A Play-by-Play in Heart History

A Play-By-Play in Heart History

From the first implantation of an artificial heart in a human to treating even the most complex cases, CHI St. Luke's Health–Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center is home to some of history’s most important cardiovascular achievements. Our strong alliance with Texas Heart Institute and Baylor College of...

Cardiovascular Care

7 Steps to Become a Runner

Running can improve your cholesterol levels, help you maintain a healthy weight, and lower your risk for serious health conditions. Whether you've just bought your first pair of running shoes or you've been jogging for years, these seven steps can take your running game up a level. Step 1: Identify...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Weight Loss

Do You Have a Thyroid Disorder?

The thyroid plays a big role in how your body functions. It regulates your metabolism, impacts your emotional health, and affects almost every organ in your body. Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid doesn’t produce enough hormones, and hyperthyroidism occurs when it overproduces thyroid hormone...

Thyroid
Women's Health
General Health & Wellness

Diet & Determination

Have you ever started a diet with enthusiasm just to find it only lasted a few weeks or just days? Your determination level can make or break your success when struggling during a diet. It’s easy to say you will stick with your diet, but staying determined takes practice. Set Goals Beyond The...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
Weight Loss

Bronchitis vs. Pneumonia

Do you know the difference between bronchitis and pneumonia? These lung conditions share many of the same symptoms, such as bothersome coughs, but the difference in severity is significant to note. Some people with acute bronchitis are at risk for getting pneumonia. Although acute bronchitis goes...

Lung Care
Children's Health
General Health & Wellness
Infectious Diseases

Our Menu Guide for the Big Game

Start the party with a winning menu. Rather than loading up your guests with salty, greasy, and fatty foods while you watch the big game, serve feel-good alternatives without compromising taste. Check out these menu ideas that offer extra flavor without the extra fat. Pregame: Appetizers Ditch the...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
Weight Loss
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Hope for the Holiday Blues

Once the holiday season is in full swing, it’s easy to find yourself feeling less than merry. You might be down with the holiday blues. Discover ways you can improve your mood this winter with these tips from Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group. Why We Get The Holiday Blues There are many factors that...

General Health & Wellness

Ho Ho Heartburn

 If you’re not sure what to watch out for, holiday feasts can quickly serve up an uncomfortable side of heartburn. Know what foods to eat in moderation and which ones to avoid entirely if you struggle with heartburn. What is heartburn? Heartburn is a form of indigestion caused by acid regurgitation...

Acid Reflux
Digestive Health

Healthier Holiday Eats

It’s common for eating habits to change around the holidays, which can quickly cause a change in our waistlines. But with the right ingredients, your holiday menu can be delicious and nutritious. Transform your holiday feast with these tips from Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group. Tip 1: Mix up your...

Diet & Fitness
Weight Loss
General Health & Wellness
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How to Keep Baby Flu-Free

Influenza, also known as the flu, is a serious illness that can cause life-threatening complications. Most people who contract it recover in one to two weeks; however, some people are more at risk of developing flu-related health problems. These include older adults, young children, and infants....

Children's Health
Infectious Diseases
Maternity