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Weight Loss Surgery is Not Just About Weight Loss

Weight loss surgery is a medical option for combating obesity – but losing weight and reversing obesity is not the only benefit. In addition to combating obesity, weight loss surgery also helps a variety of other medical ailments. Depending on which weight loss surgery option a patient selects, the success in countering other health issues…

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World Cancer Day 2017

Cancer is the leading cause of death around the world. Every year, approximately 12.7 million people are diagnosed with cancer and 7.6 million of them will die from the disease. For World Cancer Day in 2017, individuals and organizations are adopting the “We can. I can” approach to cancer. This means that organizations and individuals…

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Cervical Cancer Detection & Prevention

With January designated as Cervical Cancer Awareness month, it’s important to know stats and methods of prevention. 40 years ago, cervical cancer was the leading cause of cancer death in American women. Since then, the number of deaths has significantly decreased due to increased awareness of the symptoms and testing methods for this disease. Although the…

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How Cold Weather Affects Your Ear, Nose & Throat

As the weather starts to turn cold, many people will begin to experience pain or discomfort in their ears, nose and throat. People often confuse symptoms caused by cold weather with illness or infection (or vice versa). It is important to know how cooler weather can affect your respiratory health. 

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween may be one of your child’s favorite holidays. If you celebrate Halloween, it’s up to you to make it special, fun and memorable, but part of that means keeping your child safe. Here are some tips we suggest you follow this Halloween.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

While most people are aware that breast cancer is an issue, many still don’t take the necessary steps to detect the disease in its early stages. Every October, doctors, nurses and organizations use this month to raise awareness for the detection of breast cancer. 

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Flu Shots for 2016/2017 – What Has Changed?

It’s the beginning of flu season here in Texas, and in order to avoid a high fever, severe aches and a nasty cough, a flu shot could help patients lessen their symptoms or avoid them all together. Since the flu virus is always evolving, scientists are making important changes to how the vaccine is made.

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What You Need to Know About Yearly Sports Physicals

School is almost back in session! In addition to getting back into the classroom, some students may be preparing to get back on to the sports field. Before this can happen, most school districts require students to undergo a sports physical before they can try-out or participate in any athletic team.

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Send them Back to School with Healthy Lunches

It’s almost time for kids to head back to school! You want to make sure they’re eating all of the right kinds of food to fuel their growing bodies, but you also want them to like it. Start packing smarter with these helpful bagged lunch pointers:

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