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Brain Power: Deep Brain Stimulation

Apr 12, 2018

Parkinson’s disease can be a debilitating condition. The trembling associated with Parkinson’s and other movement disorders can turn daily activities into difficult tasks. Fortunately, there is a treatment option that can significantly reduce trembling and other symptoms of Parkinson’s disease....

Neurology

Stroke 101

Apr 12, 2018

Each year, more than 690, 000 Americans suffer a stroke. Knowing the warning signs of stroke are critical. Drs. Jose Suarez, Peter Kan, and Chethan P.V. Rao discuss the importance of stroke risk awareness and how CHI St. Luke’s Health and Baylor College of Medicine assists patients with the latest...

Stroke Care
Neurology
Emergency Care
Healthy Aging

Foods for a Healthy Heart

Apr 12, 2018

While no single food or dietary change is a cure-all, there are certain foods and eating habits that could help increase your heart health. Start eating your way to a healthier heart by adding these foods to your grocery list.    Whole Grains: The antioxidants, phytoestrogens and phytosterols found...

General Health & Wellness
Cardiovascular Care
Diet & Fitness
Resolutions - Body

Epilepsy Treatment With the NeuroPace RNS System

Apr 12, 2018

In April 2014, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center raised the standard of care by treating patients with epilepsy and partial-onset seizures (POS) with the FDA-approved NeuroPace® RNS® System, the only device that monitors and responds to brain activity to prevent seizures before they start. How Does...

Neurology

5 Winter Health Tips

Apr 12, 2018

All of us at CHI St. Luke's Health wish you and your family a happy and healthy winter season! Check out our favorite winter health tips. 1. What To Do If You Get The Flu With it being flu season, you are most likely taking steps to prevent the spread of the flu by getting a flu shot, keeping your...

General Health & Wellness
Emergency Care
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Infectious Diseases
Lung Care
Woman drinking from water bottle during long run

How to Get the Most out of Your Run

Apr 05, 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...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Nurse comforting child

Child Abuse: How You Can Help

Apr 05, 2018

Any form of abuse or neglect can cause serious emotional harm to children. As bystanders, it’s the law and our moral duty to report cases of suspected child abuse. Knowing the types and signs of abuse is the first step to getting children out of abusive situations. Types of Child Abuse Child abuse...

Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness
Children's Health

Cramping Your Style: What to Know About Endometriosis

Mar 12, 2018

About 1 out of every 10 girls and women lives with endometriosis, a painful condition in which the uterine lining grows outside of the uterus. Endometriosis growths often develop on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, the outer surface of the uterus, and on the tissues that hold the uterus in place. How...

Women's Health

Kidney Disease Symptom Stoplight

Mar 12, 2018

When should you seek treatment for kidney disease complications? If you have chronic kidney disease, use our Symptom Stoplight to know what symptoms need treatment immediately and when you need to notify your doctor. Take control of your health and locate your nearest CHI St. Luke’s Health...

Kidney Care
Emergency Care

Plan for It: Home Poison Prevention Checklist

Mar 12, 2018

CHI St. Luke’s Health emergency departments encourage you to perform a safety check throughout your home on a regular basis. Poisoning is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, and over half of all poisonings occur in children younger than 6 years of age. Check off these ten...

Emergency Care
Children's Health
General Health & Wellness