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Workout Safety in the Gym

Workout Safety in the Gym

Keep safety in mind when you work out so you get fit without getting hurt. So you're ready to hit the gym in the name of good health. Good for you! Follow these six rules of a safe workout and …

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Sunscreen Basics: What to Know

Sunscreen Basics: What to Know

Before having fun in the sun, be sure to follow some sunscreen basics. It's summertime and the living is easy! However understanding all the sunscreen lingo can sometimes be a bit of a challenge—UVA, UVB, SPF, broad spectrum and more. …

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Summer Camp Safety Tips

Summer Camp Safety Tips

Be sure safety issues don't spoil summer camp fun. Getting ready to send your children to summer camp? Focus on making sure they'll be safe so that they can focus on all the fun. 1. Do your research. Request written …

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Surprising Statistics about Fireworks

Surprising Statistics about Fireworks

Know the facts about fireworks before you celebrate this summer. Fireworks are a July 4th staple, however that doesn't necessarily mean they're always safe. Here are some numbers that may have you taking a second look, especially at shooting off …

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When Should I Call Poison Control?

When Should I Call Poison Control?

Poison Control is an invaluable resource that could save a life in your household! When you hear the word poison, you may envision a mad scientist's lab, the villain in your favorite mystery novel, or a large and obvious skull …

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Five Water Safety Tips for Children

Five Water Safety Tips for Children

When in or around the water, it's important that safety comes first. Enjoying the pool, lake or beach can be the perfect solution to the season's hot, humid days. However, to make sure summer fun isn't spoiled by possible dangers, …

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Medical Center Arlington Designated Level III Trauma Facility by the Texas Department of State Heath Services and Earns an “A” in Patient Safety by Hospital Safety Score

Medical Center Arlington Designated Level III Trauma Facility by the Texas Department of State Heath Services and Earns an “A” in Patient Safety by Hospital Safety Score

Medical Center Arlington trauma center has been designated as a Level III Trauma Facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).  MCA is the only designated trauma hospital in Arlington. The DSHS trauma designation program promotes the regional …

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Pregnancy Pains: When to Worry

Pregnancy Pains: When to Worry

Some pregnancy pains are common, while others are cause for concern. Pregnancy will commonly bring with it aches and pains. While some are the result of weight gain, hormonal changes, ligaments stretching, organs moving to make room for your growing …

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Ways to Reduce the Chances of an Asthma Attack

Ways to Reduce the Chances of an Asthma Attack

Take steps to reduce your risk of an asthma attack and you'll breathe easier. Do you live with asthma? Approximately 25 million Americans do, according to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. While the disease can't be cured, it can be …

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Why Stress Affects Your Health

Why Stress Affects Your Health

Relaxation and recovery combat both stress and health problems. Stress is an individual's response to a new challenge, whether psychological or physical. May is Mental Health Month, so let's learn why lowering stress is essential to your health. How does …

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