What You Should Know About Sunscreen

Summer Tips
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There’s a good chance you’ve been told to wear sunscreen since you were a child. Sunscreen is essential in helping to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays, which in turn keeps your skin healthy and cancer free. However, there are many things about sunscreen that most people don’t know. Continue reading …

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5 Healthy Options for Your Next BBQ

Summer Tips
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Nothing says summer quite like an outdoor BBQ. However, if you’re trying to eat healthy, this can seem like a sure-fire way to ruin your diet. While most BBQs consist of fat-, salt- and sugar-laden foods, there are healthy alternatives that can keep your diet on track.
Lean Protein
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New CareNow Urgent Care in Dallas

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CareNow continues to be one of the most popular urgent care centers in Texas, adding more and more locations throughout the state. As a great alternative to primary care clinics, CareNow offers everything from urgent care to back-to-school physicals to travel vaccinations. And now, with nearly 30 locations in North Texas, there is always a …

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Preventing Concussions in Children’s Sports

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These days it seems that concussions are in the news constantly. With a spotlight on the injury due to NFL players, new protocols have been put in place in the major leagues. However, concussions are common in children’s sports as well. If you have a child who plays sports of any kind, there are …

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Four Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep

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When things are busy in day-to-day life, sleep seems to be the first thing to go. Our thought is that by shaving a few hours of sleep off, we will have more hours in the day to do things. However, sleep is essential to being the best version of us each and every day. Below …

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Avoiding Foodborne Illness at Your Summer BBQ

Summer Tips
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Grilling out can be one of the most enjoyable summer activities there is, especially if you’re able to spend time with friends and family. However, if your meat is not prepared properly, it can lead to foodborne illness, affecting everyone who eats it. To guarantee your next summer BBQ is a success, there are a …

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Adult Coloring Books and Stress Relief

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There are many things adults do to relieve stress. Yoga, massages, meditation and exercise are all proven to help alleviate anxiety and stress brought on by daily life. But one unlikely de-stressor has taken center stage and it’s something your children have been doing for years: coloring.
The theory is that the rhythmic repetition …

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What is CareNow Healthy Savings?

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If you are a patient at CareNow, but don’t have medical insurance, the Healthy Savings Card™ is a great option for you. This card is a great alternative to medical insurance, but does not serve as an insurance card and cannot be used with insurance. It can, however, save you significant money on your CareNow …

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What Is West Nile Virus?

Summer Tips
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With so much talk about the Zika virus in the news lately, it’s easy to forget about one of the other major mosquito-transmitted viruses: West Nile infection. While most who are infected with the virus experience few, if any, symptoms, some people can actually develop a life-threatening illness that affects the spinal cord or …

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Healthy Recipes for Traditional Mexican Dishes

Health & Fitness
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There is nothing quite like a great Mexican dish. However, Mexican food is notorious for being bad for the waistline. If you want to indulge in your favorite Mexican foods without feeling guilty, read below to see which traditional Mexican dishes can be lightened up so you can enjoy them regularly!
Guacamole
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