• The Physician Mark L. Thornton, M.D.

    The Physician Mark L. Thornton, M.D.

    Dr. Thornton is a medical doctor with a specialty in Internal Medicine. Dr.Thornton received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

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  • The Practice - Personalized Medicine

    The Practice - Personalized Medicine

    We will do everything a great doctor has always done, yet we have added such things as the comprehensive annual physical and the no waiting appointment scheduling.

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  • Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine

    Doctors of internal medicine focus on adult medicine and have had special study and training focusing on the prevention and treatment of adult diseases. At least three of their seven or more years of medical…

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  • Dr. Jennifer Wallace

    Dr. Jennifer Wallace

    Dr. Wallace is a physician specializing in Internal Medicine, the diagnosis and non-­surgical care of adults. Dr. Wallace grew up in Temple, Texas and attended Texas A&M University, where she graduated Summa…

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  • Heart Disease: Invasive Treatment is Not Necessarily Better

    There have been some studies showing that in patients with stable heart disease caused by narrowing of the coronary arteries, stents and bypass surgery don’t necessarily improve mortality.  The following is the last salvo in that debate.  This is a summary from Physician’s First Watch

     

    ISCHEMIA: Invasive Treatment Not …

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  • There Is Something Going Around

    According to flu surveillance, there is an increase in Influenza Like Illness or ILI (formerly known as FLI) around the state.  Most of it isn’t the flu.  It’s a respiratory virus with flu-like symptoms.  We treat the symptoms with rest and acetaminophen or ibuprofen.  Anti viral medication like Tamiflu are …

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  • At Home Genetic Testing

    What is At-Home Genetic Testing?
    Understanding what an at-home test will – and will not – tell you
    For a price (typically several hundred to a thousand dollars) you can order a genetic testing kit online or by phone. You’ll swab your cheek or spit into a test tube. Then you …

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  • High Blood Pressure

    New Multisociety Hypertension Guideline Is Released
    Allan S. Brett, MD and Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD, FACC reviewing Whelton PK et al. J Am Coll Cardiol 2017 Nov 13.
    The guideline lowers thresholds for categorizing people as having hypertension and for prescribing drug therapy.
    Sponsoring Organizations: American College of Cardiology (ACC), American …

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