By Dr. Julie Landry, PsyD., ABPP Have you ever struggled to focus on a single task? Maybe you’re a multi-tasking queen. Or, perhaps, your partner faces challenges when crossing tasks off the honeydo list — or any list in general. Is your home a series of half-finished...
Three Ways ADHD May Be Impacting
There Are Benefits to Choosing One Network
for All Your Healthcare Providers
By Paul J. Watkins One of the best strategies to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of a person’s healthcare resources is to have all of their physicians within one network of providers. This is one of the reasons that patients enjoy using the Baptist Medical...
Know the Warning Signs and Current Treatments for Endometriosis
By Paul J. Watkins Endometriosis is a very common condition that develops in women during childbearing years. According to Belinda Yauger, MD, who is dual board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and in reproductive endocrinology and fertility, endometriosis is a...
Simone Bailey-Brown, MD, Takes a Preventive Approach to Heart Health
By Paul J. Watkins Simone Bailey-Brown, MD, a board-certified cardiologist and native of Jamaica, first decided to pursue a career in medicine when she was a high school senior. "I enjoyed studying the sciences and was fascinated with how the human body works," she...
2023 Women’s Health Conference Provides Up-to-Date, Expert Information from Women’s Health Specialists
By Paul J. Watkins On Saturday, May 6, 2023, UT Health San Antonio's Women's Health Conference will be held at San Antonio Botanical Garden. "The conference is geared towards all adult women who want to be active in protecting their and their loved ones'...
PROFILE: Olga Gonzalez, DVM, diplomate ACVP
Dr. Olga Gonzalez is one of the few people who knew as a child the career she wanted to pursue – and actually did it.
“I didn’t have a Plan B or C,” says Dr. Gonzalez, a professor of veterinary pathology at Texas Biomedical Research Institute and the Southwest National Primate Research Center. “Plan A was to go to veterinary school.”
Is This Normal? – Mental Health, Endometriosis, PC
Quick refresher: Pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) is a cluster of symptoms that show up somewhere around five days before your period. Period-havers might experience a range of pains – from mood swings and cramps to cravings and fatigue. Think of these real physiological expressions as your body’s weather forecast, giving you a heads-up that your period is on its way.
Primary Care Physicians Provide Annual Screenings and Personalized Care Through Every Stage of Life
Primary Care Physicians Provide Annual Screenings and Personalized Care Through Every Stage of Life By Paul J. Watkins People need to have a skilled healthcare provider on which to depend in every stage of life, particularly as they grow older and often develop...
Patient Advocates Inform Critical Insight to Improve Breast Cancer Research and Treatment at SABCS
Patient Advocates Inform Critical Insight to Improve Breast Cancer Research and Treatment at SABCS By Sean M. Wood The halls of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center are expected to be packed Dec. 6 – 10 as crowds return for the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium....
Orthopaedic Surgeon Draws on Personal Experience to Treat Athletes
Among the most common injuries soccer players suffer is a torn anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL
Is this Normal? Breast Cancer
Is this Normal? Breast Cancer By Jillian Lopiano MD MPH FACOG Betty's Co. Medical Director Betty's Co. is the next generation of integrative healthcare – providing gynecology, mental health, and healthy living care for the period-havers up to pregnancy-planners....
Expert Advice for Looking Your Best During Cancer Treatment
San Antonio Woman asked Dermatologist Dr. Allison Messer what advice she has for someone going through cancer treatment. Here’s what she recommends:
Recent Advances in Bariatric Surgery Allow a Shorter Hospital Stay and Faster Recovery
Bariatric surgery, a collection of surgical procedures that help patients lose weight, began in the 1950s. Today, the gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and duodenal switch are the three primary bariatric procedures performed.
Nonprofit Spotlight: ThriveWell Cancer Foundation
Q&A with Erin Ercoline, Executive Director, ThriveWell Center
Exercise and Attitude Are Important Complementary Components in Battling Breast Cancer
A breast cancer diagnosis is the beginning of a woman’s journey toward a clear objective: the declaration that she is now cancer free. In between, she faces many challenges, and physical strength, emotional perseverance, and mental determination are often as essential to reaching that objective as the medical treatments themselves.
I’m the One: For the Breast of Us
One in eight women is diagnosed with breast cancer, and in January 2020, I found out I was the one. I am grateful to work for CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System, which offers comprehensive care through a network of hospitals.
Knowledge Empowers Women to Survive Breast Cancer
Advances in the treatment of breast cancer are being made continually. It’s important for women to inform themselves about these advances so that, should they receive a breast cancer diagnosis, they can better understand the treatment options available to them and be prepared to discuss those options with their physicians.
Cancer Rehabilitation Program Proactively Prepares Patients for Successful Treatment
Cancer Rehabilitation Program Proactively Prepares Patients for Successful Treatment By Paul J. Watkins Caring for cancer patients is a multifaceted effort that calls upon the skills and experiences of many healthcare professionals in a wide range of specialties. One...