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Tens of thousands of patients diagnosed with schizophrenia may have a treatable autoimmune disease. Houston Methodist researchers are hoping to develop a more sensitive diagnostic test to help identify which patients could be treated with immunotherapy drugs.

Houston researcher: Do thousands with schizophrenia have a treatable immune disorder?

Houston Methodist
02/25/2017 at 20:45. Facebook
New research suggests treating appendicitis with antibiotics instead of surgery may be an option for children, but experts advise caution in delaying surgery while additional studies on this alternative are conducted.

Is Surgery Always Needed for Kids' Appendicitis?

Houston Methodist
02/24/2017 at 15:45. Facebook
You’ve been coughing & sneezing for days but don’t know if it’s just a common cold or something more serious. Learn which symptoms may be telling you it’s time to see a doctor.

11 Signs It’s More Serious Than the Common Cold

Houston Methodist
02/23/2017 at 02:00. Facebook
No machines & no gyms needed – you can do this body-weight fitness program at home to improve your strength.

A Full-Body Strengthening Workout That Doesn't Require a Single Weight

Houston Methodist
02/21/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Good fats help lower total cholesterol. Are you cooking with the right oils? Learn more about olive, canola, sesame & other healthy cooking oils.

Healthy Cooking Oils 101

Olive, Canola, sesame, oh my! So many oils so little time! Find basic uses for a variety of heart-healthy oils.

Houston Methodist
02/20/2017 at 15:45. Facebook
Is tossing & turning part of your nighttime routine? Try reading a book or meditating before sleeping instead of browsing on your favorite device.

The 6 Things You Should Always Avoid Before Bedtime

Aiming for the perfect post-workout protein meal? You might have to dust off your math skills! Experts recommend 1.2-1.7 grams of protein per kilogram body weight to build muscle. How much is that for you?

How much protein you need after a workout

Are you reading this on your phone? From spine health to compulsion loops, learn about the ways this handy device is affecting your health.

How Is Your Phone Changing You?

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Are you getting enough fiber? Most adult Americans only eat 15 grams of fiber a day, but women need 25 grams a day & men need 38 grams a day.

Fiber: How Much Do I Need?

We’ve all heard that “an apple a day” will help keep us healthier, but did you know it may also help make you happier? Studies suggest that eating 5-9 servings of fruits & vegetables every day will boost feelings of happiness.

Study: Fruits, veggies will make you happy. No, really

Join Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital for a free Community Wellness Health Fair on 2.18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Offered in partnership with Northland Christian School, the event will include screenings for individuals 18 years & older.

Community Wellness Health Fair

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Did you know that cardiovascular disease affects nearly 44 million women in the U.S.? Learn more about heart disease & women.

What You Need To Know About Your Heart Attack Risk

Are you snap-happy? Do you just HAVE to take photos of everything? Studies show that most people actually enjoy positive events more if they take photos of it, so snap away & enjoy!

Taking photos can make a good experience better - The Boston Globe

A single concussion can have long-term health effects, including depression & chronic headaches. From dizziness & confusion to drowsiness & anxiety, knowing the symptoms of a concussion can help you identify when it’s time to seek care.

Knowing These 9 Concussion Symptoms Could Save Your Brain

Need to add a boost of energy & protein to your green smoothies? From chia seeds & flaxseed oil to cacao & coconut oil, these add-ins will give your smoothie a healthy boost.

14 Ingredients to Make Your Smoothie a Nutritional Powerhouse

More than 66% of concussions in football players ages 5 to 23 were sustained from high school football, a study shows. Recovery tips include modified class schedule & workload, including no extracurricular activities until after symptoms clear.

Head Game: Tackling Concussions in High School - TMC News

Think you need to get up from your chair to work out? Think again! This lower-intensity workout can be effective without requiring you to stand up.

The Easy But Effective 6-Minute Core Workout You Can Do Sitting Down

Need to talk with your children about healthy eating habits? Focus on healthy lifestyle & self-acceptance & not on weight management & dieting, experts recommend.

The Right Way to Talk to Kids About Their Weight

Think you know what those grocery-store labels mean? This quick quiz will test your food know-how.

How Well Do You Know Your Food Labels?

You’re pushing yourself in intense fitness routines, but are you going too far? Learn about the factors that may increase your risk of rhabdomyolsis, a condition that results from pushing past your limits.

What to Know About Rhabdomyolysis, the Potentially Fatal Condition Caused by Extreme Exercise