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Causes and Risk Factors of Hypothermia

While Dallas winters are mild compared to those of Maine or Minnesota, it’s still important to understand the causes and risk factors of hypothermia. Mild hypothermia can come from simply lingering outside in cold weather, while more severe hypothermia is caused by prolonged exposure to cold water or weather. What Are The Causes And Risk Factors Of Hypothermia? Hypothermia’s most …

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Staying Safe and Healthy on New Year’s Eve

What are you doing on New Year’s Eve? Whether you’re headed to a party or staying in for the night, we want to ensure your New Year’s Eve is spent safely. Many people spend the evening celebrating at parties and drinking heavily, but it’s important to remember the side effects that accompany large quantities of drinking. Avoid Driving Even if …

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ER Open Christmas and New Years | Trusted ER In Dallas, TX

ER Open Christmas and New Years In Dallas, TX Everyone wants a holly-jolly Christmas, but did you know that emergency room visits spike during the holidays? There are a variety of things that can send a patient to the ER during Christmas, from decorating the house, to slipping on icy sidewalks, to gorging on tasty holiday foods. We hope your …

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Pneumonia: Symptoms, Causes, and Risk Factors

Pneumonia Symptoms, Causes, and Risk Factors It’s the most wonderful time of the year…except when pneumonia makes an appearance. ‘Tis the season for dealing with colds, the flu, and pneumonia. While colds and the flu can be frustrating but short-lasting, pneumonia can last much longer and present more serious issues. Pneumonia Symptoms Pneumonia’s symptoms vary in severity, depending on your …

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Tips for Avoiding Holiday Depression Triggers

There are gifts to wrap and lists to make and parties to attend and festive meals to cook. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but, for some of us, the holidays trigger depression instead. In the midst of the hustle and bustle of the season, it’s important to take time for you; and remember to breathe deeply and …

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When to Seek Care for a Sore Throat

Cold and flu season is ramping up, which means you may currently be experiencing a sore throat. Although sore throats are a common irritation, they can be painful and annoying. Washing hands often and practicing good hygiene are some of the best ways to stay healthy and avoid sickness, but if you do experience a sore throat, here are some …

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Stomach Bug or Food Poisoning?

Do I Have A Stomach Bug? Or Do I Have Food Poisoning? Do you know how to tell the difference between the stomach bug and food poisoning? Both have similar symptoms and are frustrating experiences, but there are differences between the two. Do I have A Stomach Bug Or Food Poisoning? The Facts on Food Poisoning One of the major …

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Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving Tips

With Halloween now behind us, Turkey Day is around the corner! As we gather loved ones together at our tables, it’s important to prioritize our health in the midst of all the busyness. By planning ahead, we can ensure a happy and heart-healthy Thanksgiving in Dallas filled with warm memories. Portion Control Instead of loading up on stuffing and mashed …

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What To Do When Chest Pain Strikes

Did you know that every 43 seconds someone in the United States has a heart attack? Heart attacks might be a common emergency, but they are serious and sometimes fatal. Knowing how to prepare for a chest pain emergency could save your life or the life of a loved one. What Are the Symptoms of a Heart Attack? Heart attack …

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Tips for Enjoying a Healthy Halloween

For kids and adults, Halloween can be one of the funnest nights of the year. Dressing up in costumes, trick-or-treating, and collecting candy – what else could make this day more fun? In the midst of all of the excitement, we want you to enjoy a happy, safe and healthy Halloween! Here are some tips for your family: Eat Before …