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How To Read A Nutrition Facts Label

How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

Jun 26, 2017

From childhood to adulthood and every stage in between, good nutrition is important. Eating a balanced diet can help you maintain your health, strength, and even reduce the risk of certain diseases like type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. While many people recognize the importance of making...

General Health & Wellness
TAMU Health Network
Primary Care

Maturewell Medication Management Tips

Jun 26, 2017

Adults 65 and older account for over 177,000 emergency room visits due to medication-related problems every year. They are twice as likely as the younger population to experience these complications and are seven times more likely to be hospitalized because of them. That’s why it’s important for...

Healthy Aging

Sports And Concussion Prevention

Jun 26, 2017

While sports are a great way to get active, they do pose a physical danger. Specifically, participating in a sport can increase the likelihood of sustaining a concussion. The CDC estimates that 1.6 million to 3.8 million concussions happen each year, many of which happen quickly and can easily be...

5 Ways To Lower Your Blood Pressure

Jun 26, 2017

Learning you have high blood pressure can be overwhelming. There are so many ways to lower it, and you might be unsure what advice to follow. Make an appointment with a CHI St. Joseph Health physician to form a plan for your health. Ask your doctor if these five unique ways to lower your blood...

Allergies and Asthma

Jun 26, 2017

Allergies and asthma are common problems in the United States. As the sixth most common cause of chronic illness, allergies are your immune system’s overreaction to particular allergens, like dust or pollen. Asthma is a chronic disease of the airways of the lungs and is one of the most common...

What You Need To Know To Stay Healthy In College

Jun 26, 2017

Preparing for college may seem overwhelming. Sometimes your health is pushed to the back burner when you’re busy shopping for your dorm room and registering for your first semester. However, staying healthy doesn’t have to be stressful. These tips will help you integrate healthy habits into your...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness

7 Weight Loss Tips To Get Bathing Suit Ready

Jun 26, 2017

If you are heading to the beach or pool this summer, you may be thinking about losing some extra weight to feel more confident in that bathing suit. Anthony Carnell, DO at CHI St. Joseph Health Primary Care Austin’s Colony says, “Losing even a moderate amount of weight can improve your health by...

Weight Loss