Health

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Manager certification...
The class will be from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6 and 7, at the AgriLife Extension Office located at 165 East 6th St., Rusk. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension...
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....
Meals on Wheels Jan. 10 - 16
Wednesday: Chicken and dumplings, peas and onions, zucchini, dinner roll, fruited jello, milk Thursday: Hamburger on bun, hash brown patty, baked beans, lettuce, tomato,...
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....
J’ville Rotary hears from Admissions Coordinator at Twin Oaks...
At the Dec. 27 meeting, Rotarian Kim Felt, Admissions Coordinator at Twin Oaks Health and Rehab, shared about a music and memory program used to...


A team of researchers, including Dr. Shiyou Li, pictured, research professor and director of the National Center for Pharmaceutical Crops at Stephen F. Austin State University, recently received a U.S. patent for Salvinol, a compound derived from the invasive giant salvinia plant. Lab trials conducted at the NCPC show Salvinol can slow and, in some cases, completely inhibit the growth of a wide range of cancer cells, including pancreatic and lung cancer cells. Compound patented by SFA’s National Center for Pharmaceutical Crops...
A plant many consider destructive may have just redeemed itself by offering promise in fighting cancer. A team of researchers at Stephen F. Austin...


Rhonda Pyeatt, Assistant Homebound Coordinator for Meals on Wheels of Palestine, Inc., as she prepares to distribute the gifts provided by Adopt A Grandparent (AAG) to homebound seniors in Anderson County. Adopt-A-Grandparent Sends Christmas Cheer to Homebound Seniors
The Adopt-A-Grandparent (AAG) program is a ministry to homebound residents in East Texas who are currently served through each county’s Meals on...


Samaritan Counseling Center Offers Services
Samaritan Counseling Center of East Texas is now offering counseling services for individuals, couples and families at the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Clinic in...
Meals on Wheels Dec. 13 - 19
Wednesday: Chicken pot pie, new potatoes, seasoned carrots, wheat crackers, applesauce, milk Thursday: Sausage and pinto beans, steamed rice, turnip greens, cornbread,...
Jacksonville Rotary hears from Dr. Sirianni
On Wednesday, Nov. 15, Dr. Edwin Crank hosted Dr. Peter Sirianni, Anesthesiology Specialist with Christus Trinity Mother Frances, to speak about...


Meals on Wheels Dec. 6 - 12
Wednesday: Pork roast with gravy, steamed rice, spinach, dinner roll, sliced apples, milk Thursday: Meatloaf with gravy, parslied potatoes, broccoli, cornbread, fruit...
BBB: Maintain Productivity by Keeping Your Staff Healthy this Cold...
In order to stay productive and profitable this cold and flu season, it’s important to minimize absenteeism due to illness, but the workplace environment often makes it...
Texas Health Care Association honors Two Tyler Residents as...
Texas Health Care Association honors two Tyler residents Lucretia Howard and Vania Padilla. Lucretia Howard is the Texas Health Care Association’s Certified Nurse Aide of...
Meals on Wheels Nov. 22 - 28
Wednesday: Turkey with gravy, cornbread dressing, seasoned green beans, yams, pecan pie, milk Thursday: Closed for Thanksgiving Friday: Closed for Thanksgiving Monday:...
UT Health Northeast Cancer Conferences Set For Dec. 2
UT Health Northeast will hold separate half-day cancer conferences, one for physicians and other medical professionals, and one for the public, on Saturday, Dec. 2, on the...