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Free Prostate Screening

Free Prostate Screening

  Apart from certain forms of skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men, with over 200,000 men being diagnosed each year. While more common among African-American men and men over the age of 40, …

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Every Woman Should Know How to Prevent Breast Cancer

Every Woman Should Know How to Prevent Breast Cancer

There are a number of factors that may put some individuals at a higher risk for breast cancer. Heredity, a history of cancer in your family, age and obesity all contribute to an increased chance of this disease. Despite this, …

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Denton Regional: Why We Walk

Denton Regional: Why We Walk

This October 15, 2011, we will walk as one. We will walk to find hope, inspire change and celebrate success. Join Denton Regional as we walk to support the largest voluntary health organization in the United States: the American Heart …

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Robotic Gynecological Surgery

Robotic Gynecological Surgery

The advanced technology of robotic surgery has resulted in vast improvements in gynecological procedures to treat cancer, uterine fibroids, endometriosis and others conditions. This minimally invasive surgery offers many benefits. The Technology While performing robotic surgery, a surgeon typically sits …

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Name the Robot Contest

Name the Robot Contest

  Calling all kids! Denton Regional has a new resident robot that is changing lives at our hospital by making surgery easier for patients. Considering all that it does for our patients, we think that it deserves a name, don’t …

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The Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

The Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

  According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 1 in 71 women get invasive ovarian cancer, and 1 in 95 die from it. The earlier cancer is detected, the better a person’s chances are for successful treatment. The American Cancer …

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How to Spot a Concussion

How to Spot a Concussion

Did your athlete come home from football practice nauseous or vomiting? Pay attention, because that may be the sign of a concussion. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that typically changes the way your brain works temporarily. It is …

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Heat-Related Sports Injuries

Heat-Related Sports Injuries

As school athletic programs welcome their athletes back for summer practices, it is important that parents, players and coaches all remember the dangers of intense cardio exercise during periods of extreme heat. In fact, some of the most common sports …

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Robotic Surgery

Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery has become the preferred surgical option in many hospitals, thanks to the decreased risk of infection and recovery times, and its increased efficiency and precision. Using the da Vinci Surgical System, a surgeon utilizes advanced computer technology to …

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What Does an MCL Injury Mean for Your Athlete?

What Does an MCL Injury Mean for Your Athlete?

Eric Eifler, MD, Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Children, teens and college athletes involved in competitive sports are, unfortunately, at greater risk for a variety of knee injuries. In fact, 18-23% of most football injuries involve the knee. One very common …

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