Officials Now Recommend Masks in Fight Against COVID-19

Federal health officials now recommend people wear a face mask when out in public to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The new guideline follows a previous recommendation, issued in the early days of the outbreak, and comes as officials learn more about the disease and how it spreads. In Texas, residents are now required [Continue Reading]

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Top 10 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Questions Related to Pregnancy

By Jennie Caven In these uncertain times during the COVID-19 pandemic, pregnancy can understandably cause increased concern for a mom-to-be. Maternal-fetal medicine specialist, Sean Blackwell, MD, provides insight into questions about COVID-19 and the implications for women who are currently pregnant. Dr. Blackwell is Chief-of-Service at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital as well as Chair and [Continue Reading]

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Testing for COVID-19: What You Need to Know

As cases of COVID-19 have rapidly spread across the United States, you have likely asked yourself at one point or another, “Should I get tested?” The uncertainty of not knowing can lead to anxiety and stress. To help provide peace of mind, Memorial Hermann has assembled a COVID-19 testing guide. The guide below outlines everything [Continue Reading]

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Recognizing the Symptoms of COVID-19

Sniffles, sore throat and a little dry cough. There are many common illnesses that show these symptoms and, while they might slow us down for a few days, we normally dismiss without much thought. But these days, COVID-19 may have us paying a little closer attention to our bodies and how we’re feeling. What are [Continue Reading]

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How to Shop Safely During COVID-19

As knowledge of COVID-19 evolves, we have a better understanding of how to slow the spread of the virus within communities. Social distancing and self-quarantine are some of the best measures you can take to ensure that you do your part to not inadvertently spread the virus to more vulnerable populations. And while many cities [Continue Reading]

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How to Talk to Grandparents About COVID-19

So, you’ve already chatted with the kids. What about grandparents? As COVID-19 continues to spread across the U.S., Memorial Hermann is helping to address the questions and concerns on many parents’ minds. We sat down with Dr. Bentley Bobrow, Chief of Emergency Medicine at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, to [Continue Reading]

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