Keeping family traditions alive this holiday season

Holiday celebrations this year are going to look a bit different as we all continue to navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These winter months that are usually filled with excitement and anticipation may not feel the same for many of us this year — especially for our kids. Your children may be feeling anxious, disappointed … Continue reading Keeping family traditions alive this holiday season

Why Dr. Oz cares about breast cancer research and you should, too

An interview with Dr. Mehmet Oz, cardiothoracic surgeon, bestselling author, Columbia University professor and host of the Emmy® award-winning TV show, “The Dr. Oz Show.” At the 21st annual Celebrating Women event, Dr. Oz sat down with our own Lucy Wallace, MD, co-medical director of the Breast Cancer Research and Treatment Center at Baylor Scott & … Continue reading Why Dr. Oz cares about breast cancer research and you should, too

Pandemic holidays: Planning for difficult conversations and emotions

Since we are still smack-dab in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s hard to know what this holiday season will look like. Even if you’re someone who has hosted the same holiday party for the last 10 years, this year might be an exception.   As special as the holiday season is for many of … Continue reading Pandemic holidays: Planning for difficult conversations and emotions

How delaying care can lead to devastating health consequences

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), visits to hospital emergency departments nationwide dropped 42 percent in April at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, from a mean of 2.1 million a week in 2019 to 1.2 million in 2020. Many people experiencing the symptoms of a heart attack, stroke or other … Continue reading How delaying care can lead to devastating health consequences

“COVID toes” and other surprising skin symptoms of coronavirus

Since the beginning of the pandemic, it has been widely known that fever, cough and breathing difficulties are the most common symptoms of COVID-19. However, with the advent of “COVID toes,” the skin has also been moved to the center of pandemic interest.  Knowledge about the disease is ever evolving as dermatologists all over the world … Continue reading “COVID toes” and other surprising skin symptoms of coronavirus