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    • JULY 9, 2019
    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

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    • MAY 14, 2019
    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

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    • APRIL 4, 2018
    An Apple a Day? 8 Foods that Boost Your Immune System

    An Apple a Day? 8 Foods that Boost Your Immune System

    Illness is inevitable, but a strong immune system can help to ward off many of the germs you encounter on a daily basis. The foods you eat play an important role in keeping your immune system healthy. Integra Urgent Care’s Physicians love seeing and helping our patients but we would prefer that they remain healthy

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    • JULY 31, 2017
    Top 5 Healthy Heart Tips

    Top 5 Healthy Heart Tips

    Here are 5 most important things you can do to look after your heart. Give up smoking If you’re a smoker, quit. It’s the single best thing you can do for your heart health. Smoking is one of the main causes of coronary heart disease. A year after giving up, your risk of a heart

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    • JUNE 27, 2017

    Food poisoning: What you need to know

    Despite food safety measures, the threat of foodborne illness remains in meat and produce — and some types of illness are on the rise. About 48 million people contract some form of food poisoning each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Salmonella remained the top cause of foodborne illness last year,

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    • JUNE 27, 2017

    Inflammation and Diet

    Inflammation is a protective process you are probably more familiar with than you think. Inflammation is the body’s method of healing itself in response to an injury or exposure to a harmful substance. This is useful when, for example, skin is healing from a cut; however, inflammation is not always beneficial. Chronic (or ongoing) inflammation

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    • JUNE 27, 2017

    Survive Summer Camp with Food Allergies

    Keep Your Child Safe at Summer Camp In many ways, summer camp is a rite of passage for children. Whether it’s attending band or athletic camps on college campuses, or spending warm summer days by a lake, the camaraderie and memories children experience at camp can last a lifetime. But for the parents of children

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    • JUNE 2, 2017

    5 Nutrition Tips to Promote Wound Healing

    5 Nutrition Tips to Promote Wound Healing We’ve all had a wound: a cut, scratch or scrape that breaks the skin. Most wounds on healthy people heal quickly when kept clean and free of infection, while other types of wounds are more serious and often require medical intervention. These can include decubitus ulcers, also known

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    • MAY 18, 2017

    Top 10 healthy heart tips

    Here are 10 things you can do to look after your heart. Give up smoking If you’re a smoker, quit. It’s the single best thing you can do for your heart health. Smoking is one of the main causes of coronary heart disease. A year after giving up, your risk of a heart attack falls

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