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Winter Skincare

Winter Skincare

It’s that time of year again, and the cold weather that winter brings can have some unwanted and unpleasant effects on your skin. Winter skin concerns can range from dryness and tightness to flaking, inflammation and even eczema. However, with …

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Fall Eating + A Healthy Comfort Food Recipe Everyone Will Love!

Fall Eating + A Healthy Comfort Food Recipe Everyone Will Love!

By Elizabeth Kiertscher, MS, RD, LD, CPT Registered, Licensed Dietitian and Certified Personal Trainer The temperature is dropping and fall is upon us.   This means it is time for some warm, savory foods such as stews, chili, casseroles, hot apple …

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What Is Radiation Right?

What Is Radiation Right?

Radiation Right is an initiative taken to ensure that patients receive optimal testing results with as little radiation as possible. The program is designed for patients who are undergoing tests, treatment or other medical procedures that could expose them to …

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Medical Center of McKinney Is Going Smoke-Free!

Medical Center of McKinney Is Going Smoke-Free!

November 17 will be the 36th annual Great American Smokeout, and in honor of this, Medical Center of McKinney is going smoke-free! That’s right; we’re becoming a smoke-free campus and taking a big step in improving the health of our …

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Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

Your shoulders are a hardworking body part. The shoulders connect to your neck and arms and are involved in so many of your daily activities—so it’s no wonder shoulder pain and injuries are common. But sometimes it’s difficult to pinpoint …

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Stroke Telemedicine-New Technology & Its Benefits

Stroke Telemedicine-New Technology & Its Benefits

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. It’s also one of the leading causes of long-term disability in adults. When a stroke occurs, it’s important …

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You Might Have Inherited More than Your Mother’s Smile

You Might Have Inherited More than Your Mother’s Smile

Ashkenazi Jews risk for breast and ovarian cancer     Beth Anglin, MD, FACS Everyone, men included, have a risk of breast cancer. For most people the risk is very low. For others the risk can be in the range …

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Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

by Beth Anglin, M.D., FACS Nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) is a possible option in the treatment or prevention of breast cancer. However, it is not the standard of care for either. The term “nipple-sparing mastectomy” should not be confused with the …

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Mammograms Matter!

Mammograms Matter!

Mammograms are x-ray pictures of the breasts that are used to screen for breast cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, research shows that screening mammograms can help in reducing breast cancer deaths in women age 40 to 74. October …

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ADD/ADHD: What’s the Difference?

ADD/ADHD: What’s the Difference?

The terms ADD and ADHD are commonly used interchangeably, although they refer to the same condition. According to Nemours, attention deficit disorder (ADD) is what attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) used to be called. The condition may be referred to …

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