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

5 Ways to Prevent Sports Injuries

Don't let an injury keep your child sidelined from his or her favorite sport. While your child is having fun on the field or on the court, you can think ahead and help prevent a sports injury. Always keep note of these five tips from Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group The Woodlands. Start and Finish...

General Health & Wellness
Children's Health
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Diet & Fitness
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Storm Safety: Hurricane Season

Are you prepared for hurricane season? Discover what you need to have ready in case a storm comes your way! Planning ahead for this type of natural disaster is important; waiting until you’re dealing with the threat or the aftermath of a hurricane, tornado, flood, or fire can result in valuable...

General Health & Wellness
Emergency Care
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Summer: A Hot Time for Kidney Stones

Summertime means beaches, pools, and fun in the sun. But with all that heat comes an unexpected risk—kidney stones. Warm weather brings with it a warning. You’re more likely to suffer a kidney stone during the summer than any other time of year. To avoid the increased chance of kidney stones,...

Emergency Care
Men's Health
General Health & Wellness
Kidney Care
Urology
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The Complications of Sickle Cell Disease

What is sickle cell disease? Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder, meaning it is passed down through the parents’ genes. A person will be born with sickle cell disease only if two genes are inherited– one from the mother and another from the father. Hemoglobin, marked as the flawed...

Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness
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Storm Safety: When Lightning Strikes

While lightning storms can occur anywhere at any time, more lightning strike casualties occur in specific locations and during certain seasons. Texas is among the top ten states for lightning strike injuries and fatalities in the country and is one of the top two states for work-related lightning...

General Health & Wellness
Emergency Care

What Are Kidney Stones?

Kidney stones are pebble-like deposits that form in the kidney. Varying in size and shape, they are made out of calcium, magnesium and ammonia, uric acid, or cysteine. Kidney stones are one of the most painful conditions and one of the most common urinary tract problems; one in every ten Americans...

Emergency Care
Men's Health
General Health & Wellness
Urology
Kidney Care

The Types of Stroke

The American Stroke Association (ASA), a division of the American Heart Association, reports that strokes happen almost every 40 seconds in the United States. The effects of stroke vary from person to person based on the type, severity, location, and number of strokes. Although there is no cure...

Stroke Care
Neurology
Emergency Care
Healthy Aging