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Is Laughter the Best Medicine?

Everyone has heard the phrase, “Laughter is the best medicine.”  But is this statement really true?  With April designated as National Humor Month, we look at the benefits of a cheerier outlook and if it really does make for good medicine. What exactly happens physically when we laugh?  Some researchers believe the effects of laugher and exercise […]

Imaging, At Your Service

Methodist Hospital for Surgery, the newest hospital in the Dallas, Texas, area, offers patients a multifaceted imaging department featuring the latest state-of-the-art technology as well as a superior clinical staff.  The hospital prides itself on providing unparalleled service to patients and physicians. “If a patient needs to undergo an imaging procedure at 9 p.m., we’ll make it happen,” […]

Building Healthy Habits

There is no doubt that healthy habits start at a young age, from eating a balanced diet to exercising regularly. However, children do not automatically or intuitively have these habits, so it is important that parents to teach their children how to choose healthy foods and to be physically active. The Centers for Disease Control […]

Aaacho! Spring Allergies

As you breathe a sigh of relief that winter is over and warmer weather is upon us, that sigh may quickly be followed by a sneeze.  It is estimated that 35 million Americans suffer each year from allergies in the springtime, triggered mostly by the release of pollen into the air.  While there is no […]