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...

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Emergency Care
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Infectious Diseases
Lung Care
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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
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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
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Children's Health

7 Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

Baby is on the way and needs nourishment just like mom. But certain dishes and beverages you enjoy outside of pregnancy can harm your little one. While you’re eating for two, keep these seven food and drink categories out of your diet. 1. Alcohol No amount of alcohol is safe to consume during...

Maternity
Diet & Fitness

On Your Nerves: Understanding MS

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system. Learn more about how people live with this neurological condition and how it’s managed. Bundle of Nerves In the central nervous system, nerve fibers, known as axons, are protected by myelin. The same way...

Neurology
General Health & Wellness

Is It Appendicitis or Just a Stomach Ache

You feel a sharp pain in your stomach, and you immediately suspect it’s appendicitis. But then again, it might just be a stomach ache or one of many conditions, such as kidney stones or a hernia. Here’s what you need to know about appendicitis. What Is Appendicitis? The appendix is a small organ...

Emergency Care
Children's Health