Amniotic fluid is what surrounds an unborn baby as it grows inside the womb. It isn’t something that most moms-to-be give much thought to during pregnancy, even though it plays an important role in fetal
The loss of a baby during pregnancy can be devastating. The loss of three consecutive babies seems impossible. Shadarra James knows all too well the pain and disbelief that can follow pregnancy loss. She also
After Shelea Crecy’s first daughter was born, she and husband Rocky made the decision to take some time before further growing their family. Shelea chose an intrauterine device (IUD) for birth control and left it
The American Heart Association considers blood pressure numbers of less than 120/80 mm Hg to be within the normal range. A blood pressure reading above 140/90 mm Hg in pregnancy indicates high blood pressure, or
Many families head outdoors during summer, whether it’s to one of Texas’ many state parks, local parks and hiking trails, or just to the backyard. Even though you won’t always be able to see (or
Plano resident Steven Horne, 71, an avid golfer, felt himself limping along, trying to make do with a knee that continued to give him trouble. “When you can’t walk to your golf ball, it’s disheartening,”
A primary care practitioner is often the first point of contact for a patient’s health care needs. When it comes to your health, primary care is key. Not only does having an established relationship with
Fewer Americans are seeking health care from primary care physicians (PCPs), with nearly a third of all men and close to one in five women reporting that they don’t have a relationship with a primary
Regular health screenings can be potentially lifesaving. Learn more about screenings based on your risk factors and family history.
When it comes to Alzheimer's and dementia, there is a lot of misinformation out there. Put your knowledge to the test.