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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 […]

Brain Food: Can the right food make you smart?

By MARY JACOBS Special Contributor The Dallas Morning News, March 1, 2011. You’ve seen the claims: “Super brain-boosting power foods!” […]

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