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At The South Texas Health System Blog you'll find information you can use to improve your overall health and well-being, and stories about our amazing patients and Healthcare Heroes serving our community.

Hernias: What They Are and What You Can Do About Them

Hernias: What They Are and What You Can Do About Them

May 21, 2024

Anybody can get a hernia – at any age. It's estimated that more than one out of every four men will develop an inguinal hernia at some point in their lives.

How Sleep Can Impact Your Waistline

How Sleep Can Impact Your Waistline

April 30, 2024

When we don’t rest and recharge, our bodies are impacted, and getting enough sleep is a non-negotiable in a balanced, healthy lifestyle.

Falls Are Painful, Dangerous and Preventable

Falls Are Painful, Dangerous and Preventable

April 30, 2024

Falls are not only painful but can also lead to ongoing complications and difficulties. Know the risk factors and how to reduce your risk.