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Five Facts to Know about Sun Safety

Separate myth from fact in order to safely enjoy some fun in the sun this summer. While the summer...

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Do I Need to Go to the Emergency Room?

Don’t waste time during an emergency! Here’s how you’ll know a visit to the ER is...

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Bringing Home Your Premature Baby

A preemie often requires a longer hospital stay and special care once he or she comes home. If your...

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Living with Arthritis: How to Improve Mobility

Improving your mobility is one of the secrets to living well with arthritis. Are you one of the 50...

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How to Teach Your Child about Swim Safety

Do your children know the basics of water safety? Kids love to play in the water! Unfortunately,...

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How To Lower Your Risk of Stroke

Knowing the risk factors for stroke can help you make healthy choices. You’ve probably heard...

Tips for Exercise During Pregnancy

Tips for Exercise During Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, it’s more important than ever to keep physically fit. According to WomensHealth.gov, healthy pregnant women should get at least 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate aerobic activity a week. Exercise helps alleviate uncomfortable symptoms of early …

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Best Foods & Snacks to Help Lower Cholesterol

Best Foods & Snacks to Help Lower Cholesterol

Diet restrictions can seem intimidating when you’re trying to lower your cholesterol. Don’t despair! You can still eat plenty of things that taste great and satisfy your cravings. Use these suggestions to find the best foods and snacks to help …

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Best Ways to Get Better Sleep Tonight

Best Ways to Get Better Sleep Tonight

Aching for a good night’s sleep? You’re not alone. Even if you have a sleep disorder, there’s help. According to The National Institutes of Health, regular sleep habits can help you sleep better. Find out how to regulate and improve …

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Add Some Color to Your Plate: It’s National Nutrition Month!

Add Some Color to Your Plate: It’s National Nutrition Month!

March is National Nutrition Month, the yearly nutrition education campaign of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This year’s theme is “Get Your Plate in Shape.” What you put on your plate is what you put into your body, and …

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Your ER Checklist

Your ER Checklist

When you or your loved ones experience a medical emergency, timing is everything. In a mad dash to the ER, you might not have the time or ability to think clearly and gather everything you need to bring. Preparing for …

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Medical Center of Lewisville Earns ACR Accreditation

Medical Center of Lewisville Earns ACR Accreditation

Medical Center of Lewisville has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). MRI of the breast offers valuable information about …

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Understanding a Preemie’s Special Needs

Understanding a Preemie’s Special Needs

According to the March of Dimes, 1 in 8 babies is born prematurely in the United States. Babies are considered premature if born before 37 weeks gestation, but many premature babies are born much earlier than 36 weeks and often …

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American Heart Month: Stress & Your Heart

American Heart Month: Stress & Your Heart

February is American Heart Month, so why not take advantage of it and take the time to learn about your heart and the effect that stress can have on it? We all feel stressed at some point in our lives, …

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Portion Control & Healthy Eating

Portion Control & Healthy Eating

Scared to try a diet? Don’t worry. It’s possible to lose weight at a steady, healthy rate by controlling your portions and making good choices. Forget the notion of a crash diet or a limited diet that leaves you feeling …

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How to Know When Your Child Needs the ER

How to Know When Your Child Needs the ER

The sight of blood sends many parents into panic mode and straight to the ER. In some of those cases, the trip wasn’t necessary.  So how do you know if your child needs the ER?  Use these basic guidelines, but …

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