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Taking Care: 10 Simple Ways To Care For That Senior Citizen in Your Life

While the month of August brings to mind all the children saying ‘Goodbye’ to summer and ‘Hello’ to another school year, there’s another reason to celebrate that doesn’t involve finishing the school supply shopping! August 21st is National Senior Citizens Day, as observed in the United States. Serving as a reminder to look after the…

May 12th: International Nurses Day

May 12th: International Nurses Day

In the world of nursing, there is one person’s birthday that is celebrated above anyone else’s;Florence Nightingale. In her honor International Nurses Day is celebrated every May12th. The theme for 2014 is “Nurses: A Force for Change- A vital resource for health.”During the month of May, there will be conferences and other events held world-wide…

National Women’s History Month

National Women’s History Month

Women’s history has only been recognized as a major aspect of American history in the last half century. Before this time, all recorded history was written by men and only from the man’s perspective. Only beginning in the early 1960’s did women’s history slowly start to appear in history textbooks. Since that time, women’s history…

Wear Red for American Heart Month

Wear Red for American Heart Month

February is heart month, not as in love, but heart health. This month is American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day is February 7th 2014. Many women are still unaware of this national day of color; so let’s help spread the word. The American Heart Association began this yearly event in 2003 to help…

Skin Care for Pregnant Women

Skin Care for Pregnant Women

The term “pregnancy’s glow” always brings to mind rosy cheeks and fresh radiant skin, but, for many pregnant women, the reality of how their skin changes is just not as “rosy”.  Skin care for pregnant women is not something many think about until they find their skin resembling that of a lizard’s or when acne…

Hypertensive Pregnancy

Hypertensive Pregnancy

Pregnancy is the most amazing time in a woman’s life. Knowing that an amazing new life is growing inside your womb can be one of the most liberating and empowering feels you will ever experience. These nine months are well documented with journals, photos, and a careful eye on the scale. The numbers on the…

Back to School Vaccinations: Protect Your Children

Back to School Vaccinations: Protect Your Children

With August upon us, thousands of kids will be heading back to school in a few weeks. While most kids are making the most out of their last days of summer vacation, very few are thinking about vaccinations and shots. As a parent, you want to make sure your child’s health is up to date…

Robotic-Assisted Surgery Helps Women Recover Faster—Free Seminar

Robotic-Assisted Surgery Helps Women Recover Faster—Free Seminar

Women today have more treatment options than their mothers’ generation did when facing gynecologic cancers, fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic prolapse and other uterine conditions. A few years ago, a patient who needed gynecologic surgery faced an open surgical procedure that required a large incision. Now if surgery is needed, laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgeries may be an…

Doctor’s Day Awards Ceremony

Doctor’s Day Awards Ceremony

Southwest OB/Gyn physician wins the “Female Physician of Excellence” at the sixth annual Doctor’s Day awards ceremony, held at the Methodist Sugar Land Hospital. They literally rolled out the red carpet for their physicians including seven leading physicians, nominated and voted on by over 900 hospital employees. New for Doctor’s Day 2012 was the “Thank…