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Posted Sat, Sep 12, 2020
Let’s talk about the Big Four. And we’re not referencing the number of major American pro sports leagues, gentlemen. Instead, we’re alluding to medical conditions of the prostate. They might seem embarrassing, but they’re worth discussing with y...
Posted Mon, Sep 07, 2020
“It's nothing,” says your partner, father or son when you suggest that he see a doctor.
Posted Tue, Sep 01, 2020
If you’re having high anxiety—sparked or spiked by the coronavirus pandemic—you may be lifting your mood with sweet treats, jacking up with java to fight low energy or dulling depression with alcohol.
Posted Fri, Jul 17, 2020
If you’ve been avoiding the gym for fear of becoming infected with COVID-19 (or if you’re using the coronavirus as an excuse to skip your workouts), take heart. There are plenty of simple ways to stay in shape, from the safety and convenience of...
Posted Sat, Jul 11, 2020
If the pandemic—and related fears—have impacted your mental and physical health, you’re not alone. In fact, it’s normal.
Posted Thu, Jun 18, 2020
Longtime residents and visitors alike will tell you—Houston heat can be brutal. That’s why Dr. Joshua Feinstein, M.D., FACEP, emergency physician and assistant medical director at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, says you must heed...
Posted Tue, Jun 16, 2020
Thanks to COVID-19, our stress–and comfort food consumption–may be off the charts. That’s why tummy troubles could be a regular but unwelcome guest in your home.
Posted Fri, Jun 05, 2020
Let’s talk about the Big Four.
Posted Fri, Jun 05, 2020
Devour all the bacon, butter, steak, sausage and cheese you want—and shed pounds? No wonder keto diets are all the rage.
Posted Fri, May 29, 2020
COVID-19 caused the largest sports shutdown since World War II. The National Baseball Association shut down. The National Hockey League, Major League Soccer and Major League Baseball followed suit. The National Collegiate Athletic Association ca...
Posted Sat, May 23, 2020
Adults 65 and older are at higher risk for severe illness and for developing more serious complications from COVID-19. And the risk is even greater if they have preexisting medical conditions, such as heart or lung disease, diabetes or cancer.
Posted Tue, May 19, 2020
The stay-at-home orders surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic forced many of us to change our lifestyles and behaviors, including our eating habits, sleep patterns and exercise routines.
Posted Wed, May 13, 2020
May is National Stroke Awareness Month.
Posted Thu, Apr 30, 2020
Masks can keep you from infecting others with the coronavirus via invisible airborne droplets when you cough, sneeze or breathe. You may be contagious even if you don’t have any symptoms.
Posted Tue, Apr 28, 2020
On-demand workouts are in demand—and there's no wonder why.
Posted Mon, Apr 20, 2020
Each day brings new details about COVID-19, and the amount of information available can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, much of what you read or hear may not be accurate. Misinformation is spreading throughout communities, leaving people with fa...
Posted Thu, Apr 16, 2020
You’ve vowed to eat more fruits and vegetables. If only they’d cooperate. Yet even the most Instagram-worthy produce seems to go limp or mushy soon after you get it home.
Posted Tue, Apr 07, 2020
In these uncertain times during the COVID-19 pandemic, pregnancy can understandably cause increased concern for a mom-to-be.
Posted Mon, Mar 23, 2020
Taking your work from office to home can be an adjustment, especially if you’re sharing the space with a partner or kiddos. Try and use this new working from home reality to create a healthy routine and keep your mental health top of mind.
Posted Fri, Mar 13, 2020
These days more than ever we’re obsessed with dangerous germs. Yes, they exist elsewhere, but the leading bacteria incubators are within your home.
Posted Fri, Mar 06, 2020
Kindergarten teachers play a crucial role in introducing children to the world of learning. Local kindergarten teacher Robin Nichols loves taking on that important task.
