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Staying Stress-Free During the Holiday Season

Staying Stress-Free During the Holiday Season

Use some simple strategies to stress less this holiday season. Wondering how you can stress less this holiday season? Try these tips so that you can make sure you have a nice, relaxing and happy holiday season: Remember the reason …

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5 Things Caregivers Should Do for Themselves

5 Things Caregivers Should Do for Themselves

The role of caregiver is important, and just as important is how caregivers care for themselves. Do you know someone acting as a caregiver or are you a caregiver yourself? In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, here's a reminder of …

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Understanding Wound Care Basics

Understanding Wound Care Basics

Have a wound that wont heal? We have a solution. Our bodies are almost miraculous in their ability to self-heal, but what happens when the healing process isn't progressing? The Wound Care Center at the Medical Center of Plano can …

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Unexpected Benefits of Fruits and Veggies

Unexpected Benefits of Fruits and Veggies

Find out how fruits and veggies can offer you some surprising health advantages. Fruits and veggies boast numerous benefits. In honor of September being Fruits and Veggies—More Matters Month, here are a few of the most unexpected: Fruits and veggies …

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Back-to-School Health Tips

Back-to-School Health Tips

Focus on health as you prepare your child for school in the fall. Getting ready for back to school time isn’t just about finding a great backpack or stocking up on school supplies. You also need to check in on …

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The Benefits of Medical Nutrition Therapy

The Benefits of Medical Nutrition Therapy

Learn how working with a registered dietitian may be right for you.                                  Do you struggle to eat right? Do you have a condition such as diabetes or high blood pressure that …

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Tips for Staying Fit and Safe During the Summer Months

Tips for Staying Fit and Safe During the Summer Months

As temperatures climb, stay safe and cool while working out this summer. During the summer, as temperatures climb, it’s important to be aware of how outside conditions can affect your health while working out. Learn how to stay fit and …

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What Is Hypothermia Therapy?

What Is Hypothermia Therapy?

Find out how hypothermia therapy can prevent brain damage after a heart attack. When we hear the word "hypothermia," we often think of our bodies being exposed to dangerously cold conditions. Experiencing hypothermia could hurt a person, right? Not always. …

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Common Fireworks Injuries You Can Avoid

Common Fireworks Injuries You Can Avoid

Follow these top tips for staying safe on the Fourth of July. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, burns and contusions, lacerations and foreign particles in the eye are among the most common fireworks injuries. Here’s how you can stay …

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Five Healthy Eats On-The-Go

Five Healthy Eats On-The-Go

If you’re spending the day out and about, don’t derail your efforts to eat healthy. Fitnessmagazine.com recommends these five quick and tasty snacks as nutritious alternatives to standard “grab and go” treats: String Cheese and Whole-Grain Crackers Whether you pack …

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