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    • JULY 9, 2019
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    Why You Shouldn’t Take Too Much Pain Medication

    Why You Shouldn’t Take Too Much Pain Medication

    Many people in the Dallas-Fort Worth area develop conditions that require serious pain relief. Mild pain can usually be managed with OTC (over-the-counter) medications like ibuprofen and acetaminophen. However, pain that results from surgery, broken bones, automobile accidents or a debilitating medical condition can be severe enough to warrant something stronger. In that case, your

    • JULY 9, 2019
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    7 Tips on Staying Hydrated During the Summer Heat

    7 Tips on Staying Hydrated During the Summer Heat

    Summertime is back with a vengeance and temperatures are on the rise in Texas. This is a great time to head out for a day on the water whether you’re at your own pool or boating on a local lake. No matter what you do outside this summer, make sure to stay hydrated and to

    • MAY 28, 2019
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    What You Should Know about Sun Safety

    What You Should Know about Sun Safety

    Fun in the sun is exactly that – fun. It’s great to be able to enjoy pleasant weather, take part in outdoor activities, and make memories on the sports field, at the beach or even working in your garden. However, your sun time might be a little less fun if you don’t take appropriate sun

    • MAY 14, 2019
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    Seven Tips for Putting Together Healthy Lunches your Kids Will Actually Eat

    Seven Tips for Putting Together Healthy Lunches your Kids Will Actually Eat

    A healthy lunch keeps students running strong throughout the long school day. And, feeding them essential nutrients can help them avoid sicknesses that travel like wildfire through classrooms during the year. However, getting kids to eat nutritious foods isn’t always easy. They may prefer that you stuff their lunch sack with chicken nuggets and Sour

    • APRIL 29, 2019
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    Prescription Pains: How to Handle your Meds

    Prescription Pains: How to Handle your Meds

    A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down. But, is that what the doctor ordered? Making sure that medicine is used correctly is crucial to your health and well-being; otherwise, you might end up feeling a little less sweet. When it comes to prescriptions, it’s important to follow best practices from medical professionals

    • APRIL 29, 2019
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    But My Kid Hates the Doctor

    But My Kid Hates the Doctor

    When you’re little, so many experiences are new. Because of the unfamiliarity factor, daily situations can be infused with intense emotions – excitement, delight, anxiety. While kids can be notorious for throwing tantrums over things as bizarre as blueberries being blue or toast being sliced “too pointy,” perhaps no situation is as fraught with emotion

    • MARCH 25, 2019
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    Blood clots: When to Worry

    Blood clots: When to Worry

    That’s what a blood clot can be, because many people (as many as 900,000 annually) are stricken by this devastating health issue without enduring obvious symptoms or warning signs. While blood clotting is a normal and necessary bodily function, the type of clots that are most worrisome are known as Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). These

    • MARCH 18, 2019
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    The Most Common Food Allergens, and Where They Lurk

    The Most Common Food Allergens, and Where They Lurk

    From restaurant menus to grocery store aisles, it seems like there are allergy warnings everywhere. And it’s with good reason too – allergy diagnoses, especially for young children, have been on the rise for the past 20 years. Even mild allergic reactions may trigger a sore throat or rash, and severe reactions can be frightening

    • MARCH 11, 2019
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    Cold Comfort: Rating the Effectiveness of Grandma’s Home Remedies

    Cold Comfort: Rating the Effectiveness of Grandma’s Home Remedies

    Grandmas are famous for their home remedies and their pithy words of wisdom. From making a silk purse out of a sow’s ear to rubbing an egg on your body to brushing your hair 100 strokes a night, we all probably have some favorite grandma words of wisdom and good habits that we incorporate into

    • MARCH 4, 2019
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    Identifying the Fearsome Four: Strep, Cold, Allergies and Flu

    Identifying the Fearsome Four: Strep, Cold, Allergies and Flu

    Sniffling. Itching. Sneezing. Coughing. Strep throat, common colds, flu, and even allergies, can all make the rounds at the same time, wreaking havoc on your well-being. It can be difficult to figure out which of these ailments is affecting you and to decide on the proper course of treatment. We’ve compiled a list of symptoms