Hepatitis C is a virus that causes inflammation of the liver, what we call “hepatitis.” It is spread primarily through contact with the blood of an infected person. May is Hepatitis Awareness Month - how much do you know?
High blood pressure – also called hypertension – is when the pressure in your arteries is too high. What are the ways having high blood pressure can hurt your health?
Monday, April 16th is Healthcare Decisions Day. It’s a day when we talk about the importance of having advance directives – the paperwork that lets health care providers know your medical wishes and appoints someone to speak for you should you be unable to speak for yourself.
The decision to become an organ and tissue donor, for many, is very personal. Here at Methodist, we are proud to partner with our local organ and tissue recovery agencies to help families give and receive the gift of life.
No one should have to choose between good health and the other necessities of life. World Health Day is a reminder to all of us to work to bridge the gap to ensure that all people have access to quality health services, where and when they need them. Why does it matter - and what can you do about it?
Hidden inside your body is a very complex system that helps keep our body’s health in check. When the lymphatic system works, it’s a pretty slick process. When it doesn’t work, that’s when we start to face some big problems pretty quickly.
World TB Day is March 24th, and it’s a great time to look at the prevention and control of one of the deadliest diseases in the world.
A new shingles vaccine, Shingrix, is 91-97% effective at preventing the shingles. But is it right for you? Methodist Physicians Clinic's Dr. Shana Peper answers her patients' most common questions.
High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. But what is cholesterol? Learn how you can keep yours under control - and help your heart.