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Understanding the Second COVID-19 Wave | The Smart Health Podcast

Understanding the Second COVID-19 Wave | The Smart Health Podcast

Aug 18, 2020

Kevin welcomes back Dr. Charles Sims, infectious disease specialist at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group, to answer some of the tough questions about the pandemic. Together, they discuss the second COVID-19 wave, a potential vaccine, and getting back to normal. You’ll hear about: Understanding the...

The Smart Health Podcast
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
How to Prepare Children to Go Back to School in 2020

How to Prepare Children to Go Back to School in 2020

Aug 17, 2020

Just like kids, parents often experience first-day jitters when it’s time to send their little ones back to school. Add in the fact that nobody really knows what to expect from the 2020 school year, and it can be downright stressful. However, you can ease some of this discomfort by taking proactive...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Children's Health
Nature vs. Nurture: Predicting Your Heart’s Future

Nature vs. Nurture: Predicting Your Heart’s Future

Aug 17, 2020

You may have heard the statistics. Heart disease and stroke are among the top causes of death in America. If your family has a history of heart problems, you may be at a higher risk. Studies show that some genetics can even double your risk of heart disease. Knowing your family’s health history is...

Stroke Care
What You Need to Know About Recovering From COVID-19

What You Need to Know About Recovering From COVID-19

Aug 14, 2020

The road to recovery from COVID-19 looks different for everyone who has it. However, there are some general guidelines to help people understand whether or not they have recovered and whether it is safe to integrate back into life after quarantine. If You Have Been Diagnosed With COVID-19 For...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Common Questions About COVID-19 and the Emergency Room

Common Questions About COVID-19 and the Emergency Room

Aug 13, 2020

As the name implies, the novel coronavirus is, well, new. This can leave people with a lot of questions, especially when it comes to seeking medical care. We’ve received a lot of questions about COVID-19 and going to the emergency room, so we’ve compiled them to give you the latest information all...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
8 Tips for Avoiding COVID-19 on College Campuses

8 Tips for a Positive College Experience During COVID-19

Aug 13, 2020

We know it’s challenging to be a college student right now. College is one of the most exciting times in your life, and the last thing you want to do is be quarantined at home. As the fall semester approaches, a lot of you are probably ready to leave home and be back with your friends. However, a...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 Within Your Household

How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 Within Your Household

Aug 12, 2020

If you’re caring for someone with COVID-19, you might be wondering how you can prevent yourself and other family members from getting sick. We asked Dr. Nagakrishnal Nachimuthu, infectious disease specialist at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group in Livingston, for expert advice on safely caring for a...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Is It Safe to Schedule an In-Person Doctor’s Appointment?

Is It Safe to Schedule an In-Person Doctor’s Appointment?

Aug 12, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic may have slowed down our busy lives, but that doesn’t mean your medical needs should be put on hold. If it’s time for that checkup or something feels off, you may be wondering whether it’s safe to visit a clinic in person. You can rest assured we’re following best practices...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Tips for Every Occasion: Staying Safe During COVID-19

Tips for Every Occasion: Staying Safe During COVID-19

Aug 10, 2020

As our families are getting used to the new normal this summer, you’re probably wondering what activities are safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some tips to stay safe and slow the spread of this virus while enjoying your summer. Staying Safe While Dining Out Call ahead and ask...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Smart Health Podcast | How COVID-19 Is Changing the Healthcare Landscape

COVID-19 & the ER | The Smart Health Podcast

Aug 06, 2020

COVID-19 has raised a lot of questions about how the emergency room has adapted to these changing times, so Kevin Keys sat down with Dr. Ronald Jensen, regional medical director for the St. Luke’s Health Emergency Department in North Houston, for the latest episode of The Smart Health Podcast....

The Smart Health Podcast
Coronavirus (COVID-19)