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Recognizing the Signs of Heart Disease

Recognizing the Signs of Heart Disease

This February, make your own heart your special Valentine. February is American Heart Month which aims to raise awareness about the leading cause of death in the United States: heart disease. Knowing the signs of heart disease may help you …

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Ice it or Heat it: Treating Your Strains & Pains

Ice it or Heat it: Treating Your Strains & Pains

When participating in physical activities such as working out, running, aerobics or every day physical activities, you always run the risk of experiencing minor muscular injuries. Minor or not, a bad strain can be very painful. The good news is …

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Preventing Skin Cancer for You and Your Family

Preventing Skin Cancer for You and Your Family

Sun safety is becoming commonplace in families today. And why is that? Children are taught about sun protection from a very early age. And once sun safety habits are part of the everyday routine, your family’s risk of skin cancer …

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The Basics of Knee Replacement

The Basics of Knee Replacement

You often don’t realize just how important a functional knee joint is until it becomes injured or damaged. Even the simplest tasks can be a challenge as everyday function is compromised. If alternative methods to relieve your condition haven’t helped, …

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Skin Cancer 101

Skin Cancer 101

As summer approaches, most of us could use a refresher course in skin cancer basics. Did you know that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetimes? Skin cancer is actually the most common form of cancer …

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Honoring Our Employees

Honoring Our Employees

In recognition of National Hospital Week, the Medical Center of Arlington is very proud to honor our valued employees. During a free lunch and dinner event at our cafeteria, select employees were given the following awards of appreciation: 1st Quarter …

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Is Weight Loss Surgery for You?

Is Weight Loss Surgery for You?

Weight loss surgery is a big step—and one that can change your life. If you are considering it, be sure to talk to your doctor about all the pros and cons, so you know what to expect. Before consulting with …

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Could Sports Medicine Help Your Aches and Pains?

Could Sports Medicine Help Your Aches and Pains?

Think you have to be a professional athlete to reap the benefits of sports medicine? Think again. Weekend warriors and marathon runners alike—as well as senior citizens and people with work-related injuries—can take advantage of sports medicine approaches to recognize, …

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The da Vinci Skills Simulator and the da Vinci Si

The da Vinci Skills Simulator and the da Vinci Si

As you probably know, robotic technology has changed the way surgery is performed. Minimally invasive surgery provides less blood loss and faster recoveries than traditional surgery. And robotic assistance, via the da Vinci® Surgical System, provides an incredible level of …

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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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