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TCAR: A New Alternative for Treating Carotid Artery Disease

TCAR: A New Alternative for Treating Carotid Artery Disease

Aug 28, 2020

In the United States alone, there are 427,000 new diagnoses of carotid artery disease every year, and up to 3% of people over the age of 65 experience this condition. Carotid artery disease is a buildup of plaque in the carotid arteries, and if left untreated, these arteries will narrow and slow...

Neurology & Stroke
Cardiovascular Care

Can You Postpone a Cancer Screening?

Aug 27, 2020

When COVID-19 cases started popping up around the country, many hospitals temporarily halted elective procedures, including cancer screenings, to prevent the spread of disease. Now that we are able to offer these services again, we want to let you know that not only is it safe to come for a cancer...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Healthy Aging
Cancer
The Ultimate COVID-19 School Supply List | St. Luke’s Health

School Supplies to Prevent COVID-19 in the Classroom

Aug 27, 2020

As the summer comes to an end and the school year begins, many parents are opting to send their kids back to the classroom. Whether it’s to give your child a sense of normalcy or because they focus better in a traditional learning environment, we understand that you may still have concerns about...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Children's Health
Face Masks and Face Shields: What’s the Difference?

Face Masks and Face Shields: What’s the Difference?

Aug 20, 2020

If you’ve been out in public, you’ve probably seen a lot of people wearing cloth face masks, but on the news, you’ve likely seen doctors wearing clear, plastic face shields over their surgical face masks . While there isn’t enough evidence to currently say whether one is more effective than the...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Teaching Your Kid to Avoid COVID-19 in the Classroom

Teaching Your Kid to Avoid COVID-19 in the Classroom

Aug 17, 2020

Just like kids, parents often experience first-day jitters when it’s time to send their little ones back to school. Add in the fact that nobody really knows what to expect from the 2020 school year, and it can be downright stressful. However, you can ease some of this discomfort by taking proactive...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Children's Health
What You Need to Know About COVID-19 and the Emergency Room

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 and the Emergency Room

Aug 14, 2020

As the name implies, the novel coronavirus is, well, new. This can leave people with a lot of questions, especially when it comes to seeking medical care. We’ve received a lot of questions about COVID-19 and going to the emergency room, so we’ve compiled them to give you the latest information all...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The College Student’s Guide to Avoiding COVID-19 on Campus

The College Student’s Guide to Avoiding COVID-19 on Campus

Aug 13, 2020

We know it’s challenging to be a college student right now. College is one of the most exciting times in your life, and the last thing you want to do is be quarantined at home. As the fall semester approaches, a lot of you are probably ready to leave home and be back with your friends. However, a...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
5 Things to Consider for In-Person vs. Online Learning

5 Things to Consider When Deciding Between In-Person vs. Online Learning This School Year

Aug 07, 2020

As the school year approaches, parents are deciding whether to send their children back to school or choose online, at-home learning this fall. We understand this isn’t an easy decision to make, and we know how important it is to make the best choice for your child’s well-being. That’s why we’ve...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Podcast | Helping Children Cope With COVID-19 Isolation

Inside Health Podcast: Caring for COVID-19

Aug 07, 2020

In this episode of the Inside Health Podcast, host Kevin Keys is joined by Dr. Bryan Pickett, ER Medical Director at CHI St. Joseph Health College Station Hospital. They’re discussing the latest information on how to deal with the symptoms of COVID-19, both for those in the hospital and people...

Inside Health Podcast
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Symptoms of COVID-19? Here’s How to Get Tested in Texas

Symptoms of COVID-19? Here’s How to Get Tested in Texas

Jul 27, 2020

If you suspect that you have COVID-19, we recommend that you call your primary care physician to explain your symptoms and find a location to go for testing. If you are having difficulty breathing or other life-threatening symptoms, please call 911 or visit a local emergency room, but call ahead to...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)