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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)
How to Prevent COVID-19 as Teachers Return to the Classroom

How to Prevent COVID-19 as Teachers Return to the Classroom

Sep 01, 2020

As the 2020 school year approaches, many teachers may be wondering how to navigate the new dynamic in their classroom while also staying healthy. Every aspect of the school day is going to look different, and that’s ok. Check out this teacher’s guide to adjusting to these changes and creating a...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
General Health & Wellness
Understanding How to Co-Exist With the Virus

Understanding How to Co-Exist With the Virus

Sep 01, 2020

If one thing is clear after months dealing with the coronavirus is that the virus is here to stay until we get an effective vaccine. But as the CDC states in its guidance for reopening, we can safely get back to doing the things we love in a thoughtful manner and by practicing social distancing and...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
General Health & Wellness
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