Should you go to the doctor, walk-in clinic, urgent care or ER? Can you get the care you need from a virtual visit or video visit? When you’re sick or injured, knowing where to go can be a challenge, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. We can help you make sense of your options so you … Continue reading Where to go for what: Navigating care during COVID-19
Today, more than 95 million American adults are living with total cholesterol levels above the healthy range. 29 million of those are at high risk for heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We often hear about high cholesterol, but what is it? How does it happen and what makes it … Continue reading High cholesterol: Should you be worried?
Chances are, you have had a sore throat from time to time. Whether it’s scratchy, dry or just downright painful, it can be easy to worry that every little throat tickle is something serious or even life threatening, especially with news swirling about COVID-19. But don’t panic — a sore throat is one of the … Continue reading What’s causing your sore throat?
Although some aspects of life have come to a halt because of the COVID-19 pandemic, your health should not be one of them. Delaying going to the doctor can put your health in jeopardy. Routine doctor’s appointments and screenings are meant to be just that — routine. They’re scheduled regularly for a reason. Keeping up … Continue reading What to expect at your in-person doctor’s visit
This is hard. I get it. There are so many unknowns and fears of catching COVID-19, but you cannot let this stop you from taking care of yourself with routine primary care. There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding this virus, whether you’ll get it and what will happen if you do. But we do … Continue reading Why you should still go to the doctor during COVID-19
Imagine going to the doctor without actually having to go to the doctor. That’s the beauty of virtual care. While we all navigate the many changes to our daily lives brought on by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), one of the most important things to keep up with is your routine medical care. To make sure … Continue reading What to expect during a video visit
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed almost every aspect of our lives. But as you adjust to this new normal, don’t hit pause on your health. Remember that your doctors are still here for you and all your healthcare needs. At Baylor Scott & White Health, we are constantly evolving our care delivery with your … Continue reading How to make the most of your virtual care visit
When you need healthcare, where you go depends on the type of care you need. In a true emergency, you should call 911 or go to the emergency room. But, keep in mind that the emergency room is for emergencies. If you end up there for a minor issue, you’re going to have to wait … Continue reading Should you go to the doctor, walk-in clinic, urgent care or ER?
The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) is an effective health benefit for keeping the senior population healthy as they age. A Medicare Annual Wellness Visit is free of charge for people with Medicare Part B and is a great way for you to connect with your primary care physician. Completing your Medicare Annual Wellness Visit … Continue reading How to make the most of your Medicare Annual Wellness Visit
The start of a new year is brimming with new chances, changes, possibilities and opportunities. But before we get swept up in the hustle and bustle, let’s hit pause. Set aside 30 minutes today to get cozy, grab a pen and paper, reflect and reset. Were there things I wanted to accomplish this year but … Continue reading Your 12-month guide to total wellness this year