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Eat Heart Smart

Eat Heart Smart

Quick, what’s the leading cause of death among Americans? If you said, “heart disease,” you’re right. And while there are risk factors such as age, race and heredity that are beyond your control, research shows that diet also plays a …

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The Benefits of Breastfeeding

The Benefits of Breastfeeding

While breastfeeding can be fraught with challenges, especially in the beginning, it is the best source of nutrition for your baby. Your body naturally produces food that is specially formulated just for your little bundle of joy, and one of …

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Fast ER: Help When You Need It

Fast ER: Help When You Need It

No one expects a medical crisis, but when you have one, you need help fast. Maybe you are feeling dizzy from a new medication or perhaps your child has broken her arm. Or maybe your neighbor cut his hand while …

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Medical Center of Arlington Ranked #10 in Best Hospitals in DFW by U.S. News and World Report

Medical Center of Arlington Ranked #10 in Best Hospitals in DFW by U.S. News and World Report

Medical Center of Arlington proudly announces that is has been ranked #10 in Best Hospitals in DFW by U.S. News and World Report. Of all 116 hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, only 19 were top-ranking. Medical Center of …

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9 Tips to Make Breastfeeding Easier

9 Tips to Make Breastfeeding Easier

For a new mother, breastfeeding can be extremely challenging, and the frustration can take away from the joy of having a new child. If you’re trying to get used to it, and you’re exhausted, you may get discouraged or even …

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Asthma Management in Children

Asthma Management in Children

More children are developing asthma due in part to a rise in the number of childhood allergies and increasing environmental toxins. In babies under the age of one, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is responsible for up to 70 percent of …

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Mammogram Screening Special

Mammogram Screening Special

At Medical Center Arlington, we believe mammograms are one of the best ways to protect your health. To encourage more women to get the yearly screening, we’re offering a special during the entire month of April. Next month you can …

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5 Steps to Prevent Heart Disease

5 Steps to Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number of cause of death in both men and women in the United States. Unfortunately, most Americans do not think about ways to avoid this disease until they experience its symptoms. Below are the top five …

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What Is Your BMI?

What Is Your BMI?

Body mass index or BMI, as it is commonly known, is a measure of body fat, based on an individual’s height and weight. Medical professionals use BMI to screen patients for weight categories that may lead to health problems. This …

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Pneumonia Basics

Pneumonia Basics

Cough … fever … chills … shortness of breath. These could all be symptoms of pneumonia, an infection that attacks the lungs and can make you very ill. While the symptoms sound similar to the flu, pneumonia can be caused …

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