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When to Go to the E.R.

When to Go to the E.R.

Learn how to distinguish when does a medical condition or injury warrants a trip to the emergency department. Accidents happen and people get sick all the time. But, when does a situation deserve the attention of emergency medical staff? There …

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Healthy Ideas for Lunch Boxes and After-School Snacks

Healthy Ideas for Lunch Boxes and After-School Snacks

What your kids eat could affect their health – and their performances in school. Are the lunches and snacks your pack for your kids helping or hindering them? If they are mostly getting junk food in their lunch boxes, they …

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Stress Fractures in Baseball

Stress Fractures in Baseball

Learn more about the risk of stress fractures for baseball players from the Team Physician for the Texas Rangers.     Dr. Keith Meister, Medical Director of Sports Medicine at Medical Center Arlington and Team Physician for the Texas Rangers, continues to share important …

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Traveling with Medications: How to Prepare

Traveling with Medications: How to Prepare

Discover a few secrets to simplifying traveling with medication. For some, the comforts of home include having medications handy. But when it comes time to travel, it’s important that those necessities go with you. Here are a few ways to …

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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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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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