MedExpress Bringing Urgent Care Facilities to Dallas and Little Elm

Neighborhood healthcare provider MedExpress Urgent Care, based in West Virginia, is on its way to Texas. In October, Dallas and Little Elm will be the first two Texas cities to join a list of more than 200 neighborhoods in the U.S. with MedExpress medical centers. The new centers will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with no appointment necessary. They will be part of Walgreens locations in Dallas, at 10152 Lake June Road, and in Little Elm at 2774 E. Eldorado Parkway. “Being connected to Walgreens will enable our patients to receive quality care and purchase any… Full Story

SMU Professor Warns About Potential Environmental, Water Problems After Harvey

Southern Methodist University professor John Easton, a lecturer at the university’s department of civil and environmental engineering specializing in environmental engineering and water-infrastructure security, is warning about the water-born pathogens and environmental effects of Hurricane Harvey that can arise post-flood. Full Story

Dr. Kenneth Cooper: Exercise Can Prevent Aging-Associated Diseases

Dr. Kenneth Cooper, founder and chairman of Dallas-based Cooper Aerobics, a nonprofit research and education organization for preventive medicine, spoke at Edgemere, a Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp.-sponsored retirement community, about how exercise can prevent or lessen the development of diseases in older patients. Full Story