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Advice for Healthy Living

September 21st, 2021

Debunking Prostate Cancer Myths

With information readily available at our fingertips, there is opportunity for misinformation. During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, let’s debunk some prostate cancer myths to help clear up confusion and keeping […]

August 30th, 2021

Immunizations are vital to staying healthy

By: Alisa Holland, MD August is National Immunization Awareness month, a great time to review what vaccinations may be needed for every member of the family. In addition to parents […]

July 20th, 2021

Know Your Heat Limitations During the Summer

By: Paul Kostamo, M.D. If you’re planning to spend extended time outside during the 2021 summer season, beware the dangers of the summer heat. Types of heat-related illnesses • Heat […]

July 2nd, 2021

Healthy Eating and the Gift of Imperfection

By: Robin M. Eickhoff, M.D. This blog first appeared in San Antonio Medicine in May 2021: http://bcms.org/SAM/2021/SAMMay2021/mobile/index.html My entire life, I have battled weight. My mother says she named me […]

April 13th, 2021

Occupational Therapy: Bringing the Best to Life

Sometimes everyday living is a chore. Most people don’t think twice about the ability to dress themselves or make a meal. For others, it’s a different story. When pain, injury […]

March 16th, 2021

Wear Masks A Little Longer

By George Rapier, M.D. As I write this, Texas and a few other states will no longer require people to wear a mask in public. In Texas, all businesses—including restaurants, […]

March 16th, 2021

National Sleep Month: Are You Running on Empty?

By James Huysman, PsyD With apologies to acclaimed singer-songwriter Jackson Browne, are you running on empty? There is plenty of evidence that sleep and happiness are closely linked. Sleep is […]

February 18th, 2021

Life-Saving Blood Supplies Critically Low

By Martha P. Ford, DO Most people don’t give much thought to donating blood. It’s only when they, or someone they love, need it that they realize how important a […]