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Important Fireworks Facts To Know

Important Fireworks Facts To Know

Do you know the facts when it comes to fireworks and safety? Fireworks can be fun to set off on the Fourth of July – but they can also be a threat to your safety. Every year on Independence Day, …

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Star Employees of the Year for 2012

Star Employees of the Year for 2012

Medical Center of McKinney recently recognized four outstanding individuals as the Star Employee of the Year for 2012. These individuals exemplify the CARES values (Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Service). Sherwyn Craig, CNMT Radiology, Nuclear Medicine A patient nominated Sherwyn …

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The Relay for Life in McKinney: Our Involvement and Yours

The Relay for Life in McKinney: Our Involvement and Yours

This Friday we will be walking at Relay for Life. Will you be there? Medical Center of McKinney believes that our community can make a significant difference in the lives of those fighting cancer. During Relay for Life, McKinney residents …

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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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Get a Glimpse Inside Our Remodeled Women’s Center

Get a Glimpse Inside Our Remodeled Women’s Center

We are excited to share with you the details of our Women's Center Remodel here at Medical Center of McKinney! The $5.6 remodel includes several enhancements to provide you with the latest technology, support and comfort during your labor and …

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Massage Therapy for Athletes

Massage Therapy for Athletes

One of the oldest forms of medical care, massage therapy has been shown to soothe sore muscles, increase flexibility and more—making it a great treatment for athletes who put a lot of stress on their muscles. Are you an athlete? …

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Benefits of a Certified Nurse

Benefits of a Certified Nurse

What does it mean when a nurse is certified? According to the American Nurses Association (ANA), certification is defined as a "Means of measuring competency and the identification of competent nurses that will promote the public welfare for quality in …

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Herniated Disc: How Exercise & Therapy Can Help

Herniated Disc: How Exercise & Therapy Can Help

Herniated discs are very common and can cause extreme lower back pain. Fortunately, surgery is not the only option when alleviating herniated disc pain. Exercise and therapy are often used prior to resorting to surgery, as they are proven remedies …

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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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