Free Empower Diabetes Classes Begin May 2 at UT Health Northeast

East Texas diabetics are encouraged to learn more, get connected and on top of the serious disease by attending UT Health Northeast’s free Empower Diabetes classes beginning May 2 in classroom 3207 at UT Health Northeast, 11937 U.S. 271, in Tyler. Disease management is the goal of the Empower Diabetes program. Each session provides information…

Loved ones honored on Organ Donor Tree of Life

CHELSEA PURGAHN, cpurgahn@tylerpaper.com Nearly 100 family members and friends gathered in the pews of Christus Mother Frances Hospital – Tyler’s chapel Thursday afternoon to pay tribute to lost loved ones. Nineteen Tyler-area organ and tissue donors from the previous two years were honored in the special ceremony, which included music,

Tai Chi: Free 40-minute instructional sessions at 9 a.m. Saturdays at Pollard Park

Wanting to strengthen and improve balance, Alissa Goodman went for her first lesson in the ancient Chinese exercise of tai chi at Pollard Park and said it is wonderful, that the training is outdoors. Another first-timer, Heather Hallett, 46, agreed it was nice to be outside. As many as 60 people turn out on Saturday mornings for tai chi in the

Dr. Brian Mendenhall to lead discussion on heat-related illnesses

Brian Mendenhall, MD, medical director for Excel ER in Tyler, leads the April 20 Walk With a Doc at Rose Rudman Trail. He will discuss heat-related illnesses. Walk With a Doc, a project of the Smith County Medical Society, begins with registration at 5:45 p.m. The presentation begins at 6 p.m., followed by walking. 1. What are heat related

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Loved ones honored on Organ Donor Tree of Life

CHELSEA PURGAHN, cpurgahn@tylerpaper.com Nearly 100 family members and friends gathered in the pews of Christus Mother Frances Hospital – Tyler’s chapel Thursday…

21 April 2017 [04:05 PM]
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HealthFest 2017 to take place in Marshall

A celebration of the growing of whole foods and the plant-based lifestyle will take place during this year’s HealthFest in Marshall from…

18 March 2017 [12:26 PM]
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ETMC awards

ETMC Tyler recently honored 103 team members with pins for their years of service, ranging from 10 to 35 years, during its…

10 March 2017 [11:55 AM]
Health Wise: Dr. Janet Hurley on the mysteries of fibromyalgia

The Mysteries of Fibromyalgia If this article could dispel any myth, it should be that fibromyalgia is not a real condition – because it causes real suffering, real disability and real pain. Yes, fibromyalgia is “real.” Fibromyalgia is a…

03 March 2017 [11:05 AM]
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