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    • JULY 29, 2018
    Dizziness and a Throbbing Headache: The Common Signs of Heat Stroke

    Dizziness and a Throbbing Headache: The Common Signs of Heat Stroke

    Dealing with the heat is a reality of Texas life, but it’s important to remember that unpleasant temperatures can lead to more than just discomfort. They can also lead to a variety of heat illnesses including heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat fainting and heat stroke. These heat-related afflictions tend to affect senior citizens more than

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    • JULY 15, 2018
    5 Ways to Keep Your Students Healthy

    5 Ways to Keep Your Students Healthy

    The school season in full swing and can be rough on kids and parents alike. Your children are adjusting to new classrooms and learning materials. You’re adjusting to a new and demanding schedule while trying to support your kids too. That’s why establishing healthy habits at the beginning of the school year is so important.

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    • JUNE 20, 2018
    5 Most Common Summer Injuries

    5 Most Common Summer Injuries

    When the weather heats up, it’s a good idea to prepare for any potential injuries. With the approach of summer, you and your family members are probably planning fun vacations, delicious barbeques and days spent at the beach. Before you get caught up in the fun, however, it’s a good idea to remember the most

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    • MAY 8, 2018
    10 Summer Skin Tips For Texans

    10 Summer Skin Tips For Texans

    Summer poses more risks to skin health than any other time of year. Dallas-area residents must take steps to shield themselves from ultraviolet rays, virus-carrying mosquitoes and heat rash. These tips can help you stay comfortable and avoid skin cancer: Preventing Sunburns 1. To reduce the risk, put on sunglasses and a hat before you

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    • MAY 2, 2018
    Pre-Employment Physical for the Summer Job

    Pre-Employment Physical for the Summer Job

    Some jobs require a pre-employment physical exam as part of the hiring process. If you’re planning on looking for a summer job this year, you might want to know in advance what will be expected of you and whether a physical is required. Employers request physical exams from their job candidates for several reasons: They

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    • APRIL 30, 2018
    How To Keep Spring Allergies Under Control

    How To Keep Spring Allergies Under Control

    Adopting a few easy strategies can help a person avoid severe allergies during the spring. With temperatures warming up, flowers and trees are beginning to bloom. Unfortunately, spring’s arrival also means more pollen in the air, impacting the quality of life for those who suffer with seasonal allergies. If you struggle with the many common

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    • APRIL 26, 2018
    World Immunization Week: Avoid Preventable Illnesses

    World Immunization Week: Avoid Preventable Illnesses

    It’s Easy to Protect Yourself and Everyone Around You From Preventable Illnesses Preventing an illness is always easier than treating it. That’s why The World Health Organization has declared the last week in April “World Immunization Week.” This year’s theme, “Protected Together #VaccinesWork,” aims to raise public awareness of preventable diseases by encouraging everyone to

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    • APRIL 9, 2018
    The Connection Between Sleep Habits and Health

    The Connection Between Sleep Habits and Health

    Humans will spend about one third of your life sleeping, and it’s a necessary part of survival. Scientists are still working to uncover all of the reasons why people need sleep, but many of its most important jobs can be observed every day: 1.) Boosting Immunity People who run at a sleep deficit have a greater

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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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    • FEBRUARY 20, 2018
    7 Signs of a Healthy Heart

    7 Signs of a Healthy Heart

    See how your heart measures up to some key health indicators. If you plan to enjoy a long, active life, you have to keep your heart in good shape. Anything you do that involves physical movement and burns energy, from walking the dog to cycling to work, benefits your heart, according to the American Heart Association.

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