Statements I overheard at a New Year’s Eve party:
How you can prevent winter skin problems; and when it’s time to see a doctor
Cold, windy days and nights inside with central heating can dry out your skin and cause mild skin ailments to flare up. North Texas has had a mild winter so far, but it’s time to prepare for some blustery weeks ahead.
In countries with modern medicine, when women turn 40, they start getting screening mammograms. In other parts of the world, where healthcare is still considered rudimentary, women of the same age don’t always know about these screening procedures — let alone have access to them.
Dear 16-year-old me,
I don’t know if you’ll listen to this. You’re a little stubborn and you kind of think you know it all. Not to mention, you think, it won’t happen to me.
Memorial programs at Methodist Charlton and Methodist Dallas help parents cope long-term with perinatal loss
When Andra Hunter learned she had lost her baby just days before she was due to give birth at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, the shock and grief that followed were unlike anything she’d ever faced.
Featuring guest blogger David Alexander
In the spring of 2005, I joined the pastoral staff at First Methodist Church in Mansfield, and our family had the privilege to move to this great community. We bought a house on the east side of Highway 360 and every day on my way to the church I had the chance to chart the construction progress of the Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, which was opened the following year.
We live in a culture of busy....in fact we claim busyness as a badge! In a world of saying 'yes' to everything, no wonder everyone is so tired. Of course we'd all love to sleep 8 hours a night, but hey, let's be honest, 8 hours is a DREAM for most folks. So, what is our plan b to get through the day? Insert caffeine! Lattes, tea, and soda help us push through. Though coffee and tea have proven health benefits, they still may not be the best prescription. I could go on and on about the ways soft drinks can negatively impact your health. But the real potential for danger lies within energy drinks.
It’s a typical Wednesday afternoon. You feel a sharp pain in your back, a dull ache in your wrist, or maybe a crick in your neck. You look up at the clock and realize you’ve been sitting at your desk for four hours — without a break.
Amit Guttigoli, MD, really likes gadgets. One in particular caught his interest and passion. He’s become such a fan that he now trains doctors on two continents how to use it.
You’ve made the decision – you want to go from “runner” to “Runner” with a capital R. If you’re planning to participate in Methodist Mansfield’s Run with Heart Half Marathon, 5k or 1-mile fun run, you’re still picking up the pace, gearing up for the longest runs on your training schedule.