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

3 Mammography Myths

Mammograms are a regular part of being a healthy woman. Every woman between age 40 and 74 should have a mammogram regularly. If you experience symptoms or have a family history of breast cancer, you might need to start screening earlier. Younger women should ask their gynecologists about the right...

Women's Health
Breast Cancer
Healthy Aging
Imaging

5 Extra Breast Cancer Therapies

Fighting breast cancer is incredibly difficult. Treatments like chemotherapy come with painful side effects, and the emotional toll cancer takes can be exhausting. To ease the difficulty, some people use complementary breast cancer therapies. These are therapies which complement their current...

Breast Cancer
Oncology
Women's Health
Healthy Aging

6 Steps to Prevent SIDS

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the unexplainable, sudden death of an infant. While the tragic death of a baby is only amplified by the frustration of not understanding the root cause of SIDS, there are steps you can take to lower your baby’s risk of SIDS. Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group...

Maternity
Children's Health

How to Do a Breast Self-Exam

Early detection of breast cancer is the main objective of routine breast care. According to the CDC, breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among women in the United States. Early detection provides the best possibility for successful treatment. Early detection plans include...

Breast Cancer
Healthy Aging
Women's Health
Oncology

Stop the Spread!

Do your part to stop the spread of germs and infections. Keep these simple tips from Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group in mind to stay healthy, especially during cold and flu season. Wash Your Hands The most important step in stopping the spread of germs is washing your hands. It takes more than a...

Infectious Diseases
General Health & Wellness
Children's Health

Sprains, Strains, and Breaks—Oh My!

Sprains, strains, and breaks can be incredibly painful and sometimes difficult to tell apart. Often, the pain is similar in each case. While it’s best to ask a doctor to diagnose an injury, knowing the basics about sprains, strains, and breaks can help you be prepared and know when you need...

Bone & Joint Health
Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Wound Care

Female Fitness 101

In today's busy and connected world, it’s difficult to find time to take care of yourself. However, your health matters, and putting it on the back burner could eventually lead to major issues. Feel your best and start paying attention to your health today. Here are some easy tips from Baylor St....

Women's Health
Diet & Fitness
Breast Cancer

4 Healthy Aging Tips

While aging is part of life, the health issues associated with getting older don’t have to be. Whether you are a senior citizen yourself or your loved one is over 65, basic preventive measures can help make the later years truly golden. Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group Texas Medical Center reminds...

Healthy Aging
Infectious Diseases
Diabetes

Zika and Pregnancy

Ever since the Zika virus struck South and Central America, it’s impacted thousands of lives. Zika can cause no symptoms or merely a mild fever, joint pain, rash, and reddening of the eyes. It is passed through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito, sex with an infected man, or an infected blood...

Maternity
Children's Health
Women's Health
Infectious Diseases