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It's Not Just Pollen - Allergens

You go outside as the weather begins to change. The cold bite of winter has left the air and things are beginning to grow again. But there it is. You see it. A yellow powder covering your car. Pollen. You run back inside, but it’s too late. You’ve been exposed. Your nose starts to run and you begin to sneeze. It’s that time of year again:  Allergy season. Or maybe your eyes water and itch whenever you’re around an animal, or you swell up badly if you eat a certain food or get stung by a bee...

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RICE for Sprains

You’re out for a jog and your foot catches in a crack in the sidewalk. You stumble and pain shoots up your leg as your ankle begins to throb and ache. Or maybe your child was running about on the playground having fun, but then falls because their foot got caught in a hole and they twisted their ankle. Sounds like you may both have a sprain. Sprains occur when the ligaments in your ankle tear or stretch too much. But what do you do to treat a sprain? The best thing to do is remember R.I.C.E....

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What a Pain! - Sprains

We all have memories of running around on the playground at school when we were kids. Maybe we were playing tag or running just for the sake of running because that’s just what kids do, but everything came to a grinding halt when your foot catches on a rock or a small hole and you go plummeting to the ground. You probably remember quite clearly the throbbing in your hands and knees from falling and scraping them against rocks, but most of all you probably remember the shooting pain in your an...

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A-Choose Allergy Treatments!

You go outside as the weather begins to change. The cold bite of winter has left the air and things are beginning to grow again. But there it is. You see it. A yellow powder covering your car. Pollen. You run back inside, but it’s too late. You’ve been exposed. Your nose starts to run and you begin to sneeze. It’s that time of year again:  Allergy season. Or maybe your eyes water and itch whenever you’re around an animal, or you swell up badly if you eat a certain food or get stung by a bee...

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Stop the Sick!

Too many people don’t properly know how to properly prevent the spread of germs and disease, so sickness travels easily between people at work and at school. HealthCARE Express has a few tips to help you prevent the spread of germs so you can stay healthy and not let sickness interfere with your day.   -Stay home when you’re sick. Going to school or work while you’re ill can spread germs to those that are around.   -Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze. Don’t use your hand ...

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A Sore Subject: Strep Throat

The cold weather brings with it a whole slew of sicknesses. Many of those sicknesses cause sore throats. Flu. Cold. Bronchitis. But sometimes a sore throat is more than just that. Sometimes, it can be strep throat. Strep throat is a bacterial infection caused by group A streptococcus bacteria. This bacteria dwells in the nose and back of the throat, but it doesn’t always cause illness. It shows up most commonly in children and young adults than in older adults. It is normally a very minor i...

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Love Your Skin Coupon Books

Looking for the perfect gift for the one you love?  Any spouse or family member would love one of these packages!  Purchase a book today at our Dermatology & Age Management clinic located at 4401 Corporate Drive, Texarkana TX.  We are open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm and Saturday 9 am to 12 pm by appointment. Please call 903-223-9911 with any questions you may have!  

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Take the Time to Breathe- Asthma

In people who suffer with asthma the bronchial tubes in their lungs are always inflamed and are easily irritated. When faced with an irritant or trigger, the airways swell even more, tightening and making it even harder for the person to breathe. Mucus created in the lungs is produced in excess and closes the airways even more. Several different things can trigger an asthma attack, from changing seasons, exercise, or typical allergy triggers. For many people, allergies and asthma go hand in h...

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It's Getting Hot in Here: The Fever's Magic Number

Is your child feeling sick? Well, don’t call the school office just yet! Normal body temperature is 98.6 °F, but everyone’s body temperature (adults and children) fluctuates throughout the day depending on age, activity level, and many other factors. The magic number for a fever in everyone though, no matter the age, is 100.4 °F. It’s important to know that a fever itself isn’t an illness but a symptom of one. Fevers can occur because of anything from a cold to an infection. Babies who are e...

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Slips and Falls Are No Laughing Matter

Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) falls are the leading cause of accidental deaths and injuries among the elderly population of America? And according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), slips, trips, and falls make up the majority of workplace accidents. Those are some pretty harrowing facts. Elderly people aren’t the only ones at risk of falls, though. Anyone can suffer injury from a fall in their workplace, outside,...

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