Blog Articles

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.

Apr 18th, 2019
Glaucoma: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

No one wants to miss out on seeing the world around them by experiencing blindness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness. It causes damage to the optic nerve, thus gradually worsening v

Apr 3rd, 2019
Steps to a Heart-Healthy Life

Our hearts quite literally keep us alive. They work hard for us every day, and it is important to exercise good heart hearth. Want to improve your heart’s health? A series of small changes can make a big improvement.

Mar 6th, 2019
6 Things to Know about Thyroid Health

Did you know one in every eight women will develop a thyroid condition during her lifetime, according to the American Thyroid Association? In many cases, thyroid symptoms can be mistaken for other conditions.

Feb 6th, 2019
Signs You May Have a Fracture

Did you know that the average person experiences two fractured bones during their lifetime? While fractures, or broken bones, are very common during childhood, they can become more serious as we age.

Jan 9th, 2019
Chemical and Caustic Burns

Chemical or caustic burns can happen in the safety of your home, in your workplace, or at school. They are caused by accidentally coming into contact with a chemical or misusing a chemical product.

Dec 5th, 2018
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.

Nov 10th, 2018
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.

Oct 29th, 2018
Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine

Halloween is around the corner, and you’ve probably already started planning your kids’ Halloween costumes. But in the midst of your preparations, make sure you schedule another important date on your calendar: your flu shot.

Oct 20th, 2018
Tips for Enjoying a Healthy Halloween

For kids and adults, Halloween is one of the most fun nights of the year. Dressing up in costumes, trick-or-treating, and collecting candy – what else could make this day more fun?

Oct 15th, 2018
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.

Sep 12th, 2018
Preventing Football Injuries

Fall is synonymous with football season. In the Mansfield area, we love sitting around our televisions, cheering for the Cowboys and our favorite college and high school football teams, and watching our kids play in local leagues.

Aug 31st, 2018
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.

Aug 23rd, 2018
Back-to-School Health Tips For You

As the weather turns cooler and children head back to school, we want to help your kids stay healthy. We’ve compiled a list of back to school health tips to ensure your children have smooth transitions back to school.

Aug 13th, 2018
Stomach Bug or 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.

Aug 2nd, 2018
Healthy Living Tips For The Fall

Goodbye, long summer days and warm nights. Hello, pumpkin spice and football and the State Fair of Texas. For many of us, fall feels like a fresh start.

Jul 31st, 2018
When to Seek Emergency Care

If you’re not sure when to go to the ER, or when to seek emergency care, we’ve done the work for you – follow our list of guidelines to learn when your medical issue requires an emergency room visit.

Jul 15th, 2018