VIDEO: Mental, spiritual health focus at conference

Editor's note: This is the second story in a series on mental health and the church. See the related link for more on the Peace of Mind Tyler Conference's keynote speaker, Kay Warren, co-founder of Saddleback Church and wife of renowned megachurch pastor Rick Warren.

Effects of domestic violence ripple through lives

Domestic abuse is a multifaceted public health issue that has gained much attention in the past few weeks as the National Football League addresses some of its players’ violence charges. Health organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, have emphasized the need to implement violence prevention programs and polic

Walk With A Doc Q-and-A: testosterone replacement

Dr. Leonard DeCarlo is a urologist at Urology Tyler, PA. He will be the health topic and walk leader at the Walk with a Doc program, which steps off at 6 p.

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