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Your Guide to Developing a Birth Plan

Apr 12, 2018

When you go into labor, you might not feel like answering a lot of questions or waiting on your preferences for comfort to be fulfilled. It’s smart to develop a birth plan prior to your labor day to communicate your preferences to those involved in your delivery. A birth plan is a document that...

Maternity

Is It Allergies or a Cold?

Apr 12, 2018

With springtime comes allergy season, but you can get a cold at any time of year. Sometimes it’s hard to tell which you have. The common cold and seasonal allergies have similar symptoms, but there are ways to tell them apart. Allergies vs. Colds Sneezing, runny nose, cough, fatigue, and headaches...

General Health & Wellness
Allergies
ENT

How the Heart Pumps Blood

Apr 12, 2018

Your heart is the control center of your circulatory plumbing and electrical systems. Discover how your heart pumps blood throughout your body. Take care of your heart by scheduling regular appointments with your healthcare provider.

Cardiovascular Care
General Health & Wellness

Women Have Higher Risk of Stroke

Apr 12, 2018

Stroke is the number five cause of death across America, but it is the number three cause of death of women in America. As with many medical conditions, the risk of having a stroke varies based on a number of factors, some factors are outside your control and some factors you can control on your...

Stroke Care
Women's Health
Neurology
Emergency Care
Healthy Aging

Prevalence of Heart Disease in Hispanic Populations

Apr 12, 2018

While heart disease is the number one killer in the United States across all ethnic groups, it is of heightened concern to Hispanics because of the prevalence of high blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes.   High Blood Pressure A recent survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC...

Cardiovascular Care
Diabetes

How Adult Stem Cell Treatment Works

Apr 12, 2018

Many heart attacks are caused when a complete blockage of a heart vessel prevents oxygen-rich blood and nutrients from reaching a section of the heart. If blood cannot reach the heart muscle, it will die. Over time, the condition worsens and weakens the heart. Researchers in the Stem Cell Center at...

Cardiovascular Care

4 Steps to Your Perfect Exercise Plan

Apr 12, 2018

Physical activity is one of the most important elements of health, and its benefits are endless. Exercise can help your mood, keep you fit, and even reduce your risk for chronic diseases, like heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers. Start on your path to health by creating your perfect exercise...

Diet & Fitness
Weight Loss
General Health & Wellness

Stroke 101: Stroke Facts You Need to Know

Apr 12, 2018

Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke, a “brain attack ” that stops the flow of blood in the brain. Learn more about stroke and the importance of seeking timely medical care from a Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Neurology
Emergency Care
Stroke Care
Healthy Aging
General Health & Wellness

How Food & Exercise Affect People with Epilepsy

Apr 12, 2018

While not all causes of epileptic seizures are known, many people with epilepsy are able to avoid certain triggers to reduce their frequency of seizures. Adjusting your diet and exercise routine are two ways you can begin taking control of your life with epilepsy. Food and Epilepsy  While there isn...

Neurology
Diet & Fitness

Effects of Smoking on Your Heart

Apr 12, 2018

Many individuals understand that smoking can cause lung cancer; however, few realize that smoking harms every organ in your body, including your heart. Smoking increases your risk of heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, and abdominal aortic aneurysm. How Smoking Impacts Your Heart Smoking...

Cardiovascular Care