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Hope for the Holiday Blues

Once the holiday season is in full swing, it’s easy to find yourself feeling less than merry. You might be down with the holiday blues. Discover ways you can improve your mood this winter with these tips from Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group. Why We Get The Holiday Blues There are many factors that...

General Health & Wellness

Ho Ho Heartburn

 If you’re not sure what to watch out for, holiday feasts can quickly serve up an uncomfortable side of heartburn. Know what foods to eat in moderation and which ones to avoid entirely if you struggle with heartburn. What is heartburn? Heartburn is a form of indigestion caused by acid regurgitation...

Acid Reflux
Digestive Health

Healthier Holiday Eats

It’s common for eating habits to change around the holidays, which can quickly cause a change in our waistlines. But with the right ingredients, your holiday menu can be delicious and nutritious. Transform your holiday feast with these tips from Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group. Tip 1: Mix up your...

Diet & Fitness
Weight Loss
General Health & Wellness

12 Unique New Year's Resolutions

Do you have your New Year’s resolution in mind? We definitely recommend the usual resolutions of quitting smoking, new fitness goals, and eating healthier overall, but if you are looking for unique, simple resolutions that you can carry out all year long, try these ideas! 1. Schedule comprehensive...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
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How to Keep Baby Flu-Free

Influenza, also known as the flu, is a serious illness that can cause life-threatening complications. Most people who contract it recover in one to two weeks; however, some people are more at risk of developing flu-related health problems. These include older adults, young children, and infants....

Children's Health
Infectious Diseases
Maternity

Prostate Cancer Awareness: Grow a Moustache and Get Informed!

One in every seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. But many men are not aware of their risk and don’t know which symptoms to look for. The Movember Foundation is out to change this, asking men to grow moustaches during November and use their facial hair as a...

Men's Health
Urology
Oncology
Healthy Aging

What to Do If You Get the Flu

With flu season right around the corner, you are most likely taking steps to prevent the spread of the flu by getting a flu shot, keeping your hands clean, etc. But what should you do if you end up catching the flu? Get better soon with this advice from Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group. Get Some...

Infectious Diseases

The Most Common Cancer for Young Men

The most common cancer for men between the ages of 15 and 34 is testicular cancer. Thankfully, testicular cancer is simple to treat when it’s detected early. Know your risk and how you can detect testicular cancer. What is testicular cancer? Testicular cancer begins as a lump on one or both...

Men's Health
Oncology
Urology

Diabetes & Diet

Healthy eating is essential for diabetics. Overeating or eating unhealthy foods may cause a spike in blood sugar. On the other end, skipping a meal could make your blood sugar too low. Your best bet is to eat controlled, healthy meals regularly. Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group shares what foods...

Diabetes
Diet & Fitness

Virility & Fertility

Infertility is suspected when a couple can’t achieve a pregnancy within one year of trying. A third of all cases where couples are unable to conceive are due to complications in the male. There are many causes of male infertility, but there are steps men can take to protect their fertility....

Men's Health
Urology