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An Old Killer, Still Common Today, but Largely Unrecognized

Daniel Haight, MD | Monday, September 30 2013

Every week, over 700 Americans die from an overwhelming infection that many have never heard of. It is called Sepsis. An older name for this is “blood poisoning” and it’s caused when tiny microscopic germs, usually bacteria,… > READ MORE


e-Cigarettes: Are More Young People “Using” Them?

Daniel Haight, MD | Tuesday, September 24 2013

If you have successfully kicked the smoking habit, you likely had many reasons: saving your health and the health of others, plus saving a lot of money to name a few. Better yet: Breaking away… > READ MORE


What Athletes Should Know About Concussions

Olumide Sobowale, MD | Monday, September 16 2013

So what exactly is a concussion? A concussion is a brain injury caused by a blow or jolt to the head or by a blow to the body that causes the head and brain to… > READ MORE


Understanding Psoriasis

Daniel Haight, MD | Wednesday, August 28 2013

A person might ask, “What are these spots on my skin?” or feel embarrassed if others stare and think they are contagious. (They are not.) The spots are often much larger than the size of a… > READ MORE


Packing Safe and Healthy School Lunches

Daniel Haight, MD | Thursday, August 22 2013

Does your child’s lunch box hold more than food? You may be packing more than you bargained for when you packed your child’s lunch box today. Along with the healthy and nutritious foods you think… > READ MORE


Childhood Illnesses Thought to Be Long Gone Are On the Rise

Daniel Haight, MD | Tuesday, August 20 2013

Local health authorities are watching Texas closely due to an increase in the number of measles cases reported recently in their state. This disease causes a rash, fever, aches, cough, runny nose and occasional cases… > READ MORE

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