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Handwashing Hints for the Whole Family

Handwashing Hints for the Whole Family

The simple act of washing your hands can be a big help in staying healthy for you and your family. You want to keep your family healthy, but how? Making sure they wash their hands properly is a simple step …

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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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When to Worry about Chest Pain

When to Worry about Chest Pain

When it comes to chest pain, it’s best to err on the side of caution. When you think about chest pain, you probably assume that it means a heart attack. One isn’t always a sure sign of the other; there are …

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5 Important Facts About Mammograms

5 Important Facts About Mammograms

A mammogram is an important breast cancer screening tool that helps save lives. Here are five facts about mammograms, a powerful tool in the fight against breast cancer.  1. A mammogram is an x-ray of the breasts. While you’ll likely feel pressure and …

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Three Ways to Help Your Joints

Three Ways to Help Your Joints

Healthy bones and joints are important to maintain an active lifestyle. Wondering how to help your joints? Well, Bone and Joint National Awareness Week is a good opportunity to learn just that, and it might be as simple as 1, …

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The Breast Center at TMCP: How We Can Help

The Breast Center at TMCP: How We Can Help

The Breast Center offers state-of-the-art services to help prevent and treat breast disease. The Breast Center at The Medical Center of Plano is one of only a few medical facilities in North Texas that is accredited by the National Accreditation …

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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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Stroke Care: Why Time Matters

Stroke Care: Why Time Matters

Timely treatment of stroke can prevent long term disability and even save a life. In the case of some ailments or medical conditions, it’s sometimes advised to take a wait-and-see approach. In the case of stroke, however, it’s not. Time …

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Surprising Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Surprising Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity to learn about the unexpected signs of ovarian cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that approximately 1 in 71 women get invasive ovarian cancer, and 1 in 95 die from the disease. The …

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What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

Atrial fibrillation is the most common form of arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat. By definition, atrial fibrillation involves a problematic heart rate or rhythm. September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, and a good time to learn about this, the most common …

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