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World Class Heart Care at The Medical Center of Plano

World Class Heart Care at The Medical Center of Plano

You may be in good shape. You could also have heart disease. If something’s wrong with your heart, you might not always know. Luckily, technology can help doctors detect heart disease long before symptoms show up. A coronary calcium score test, …

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Don’t Let the Flu Knock You Out

Don’t Let the Flu Knock You Out

Surely by now everyone knows that flu season is in full swing. But did you know that influenza activity peaks in January or later? This means that it’s not too late to fight back. By being proactive with your health …

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3 Back-to-School Safety Tips for your Kids

3 Back-to-School Safety Tips for your Kids

Summer vacation is coming to a close. Are your children staying safe at school? Do you worry about your kids when they are away for the school day? While it may be impossible to completely erase all parental concerns, these …

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Help Raise Money for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County with Facebook

Help Raise Money for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County with Facebook

For every new "like" that The Medical Center of Plano's Facebook page receives during the month of July, we will donate $1.00 to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County. The Medical Center of Plano is proud to kick off a …

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Five Important Facts about Osteoporosis

Five Important Facts about Osteoporosis

Take steps to help prevent becoming one of the approximately 10 million people with osteoporosis. It's true, knowledge is power. The more you know about osteoporosis, the more you can do to prevent it. In honor of National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention …

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Skin Cancer: Everyday Ways to Reduce Your Risk

Skin Cancer: Everyday Ways to Reduce Your Risk

Guard yourself against the most common type of cancer in the United States. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and summer is right around the corner, so now is the best time to brush up on your prevention measures. According to the …

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How Does Atrial Fibrillation Increase My Stroke Risk?

How Does Atrial Fibrillation Increase My Stroke Risk?

Left untreated, atrial fibrillation increases the likelihood that you'll suffer a stroke. Many people are aware of some of the major stroke risks including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes and smoking. But did you know that atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common type …

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Healthy Recipe: Pan Seared Deep Sea Scallop

Healthy Recipe: Pan Seared Deep Sea Scallop

Try this healthy seafood recipe created by The Medical Center of Plano Chef Miguel. Happy Cinco de Mayo!  Here’s a healthy and delicious recipe with a southwest flair from our fabulous TMCP Chef Miguel.   Pan Seared Deep Sea Scallop …

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Volunteer Opportunities at The Medical Center of Plano

Volunteer Opportunities at The Medical Center of Plano

Volunteers are a very valuable part of the health care team at The Medical Center of Plano. As a volunteer, your interests and skills will be best matched with one of our available volunteer opportunities, and you'll typically work a …

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The Medical Center of Plano Receives Prestigious Magnet Recognition Again

The Medical Center of Plano Receives Prestigious Magnet Recognition Again

Did you know that The Medical Center of Plano has a nationally recognized nursing staff? In fact, we have recently achieved Magnet Redesignation as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program. This voluntary credentialing program for …

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