Having a healthy thyroid is all about hormone balance

Women often think about their hormones at three life stages — puberty, pregnancy and menopause. But hormones affect you every day, and arguably none more so than thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). Thyroid stimulating hormone, also called metabolic hormone, helps regulate tissue growth and development, blood pressure and how many calories your body needs to function. … Continue reading Having a healthy thyroid is all about hormone balance

Moms: Are you getting the medical tests you need to stay healthy and prevent illness?

You make sure your kids and husband get to the doctor to get the tests and medical attention they need. But what about you? What medical tests should you be getting to stay healthy and prevent illness? Scott & White obstetrician/gynecologist Pamela Greene, MD, offers women some advice on how to determine what medical screenings … Continue reading Moms: Are you getting the medical tests you need to stay healthy and prevent illness?

Meet Hunter Reed

Two years ago, when she was almost 38 weeks pregnant, Sabrina Reed became alarmed by her baby’s sudden inactivity in her womb. The wife of Army Staff Sergeant Travis Reed, now stationed in Kuwait, Mrs. Reed contacted doctors at Fort Hood’s Darnell Army Medical Center. Within a few hours after arriving at the hospital, she … Continue reading Meet Hunter Reed