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General Wellness

How we’re keeping patients safe during COVID-19

By Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
How diabetes can increase the risk of limb amputation
By Chris Craig, MBA, Director, Wound Care Operations

Posted: September 16, 2020
Nearly two million people in the United States are living with limb loss, and diabetes is a leading cause of amputation.
Five facts you should know about sickle cell disease
By Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center

Posted: September 11, 2020
Sickle cell disease is more common in certain ethnic groups, like people of African descent. This includes African-Americans — among whom one in 12 carries a sickle cell gene.
Man who spent weeks in hospital battling COVID-19 hopes his story will be wakeup call for Hispanic community
By Your Health staff

Posted: September 2, 2020
Jose Lara lived through a COVID-19 nightmare, and he hopes his story can be a wake-up call for others in the Hispanic community.
Un hombre quien pasó semanas en el hospital luchando contra la enfermedad COVID-19, espera que su historia sea un llamado de atención para la comunidad hispana
By Personal de Your Health

Posted: September 2, 2020
José Lara vivió una pesadilla debido al COVID-19, y ahora espera que su historia sirva como un llamado de atención para otros en la comunidad hispana.
Love in September
By Fredrick Gillam Jr., LPC-MHSP

Posted: August 31, 2020
“Love in September” may be a strange topic of discussion. While most people identify February as the month of love because of Valentine’s Day, the difficulties of these past months remind us how healing and helpful love can be in any season
That feeling in your chest could be acid reflux: Here’s what you should know about the disorder
By Ian Gaillard, MD, Gastroenterology

Posted: August 26, 2020
Far more patients are experiencing acid reflux as a result of these challenging times. Some patients might need to consult their doctor, while others can use home remedies and over-the-counter items — or make certain lifestyle changes — to lessen the...
How yoga and physical therapy are blending to enhance the patient experience
By Khushboo Kabra, Physical Therapist | Methodist South Rehabilitation Department

Posted: August 20, 2020
Yoga is on the rise and making an impact on conventional physical therapy. Incorporating yoga-like practices into rehabilitation sessions benefits patients of all ages — and in a number of ways.
How Botox injections helped give a woman her voice back
By Your Health blog staff

Posted: August 17, 2020
Botox has a reputation for assisting patients aesthetically — like reducing the appearance of wrinkles on someone’s face for example — but it can also be used in a number of other treatments. For Carol Bushman, Botox preserves her ability to speak.
Is Intermittent Fasting Right for Me?
By Your Health blog staff

Posted: August 12, 2020
Intermittent fasting exploded on the scene just a few short years ago and quickly gained popularity among people who tout the eating strategy’s long list of purported benefits. It sounds great, but common sense tells us no diet is perfect — nor is it...

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