Coronavirus myths unraveled: Separating COVID-19 facts from fiction

COVID-19 is a highly contagious virus, but there is a lot of misinformation about how it’s spread, how to treat coronavirus symptoms and how to protect yourself. It can be challenging to know where to go for information you can trust to keep you and your family well. The most effective way to stay safe … Continue reading Coronavirus myths unraveled: Separating COVID-19 facts from fiction

Why you should still go to the ED for stroke symptoms during COVID-19

With so much attention on the COVID-19 virus, it’s important to remember that other medical emergencies, like strokes, can still occur during the pandemic. In the event of a stroke, time is of the essence. Common stroke symptoms While staying alert to coronavirus symptoms and following the recommended safety protocols, you should still watch out for … Continue reading Why you should still go to the ED for stroke symptoms during COVID-19

Amid global pandemic, research reminds us that hope comes in all shapes and sizes

As COVID-19 affects populations worldwide, researchers around the globe have mobilized their forces to fight the virus in real time. Baylor Scott & White Research Institute is among those leading the charge in Texas. We brought together a brain trust of infectious disease specialists, cardiologists, immunologists, molecular biologists and other specialists to form a COVID-19 … Continue reading Amid global pandemic, research reminds us that hope comes in all shapes and sizes

How to help kids cope with coronavirus changes

Every child responds differently to change. How your child will react to life changes depends heavily on their age and stage of development. Helping children — toddlers and teenagers included — understand new rules, roles and regulations can be difficult, especially when parents might be experiencing their own disruption to routine due to the COVID-19 … Continue reading How to help kids cope with coronavirus changes

Heart condition? What you need to know about 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 and/or loss of smell. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please access the free screening questionnaire via MyBSWHealth. Although the COVID-19 virus has not been shown to … Continue reading Heart condition? What you need to know about COVID-19

Pregnancy and COVID-19: What to expect during your upcoming delivery

If you’re pregnant and preparing for your baby’s grand arrival, it’s probably safe to say that a COVID-19 pandemic was not part of the birth plan. As global fears around the virus continue, you may be feeling an extra layer of stress about how this will impact your delivery — are you at risk? What … Continue reading Pregnancy and COVID-19: What to expect during your upcoming delivery

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 and/or loss of smell. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please access the free screening questionnaire via MyBSWHealth. Is someone in your household experiencing COVID-19 symptoms? The … Continue reading How to care for someone in your household with COVID-19