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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...
Kidney Run
Kidney disease is the 9th leading cause of death in the United States. An estimated 31 million people in the United States have chronic kidney disease (CKD). Leading...
UT Health Northeast Cancer Treatment and Prevention Center...
Accreditation Includes Three CommendationsTYLER, TX – The UT Health Northeast Cancer Treatment and Prevention Center has received a three-year accreditation with...
 Homeowner Tree Care Accidents in 2014
The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) conducted an analysis of 37 civilian tree care-related accidents reported by the media in 2014. TCIA is a trade association that...
Illnesses Prompt Advisory About Certain Blue Bell Products
March 13, 2015The FDA today issued a consumer advisory about certain Blue Bell ice cream products made in Texas. The notice was issued after several confirmed cases of...
Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics in Tyler Texas...
Tyler, Texas – Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler is pleased to announce it has recently earned the CNOR® Strong designation from the Competency & Credentialing...
Public’s Help Needed to Find Child Possibly Exposed to Rabies
The Texas Department of State Health Services is asking the public to help identify a child who may have been exposed to a rabid dog at a park in Austin. The Austin/Travis...
Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Tyler, TX – During March, in recognition of Colon Cancer Awareness Month, UT Health Northeast and the Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor free community...
Medicare strengthens its rating system for nursing homes
You can now be more confident when looking for a nursing home for yourself or a loved one. Medicare has just improved its Nursing Home Compare website so that the public...
Baylor Research Finds First Direct Evidence of Gene-Exposure Link...
WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2015) — February 28 marks the 24th anniversary of the cease fire that ended the 1991 Gulf War, also known as Operation Desert Storm. But the end of...
Active Brains
The year has once again rolled around to that time when we find the greatest joy in playing outside. Preparing the garden, mulching beds, mowing and all of the outside...
Since 2010, 9.4 million people with Medicare have saved over $15...
The Department of Health and Human Services released today new information that shows that millions of seniors and people with disabilities with Medicare continued to enjoy...
Happy National Nutrition Month
Happy National Nutrition Month! With Americans spending up to $210 billion annually on obesity-related medical treatment, the leading personal finance social network...
TEXAS CONSUMER GROUPS APPLAUD HB 1638 TO STOP SURPRISE EMERGENCY...
AUSTIN, Texas -- A partnership of statewide consumer and healthcare advocacy groups today applauded the filing of legislation in the Texas House of Representatives to...
HHS awards $20,957,960 to Texas to support families through the...
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced $20,957,960 in grant awards to Texas to support the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home...
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