Effects of Smoking on Your Heart

Many individuals understand that smoking can cause lung cancer; however, few realize that smoking harms every organ in your body, including your heart. Smoking increases your risk of heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, and abdominal aortic aneurysm. How Smoking Impacts Your Heart Smoking...

Cardiovascular Care

Datos Sorprendentes Sobre El Corozon

Su corazón es una máquina increíble que suministra alimentación al cuerpo proporcionando oxígeno y nutrientes a los órganos vitales. He aquí algunos hechos interesantes sobre el corazón y cómo funciona.

Cardiovascular Care
General Health & Wellness

Riesgo de Enfermedad de Parkinson en la Población Hispana

Un estudio de 2010 de la Universidad de Missouri y la Asociación Americana de Parkinson mostró que los hombres hispanos mayores de 65 años son los que tienen mayor riesgo de ser diagnosticados con la enfermedad de Parkinson. La creciente población hispana, y el aumento de la esperanza de vida en...

Neurology
Healthy Aging

La Prevalencia de la Enfermedad Cardíaca en la Población Hispana

Si bien la enfermedad cardíaca es la principal causa de muerte en los Estados Unidos en todos los grupos étnicos, es de mayor preocupación para los hispanos debido a la prevalencia de la hipertensión arterial, la obesidad y la diabetes. Hipertensión Arterial Una encuesta reciente realizada por los...

Cardiovascular Care

Enfermedad Cardica en America

Cardiovascular Care
General Health & Wellness

Corazones Sanos Por Los Numeros

Cardiovascular Care
General Health & Wellness

5 Winter Health Tips

All of us at CHI St. Luke's Health wish you and your family a happy and healthy winter season! Check out our favorite winter health tips. 1. What To Do If You Get The Flu With it being flu season, you are most likely taking steps to prevent the spread of the flu by getting a flu shot, keeping your...

General Health & Wellness
Emergency Care
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Infectious Diseases
Lung Care
Woman drinking from water bottle during long run

How to Get the Most out of Your Run

Running regularly can improve both your physical and mental health. Whether you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight or relieve stress, running can be an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. Whether you want to become a runner or are a seasoned marathon pro, here are three things you can do to...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Houston Flood

Plan for It: Flood Safety

Houston is no stranger to spring rainstorms and April showers. In April of 2016, the city flooded with 17 inches of rain, damaging 700 homes and taking eight lives during the Tax Day Flood. This year, don’t let the Houston rain catch you off guard. Here’s what you should do before, during, and...

Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness
Nurse comforting child

Child Abuse: How You Can Help

Any form of abuse or neglect can cause serious emotional harm to children. As bystanders, it’s the law and our moral duty to report cases of suspected child abuse. Knowing the types and signs of abuse is the first step to getting children out of abusive situations. Types of Child Abuse Child abuse...

Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness
Children's Health