MCHS Cancer Recovery & Rehabilitation Program

MCHS Cancer Recovery & Rehabilitation Program by Denise Minyard, MS,CCC-SLP MCH Rehab Program Manager for Outpatient Therapy Services If you or someone you love have been through cancer treatments and now have problems you didn’t have before your diagnosis, there is help available. Especially if these problems interfere with your ability to function or with […]

Baby Teeth and Babies’ Teeth

 Baby Teeth and Babies’ Teeth by Dr. Robert Stanaland Baby teeth are so important! This cannot be stressed enough. Yes, they will be “lost” eventually, but they play a vital role in a child’s jaw development in addition to aiding in proper nutrition and socially.  Here are the answers to several questions we hear a […]

MEDICAL MATTERS: It’s blood pressure 102

MEDICAL MATTERS: It’s blood pressure 102 As seen in the Odessa American “Medical Matters”: http://www.oaoa.com/people/health/article_142b7e0e-eb15-11e6-8175-e70526b7ef79.html by Dr. Fernando Boccalandro In my first article I discussed the basics of blood pressure and the definition of normal blood pressures values according to current guidelines. In this second article I will address some practical tips and tricks, to maintain an […]

Caring for a Survivor of Stroke

Caring for a Survivor of Stroke can be a Challenge by Karry Morris MSN, RN-BC MCH Cardiovascular Nurse, Cardiovascular Services Caring for a survivor of stroke or any traumatic injury or illness can be a challenge. A stroke in a family can result in changes in relationship dynamics, increased stress, role changes and financial burden. Many caregivers […]

Yes, immunizations, flu shots help

Yes, immunizations, flu shots help As seen in the Odessa American “Medical Matters”: http://www.oaoa.com/people/health/article_3c82eb7c-d520-11e6-a0d4-2fb7bbaebde6.html by Dr. Arun Mathews  As you may be well aware, flu season is upon us. Occasionally I come across individuals that are unsure about the general benefits of receiving a flu shot, and in some instances immunization in general. I wanted to […]