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Lace Up Those Walking Shoes – It’s Time To Mall Walk!

Lace Up Those Walking Shoes – It’s Time To Mall Walk!

Mall Walking Club Steps-Off on Saturday, November 17th. I know what you're thinking…eh…mall walking….? Not really for me. But, guess what; mall walking isn't your grandma's exercise anymore! That's right, more and more people are joining in the trend and actually …

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Familypalooza Is a Fall Health and Safety Event With Something for Everyone Under the ‘Big Top’

Familypalooza Is a Fall Health and Safety Event With Something for Everyone Under the ‘Big Top’

Education and fun will go hand-in-hand at hospital’s outdoor spectacular The Medical Center of Plano is extending an invitation to residents of Collin and neighboring counties to come enjoy Familypalooza, a health-and-safety fair that will appeal to young and old …

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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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Stroke Recovery: Understanding Aphasia

Stroke Recovery: Understanding Aphasia

Learn more about treating aphasia while recovering from a stroke June is National Aphasia Awareness Month and, as the FIRST hospital in Texas to participate in the American Stroke Association's Get With the Guidelines Stroke initiative, we recognize the importance …

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Solitaire FR Revascularization Device: The Latest Technology for Stroke Treatment

Solitaire FR Revascularization Device: The Latest Technology for Stroke Treatment

Find out how The Medical Center of Plano is using the Solitaire device to remove dangerous clots in the brain Did you know that The Medical Center of Plano is the 4th hospital in the country to use a new …

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Women’sLink Renovations and Services: What They Mean For You

Women’sLink Renovations and Services: What They Mean For You

The Medical Center of Plano puts women first. We also recognize that women preparing to give birth and welcome their new family member deserve the highest level of care and comfort available. And, with our recent extensive renovations, The Medical …

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What to Expect from a Stress Test

What to Expect from a Stress Test

To find out just how well your heart is performing, you will need to see how it handles stress or extra exertion. A stress test has been designed by medical experts to do just that–and here is what you can …

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Top 10 Tips for Reducing Pain from Arthritis

Top 10 Tips for Reducing Pain from Arthritis

According to the CDC, over 27 million Americans are affected by osteoarthritis. This condition can slow down and limit movement, which understandably frustrates and depresses sufferers who would rather remain active and on-the-go. If you suffer from osteoarthritis, we encourage …

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Top Five Surprising Facts About Robotic Surgery

Top Five Surprising Facts About Robotic Surgery

The term “robotic surgery” might seem slightly intimidating to some. Surgery is not something many look forward to anyway, but considering surgery with a “robotic” element may leave many feeling even more apprehensive about the procedure than they did before. …

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Bariatric Surgery – Are You a Candidate?

Bariatric Surgery – Are You a Candidate?

According to the Centers of Disease Control, more than 134 million Americans − more than two-thirds of the nation’s adult population − are overweight or obese. It’s a condition that results from an accumulation of fat that is out of …

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