If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension), you may be wary about taking medication to bring your numbers down. It turns out you may be able to avoid, delay or reduce your need for medicine by living a healthier lifestyle. Here are six changes you can make to lower your blood pressure […]
To say Texas is a sports-friendly state is a massive understatement. From professional to collegiate to high school, the Lone Star State has beloved sports teams and passionate fanbases in just about every region. If you are new to Texas and trying to determine who will be “your team”, these are the top sports and […]
This month we are proud to present the latest episode of our SHF Employee Spotlight series. This month we are featuring Sean Royal. Royal is a Patient Care Specialist here at St. Hope. #GetToKnowStHope #WeAreStHope
When our parents and grandparents were growing up, it was unusual to see an obese child. These days, it is a very different story. Many American children of all demographics are now carrying extra weight. Here are the current obesity trends and how you can combat childhood obesity in your own family. Childhood Obesity Statistics […]
Everyone gets a little nervous before a big change. If your child is worried about going back to school, try these tips to help them conquer their fear. Take a look at our pediatric services here.
When many people think of heart problems, they picture sudden, intense chest pain or even heart attacks. The truth is not all heart conditions are obvious. Signs of heart disease, for instance, can be subtle and may even appear unrelated to the heart altogether. What is Heart Disease? Heart, or cardiovascular disease, is an umbrella […]
In 2016, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) found that during the 2014-2015 school year, one out of every five students between the ages of 12 and 18 reported being bullied at school. The type of bullying varied from insults to threats of harm or property destruction. As your child heads back to school […]
It is normal for children to occasionally forget about their homework, daydream during class or fidget at the dinner table. But in some cases, these can also be signs of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). If you spot just a few symptoms, your child probably does not have the disorder. However, if your son or […]