New gym uses team approach to improve fitness Video

Tyler couple Claudette and Gary Hogenmiller listened intently to instructions from their respective coaches as they worked out recently at the newly opened Life Changing Fitness. Mrs. Hogenmiller was referred by a physical therapist to further help her sciatic nerve pain, while her husband wants to get back on track to physical exercise to…

Self care is important but not utilized

Are you OK? Have you taken care of your basic needs today? This week? These are seemingly simple questions, but it’s easy to lose focus of self. You get busy at work and don’t have time - or forget - to eat. You’re too tired to exercise after work, so you crash on the couch. As the new school

West Nile virus most prevalent at this time of year Video

TYLER (KYTX) - All the recent rain in East Texas is leaving behind the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. The insects are not just annoying, they can also be deadly. Mosquitoes have been a big problem here for a while now and people are concerned when they get bit because they carry a lot of serious diseases. Just recently 2 people died in North Texas from the West Nile virus.

How to combat food allergies at school Video

TYLER (KYTX) -- If your child has a food allergy, it can be scary to send them off to school. CBS 19's Andrea Martinez has been looking into tips to help your kids steer clear of an allergic reaction while at school. Her findings are in the video report on this page.

Recent News

ETMC to host foot care forum

  East Texas Medical Center is scheduled to host a free Knowledge First Forum on common foot problems with podiatrist Dr. Thomas McCloskey at noon Tuesday in the ETMC Pavilion, 801 Clinic Drive, Tyler. The forum will educate attendees about…

30 August 2015 [05:33 AM]
Carter BloodCare drive set

Carter BloodCare is scheduled to host a series of blood drives with community partners this week. To donate, visit one of these locations: Rosewood Estates, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, 506 Rice Road. NET Public Health District, 11…

30 August 2015 [05:31 AM]
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Nacogdoches man gives friend gift of life Video

TYLER (KYTX) -- Best friends Danny Easterling and Monty Montgomery met while volunteering at a Lufkin business, working on computers. What they…

26 August 2015 [10:09 AM]
Surgeon studying cord blood treatment for stroke victims

Dr. James Baumgartner, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Florida Hospital, is trying to see if the stem cells in cord blood can help babies who have a stroke around the time of birth. This type of stroke - called perinatal stroke…

23 August 2015 [05:20 AM]
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Mother Frances honored with top rating

Trinity Mother Frances Hospital – Tyler has been rated “High Performing” in heart bypass surgery, heart failure and knee replacements by the…

23 August 2015 [05:19 AM]
New 'pop-up' farmers market location named

The Rose City Farmers Market has launched a Thursday “pop-up market” at The Salvation Army on North Broadway Avenue. With two farmers markets north of downtown and in the middle of one of eight food deserts in the area, farmers…

23 August 2015 [05:18 AM]
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Use caution with online symptom checkers

Do you use a symptom checker when feeling ill? According to the National Institutes of Health, you’re in company with about one-third…

23 August 2015 [05:18 AM]
Where to go for vaccines

School is Cool-NET Health will provide immunizations during the event between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Harvey Convention Center, 2000 W. Front St. Parents are advised to bring a shot record from their child’s provider and insurance card. Families…

12 August 2015 [03:48 PM]
List of upcoming races

Run It Like It’s Hot Miracle Mud Run** When: 6:45 a.m. Aug. 22 Where: Lear Park Sports Complex, 100 H.G. Mosley Parkway in Longview Info: www.runitlikeits hot.org Jace Jog 5K (with kids’ fun run)* When: 8 a.m. Aug.…

09 August 2015 [12:13 PM]
Fall race season is filled with many fitness opportunities

With the upcoming run/walk season, East Texans have plenty of opportunities to sign up for their favorite event. The larger races - Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Tyler Rose Marathon and Fresh15 - draw hundreds of runners each…

09 August 2015 [12:10 PM]
ContinueCARE earns national recognition

Tyler ContinueCARE Hospital was recently recognized by Health Stream, Inc. with an Excellence Through Insight award for “Overall Physician Satisfaction.” HealthStream, a Nashville, Tennessee-based health care contractor, works to provide a unified suite of solutions for more than 4.4 million…

09 August 2015 [12:05 PM]
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Buies to receive 2015 Galaxy Award

Tyler business owners and philanthropists Herbert and Melvina Buie will be the recipients of the 2015 Galaxy Award. They will be presented…

09 August 2015 [12:04 PM]
UT Health Northeast educator wins award

Dr. Emmanuel Elueze, an associate professor of medicine at UT Health Northeast and program director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program based at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview, has been named a 2015 UT System Board of Regents’ Outstanding…

01 August 2015 [10:02 PM]
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Health Briefs 7-26

Tyler YMCA to host free patio yoga Aug. 1 A free community yoga session, hosted on the Fresh by Brookshire's patio, is…

25 July 2015 [11:29 PM]
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Making greens the 'star' of your diet

Poor nutrition is the second leading cause of preventable deaths, behind tobacco use, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.…

25 July 2015 [10:16 PM]
Conference marks ADA's 25th anniversary

Advocates across the country are commemorating the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA. President George H.W. Bush signed it into law on July 26, 1990. The ADA and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 give civil rights…

24 July 2015 [03:34 PM]
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