Rules to Follow for Heart Health: A Memorial Hermann Cardiologist Breaks Down Facts vs. Myths

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one person dies every 36 seconds in the U.S. from cardiovascular disease. These statistics are staggering: That’s why doctors say it is important to take control of [Continue Reading]

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Certain Medications Could Put You at Risk in the Heat

Many parts of the country, especially here in Texas, are experiencing record-breaking heat with temperatures soaring into the triple digits. This type of extreme weather can be dangerous for those who are taking certain medications for heart conditions, high blood pressure and other diseases and put them at increased risk of experiencing more severe illness [Continue Reading]

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Ask a Memorial Hermann Expert: Should I Get a Booster Shot After a COVID-19 Infection?

With two years of the COVID-19 pandemic behind us, medical experts continue to learn more about the disease, including best practices for prevention and treatment. Although research remains ongoing, it is clear that the COVID-19 vaccine is the best tool for preventing infection as well as severe illness, hospitalization or death. As the virus continues [Continue Reading]

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It’s Important to Pay Attention When Using Fireworks

There will be parades, family picnics, cookouts, American flags flying outside of homes, and, of course, fireworks this Fourth of July. Many people will head to their local fireworks stand this week to purchase bottle rockets, Roman Candles, etc. and set them off to celebrate the holiday. While this can be a fun activity, if [Continue Reading]

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