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“Dining Out” at a Distance: 4 Helpful Tips

Jul 02, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many things about our daily lives have changed. With preventive measures encouraged by health and government officials alike, you’re probably spending most of your time at home and making more meals from scratch. But what if you want to take a break from...

The Brazos Valley’s Guide to COVID-19 Mandates

Jul 02, 2020

Our local and state governments continue releasing new information about COVID-19, which can be overwhelming when you’re trying to keep track of what’s happening. On June 22, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference and encouraged citizens to wear masks and stay at home whenever possible...

Urology Associates Physician Named UroLift® System Center of Excellence

Urology Associates Physician Named UroLift® System Center of Excellence

Jun 24, 2020

The UroLift® System provides proven, minimally invasive relief for lower urinary tract symptoms due to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), also known as enlarged prostate. After extensive training and experience with this system, Dr. Kathy Ravanbakhsh has earned the designation of UroLift® Center...

The Real Reasons Why Men Don't Go to the Doctor

The Real Reasons Why Men Don’t Go to the Doctor

Jun 24, 2020

When it comes to going to the doctor, studies reveal men are more likely than women to put off or entirely avoid seeking professional healthcare. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, men tend to visit the doctor far less frequently than women.  However, visiting your primary care physician is a...

Understanding the Link Between Men and Melanoma

Understanding the Link Between Men and Melanoma

Jun 23, 2020

Did you know that one of the most common cancers in men under the age of 50 is melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer? In fact, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, men are more likely to develop and die from melanoma than women. So what explains this strange pattern?...

Understanding the Levels of Bed Availability in Texas

Jun 19, 2020

The state government continues releasing new information about COVID-19, which can be overwhelming when you’re trying to keep track of what’s happening. Here’s the latest, as of June 16.  Understanding the Five Levels of Bed Availability in Texas   On June 16, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott announced...

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3 Relaxation Techniques to Help You Cope With Stress

Jun 18, 2020

Anxiety is a prevalent issue for people of all ages and backgrounds. It can take a toll on your mental and physical health, leading to insomnia, emotional eating, and more. You can reduce these negative symptoms and take control of your wellbeing by utilizing alternative medicine practices. While...

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The Ultimate Checklist of Routine Screenings for Men

The Ultimate Checklist of Routine Screenings for Men

Jun 17, 2020

It’s well known that men tend to put off going to the doctor when they’re sick. Imagine how much more unnecessary they consider an appointment when they feel perfectly healthy. But many serious conditions in early stages don’t present symptoms — until they begin causing other problems or progress...

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How to Have Summer Fun While Avoiding COVID-19

How to Have Summer Fun While Avoiding COVID-19

Jun 09, 2020

Temperatures are heating up, and as the little ones are finishing their online classes and getting ready for summer, you may be wondering what kind of activities are safe to do in the age of COVID-19. Here are three of our favorite low-risk summer adventures. Staying COVID-19-Free on the Water...

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Ahead of the Curve: How the COVID-19 Pandemic May Unfold

Ahead of the Curve: How the COVID-19 Pandemic May Unfold

Jun 09, 2020

There is a glimmer of hope as experts look toward the future and the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. A vaccine is in the works, new treatment options are in clinical trial, and we’re learning more about the virus every day. So let’s take a look at the possible scenarios of how the pandemic may play...

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