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Paris Regional Medical Center Osteoporosis – Is It In Your Future?

More than 40-million Americans already suffer from, or are at high risk for developing osteoporosis – causing bones to become abnormally thin and weak, and to break easily. Are you at risk? Is osteoporosis in your future? The risk factors for developing osteoporosis include: Being female – more common in older women, both sexes are [...]

2015-06-19T18:37:30+00:00May 1st, 2015|Health Minute|

Paris Regional Medical Center Living the Good Life at Our Age

Don’t you love a good secret? Well, we want to let you in on something wonderful.  Have you heard about the Paris Regional Prime Time Senior Activity Center? This is good news that everyone hear about. The Prime Time Program at Paris Regional Medical Center is designed to promote your well-being and challenge you to [...]

2015-06-19T18:03:52+00:00April 1st, 2015|Health Minute|

Paris Regional Medical Center Heart Healthy Living in Paris, Texas

One-in-four deaths are caused by heart disease in both men and women every year. This statistic is staggering since heart disease is preventable by making healthy life choices and by managing existing health conditions. Before we discuss ways to prevent heart disease, let’s review the most common types of heart disease: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): [...]

2015-06-19T18:21:51+00:00February 1st, 2015|Health Minute|

Paris Regional Medical Center Cervical Cancer – Prevention is Key

Approximately 11,000 new cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed every year in the United States. Fortunately, that number has been steadily declining over the years. Between the years of 1955-1992, cervical cancer mortality rates dropped 74% due to increased screenings and early prevention with the Pap test. Although cervical cancer is the most preventable form [...]

2015-06-19T18:27:06+00:00January 1st, 2015|Health Minute|

Paris Regional Medical Center Living with Diabetes

A common misconception of diabetes is that it is not serious because it’s treatable. It is possible that you feel fine while diabetes takes a large toll on your body. It’s even possible you don’t experience symptoms for months or years. Effect of Diabetes on the Body When blood glucose is high, your hearing, vision, [...]

2015-06-19T18:44:42+00:00November 1st, 2014|Health Minute|