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12 Unique New Year's Resolutions

Dec 12, 2016

Do you have your New Year’s resolution in mind? We definitely recommend the usual resolutions of quitting smoking, new fitness goals, and eating healthier overall, but if you are looking for unique, simple resolutions that you can carry out all year long, try these ideas! 1. Schedule comprehensive...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
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How to Keep Baby Flu-Free

Dec 12, 2016

Influenza, also known as the flu, is a serious illness that can cause life-threatening complications. Most people who contract it recover in one to two weeks; however, some people are more at risk of developing flu-related health problems. These include older adults, young children, and infants....

Children's Health
Infectious Diseases
Maternity

Diabetes & Diet

Nov 12, 2016

Healthy eating is essential for diabetics. Overeating or eating unhealthy foods may cause a spike in blood sugar. On the other end, skipping a meal could make your blood sugar too low. Your best bet is to eat controlled, healthy meals regularly. Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group shares what foods...

Diabetes
Diet & Fitness

Virility & Fertility

Nov 12, 2016

Infertility is suspected when a couple can’t achieve a pregnancy within one year of trying. A third of all cases where couples are unable to conceive are due to complications in the male. There are many causes of male infertility, but there are steps men can take to protect their fertility....

Men's Health
Urology

Prostate Cancer Awareness: Grow a Moustache and Get Informed!

Nov 12, 2016

One in every seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. But many men are not aware of their risk and don’t know which symptoms to look for. The Movember Foundation is out to change this, asking men to grow moustaches during November and use their facial hair as a...

Men's Health
Urology
Oncology
Healthy Aging

What to Do If You Get the Flu

Nov 12, 2016

With flu season right around the corner, you are most likely taking steps to prevent the spread of the flu by getting a flu shot, keeping your hands clean, etc. But what should you do if you end up catching the flu? Get better soon with this advice from Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group. Get Some...

Infectious Diseases

The Most Common Cancer for Young Men

Nov 12, 2016

The most common cancer for men between the ages of 15 and 34 is testicular cancer. Thankfully, testicular cancer is simple to treat when it’s detected early. Know your risk and how you can detect testicular cancer. What is testicular cancer? Testicular cancer begins as a lump on one or both...

Men's Health
Oncology
Urology

3 Mammography Myths

Oct 12, 2016

Mammograms are a regular part of being a healthy woman. Every woman between age 40 and 74 should have a mammogram regularly. If you experience symptoms or have a family history of breast cancer, you might need to start screening earlier. Younger women should ask their gynecologists about the right...

Women's Health
Breast Cancer
Healthy Aging
Imaging

5 Extra Breast Cancer Therapies

Oct 12, 2016

Fighting breast cancer is incredibly difficult. Treatments like chemotherapy come with painful side effects, and the emotional toll cancer takes can be exhausting. To ease the difficulty, some people use complementary breast cancer therapies. These are therapies which complement their current...

Breast Cancer
Oncology
Women's Health
Healthy Aging

6 Steps to Prevent SIDS

Oct 12, 2016

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the unexplainable, sudden death of an infant. While the tragic death of a baby is only amplified by the frustration of not understanding the root cause of SIDS, there are steps you can take to lower your baby’s risk of SIDS. Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group...

Maternity
Children's Health