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Halloween Health and Safety Tips for Parents

Halloween Health and Safety Tips for Parents

Help your kids enjoy a happy and healthy Halloween this year. Be aware of important health and safety tips this year, so that your kids make nothing but happy memories. We have some easy tips to remember as you get …

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Top Reasons to Get a Mammogram

Top Reasons to Get a Mammogram

Learn why you should schedule a mammogram to screen for breast cancer. Have you been putting off your mammogram appointment? It may seem like one more chore that’s easy to ignore, but you should consider scheduling one sooner than later. …

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MAKOplasty Robot Surgery for Advanced Hip and Knee Surgery

MAKOplasty Robot Surgery for Advanced Hip and Knee Surgery

See how MAKOplasty® robotic assisted surgical technology can help treat your joint problems. Joint problems can make even the simplest, everyday actions difficult and painful. A new technology we recently added to the Joint Replacement Center at Medical Center of …

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Top 10 Reasons to Donate Blood

Top 10 Reasons to Donate Blood

Donating blood is a personal choice, and we all have different reasons to do so. Why do you donate? Whatever your reason for donating blood, the need for blood is constant and your donation is important. And what is better …

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New Biplane Cardiac Cath Lab to Open this October at Medical Center of McKinney

New Biplane Cardiac Cath Lab to Open this October at Medical Center of McKinney

Beginning this October, the Cardiology Department at Medical Center of McKinney will feature a Biplane Cardiac Catheterization / EP Lab. This new addition to our cardiology department will allow our cardiologists to perform the highest level of interventional cardiology and …

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Benefits of Pet Therapy

Benefits of Pet Therapy

If you have any furry friends yourself, you know the companionship they provide and the happiness they bring to your family. But did you know that pets can even help patients? We had Star, a pet therapy dog, visit Medical …

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Anesthesiology: What to Expect

Anesthesiology: What to Expect

Do you have an upcoming surgical procedure that requires anesthesia? This informative video featuring Jaime Ronderos, MD, Medical Center of McKinney's Anesthesiology Medical Director, gives a brief overview of the operating room and what to expect from anesthesiology during surgery. …

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Understanding Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Understanding Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Dr. Rashid Rahman recently spoke at Medical Center of McKinney on the topic of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Learn more about this condition and what he had to say. Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition in which an individual either completely …

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Medical Center of McKinney Now Offers Online Pre-Registration for Patients

Medical Center of McKinney Now Offers Online Pre-Registration for Patients

Starting on August 7, 2012 Medical Center of McKinney began offering Online Pre-Registration for patients who already have a procedure scheduled, expectant women needing to pre-register for their baby’s delivery, and anyone requesting a screening mammogram appointment. Today’s consumers have …

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Understanding Lactose Intolerance

Understanding Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance occurs when an individual’s body is not capable of digesting lactose, a sugar that is found in many dairy products. Lactose intolerance is fairly common, and some people don’t experience it until their teen years or during adulthood. …

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