New clinic opening, blood drives among health care happenings

Fit City Tyler and local credit union to host art contest for kids Fit City Tyler and East Texas Professional Credit Union are inviting all aspiring artists in grades kindergarten through12 to submit original works of art in the Fit For Life Youth Art Contest. Children are encouraged to create original works of art using the theme Fit For Life. …

Women encouraged to learn heart disease risks, assess health

You may have noticed people wearing a lot of red last Friday, and will probably see more throughout the month of February. It’s to observe American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For women, symptoms may be different than those in men.

Community health care workers educate patients and help connect them with resources

At the Center for Healthy Living in Tyler, four women work in a former fire station that has since been a health care hub for the St. Louis community. When they’re not conducting diabetes or nutrition classes, they’re giving health screenings, signing up people for services, or out in the field sharing information about health care

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Snakebite basics to be discussed at Feb. 11 Walk With a Doc

Dr. David Young, a surgeon with East Texas Vascular Associates, leads Thursday’s Walk With a Doc event and will discuss snakebites. Walk with a Doc, a project of the Smith County Medical Society, begins with registration at 5:45 p.m. at…

06 February 2016 [07:47 PM]
Local health officials to inform public about Zika virus Thursday

Public health officials will address concerns about the Zika virus during a press conference at 11 a.m. Thursday at UT Health Northeast. This informational meeting follows suspicion that a Dallas County patient contracted the virus through sex with their partner,…

03 February 2016 [07:03 PM]
UT Health Northeast to address Zika virus concerns

UT Health Northeast will conduct a news conference 11 a.m. Thursday to address concerns about potential exposure to the Zika virus. The news conference involving a panel of physicians and other health experts will be in the amphitheater on…

03 February 2016 [05:46 PM]
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