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Guide to Headaches

Guide to Headaches

Headaches can be a painful and inconvenient occurrence. According to the National Headache Foundation, millions of people each day suffer from headaches. However, not all headaches are created equal. Some experience minor temple and neck pain, while others experience excruciating …

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8 Changes to Improve Your Heart Health

8 Changes to Improve Your Heart Health

You keep hearing that you need to start “taking care” of your heart. Your doctor is telling you, and you hear it on the radio and on television. Not sure how to start, though? Improving your heart health is not …

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Anesthesiologists: Why Their Job Matters

Anesthesiologists: Why Their Job Matters

Anesthesiologists play a very important role in the medical industry. Anesthesiology is the practice of medicine devoted to pain reduction and the complete care of a patient throughout all parts of a surgery. Anesthesiologists are a vital part of a …

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10 Tips to Quit Smoking

10 Tips to Quit Smoking

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Lung Association®, Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women in the United States, with tobacco smoke (both first-hand and second-hand) being the main …

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Heart Attack: His vs. Hers

Heart Attack: His vs. Hers

Heart disease is one of the leading killers of both men and women. Although symptoms can be typical or atypical for both, there are some differences in the way women respond to heart attack, and some symptoms that are unique …

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Radiation Right®

Radiation Right®

Worried about your exposure to medical radiation? We’ve got you covered. Whether you’re receiving medical radiation through ongoing tests, treatment or other procedures, Radiation Right® protects you by reducing your risk to radiation exposure. Radiation Basics Radiation is transmitted through …

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Bariatric Surgery: What Are My Options?

Bariatric Surgery: What Are My Options?

If you’re considering weight loss surgery, you may have a number of questions and concerns. Making the decision to undergo bariatric surgery is a big one, so it is important to understand what all your options are. Weight loss surgery …

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Breast Cancer Basics

Breast Cancer Basics

You probably hear the term “breast cancer” every day, whether it is on TV, the radio or in your doctor’s office. But many of us don’t know everything we should about it. Like the fact that 1 in 8 women …

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Benefits of Buckling Up

Benefits of Buckling Up

Without a doubt, the use of seat belts can prevent injury and death. According to the National Safety Council, seat belts saved more than 75,000 lives from 2004 to 2008, proving that one click is worth the effort. The good …

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The Suite Life: Recover from Childbirth in Luxury with Our Postpartum Suites

The Suite Life: Recover from Childbirth in Luxury with Our Postpartum Suites

The birth of a baby is an exciting time for new moms, but labor and delivery can be a draining experience. Here at the Medical Center of Plano, we want our new moms to recover in an environment that is …

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