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TeamConnor Relay raises awareness of childhood cancer

TeamConnor Relay raises awareness of childhood cancer

Fundraiser benefits childhood cancer research in memory of 8-year-old Frisco boy More than 100 supporters turned out Oct. 29 at Lone Star Ranch in Frisco for the TeamConnor Relay, which…

Breast cancer support group to meet

Breast cancer support group to meet

Join the Lake Pointe Breast Cancer Support Group from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29 at Lake Pointe Cancer Center, 7501 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 120, in Rowlett. Lake Pointe…

To run or not to run? That is the question

To run or not to run? That is the question

Even with a background in fitness, I have never been much of a runner.  I was a tall, skinny kid and although I was in basketball for one year in…

Preparing to ‘fall back’: Circadian rhythms and sleep

Preparing to ‘fall back’: Circadian rhythms and sleep

Inside each of us is a natural clock that tells us when to sleep and when to wake. Exposure to light and darkness help set the clock. When you travel…

Lake Pointe donation helps Royse City ISD with concussion testing

Lake Pointe donation helps Royse City ISD with concussion testing

Lake Pointe Medical Center provided the Royse City ISD Athletic Program with a sponsorship toward their purchase of the ImPACT Concussion Testing Tool, a tool they will be using to…

Change in season, change your life

Change in season, change your life

Recently I was on a trip back to Wisconsin to celebrate my birthday with my friends and family from back home.  I always become more reflective around my birthday each…

Apothecary fair offers free dental and eye exams, low cost health services

(Dallas) The Brookhaven Apothecary Health Fair 2011 is a community service nonprofit event featuring free and low cost health services, along with a blood drive by the American Red Cross.  Free dental…

‘Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself’

‘Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself’

You may have heard the saying, “world peace begins at home,” but what does that mean to you personally?  To me, this means first looking within ourselves for answers.  Author…

Breastfeeding support group to meet Wednesdays

Breastfeeding support group to meet Wednesdays

(Rowlett) Lake Pointe Medical Center is now offering a free, weekly Breastfeeding Support group, facilitated by Sue Knight, RN IBCLC.   Moms and their babies are invited to join the group from 6 to…

About single-port laparoscopic gallbladder surgery

About single-port laparoscopic gallbladder surgery

Your gallbladder is a small sac located in the upper-right part of your abdomen just under the liver. It stores a digestive fluid called bile from your liver and releases…