Monthly Archives: May 2011

Injury Prevention for Summer Sports

Injury Prevention for Summer Sports

For both adults and children, summertime means sports camps and adult sporting leagues, nonstop outdoor activities, and extreme heat. Parents and athletes alike need to be aware of any potential risks for injury this time of year. Here are some …

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Skin Cancer Prevention

Skin Cancer Prevention

By: Gus Gonzalez, MD, Hematology/Oncology The next time you think about going to a tanning salon or opting against sunscreen, consider this: Skin cancer accounts for half of all cancers in the United States, with more than 68,000 cases of …

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Arthritis-Friendly Exercise

Arthritis-Friendly Exercise

Individuals suffering with arthritis shouldn’t exercise, right? Wrong. In fact, regular exercise is a critical part of the therapy process. Without exercise, arthritis sufferers are bound to lose further important mobility and movement. But if exercise is so important, what …

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Snake Bite Safety Important as Temperatures Increase

Snake Bite Safety Important as Temperatures Increase

By Jason West, MD, Trauma Medical Director Denton Regional Medical Center As the seasons change and the temperatures rise, people begin to enjoy the telltale signs that spring is finally here. Unfortunately, we are not the only ones who like …

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