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Why Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Is Essential

Why Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Is Essential

Sep 30, 2020

About 1 in every 9 men will develop prostate cancer during his life. However, many cases progress so slowly that doctors may only recommend active surveillance rather than treatment. Some cases go entirely unnoticed. Should you even consider screening? Read on. How Essential Is Early Detection? No...

Men’s Health
Urology
Oncology
Healthy Aging
Women: Make Sure to Get These Essential Health Screenings

Women: Make Sure to Get These Essential Health Screenings

Sep 29, 2020

Staying on top of routine screenings is one of the most important aspects of healthy aging. Many serious conditions don’t present symptoms in their early stages, and they can become much more difficult to treat as they progress. The goods news: these regular tests can detect conditions when they’re...

Women’s Health
Healthy Aging
Primary Care
Nature vs. Nurture: Predicting Your Heart’s Future

Nature vs. Nurture: Predicting Your Heart’s Future

Sep 29, 2020

You may have heard the statistics. Heart disease and stroke are among the top causes of death in America. If your family has a history of heart problems, you may be at a higher risk. Studies show that some genetics can even double your risk of heart disease. Knowing your family’s health history is...

Cardiovascular Care
General Health & Wellness
Is It Safe to Schedule an In-Person Doctor’s Appointment?

Is It Safe to Schedule an In-Person Doctor’s Appointment?

Sep 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic may have slowed down our busy lives, but that doesn’t mean your medical needs should be put on hold. But you may be wondering whether it’s safe to visit a clinic in person. You can rest assured we’re following best practices and protocols for the safety of our patients and...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Don’t Let These Chronic Conditions Go Unchecked

Don’t Let These Chronic Conditions Go Unchecked — Especially Now

Sep 22, 2020

Managing chronic conditions requires regular visits with your doctor. And when something feels off or it’s time for a checkup, delaying care only compromises your health. If you have any of these conditions, reconsider before rescheduling your follow-ups. Asthma or Other Respiratory Diseases...

General Health & Wellness
Tips For Tailgating (and Safer Alternatives) During A Pandemic

Tips For Tailgating (and Safer Alternatives) During A Pandemic

Sep 15, 2020

As any Texan knows, football games are the perfect opportunity for social gatherings. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic, tailgating isn’t going to look normal this fall. While we all want to have fun at these social gatherings, precautions should be taken to ensure that participants stay as safe...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Here's Why Now Is the TIME to Learn About Sepsis

Here's Why Now Is the TIME to Learn About Sepsis

Sep 12, 2020

If you have an infection, your body can develop a life-threatening reaction known as sepsis. Sepsis takes more than 258,000 American lives each year according to the Centers for Disease Control. Here’s what you need to know about sepsis and how you can spot the symptoms. What to Know About Sepsis...

Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness
Infectious Diseases
Tips for Safely Playing Group Sports During COVID-19

Tips for Safely Participating in Sports During COVID-19

Sep 10, 2020

High school sports are a big deal in Texas, and with the school year upon us, your teen may be excited about participating in football or volleyball this fall. Although sports will continue during COVID-19, it may be risky, and these events will look different than what you’re used to. For example...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
General Health & Wellness
Children’s Health
Podcast | Helping Children Cope With COVID-19 Isolation

The Inside Health Podcast | A Day in the Life of a Registered Nurse

Sep 04, 2020

In this episode of The Inside Health Podcast, Kevin speaks with Katy Hoffman, RN, BSN. She provides insights into her daily life and duties as a nurse and how they have been affected by COVID-19. Listen as they discuss the precautions nurses and care teams are taking to stay safe, their efforts to...

Inside Health Podcast
How To Celebrate Labor Day Without Catching COVID-19

How To Celebrate Labor Day Without Catching COVID-19

Sep 03, 2020

When you think about Labor Day, you probably imagine barbecues with neighbors gathering in a backyard, pool parties with friends, and block parties. However, as COVID-19 continues to be a major health concern, these activities can pose a serious risk to you and your family’s health. That doesn’t...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)