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TMC Medical Minutes: Choosing a Home Health Agency

Posted: 03/03/2008 - For those needing additional health care after a hospital visit, deciding which Home Health Agency to use may seem like a daunting task. TMC Home Health Nurse Karen Brown joined us today with some basic tips on choosing the agency that’s right for you and your family.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Honey for a Child’s Cough?

Updated: 03/25/2008 - We’ve all heard that a teaspoon of honey can cure a cough. But isn’t that just an old wife’s tale? TMC Pharmacist, Kevin Doherty joined us today with the results of a recent study that just might surprise you.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Posted: 02/26/2008 - There are a variety of healthcare issues that women often ignore or consider to be just a normal part of life. Obstetrician/gynecologist Dr. Timothy Parker joined us to discuss one common condition called Pelvic Organ Prolapse and what can be done to treat it.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Macular Degeneration

Updated: 03/25/2008 - As we age, so does our eyesight. Ophthalmologist, Dr. Larry Wood joins us today to discuss a condition called macular degeneration, the most common cause of blindness in senior adults.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Women and heart disease

Posted: 02/20/2008 - According to a new analysis announced last week, heart deaths among American women have declined again. Unfortunately, it still remains the number one cause of women’s deaths. TexomaCare physician Dr. Michelle Carr joined us today to discuss women and heart disease.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Heart Disease & Diabetes

Posted: 02/14/2008 - Heart disease is the leading cause of diabetes related-death. Joining us to discuss why diabetes and heart disease seem to go hand-in-hand is Roylyn Selvy with the TMC Diabetes LifeCenter.

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TMC Medical Minutes: What does it mean to be Heart Healthy?

Posted: 02/13/2008 - With heart disease topping the list for cause of death in both men and women, we’ve all heard that we need to be more heart healthy. But what does that mean and how can we get started? TMC Cardiac Rehab nurse Denise Stephens joined us today with some tips.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Arrhythmia

Posted: 02/12/2008 - An estimated 2.2 million Americans live with a condition called atrial fibrillation. Could this fluttering in your heart be more than just love? TexomaCare family medicine physician Dr. Angela Latham joined us to discuss just what causes that feeling.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Drug Interactions

Posted: 02/12/2008 - The untimely death of actor Heath Ledger has put the dangers of drug interactions in the news. TMC Pharmacy director Richard Austin joins us to talk about some common misconceptions when it comes to medication use.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Home Medication Reconciliation

Posted: 02/08/2008 - In the US, the Joint Commission is the agency counted on to maintain, and even elevate, the standards of those in the healthcare arena. One of their current goals for US hospitals is Home Medication Reconciliation. Joining us to discuss what that means and why it’s important is TMC nurse Amanda Hamill.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Meniere’s disease

Posted: 02/06/2008 - Our inner ear affects not only our hearing, but also our balance. Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist, Dr. David Sargent joins us today to discuss a disease that targets that small, yet important part of our anatomy.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Bone Density Testing

Posted: 02/05/2008 - Strong, healthy bones aren’t always at the top of the list of healthcare concerns for women, but Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Dr. Jeffrey Hermann joins us today to discuss why keeping our skeleton healthy should be.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Soft Drinks

Posted: 02/05/2008 - Many of us head for the vending machines when it's time for a break. Dr. Duke Carlson, MD, explains how those empty calories add up and how soft drinks are a major part of the obesity problem in America in today's TMC Medical Minutes.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Caffeine during pregnancy

Posted: 01/31/2008 - American’s consume more caffeine than any other country. But during pregnancy, is it best to stop? A recent report in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology certainly seems to point to it. TMC Labor & Delivery nurse Carroll Morris joins us today to discuss the effects of caffeine during pregnancy.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Heel spurs

Updated: 01/30/2008 - Pain in the heel is one of the most common forms of foot pain in the United States. It can largely be attributed to the stress on the feet caused by daily activities and exercise, particularly if improperly fitted shoes are worn. Podiatrist, Dr. Coyle DeMoss joins us today to discuss a common heel problem-heel spurs-and how best to avoid them.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Kidney cancer

Posted: 01/30/2008 - If found early, the survival rate for patients with kidney cancer ranges from 79 to 100 percent. The key is early detection. Urologist Dr. Steve Johnson is joining us today to discuss what patients need to know about cancer of the kidneys.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Fighting Diabetes

Posted: 01/29/2008 - With obesity levels continuing to skyrocket, the numbers of people being diagnosed with diabetes has turned the disease into an epidemic in our country. TMC Home Health Physical Therapist James Pierce has some great ideas on how we can get up and start the move to fight this epidemic.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Fainting

Posted: 01/28/2008 - While fainting spells may seem melodramatic, for many Americans it is a frequent occurrence. Should you worry if you're a frequent fainter? Emergency department nurse Angie Wright joins us to tell us what happens to us when we faint and what to do if someone else faints.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Walking

Posted: 01/23/2008 - What would you do to take 20 years off your age? The answer may be as simple as walking. Family medicine physician Dr. Angela Latham joins us to discuss why we all need to lace up our sneakers and hit the road.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Elective surgery

Posted: 01/22/2008 - You may have heard of the term “Elective” surgery, but does that mean that the surgery isn’t that serious or even necessary? Sue Zanne Petersen with the TMC Ambulatory Care Center in Sherman joins us today to discuss this term and what it really means.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Cold air and our breathing

Posted: 01/21/2008 - Is this cold weather wreaking havoc on your breathing? TMC Respiratory therapist, Shannon Powell joins us today to discuss what we can do to protect ourselves from the cold air.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Updated: 01/21/2008 - Almost all children become infected with respiratory syncytial virus before age 2. How can you know if it’s RSV and how do you care for a child suffering with it? TexomaCare Pediatrician, Dr. Joseph Lipscomb joins us with the answers.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Medications and insomnia

Posted: 01/16/2008 - Do you find yourself unable to get to sleep most nights? Could the medications you’re taking be the cause? TMC Pharmacist, Kevin Doherty joins us today to discuss ways to get that really good night’s sleep that we all need.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Whiplash

Posted: 01/15/2008 - If you’ve ever been in an auto accident, you know that there is a wide array of symptoms that can occur. TMC trauma coordinator, Sharon Alexander joins us today to discuss one of the most common symptoms, whiplash.

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TMC Medical Minutes: Caffeine withdrawal

Posted: 01/14/2008 - As a nation, our caffeine consumption rates are sky-high. But can quickly decreasing your intake of caffeine cause withdrawal? TMC nurse Christine Hogan joins us with info on how to decrease the caffeine without the side effects.

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