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Health Dept. inspections: Dec. 4-8

The Garland Health Dept. conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing grade includes anything below 60.  Any establishment that scores less than 70 is deemed “high risk” and health dept. inspections are performed more frequently. Establishments scoring less than 50 are ...Full Article

Have a safe holiday season

Becoming a crime victim can ruin an otherwise joyous season so be as safe as possible by following the tips below:   Stay safe while shopping:   If you ...Full Article

Holiday treats tough on teeth

Dr. Shirin Rahimian offers the following 10 tips for dental care and hygiene during the holidays. Eat all the holiday sweets you want if you brush in the “hot ...Full Article

Health Dept. inspections: Nov. 27 – Dec. 2

The Garland Health Dept. conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing ...Full Article

Surviving grief during holidays

The holiday season can be a difficult time for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, for those who suffer from depression and similar disorders or ...Full Article

Health Dept. inspections: Nov. 11-21

The Garland Health Dept. conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing ...Full Article

Decrease stress for a happier holiday season

Holiday stress comes in many forms including pressure to spend money, make the perfect meal and buy the perfect gifts. Avoiding stress can be difficult. Other people, magazine articles ...Full Article

Holidays bring home fire risks

The holiday season is a time for family festivities but it is also a time when there is an increased risk of home fires. According to the Garland Fire ...Full Article

It’s time to get flu shots

Flu season has started and getting a vaccination shot now could save you from the misery of getting the disease!  The Center for Disease Control recommends an annual flu ...Full Article

November: American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month and a good time to learn more about this widespread disease. Estimates predict that one-third of American adults will have the disease in 2050 ...Full Article
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