Posted Mon, Feb 24, 2020
Jason Dragon travels a lot for work. At The Department of Homeland Security, his career as a Supervisory Special Agent combating violent crime and dangerous criminal gangs in Houston brings him to places located all over the world.
Posted Wed, Feb 12, 2020
Don’t let mind games derail your goals. It’s vital to relax, slash stressors and create calm within your world.
Posted Tue, Feb 11, 2020
How many Aggies does it take to mend a broken heart?
Posted Wed, Jan 29, 2020
Roberto Guzman celebrated the start of 2020 with zeal. With a few exceptions, his daughter’s wedding being one major exception, 2019 was not a great year and he was relieved to see it come to an end.
Posted Mon, Jan 27, 2020
“Eating seasonally is a big, fun adventure,” says Pat Greer, owner of Pat Greer’s Kitchen and a vendor at Urban Harvest farmers market. Here are Greer’s top reasons why.
Posted Mon, Jan 13, 2020
The U.S. is potentially on track for one of the worst flu seasons we have seen in decades. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu activity has been elevated for eight straight weeks. As of the publication date of this b...
Posted Mon, Dec 30, 2019
E-cigarettes, vapes and hookahs have blazed ahead in popularity, but are they really safer than traditional cigarettes?
Posted Fri, Dec 27, 2019
The new year brings new opportunities to reshape your health. It’s a time to start afresh — recharge your mind, body and soul. But with so many diet and exercise options, it’s hard to decide which healthy lifestyle change to embrace and, most im...
Posted Sat, Dec 21, 2019
Just over five years ago, Matt Kintzele noticed a twitch in his left thumb. Over time, the twitch got worse and slowly progressed into his hand. Kintzele, at age 46, was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s disease.
Posted Thu, Dec 19, 2019
If you’re like me, you’re probably already exhausted just trying to keep up with your regularly scheduled life, much less making sure you have everything ready for everyone else in your life when it comes to the holidays.
Posted Wed, Dec 11, 2019
There is a lot on everyone’s minds during the holidays and safety should be at the top of the list. Here are some important and safe reminders this holiday season.
Posted Sat, Dec 07, 2019
One little girl and her mother stood at their hospital room door eagerly waiting. “He’s right there!” another girl yelled
Posted Sun, Nov 17, 2019
A new season is the ideal time to clear out your pantry, fridge and bathroom cabinets. But as you probably know, “best by,” “sell by” and “expiration” dates can confuse your save or purge choices.
Posted Tue, Nov 05, 2019
Every fall, patients start filling physicians’ offices with the classic symptoms of flu – fever and muscle aches, cough and congestion, sore throat and deep fatigue.
Posted Tue, Nov 05, 2019
“Be still my heart” should be the last thing you want. But you could be headed that way if you don’t break bad habits threatening your heart and brain. Here’s how to help extend your life and enhance your cardiovascular health.
Posted Fri, Nov 01, 2019
The realities of artificial sweeteners—and the diet sodas containing them—might surprise you. Here’s the scoop from Sharon Smalling, MPH, RD, LD, a Clinical Dietitian Specialist at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.
Posted Thu, Oct 17, 2019
Canopy is a unique cancer survivorship center located at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center. Kate Mahan, a licensed professional counselor, is an added complimentary resource available to Canopy guests who is shedding additional light...
Posted Fri, Oct 11, 2019
When it comes to pregnancy, there are a plethora of ‘old wives tales’ floating around. And, in modern times, such tall tales have fueled parent-shaming on social media, causing unneeded pain and pressure.
Posted Thu, Oct 10, 2019
When fourth-grade math teacher Laura Chaffin and her husband, Bryan, decided to start a family, they knew they wanted to adopt. Their journey led them to Uganda, where they adopted their first son in 2014, and then, a year later, they decided to...
Posted Fri, Sep 27, 2019
The realities of artificial sweeteners—and the diet sodas containing them—might surprise you. Here’s the scoop from Sharon Smalling, MPH, RD, LD, a Clinical Dietitian Specialist at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.
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