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Ready, Set, Go: Sports Season & Adolescent Injury

The warming days of spring are right around the corner, which means parents and kids are gearing up for sports season. Whether it’s organized school or community sports or just playtime in the front yard with friends, kids are exceedingly … Continue reading

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Simple ENT Surgery Can Make a Big Difference

Many people are skeptical that a simple ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery can dramatically improve their quality of life. But the truth is ENT surgeries aim to do just that. With allergy season right around the corner, more and … Continue reading

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Methodist Hospital for Surgery Partners with Texas Surgeon for Operation Walk USA

On Monday, December 2, Christmas came early for Shelia K., of Bella Vista, AR, and Susan S., of Waxahachie, TX, when they received the unique gift of surgery, courtesy of Methodist Hospital for Surgery, orthopedic surgeon specialist, Dr. Kurt Rathjen, … Continue reading

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MHFS Offers a Pre-Operative Class to Patients

While surgery can be a stressful and sometimes frightening event, Methodist Hospital for Surgery (MHFS) is working to take the uncertainty out of orthopedic surgery by offering a pre-operative class to its patients. This unique class, offered since June 2012, … Continue reading

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Importance of Handwashing Highlighted this Month

This year, National Handwashing Awareness Week is observed December 1-7, 2013. Campaigns associated with this annual event highlight the importance of proper handwashing in preventing the spread of communicable diseases, including the flu, common cold, pink eye, pneumonia and strep … Continue reading

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The Great American Smokeout is in November

The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout each year on the third Thursday of November and encourages smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. … Continue reading

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Joint Wellness Program at Methodist Hospital for Surgery

In order to better serve its patients, Methodist Hospital for Surgery has created a joint wellness program to teach patients and their families about what to expect before, during and after a surgical procedure. The program was launched earlier in … Continue reading

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