MEDICAL MATTERS: It’s just allergies … or is it?

MEDICAL MATTERS: It’s just allergies … or is it? As seen in the Odessa American “Medical Matters”: http://www.oaoa.com/people/health/article_df0b9662-06e6-11e7-bbb2-3f66b573b122.html by Dr. Kevin Benson Allergies seem to be a big part of our lives here in West Texas. It seems that no matter what the season, or the symptoms, people tend to think it’s their allergies. Or is it? […]

MEDICAL MATTERS: Preserving your hips and knees

As seen in the Odessa American “Medical Matters”: http://www.oaoa.com/people/health/article_7d318b3e-0111-11e7-9e4a-a381343842e9.html by Dr. James Ingram Time takes a toll on our bodies and our weight bearing joints and cartilage are no exception. Watching a youngster spring up from a sitting position at the speed of a slingshot reminds us all of the creaks and squeaks of our aging joints. […]

Just Three Things – Exercise

Just Three Things – Exercise by Abby Magness, ACSM, C-EP Fitness Director for Mission Fitness Cardio Adults should get 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week. This can be 30 to 60 minutes three times a week at moderate intensity or 20 to 60 minutes three times a week at vigorous-intensity. Strength Training/Weight Lifting Adults […]

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 […]