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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...

The Heat and Your Heart

The Heat and Your Heart

Hot summer days can have your heart working overtime, and long-term exposure to excessive heat can turn dangerous, especially for older adults or those who already struggle with a weak heart. Enjoy sunny days outdoors with your family and friends …

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A Closer Look at CPR

A Closer Look at CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation—better known as CPR—is a lifesaving processes that anyone can learn. It is a fantastic addition to anyone’s skill set, and it may come in handy when you least expect it. While paramedics, lifeguards and other professionals must learn …

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Manometry 101

Manometry 101

Sometime in your life, you may experience some kind of gastrointestinal tract disorder. One of the newest ways to diagnose such disorders is manometry. What is it? In patients with constipation or fecal incontinence, anorectal manometry is used to measure …

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Preparing Siblings for a New Baby

Preparing Siblings for a New Baby

The arrival of a new baby is an exciting time for parents, but for siblings it can be a time of tough change and adjustment. Preparing before the birth of your new baby can help your children adjust and feel …

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Eat & Meet with Lewisville H2U

Eat & Meet with Lewisville H2U

On Friday, June 24, join other H2U members as we enjoy a Dutch treat lunch and discover the restaurants of Lewisville. The event happens on the fourth Friday of every month at 11:30am. Dessert is provided by the Medical Center …

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Skin Cancer Prevention 101

Skin Cancer Prevention 101

With summer on its way, you should know how to protect yourself from the harmful effects of the sun. Skin cancer is the most common of all types of cancer, and more than 2 million cases occur in the U.S. …

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The Benefits of Childbirth Class

The Benefits of Childbirth Class

Bringing a child into the world may seem to be a very natural thing; however, it’s also an experience like no other so you may want to be as prepared as possible. Participating in a childbirth education class can offer …

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Avoid the ER This Summer

Avoid the ER This Summer

Summer is coming! And while fun times and frivolous adventures are accompanying it, the threat of injury is also present. The National Safe Kids Campaign estimates that every year, one in four kids ages 14 and younger will sustain an …

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Telemetry-Monitored Exercise

Telemetry-Monitored Exercise

Advances in technology and science have helped evolve one of the most important aspects of medicine—patient care. A good example of this? Telemetry-monitored exercise. Whom Does It Help? An important part of a cardiac rehab program following a heart attack …

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Preparing Big Brothers and Sisters for a Sibling

Preparing Big Brothers and Sisters for a Sibling

Bringing home a baby for the first is a special experience for expectant couples. Bringing home the second baby is special as well. It can also be easier. You know what to expect, so certain behaviors and actions are no …

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