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​3 Tips for Avoiding the Flu in Houston this Winter 8803/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspx3 Tips for Avoiding the Flu in Houston this Winter Influenza may seem more annoying than truly dangerous, but seasonal flu is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization. It also contributes to many seasonal flu-associated deaths.Seasonal flu activity can begin as early as October and continue to occur as late as May. Flu activity most commonly peaks in the United States between December and March.​
Adult Health Guidelines for Men9903/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspxAdult Health G​uidelines for MenThese are general recommendations compiled by the Kelsey Research Foundation. Your care may vary depending on personal risk factors. Please consult your physician for specific medical advice. Get a general health recommendations guide compiled by the Kelsey Research Foundation.
After You Return from Your Trip8843/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspxAfter You Return from Your TripIn certain circumstances, a post-trip doctor’s visit may be necessary.Find out if you need to see a travel medicine specialist after you return from your vacation.
All About Cholesterol 9693/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspxAll About Cholesterol Risk factors, prevention strategies and treatmentWhat is cholesterol and why does it matter?
Applying Sunscreen the Proper Way10923/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspxApplying Sunscreen the Proper WayAn ounce of prevention can save summer funOne in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime.

Internal Medicine Articles



Botox May Help Ease Shoulder Pain8943/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspxBotox May Help Ease Shoulder PainI suffer from severe shoulder p​ain. I’ve heard that Botox can help. Is that true?Kelsey-Seybold Pain Management Chief, Dr. Ahmed Sewielam, discusses using Botox to relieve shoulder pain. Get help for your chronic pain.
Degrees of Danger Heat Stroke10183/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspxDegrees of Danger: Heat StrokeHeatstroke is a serious condition that can lead to permanent disability or even death.Conditions of extreme heat can be hazardous and even life-threatening, which is why it is important to be aware of the most serious heat-related illness: heatstroke.
Generic Vs Brand Name Medications9123/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspxGeneric Vs. Brand Name MedicationsAre generic drugs as effective as brand-name medications? Kelsey-Seybold Pharmacy Director Cathy Salinas, R.Ph discusses the quality of generic medications.
Healthy Recipes that Help Beat the Heat9073/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspx​Healthy Recipes that Help Beat the HeatRecipes for Foods to Help You Beat the Heat.Recipes for Foods to Help You Beat the Heat.
High Cholesterol Can Lead to Heart Problems9023/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspxHigh Cholesterol Can Lead to Heart ProblemsBilingual in Spanish and English, Dr. Pfister is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician whose clinical interests include the treatment of diabetes, hypertension and cholesterol management.It's cholesterol awareness month, and Dr. Irma Pfister, internal medicine doctor at Kelsey-Seybold's Fort Bend location has some tips to help manage your cholesterol levels.

​​Pediatric Articles​



Adult Immunizations: Take Your Be​st Shot Against Disease 8823/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspxAdult Immunizations: Take Your Be​st Shot Against Disease Adult immunizations are the safest, most effective way to protect you against potentially life-threatening diseases such as hepatitis A and B, pertussis and tetanus, and cervical cancer.​If you thought the only vaccine adults need is a flu shot, then think again. “There are a whole host of adult vaccine-preventable diseases you should be aware of,” says Melanie Mouzoon, M.D., Managing Physician of Immunization Services and Travel Medicine at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic.
Annual Physical Exams for Student Athletes9193/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspxAnnual P​​hysical Exams for Student Athletes​My teens need sports exams to participate in an athletic league. My pediatrician reco​mmends they have an annual physical. Would that also count as a sports exam?​Paula Schlesinger, M.D., a board-certified physician specializing in Pediatrics and Adolescent Care at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, discusses physical exams for student athletes.
Are Your Kids' Immunizations Up to Date?10013/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspxAre Your Kids' Immunizations Up to Date?“This is a good time to beat the back-to-school rush to meet elementary and middle-school immunization requirements,” says Debra Luben, M.D., F.A.A.P., a board-certified Pediatrics physician at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic.Dr. Luben summarizes immunization requirements for public and private schools.
Avoid Drowning Keep Kids Safe Around Water9593/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/Health-Information/PublishingImages/keep-kids-safe-around-water.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Avoid Drowning: Keep Kids Safe Around WaterStay within arm's reach and never take your eyes off of young children in or near waterPediatrician Dr. Kelly Coleman discusses pool safety.
Avoid Going Nuts over Childhood Food Allergies10123/21/2018 8:57:21 AMtxtFalseaspxAvoid Going Nuts over Childhood Food AllergiesSigns to look for and precautions to take.Kelsey-Seybold pediatrician Anjana Dhingra, M.D. and allergist Eric Sandberg, M.D. break down what signs parents should look for to determine if your child has food allergies.



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