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Breast is Best!

Breast is Best!

The arrival of a new baby is an exciting time. Choosing the best way to meet a newborn’s nutritional needs can be a big decision. The first choice new parents will make is between breast milk and formula. Solid food …

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Lifting Weights Isn’t Just for Body Builders

Lifting Weights Isn’t Just for Body Builders

Everyone knows that exercise is an important part of overall health. For many it seems as if the sheer number of exercises out there and vast amount of equipment at the gym can be a bit daunting. Having to learn …

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Focusing on the Smallest Patients; Neonatal Intensive Care

Focusing on the Smallest Patients; Neonatal Intensive Care

The birth of a child is a blissful event for all. With proper prenatal care and the quality medical care of an obstetrician, most children are born without any significant complications. According to the March of Times, approximately 10%-15% of …

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Back to Living Pain Free

Back to Living Pain Free

As a young man, Jim Dill worked as a surgery orderly, lifting patients from the gurney to the operating table. The strains this demanding job put on his back led to back problems that increasingly got worse over the years. …

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Memory Loss in Seniors

Memory Loss in Seniors

One of the side effects of growing older is memory loss. Older brains stop manufacturing certain chemicals, referred to as neurotransmitters, at as rapid a pace as young brains. This affects memory because neurotransmitters help the various parts of our …

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What Is a Certified Primary Stroke Center?

What Is a Certified Primary Stroke Center?

Suffering a stroke is a major, life-changing event, but it doesn’t have to mean the end of your life. Seeking treatment as soon as possible after the recognition of stroke will minimize brain damage. In addition, beginning rehabilitation as soon …

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Open House for ER, CC, Med/Surg and Psych RNs

Open House for ER, CC, Med/Surg and Psych RNs

The Medical Center of McKinney will be hosting an open house for nurses, here at the hospital, on Saturday April2, 2011. This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced nurses here in Collin County to get to know our hospital and …

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Eat Right, Feel Right, Be Right

Eat Right, Feel Right, Be Right

March is National Nutrition Month, which means that we all need to take some time to think about the foods that we put into our bodies and how they will affect us. In the short term, food provides us with …

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Appreciated Members of the Medical Center of McKinney Family

Appreciated Members of the Medical Center of McKinney Family

Some of the most important members of our family here at the Medical Center of McKinney are the people who donate their time, efforts, and energy to helping us improve the health of the residents of Collin County. We are …

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Relieving Pain Every Step of the Way

Relieving Pain Every Step of the Way

Knee troubles bring many patients to the hospital every year. Injuries and painful joints can prevent patients from everyday activities, such as walking and taking the stairs. To get back to normal, many people will be advised to undergo a …

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