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All Margaret McLean, M.S.N., APRN, ACNS-BC

Prevention

The lingering cough – what it might mean

It’s a common complaint we see often in primary care. A patient will come in complaining of “a cough that just won’t go away” despite use of every over-the-counter remedy. Lingering cough is a frustrating symptom that can affect sleep, work, and social or recreational activities.

Brain; Prevention

Insomnia: Don’t lose sleep over it

A little-known treatment for chronic insomnia offers longer-lasting benefits than medication or sleep hygiene techniques. Cognitive behavioral therapy focusing on insomnia (CBT-I) involves personalized care and group-based therapy. Learn more.

Prevention

Influenza hammers Dallas County: What Texans need to know

As influenza A cases rise in Dallas County, it’s important to protect yourself and your family from infection. Find tips to avoid the flu and current information about vaccine recommendations.