Health

CPRIT Surpasses the 2 Million Milestone in Life-Saving Cancer...
AUSTIN — The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today announced that it reached a new milestone: more than 2 million cancer prevention services have...
ETMC seeks community input on health needs
The East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System has embarked on a process to identify the health needs of the communities it serves and is seeking the public’s...
Focus on Texas Way healthcare coverage at chamber meeting
NACOGDOCHES, TX – Attend the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce Fourth Friday Luncheon presented by Urgent Doc - Urgent Care Clinic, noon to 1 p.m., Friday, June 26 at...
Anti-Aging Exercises for the Brain
Medical researchers are finding that a fitness program just for your brain is loaded with healthful benefits. A regular cognitive workout can improve your concentration,...
Texas A&M School of Public Health identifies top 10 rural health...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Americans who experience a health emergency, but are more than 30 minutes from the nearest hospital, have a 46 percent mortality rate compared to...
AgriLife Research engineer develops real-time listeria biosensor...
COLLEGE STATION – A Texas A&M AgriLife Research engineer and a Florida colleague have developed a biosensor that can detect listeria bacterial contamination within two or...
Texas Reports Year’s First West Nile Case
The Texas Department of State Health Services is reporting the state’s first case of West Nile illness this year and reminding people how to protect themselves from the...
In Texas an estimated 10,278,005 individuals with private insurance...
In Texas an estimated 10,278,005 individuals, including 4,029,215 women and 2,258,657 children, have private health insurance that covers recommended preventive services...
Texas Outlines Requirements for Blue Bell
Texas health officials today finalized with Blue Bell Creameries the steps the company must take before selling ice cream from its Brenham plant. The company temporarily...
Trinity Mother Frances announces partnership with Emerus to expand...
TYLER, Texas (May 7, 2015) — Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics (TMFHC), a faith-based, nonprofit, today announced plans to construct and operate a new community...
Aging Healthfully During Older Americans Month This May
Tyler, Texas – May is Older Americans Month and the YMCA of Tyler Texas encourages all adults 50 years and older in Smith County to get motivated and develop behaviors that...
Medicare adds star ratings to its Hospital Compare website
Are you the kind of consumer who reads reviews or looks for ratings before you shop? Wouldn’t it be helpful to have the same sort of ratings when choosing a...
ETMC brings walk-through breast exhibit to East Texas for Komen...
The ETMC Breast Care Center is bringing a walk-through breast exhibit to East Texas in conjunction with the Komen Tyler Race For the Cure® event on Friday, May 8, and...
Pollen in Clouds May Affect Weather
COLLEGE STATION, May 4, 2015 – The main job of pollen is to help seed the next generation of trees and plants, but a new study from the University of Michigan and Texas A&M...
ETMC Cancer Institute sponsors ‘Great Getaway’ retreat
East Texas cancer survivors can participate in East Texas Medical Center Cancer Institute’s annual “Great Getaway” retreat April 28-30 at Pine Cove on Lake Palestine.The...