Health

Texas A&M Psychology Researchers Testing Cost-Saving ‘TicHelper’...
COLLEGE STATION, Sept. 9, 2015 – Texas A&M University researchers are endeavoring to help people who struggle with tic disorders by developing an online self-help program...
Improving Healthy Habits during Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
The YMCA of Tyler Texas wants families in Tyler, Texas to understand how a child’s weight affects their health – and how to adopt healthy habits Smith County, September 1,...
Texas A&M researchers find neuron responsible for alcohol...
(BRYAN, Texas) — Scientists have pinpointed a population of neurons in the brain that influences whether one drink leads to two, which could ultimately lead to a cure for...
Column.Strategies for Mold Prevention
Mold - it’s not a fun subject, but it’s a serious one - even in the summertime. Flash flooding from summer storms can cause standing water around buildings. Flooding and...
Please, no excuses -- get your flu vaccine this fall
It’s that time of year when people come up with all sorts of excuses for not getting a flu shot. Often, though, the excuses catch up with them. So, for the benefit of the...
John B. Scott Leaving the Texas Health and Human Services...
AUSTIN – Aug. 31, 2015 – Texas Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Chris Traylor today announced John Scott is stepping down as chief operating officer of The...
100 Days of Hope. #ChooseYourDay
Give hope this summerWhen we think of summer, we typically think of being outdoors, family vacations, pool parties and fun in the sun. What you might not know is that...
UT Health Northeast Physician Receives Teaching Excellence Award
Tyler, TX – Emmanuel Elueze, MD, Ph.D, MPA, FACP, an associate professor of medicine at UT Health Northeast and program director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program...
Column. Selecting a Trustworthy Child Care Provider
One of the hardest and most important choices working parents can make is deciding who will care for their children while they’re at work. On average, 61 percent of kids...
Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry receives $5.4...
(DALLAS, Texas) – Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry (TAMBCD) has received $5.4 million in funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration...
ETMC offers free seminar on treatment of scoliosis
ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum on the treatment of adolescent scoliosis with Dr. Todd Raabe, a fellowship-trained Azalea Orthopedics surgeon, on Tuesday, Aug....
Series of free Empower diabetes education classes start August 4,...
Tyler, TX — If you or a family member has diabetes, you are encouraged to learn more, get connected, and get on top of this serious disease by attending UT Health...
Texas A&M Health Science Center awarded federal funding in a...
(COLLEGE STATION, Texas) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health has awarded a 7.5 million dollar grant to the Center for Community...
Hantavirus Case Prompts Precaution Reminder
Texas health officials confirmed the state’s first case of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome this year in a resident of the Texas Panhandle. The Texas Department of State...
ETMC named Most Wired Hospital for ninth time
For the ninth time, the East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System has been named to the list of the nation’s top Most Wired Hospitals. The 17th annual...