What to do if you think you have COVID-19

If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or suspect you may have contracted the virus, follow these guidelines to help protect your household and those around you. Please note that these guidelines are subject to change. Consult the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the most up-to-date information. Take the COVID-19 screening questionnaire A COVID-19 screening questionnaire is … Continue reading What to do if you think you have COVID-19

Why COVID-19 testing is not recommended for everyone

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), testing is not necessary for everyone who experiences symptoms of COVID-19. Wondering whether you or a loved one needs to be tested? Here’s what you should know. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 — including a cough, shortness of breath and feeling feverish — … Continue reading Why COVID-19 testing is not recommended for everyone

Free COVID-19 screening questionnaire now available via MyBSWHealth

A COVID-19 screening questionnaire is now available from Baylor Scott & White inside MyBSWHealth, which you can access on the web or in the mobile app available for Apple™ iOS or Android™. For your safety and convenience, we are encouraging anyone experiencing flu-like symptoms (cough, shortness of breath and feeling feverish) or who has concerns … Continue reading Free COVID-19 screening questionnaire now available via MyBSWHealth

19 quick and easy ways to reduce your food and plastic waste

Sustainability, waste-free, compostable straws, environmentally friendly — these are all buzz words floating around the news, gearing the public to fight against the compounding waste building up on our planet. With major industries publicly joining in on the journey like coffee shops and restaurants redesigning their plastic lids and cities enforcing a plastic bag ban, … Continue reading 19 quick and easy ways to reduce your food and plastic waste

Dining out? How to make balanced choices at any restaurant

Restaurant menus can be confusing sometimes. Does the word “crispy” indicate fried or baked foods? Are salads really the best option? Descriptive “fluff” words and hidden preparation methods can be hard to decipher. Try these decision-making strategies for a simpler and healthier night out. Avoid hidden saturated fats and oils. If you’re at a restaurant … Continue reading Dining out? How to make balanced choices at any restaurant

TAVR: The research that changed open heart surgery

For every lifesaving medication, therapy, procedure and device available today, we have research to thank. Baylor Scott & White has a deep and rich history conducting medical research across a number of areas. Our researchers have been involved in conducting the research and gathering the data that helps bring promising new options to life. One … Continue reading TAVR: The research that changed open heart surgery

102 wellness-inspired gift ideas for everyone on your list

Whether you’re hitting the mall bright and early or “adding to cart” from the comfort of your couch, there is no better feeling than crossing names off your gift list.   Stressed about figuring out what to get everyone this Christmas? Don’t worry, we have you covered. Give your loved ones a gift that shows you really … Continue reading 102 wellness-inspired gift ideas for everyone on your list