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What is Allergic Asthma?

Asthma affects more than 26 million people in the U.S. In Texas, approximately 1.5 million adults, or 7.3 percent of the population, have asthma. There is no cure for asthma, but symptoms and frequency of attacks can be controlled by … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Anxiety

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. However, excessive anxiety can lead to an anxiety attack. The symptoms of excessive anxiety are similar to those of a heart attack. You may feel shortness of breath, pain in your chest, dizziness, … Continue reading

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Heart Attacks Occurring in Younger Women

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both women and men. Although the incidence of heart disease has decreased approximately 38 percent overall since 1990, the incidence of heart attacks has increased in young … Continue reading

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Preparing for Spring Allergies

Spring in Houston, Texas, brings warm weather, budding flowers and fresh breezes. However, for allergy sufferers, it also brings pollen, mold and other allergy triggers. People with asthma may find their symptoms are aggravated by seasonal allergens. Severe symptoms brought … Continue reading

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What Kind of Germs Are Living on Your Cell Phone?

Most people know that toilets, doorknobs and money harbor bacteria and viruses. However, studies show that cell phones contain as many as 7,000 types of bacteria and 10 times more bacteria than a toilet seat. Although most of these germs … Continue reading

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Spread Joy Not Germs This Holiday Season

During the holiday season, there are simple ways make sure you and your loved ones stay healthy to enjoy the celebrations. Paying attention to hygiene is the best way to avoid contracting colds, infections or food poisoning. The last thing … Continue reading

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Flu Vaccines for Children for the 2018-2019 Season

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently recommending influenza vaccinations for individuals over the age of six months. Annual flu vaccinations can provide protection against the most common strains of the flu, reducing the spread of … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Seizures

Seizures can be frightening and even dangerous for those affected and for their family members. Knowing what to do in the event of a seizure can relieve some of the anxiety associated with these incidents. In some cases, a trip … Continue reading

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Presenting with Hives…Could be the FLU!

A mom and registered nurse, Brodi Willard, shared an image on  social media this week and the picture has crazy sharing and reach (250,000 shares on Facebook alone) for a medical warning. Her 6-year-old son came home from school with … Continue reading

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