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When It’s Time to Go to the E.R.

When It’s Time to Go to the E.R.

Imagine you’re dealing with a serious injury or illness. You may be overwhelmed in the moment, but when a loved one needs immediate medical assistance, it is critical that you are prepared for anything. Denton Regional Medical Center specializes in …

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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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What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

An arrhythmia is defined as trouble with the rate or rhythm of a person’s heartbeat. Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common form of arrhythmia. It occurs when the two upper chambers of the heart, called the atria, contract rapidly …

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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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FastERTX

FastERTX

We’ve all been there. Whether it’s holding a feverish, screaming baby in the middle of the night or caring for a senior parent in need of immediate medical attention – we all know what it is like to drop everything …

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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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