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Healthcare Decisions Day: The Most Powerful Conversation You Need to Have

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Monday, April 16th is Healthcare Decisions Day. It’s a day when we talk about the importance of having advance directives – the paperwork that lets health care providers know your medical wishes and appoints someone to speak for you should you be unable to speak for yourself.   

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How Does Organ Donation Work?

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The decision to become an organ and tissue donor, for many, is very personal. Here at Methodist, we are proud to partner with our local organ and tissue recovery agencies to help families give and receive the gift of life.

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World Health Day is about All of Us

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No one should have to choose between good health and the other necessities of life. World Health Day is a reminder to all of us to work to bridge the gap to ensure that all people have access to quality health services, where and when they need them. Why does it matter - and what can you do about it?

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What You May Not Know about Lymphedema

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Hidden inside your body is a very complex system that helps keep our body’s health in check. When the lymphatic system works, it’s a pretty slick process. When it doesn’t work, that’s when we start to face some big problems pretty quickly.

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Fighting TB with Every Breath

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World TB Day is March 24th, and it’s a great time to look at the prevention and control of one of the deadliest diseases in the world.

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New Shingles Vaccine Shingrix Much More Effective

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A new shingles vaccine, Shingrix, is 91-97% effective at preventing the shingles. But is it right for you? Methodist Physicians Clinic's Dr. Shana Peper answers her patients' most common questions.

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Cholesterol's Impact on your Healthy Heart

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High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. But what is cholesterol? Learn how you can keep yours under control - and help your heart. 

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The Unhealthy Obsession with Being Thin

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Because all bodies are worth loving - no matter the size.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Heart Health

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It’s important for anyone who has had a heart attack – and even those who have not – to take the steps necessary to prevent a future heart attack.

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Flu Prevention: Top Tips from the Pros

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What can you do to prevent the viruses, bacteria and germs that are making people sick from invading your home?

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