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Introducing Our New Level III NICU!

Introducing Our New Level III NICU!

Charlotte Womack, Manager of Nursery and NICU, talks about the new giraffe beds On Thursday, September 15, we officially opened the doors to our new Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit here at the Medical Center of McKinney! Along with …

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Low-down on Sugar

Low-down on Sugar

by Smitha Suresh, RD/LD, Medical Center of McKinney Dietitian Everyone loves sweets, but it is important to know the different kinds of sugars you are eating. There are two kinds of sugars: 1) nutritive, or naturally occurring, and 2) nonnutritive …

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Femoroacetabular (hip) Impingement

Femoroacetabular (hip) Impingement

By Brian Snow, MD Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) or hip impingement is a condition in which the ball and socket of the hip joint come together abnormally. As the name implies, the two bones impinge or abut to create friction within …

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Women’s Imaging Services Is Moving!

Women’s Imaging Services Is Moving!

Changes are taking place at Medical Center of McKinney. Earlier this summer we began a construction project at our Medical Arts Imaging Center that will allow us to centralize our entire outpatient and women’s imaging services into one convenient location. …

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Do You Do the H2U?

Do You Do the H2U?

Ever feel lost in the world of health and wellness? Looking for a guide or personal consultant that provides you with timely and current trends, information and resources that support your efforts to live a healthy lifestyle? Perhaps it’s time …

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Understanding Depression

Understanding Depression

By Dr. Aditya Sharma, Medical Director of Adult Psychiatric Services at Medical Center of McKinney Depression is one of the most often experienced psychiatric illnesses. In fact, 9.9 million American adults suffer from depression in a given year. That is …

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Breakfast: Benefits for children

Breakfast: Benefits for children

By Kalyani Alladi, PhD, RD, LD, CDE, CNSC Breakfast is especially important for children and adolescents. According to the American Dietetic Association, children who eat a healthy breakfast are more likely to meet daily nutrient requirements, concentrate better, have better …

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Staying Safe in the Sun

Staying Safe in the Sun

Summer is a great time of year to enjoy the outdoors, but you should make sure you stay safe and be aware of the possible dangers of heat and the sun’s rays. Always slather on that sunscreen before your expose …

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Medical Imaging Safety: What You Should Know

Medical Imaging Safety: What You Should Know

  Chances are you’ve had an x-ray or other diagnostic imaging test at some point in your life. Due to the use of radiation, many people question whether such procedures are completely safe. Medical diagnostic imaging has become an important …

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Heat Stroke 101

Heat Stroke 101

The body is able to cool itself by dispelling heat through the skin with the evaporation of sweat. When the body is unable to cool itself because it can’t dispel heat, your temperature rises, and the body can overheat. This …

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