Smoke in the air – What can be done?

Smoke in the air – What can be done? by Timothy Marquez, BA, RRT – MCH Pulmonary Patient Educator, Cardiopulmonary As most of us in West Texas woke up this morning, we found there to be a certain thickness in the air, plus an aroma … components from a nearby fire. Throughout the day, the haziness […]

Lactation Consultant with MCH Center for Women & Infants

MCHS Center for Women & Infants by Candy Powell BSN, RN, IBCLC, RLC Lactation Consultant with MCH Center for Women & Infants Medical Center Hospital Center for Women & Infants recently received redesignation as a Texas Ten Step facility through 2018. Medical Center Hospital has been a Texas Ten Step facility for over 15 years. The […]

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 […]