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4 Steps to Your Perfect Exercise Plan

Apr 12, 2018

Physical activity is one of the most important elements of health, and its benefits are endless. Exercise can help your mood, keep you fit, and even reduce your risk for chronic diseases, like heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers. Start on your path to health by creating your perfect exercise...

Diet & Fitness
Weight Loss
General Health & Wellness

Heart Healthy Recipes: Blueberry Blood Orange Smoothie

Apr 12, 2018

While no single food or dietary charge is a cure-all, there are certain foods that could help increase your heart health. Check out this heart healthy treat to start your day. Gourmet Blueberry Blood Orange Smoothie 1 ½ cup Frozen blueberries 1 cup Orange Juice ½ cup Low-fat Vanilla Yogurt ½ Pureed...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
Cardiovascular Care

5 Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp

Apr 12, 2018

Are you feeling forgetful? Some memory loss can come from a number of factors including side effects of prescription drugs, lack of sleep, anxiety and other health conditions. Keep your mental health in mind and use these 5 tips to help keep your memory sharp. 1. Challenge Your Brain Stimulating...

General Health & Wellness
Healthy Aging
Neurology
Diet & Fitness

At the Front Lines of Heart Disease

Apr 12, 2018

Cardiovascular disease accounts for a quarter of all deaths in the United States each year, more than the next five causes of death combined. Since 1962, Texas Heart® Institute (THI) at CHI St. Luke’s Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center has been on the  frontlines in the battle to end it by...

Cardiovascular Care

What You Should Know About Skin Cancer

Apr 12, 2018

Background Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers. About 3.5 million cases of basal and squamous cell skin cancer are diagnosed in this country each year. Of these cases, more than 73,870 are melanoma, a cancer that claims nearly 9,940 lives each year. One person dies of melanoma every hour...

General Health & Wellness
Healthy Aging
Children's Health

Heart Healthy Recipes: Black Bean Budino

Apr 12, 2018

While no single food or dietary charge is a cure-all, there are certain foods that could help increase your heart health. Check out this Black Bean Budino that will satisfy your chocolate cravings.   Black Bean Budino with Fresh Berries & Pomegranate  1 ½ cups black beans drained and rinsed...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
Cardiovascular Care

Is It More Than a Migraine?

Apr 12, 2018

When you are having a severe headache and other abnormal symptoms, it may be common to wonder if it really is just a migraine headache or something more serious like an aneurysm. While some of the symptoms experienced may be similar, it is important to note that you should seek immediate medical...

Neurology
Emergency Care

CHI St. Luke's Health Cardiovascular History

Apr 12, 2018

Dr. Denton Cooley and his team at CHI St. Luke’s Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston made history by performing the first successful human heart transplant in the United States. What followed were decades of life-changing advancements in cardiovascular care developed at Texas Heart®...

Cardiovascular Care

Brain Cancer Facts

Apr 12, 2018

What is brain cancer? Primary brain cancer develops from cells within the brain. Part of the central nervous system (CNS), the brain is the control center for vital functions of the body, including speech, movement, thoughts, feelings, memory, vision, hearing and more. Primary brain tumors are...

Oncology
Neurology
Healthy Aging

10 Healthier New Year's Resolutions

Apr 12, 2018

The new year is the perfect time for a healthier change. New Year’s resolutions don’t have to be strict rules, sacrifices, or all-or-nothing guidelines. Instead of common New Year’s resolutions, try these healthier alternatives.  Instead of “Lose Weight” Try “Balance Health”  One of the most...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
Weight Loss