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The Smart Health Podcast | How COVID-19 Is Changing the Healthcare Landscape

The Smart Health Podcast | How the Landscape of Nursing Has Changed Due to COVID-19

May 07, 2020

Tune in as Kevin sits down with two very special guests: Chief Nursing Officer & VP of Patient Care Services, Ellen Pitcher, and Army 1st Lieutenant Critical Care Nurse & COVID-19 Rapid Response Team Member, Tony Hopkins. Together they discuss how the landscape of nursing has changed...

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“Dining Out” at a Distance: 4 Helpful Tips

“Dining Out” at a Distance: 4 Helpful Tips

May 01, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many things about our daily lives have changed. However, as of May 1, Texas is undergoing a tiered plan to reopen businesses. However, restaurants and other venues need to follow certain protocols, such as only operating at 25% capacity. Here are our tips for...

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The Smart Health Podcast | How COVID-19 Is Changing the Healthcare Landscape

The Smart Health Podcast | COVID-19 & Cardiac Function: Dr. Vincent Aquino

Apr 23, 2020

In this episode of the Smart Health Podcast, Vincent Aquino, MD, Director of Cardiovascular Services and interventional cardiologist at St. Luke’s Health–The Woodlands Hospital, joins Kevin Keys. Together, they discuss how the COVID-19 virus can impact your cardiovascular health. Give...

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The Smart Health Podcast | How COVID-19 Is Changing the Healthcare Landscape

The Smart Health Podcast | How COVID-19 Is Changing the Healthcare Landscape: Dr. Peter Bigler

Apr 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed our habits. From increasing the amount of time the average person spends washing their hands to getting healthcare through telehealth and virtual visits, it’s clear that many short-term changes have already occurred. Kevin Keys and Dr. Peter Bigler,...

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The Smart Health Podcast | COVID-19 vs. Pulmonology & the ICU: Dr. Jefy Mathew

The Smart Health Podcast | COVID-19 vs. Pulmonology & the ICU: Dr. Jefy Mathew

Apr 22, 2020

On the latest episode of the Smart Health Podcast, host Kevin Keys sits down with Jefy Mathew, MD, Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care and Medical Director of the Intensive Care Units at St. Luke’s Health–The Woodlands Hospital. Together, they discuss how COVID-19 can affect the respiratory system...

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COVID-19 Testing in Greater Houston: Where to Go and What You Should Know

COVID-19 Testing in Greater Houston: Where to Go and What You Should Know

Apr 15, 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...

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It’s a Good Time for Some Good News

Apr 13, 2020

In the midst of self-isolation and the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be difficult to find the positive things about this situation. But there are moments of kindness, medical advancements, and natural wonders that are still happening beyond our front doors. Take a moment to catch up on some good news...

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Kids and COVID-19: Easing Anxiety for Children Stuck at Home

Kids and COVID-19: Easing Anxiety for Children Stuck at Home

Apr 09, 2020

With school closures, event cancellations, and changes to your work schedule, the COVID-19 pandemic presents a lot of challenges for kids as well as adults. While everyone is at home during self-isolation, you may notice your children showing signs of anxiety. This could include disrupted sleep,...

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5 Fun Recipes for a Healthy and Hoppy Easter

Apr 08, 2020

From egg hunts with baskets full of candy to post-Lent indulgence, many traditional Easter activities involve a sugar overload. But we have a solution: Five fun recipes that don’t rely on excessive amounts of added sugar (plus a bonus activity when you’re all done). While large gatherings are...

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How to Alleviate Mild Symptoms of COVID-19

How to Alleviate Mild Symptoms of COVID-19

Apr 07, 2020

According to the CDC, “most people with COVID-19 have mild illness and are able to recover at home without medical care.” If you experience mild symptoms of this virus, such as a low-grade fever or a cough, you might be able to recover from the comfort of your own home. Here are our tips for...

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