Prediabetes is a precursor to full-blown diabetes — a warning sign that something needs to change. At this early stage, a few simple lifestyle adjustments may help turn the tide and keep a dangerous disease
Illnesses are rarely predictable. Nor do they come at a convenient time, as Whitney Jodry knows all too well. When her oldest son Wells started showing signs of a respiratory infection and strep early one
Partnering with you for a lifetime of health and well-being ™ As 2018 draws to a close, the Texas Health communications team has taken a look back at our favorite stories from the last 12 months.
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” In the past several years, there has been a notable shift in U.S. health care priorities and insurance practices. Screenings play a pivotal role in
Training for a race in the dead of summer? Take time to acclimate your body to extreme heat. In summer, temperatures in Texas easily reach 100°F or higher during the day. Conditions can also be
A lot has changed just in the last few decades regarding environmental sustainability, and while many people have taken steps to lessen their environmental footprint, large corporations have been a bit slower in taking action.
While you might not be able to devote an hour at a time to being healthier, you can certainly adopt better habits throughout the day. Check out some easy ways to get healthier — 15 minutes at a
As 2017 draws to an end, Texas Health is taking a look back at our top ten favorite stories throughout the year. From babies dressed for Halloween to a nurse making the Dallas Cowboys cheerleading
Potatoes are simple, delicious, low in fat, low in calories and high in flavor and potassium. Did you know one medium potato contains more than two times the potassium of one medium banana? Potassium is
In 2011, Chris and Amy Skaggs welcomed their precious babies into the world. Their babies –twins – were born prematurely and admitted to Texas Health Plano’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Sadly, three weeks later their