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11 07, 2019

Taking a New Medication This Summer? Watch out for Sunburn

2022-02-08T23:57:56+00:00

Maybe you are one of the lucky ones; for all the time you spend outdoors, you never seem to burn, even in the summer. While your pale, freckled friends are still slathering on sunscreen, you’re already cooling off in the pool or practicing your backhand. It’s time you know—you [...]

Taking a New Medication This Summer? Watch out for Sunburn2022-02-08T23:57:56+00:00
27 06, 2019

The Health Risk You Can Do Something About: The Weather

2022-02-08T23:58:15+00:00

It’s natural to worry about health concerns even when they are quite rare. A couple of years ago many of us worried about the potential of ebola spreading in the U.S. when the likelihood was actually quite low. We get caught up wondering if our fruits and vegetables are [...]

The Health Risk You Can Do Something About: The Weather2022-02-08T23:58:15+00:00
14 03, 2019

Low Bone Density? Use Caution When Walking Your Dog

2022-02-08T23:58:16+00:00

Walking is one of the best forms of exercise, especially for people over 60, says the National Council on Aging, along with just about every doctor we know. Better still? Many say, walking a dog. Dogs can give us a reason to walk when we otherwise wouldn't, and their [...]

Low Bone Density? Use Caution When Walking Your Dog2022-02-08T23:58:16+00:00
9 08, 2018

Don’t Forget to Stay Hydrated this Summer

2022-02-08T23:58:44+00:00

Other than cranking up the air conditioner, there is not much you can do to fully escape the Texas heat. On top of that, temperature controlled rooms tend to dry out the air and the naked heat outside makes us sweat. Either way, many of us are likely to [...]

Don’t Forget to Stay Hydrated this Summer2022-02-08T23:58:44+00:00
28 06, 2018

What You Need to Know About Heat-Related Illness

2022-02-08T23:58:44+00:00

We are no strangers to extreme heat here in Hunt County. We know better than to grab the steering wheel after the car has been sitting in the sun. We feed the dogs ice cubes. We pay ridiculous electric bills during the summer months. And we certainly don't leave [...]

What You Need to Know About Heat-Related Illness2022-02-08T23:58:44+00:00
12 04, 2018

Don’t Let April Showers Bring May Mosquitoes

2022-02-08T23:58:45+00:00

Flowers are not the only thing to benefit from the coming of spring; April showers set the stage for mosquito season. As the weather warms up, mosquitos are born in the standing water inside old tires, flower pot saucers, and anything else that can hold as little as a [...]

Don’t Let April Showers Bring May Mosquitoes2022-02-08T23:58:45+00:00
14 09, 2017

Choosing the Best Sunscreen for Fall: That’s Right, We Said, ‘Fall’

2022-02-08T23:58:46+00:00

Now that summer is coming to a close, you might be thinking, ‘At least I don’t have to remember to put on sunscreen anymore.’ Maybe it is not the biggest thing on your mind these days, but it is important to remember that you do need to protect your [...]

Choosing the Best Sunscreen for Fall: That’s Right, We Said, ‘Fall’2022-02-08T23:58:46+00:00
11 05, 2017

The Two Most Important Things to Know About Stroke

2022-02-09T00:00:01+00:00

It’s May again and the hydrangeas are in bloom here in Hunt County. This month many of us are active outside, working in the garden, playing sports, and otherwise taking advantage of the lovely weather, and we’re starting to think about visiting the lake or the pool as the [...]

The Two Most Important Things to Know About Stroke2022-02-09T00:00:01+00:00
14 01, 2016

Concussions on Your Mind? Here’s What You Need to Know

2022-02-08T23:59:33+00:00

Concussions are on our minds these days with the recent release of the Will Smith movie by the same name–Concussion. This month also happens to be National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month. So, what better time than now to give you a little primer on the [...]

Concussions on Your Mind? Here’s What You Need to Know2022-02-08T23:59:33+00:00
9 07, 2015

Beat the Texas Heat: Dog Days of Summer are Here

2022-02-08T23:59:34+00:00

Summer brings heat to Texas like few other places and we want you (and your dog) to be safe. According to the American Red Cross, heat waves cause more injury than any other weather event. Children, older adults, and those suffering from obesity and other diseases are more at risk [...]

Beat the Texas Heat: Dog Days of Summer are Here2022-02-08T23:59:34+00:00
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