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#Who I Run For: In the Mix

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Juice industry leader blends love of running with Texas Big Star Frisco, Texas – Matt Kafka began his passion for running with a mission to shed unwanted pounds. As senior director of operations for juice beverage company Jamba Juice, maintaining a healthy lifestyle remains a top priority.  We learned of the ingredients for his decision to #RunBigStar and are honored to …

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Health Leads in a BIG Way

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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco is top sponsor of half marathon & 5K in Frisco   Frisco, Texas – The North Texas Community Giving Foundation (NTCGF) and the Tug McGraw Foundation, are pleased to announce that healthcare industry leader, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco, is the title sponsor of the 2nd annual TexasBig Star Half Marathon & …

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Know the Signs and Symptoms of Stroke: FAST

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Byline by Dr. Maushmi Sheth at Centennial Medical Center   May is National Stroke Awareness Month and it’s a good time to remind the community that during a stroke, every second counts. By knowing the signs and symptoms, you are prepared to take quick action and maybe save a life – perhaps even your own.   Stroke Symptoms   Sudden numbness or weakness …

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Dallas-Based Lifeologie Institute Co-FounderKicks Off National Expansion to Better Mental Health

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Nearly one in five Americans experience mental health and relationship issues every year, yet available treatment options have been slow to adapt or encourage collaborative and client-centered care. Recognizing this void over the past decade, The Lifeologie Institute has been breathing new life into the psychotherapy field and is charging onto the national stage with franchise expansion. Transforming the perception that therapists are solitary …

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Centennial Medical Center Performs DMEK Corneal Transplant

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Centennial Medical Center (CMC) recently performed its first sight-saving DMEK corneal transplant. Dr. Shashi Alloju, M.D., board certified ophthalmologist and cornea specialist at CMC, is one of the few doctors in the Dallas area performing a new type of transplant, which has helped restore vision in patients with Fuch’s corneal endothelial dystrophy. “We are excited to be able to bring these …

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Daylight savings time is good time to check sleep habits

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Frisco physician discusses how new sleep guidelines relate to Sunday’s time change FRISCO, TEXAS, MARCH 10, 2015 — How much is enough when it comes to sleep? It’s a question that may be on the minds of many as we sprang forward Sunday into daylight saving time. The one-hour adjustment is easy enough to make to our tangible clocks but …

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Announcing the 2015 Orangetheory Fitness Paddy Dash

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The Frisco Sunrise Rotary is proud to announce its partnership with Orangetheory Fitness Frisco as the naming sponsor of the 2015 Paddy Dash 5K and Fun Run! Orangetheory’s dedication to an active lifestyle aligns perfectly with the spirit of the Paddy Dash. The event will take place on March 14, 2015 at Frisco Square (8874 Coleman Blvd, Frisco, TX 75034), …

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Family Fun Day For People Who Stutter And Continuing Education For Speech Professionals To Be Held In Frisco January 31

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The National Stuttering Association will host a Family Fun Day on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at Heritage High School, 14040 Eldorado Parkway in Frisco. The event will run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event’s speakers and facilitators will provide information and support to young children and teens who stutter, their families and professionals who work with them. “The …

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Texas Confirms Ebola Case

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A Texas hospital patient has tested positive for Ebola, making the patient the first case diagnosed in the United States. The test was conducted at the state public health laboratory in Austin. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the positive result. The patient is an adult with a recent history of travel to West Africa. The patient developed …

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September 27, 2014 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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It’s a great time to clean out your medicine cabinet!  Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal this Saturday,  September 27, 2014  from 10 AM – 2:00 PM The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and participating local law enforcement are coordinating a nationwide drug “take back” to provide residents with a no-cost, anonymous collection of unwanted and expired medicines. http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html >Click Here for a Collection Site Near …