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​3 Tips for Avoiding the Flu in Houston this Winter 14253/16/2020 1:49:22 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/Health-Information/PublishingImages/Flu-in-winter.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />3 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.​
5 Important Reasons for Having a Primary Care Physician15973/17/2020 6:53:14 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/Health-Information/PublishingImages/primary-care-physician.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />5 Important Reasons for Having a Primary Care PhysicianThere are many benefits to having a Primary Care Physician.5 Important Reasons for Having a Primary Care Physician
Adult Health Guidelines for Men12153/16/2020 1:54:44 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/Health-Information/PublishingImages/adult-health%20guidelines-men.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Adult 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 Trip14293/16/2020 2:43:43 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/Health-Information/PublishingImages/after-travel.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />After 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 12103/16/2020 3:17:57 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/Health-Information/PublishingImages/cholesterol-all-about.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />All About Cholesterol Risk factors, prevention strategies and treatmentWhat is cholesterol and why does it matter?

Internal Medicine Articles



Applying Sunscreen the Proper Way15857/29/2020 4:59:45 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/Health-Information/PublishingImages/apply-sunscreen.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Summer Sun SafetyAn ounce of prevention can save summer funOne in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime.
Botox May Help Ease Shoulder Pain11693/17/2020 8:51:45 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/Health-Information/PublishingImages/botox-shoulder-pain-relief-hl.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Botox 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 Stroke15453/18/2020 4:53:04 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/Health-Information/PublishingImages/heat-stroke.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Degrees 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.
Diabetes Is a Serious Health Issue15464/2/2020 2:49:36 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/Health-Information/PublishingImages/diabetes-risks-hl.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Diabetes Is a Serious Health IssueThere’s a diabetes epidemic in America. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), an estimated 18 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes while another 7 million are unaware they have the disease.U.S. citizens are currently facing another serious problem: a diabetes epidemic.
Generic Vs Brand Name Medications14413/24/2020 8:57:42 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/Health-Information/PublishingImages/generic-brand-name-drugs-hl.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Generic 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.

​​Pediatric Articles​



Adult Immunizations: Take Your Be​st Shot Against Disease 14273/16/2020 1:57:02 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/Health-Information/PublishingImages/adult-immunizations.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Adult 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 Athletes14483/16/2020 3:27:49 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/Health-Information/PublishingImages/student-athlete-annual-physical.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Annual P​​hysical Exams for Student Athletes​My teens need sports exams. My pediatrician reco​mmends an annual physical. Would that also meet the sports exam requirements?​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?129412/20/2016 8:33:46 PMhtmlFalseaspxAre 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 Water12017/12/2017 6:21:36 PMhtmlFalseaspx<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 Allergies13053/17/2020 6:59:49 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/Health-Information/PublishingImages/food-allergy-child.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Avoid Going Nuts over Childhood Food AllergiesSigns to look for and precautions to take.Signs to look for and precautions to take. Kelsey-Seybold allergist Eric Sandberg, M.D., breaks down what signs parents should look for to determine if your child has food allergies.


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