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3 Reasons Your Child Needs a Sports Physical

It’s that time of year: Time for Pre-Participation Exams (PPE), also known as Sports Physicals. You already know that playing sports is a great way to keep your child fit and is a fun way for him/her to socialize and meet new friends. You might not know why it's...

Protect Yourself from West Nile

Both Dallas and Tarrant counties recently reported their first West Nile-associated deaths of 2017 and the City of Mansfield recently had its first positive test for West Nile virus. The West Nile virus, transmitted via mosquito bite, causes fever, headaches, muscle...

Prevent Heat Stroke

With the temperatures on the rise in North Texas, do you know how to prevent heat-related illnesses? Heat-related illnesses are preventable. Stay alert and aware of the temperature each day through the summer, know symptoms for your own safety as well as for others....

Must-Do’s Before Summer Vacation

Summer is the prime time for travel, and it is quickly approaching! With people planning vacations all around the globe, it is important to remember a few important things that should be done before traveling. There are many diseases and illnesses that you become...

Preventing Insect Bites During Summer

With the warm temperatures, the bright sun and all the activities that take place – summer is the perfect time to be outside. But, that means it is also the prime time to get an insect bite. According to the CDC, nearly 44,000 cases of West Nile virus disease – which...