Health

Texas AgriLife announces Walk Across Texas
It’s time to get up and get moving, Cherokee County. It’s time for everyone to get healthy. \ As the Family and Consumer Science Extension Agent for Cherokee County,...
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Handlers Class
Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program is now being offered here at the Cherokee County Courthouse Annex 165 East 6th St. #104, Rusk....
Ross Breast Center Mobilizes State-of-the-Art Women’s Health Care...
The CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System Ross Breast Center unveiled its new, state-of-the-art Mobile Mammography Unit during the Toast of East Texas Fundraising...
High school and college students invited to participate in UT...
Area high school and college students who are interested in learning more about medicine and scientific research are invited to apply for a month-long biomedical science...
Local author demonstrates canning and dehydrating on Channel 56
Local author, Lurlene Bowden will be appearing on Channel 56 KETK from 11 a.m. - noon, Friday, March 3, with the Manager of Longview Natural Grocers. They will be...
ETMC Cardiovascular Institute to host women's heart health luncheon...
The ETMC Cardiovascular Institute will host “Matters from the Heart: A Woman’s Journey,” a luncheon addressing women’s heart health, on Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Crosswalk...
The end of diabetes is within reach
The Food and Drug Administration just approved what could be one of the biggest breakthroughs in the treatment of type 1 diabetes in decades. Dubbed an "artificial...
East Texas Fruit and Vegetable Conference - South
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service announces the East Texas Fruit and Vegetable Conference - South. Registration is from 8 - 8:30 a.m. and the Program is from 8:30 a.m. -...
Cherokee County Public Health Department presents Live at 5
The Cherokee County Public Health Department hosts Live at 5. Starting at 5:15 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Health Department, 803 College Ave., Jacksonville. There will...
City of Tyler agrees to extensive sewer system upgrades and...
On Tuesday, Jan. 17 the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the city of Tyler, agreed to significantly upgrade its...
UT Health Northeast offers free Empower Diabetes Classes
Those who have diabetes or have a family member with diabetes are encouraged to learn more, get connected and get on top of this serious disease by attending UT Health...
5th year of Lighten Up East Texas kicks off January 2017
Participants from communities all over East Texas can join together to create a healthier East Texas by signing up for the 5th annual Lighten Up East Texas regional weight...
BBB gives tips on joining a Health Club or Gym
One of the most common new year resolutions is to get in shape. In 2016, consumers turned to BBB Business Profiles approximately 250,000 times for information on gyms,...
Texas officials confirm 4 more locally transmitted Zika cases
By Johnathan Silver The Texas Tribune The Texas Department of State Health Services and the Cameron County Health Department announced Friday they've identified four...
Kris Kavasch New Vice President / CFO At UT Health Northeast
Tyler, TX – Officials with UT Health Northeast announced that Kris I. Kavasch, CPA, CIA, CFE, CPCU, has been promoted to vice president, chief financial officer. Kavasch...