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Five Ways to Help an Aging Parent

There are many ways you can help the people who took care of you when you were younger. Have you...

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Do I Need a Skin Cancer Screening?

Scheduling a skin cancer screening is an important aspect of prevention and healthy living. May...

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Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth Awarded Spine Center Certification from the Joint Commission

  Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth has earned The Joint Commission‚Äôs Gold Seal of Approval...

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Top Ways To Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease

Yes, you can reduce your risk of heart disease. The bad news: heart disease is the leading cause...

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Stop the Excuses: 5 Reasons to Exercise

There are many good reasons to exercise. Reminding yourself of what they are can work wonders on...

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What to Expect from Kidney Transplant Surgery

A donated kidney could be the best gift you ever receive. Your kidneys perform the very important...

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Top 5 Surprising Signs of Stroke

The signs of stroke may not be what you think. Learn some of the more uncommon symptoms and save a...

Emergency Preparation Tips for Seniors

Emergency Preparation Tips for Seniors

Being prepared for an emergency is the first step in handling one successfully. While it's important that everyone be prepared for an emergency, there are some special concerns for seniors. If you or someone you love is 55 or older, be sure …

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Top Tips for Fall Prevention at Home

Top Tips for Fall Prevention at Home

For adults age 65 and older, having a fall can be a serious health hazard. In a given year, one of every three people age 65 or older falls, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Statistics show that …

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Living with Epilepsy: What To Know

Living with Epilepsy: What To Know

A combination of medication and healthy choices can help you manage your epilepsy. More than two million adults and more than 450,000 children in the United States live with epilepsy. If you're one of them, there are a few things …

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Nutrition Tips for Kidney Health

Nutrition Tips for Kidney Health

What you eat, or don't eat, is important for kidney health. You've heard the old adage "you are what you eat." Well, eating a nutritious diet is important when it comes to staying healthy. Here are some tips for eating …

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Do I Need Joint Replacement Surgery?

Do I Need Joint Replacement Surgery?

Ask yourself certain questions to help determine if you need joint replacement surgery. Sometimes you can get so accustomed to living with "an aching hip" or "a bad knee" that you have to stop and ask yourself a few questions …

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Cruise Safety: What To Know

Cruise Safety: What To Know

Follow a few safety guidelines to keep your dream of a delightful cruise afloat. Seeing a few cruise ship mishaps featured in the news can leave a traveler questioning whether or not such a getaway is a good choice. But …

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Travel Tips: Easy Ways To Organize Your Medications

Travel Tips: Easy Ways To Organize Your Medications

Follow a few practical packing tips to be sure you have medications handy while traveling. While most people love going on vacation, many don't love packing. While you may decide to wing it when it comes to having just the …

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Home Safety Tips for Alzheimer’s Patients

Home Safety Tips for Alzheimer’s Patients

Family members with Alzheimer's can remain safely at home with these tips. As Alzheimer's progresses in a patient, the typical home environment will become more difficult to navigate. If you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's, you may …

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Five Smart Health Habits for Men

Five Smart Health Habits for Men

Celebrate National Men's Health Week by starting some good-for-you habits. As you age, are you finding you have a few more pounds or a little less energy than you did when you were younger? In honor of National Men’s Health Week, …

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