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Q&A with Alzheimer’s Researcher Jim Ray

It’s a medical doomsday scenario: By 2050, an estimated 16 million people will have Alzheimer’s disease, and the cost of […]

Old heart defects: Sometimes forgotten, never gone

Only about 10 percent of adults with congenital heart defects are getting the recommended care they need, and as a […]

Paging Doctor Google

You know you’ve done it: Googled your symptoms to find out what’s wrong with you. You’re not alone. More than […]

Dallas Morning News Healthy Living: The art of healing

Crow Collection offers wellness classes to ease stress By MARY JACOBS Special Contributor Because her job as a legal assistant […]

How to pick the best option for after-hours medical care

Do you need an emergency room or an urgent-care center, or  will a drugstore-based clinic do the trick? It’s up to […]

A Dizzying Problem with a Simple Solution

By MARY JACOBS Special Contributor / The Dallas Morning News In a moment, Teresa Johnson’s world spun out of control. […]

How to manage doctors’ visits from far away

 Mona Reeder/Staff Photographer Dr. Mitch Carroll is an internist who focuses on older patients. He offers tips on keeping adult […]

Heart health: Should you be taking statins? How to talk to your doctor about whether to take cholesterol-lowering statins.

By MARY JACOBS Special Contributor The Dallas Morning News Feb. 1, 2011 Statins are almost as ubiquitous as aspirin. One […]

Arrhythmias range from harmless to fatal Whether they’re called “palpitations” or “skipped beats,” occasional, brief bouts of arrhythmia are fairly common. Should you worry?

By MARY JACOBS Special Contributor The Dallas Morning News Feb. 1, 2011 It’s that time of year, when love is […]

Younger Patients Seeking Joint Replacement

By MARY JACOBS Special Contributor The Dallas Morning News September 12, 2010 Joint replacement was once the surgery of last […]

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