...

Breast Cancer
Men’s Health
How to Vote Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Vote Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Oct 15, 2020

You might be wondering, is it safe to go out and vote with the looming threat of a pandemic? There are a lot of factors to consider when answering this question. Is the virus stagnant or spreading in your area? What safety protocols are being taken at your polling place? Do you have a higher risk...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Can Artificial Intelligence Help Treat Breast Cancer?

Can Artificial Intelligence Help Treat Breast Cancer?

Oct 14, 2020

Over the years, researchers and doctors have collaborated to create new and innovative treatments for cancer, like injecting liquid tracers to improve the accuracy of tumor removal or using CAR-T cells to treat lymphoma and leukemia. One of the newest questions doctors seek to answer is whether...

Breast Cancer
Oncology
Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe for Fall

Fall Recipe: Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte

Oct 13, 2020

Warm up this fall with our easy Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe! This one has all the sweetness without the extra sugar. Here’s what you’ll need from the grocery store to make the perfect PSL: Your favorite ground coffee Unsweetened cashew, almond, or macadamia nut milk Pumpkin puree Maple...

Recipes
The Prevalence of Heart Disease in Hispanic Populations

The Prevalence of Heart Disease in Hispanic Populations

Oct 12, 2020

While heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States across all ethnic groups, it is of heightened concern for Hispanics. This is due to the fact that Hispanic populations are more likely to have high blood pressure and have higher rates of, obesity and diabetes, all of which can...

Cardiovascular Care
Diabetes
3 Flu Myths You Shouldn't Fall for This Year

3 Flu Myths You Shouldn't Fall for This Year

Oct 09, 2020

Getting a flu shot has never been more important. By vaccinating against the flu, you are reducing its spread during the COVID-19 pandemic, helping local hospital systems manage capacity throughout the season. Don’t let these misconceptions stop you from getting immunized. Myth #1: “The flu vaccine...

General Health & Wellness
Infectious Diseases
Primary Care
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
5 Ways to Strengthen Your Heart While in Quarantine

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Heart While in Quarantine

Sep 29, 2020

When people began quarantining at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, many began adopting unhealthy coping mechanisms. Since going to the gym wasn’t an option, many people became more sedentary. Factor in emotional eating, drinking more alcohol than usual, dealing with additional stress,...

Cardiovascular Care
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Diet & Fitness