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David Winter, MD

David Winter, MD, is an internal medicine physician on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Signature Medicine – Tom Landry.

Gym safety: How to exercise safely during COVID-19

Exercise for each and every one of us is important — and exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic is equally, if not more, important. No matter what type of exercise is right for you, it’s a way to not only keep your body moving, but also give your mind a break for the sake of your mental health.  The caveat? …

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When will you get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Updated 12/22/20 Please note: Due to the fluid nature of the COVID-19 vaccine situation, information may change frequently — please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Texas Department of State Health Services (or your local state authorities) for the most up-to-date information. Getting the COVID-19 vaccine is one of the …

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How to care for someone in your household with COVID-19

Update: In addition to cough, fever and shortness of breath, possible symptoms of COVID-19 have been expanded to also include sore throat, weakness, muscle pain, diarrhea, vomiting, loss of smell or taste, and chills. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please access the free screening questionnaire via MyBSWHealth. Is someone in your household experiencing …

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Takeout food and package delivery: Is it safe?

As uncertainty about COVID-19 and new rhythms of daily life sweep households across the nation, conversations around food safety have taken precedence for many of us. Amid this period of social distancing, our go-to restaurants and favorite fast-food chains have resorted to delivery, “to-go only” and drive-thru alternatives to keep afloat. But is ordering takeout …

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How to treat mild COVID-19 symptoms at home

Information and guidance about COVID-19 care and vaccination continues to evolve. Please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the latest. Most people who become ill with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will experience mild symptoms and can recover fully at home, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If …

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Why Sitting in Traffic is Bad For Your Health

If you’re in North Texas, there’s a good chance that you’re stuck in traffic, especially around rush hour. It’s annoying. It’s frustrating. It’s stressful, and it doesn’t stop there. According to a new study, if you live in a high-traffic area then your mental health might be affected. I sat down with NewsRadio 1080 KRLD …

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