Losing weight gets personal: Combining diet and behavioral changes may help

Over the years, Robert Kushner has seen many obese patients get "tripped up" trying to keep pounds off because they rely on fast food, juggle too many tasks and dislike exercise. So Kushner, an obesity expert, began helping patients plan diet and physical activity around their lifestyles and habits. "We don't necessarily put people on any…

Making health a personal priority

JANET HURLEY, Health Wise  One of the barriers I face in my current practice is the perspective from some patients that their health is not a priority. The erosion of this sense of personal responsibility for one’s health has not been a good thing.  I have many patients that take good care of themselves and come to the doctor at appropriate

ETMC achieves reaccreditation for bariatric surgery

ETMC Tyler has been reaccredited as a comprehensive center with adolescent qualifications for bariatric surgery by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. “Patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity, and its related conditions, have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a

Group names Texas Spine and Joint one of America’s top 100 places for spine surgery Video

Texas Spine & Joint Hospital released today that it has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for spine surgery. Healthgrades evaluated nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions. Healthgrades identified the 100 best-performing hospitals across all conditions

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Making health a personal priority

JANET HURLEY, Health Wise  One of the barriers I face in my current practice is the perspective from some patients that their…

20 October 2017 [10:23 AM]
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ETMC offers free seminar on seizures

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum on seizures with Dr. Gina Jetter, fellowship-trained epileptologist with Northeast Texas Neurology Associates and the…

16 October 2017 [02:44 PM]
Public involvement needed to help combat rising dementia cases

Texas is expected to see an almost 40 percent increase in the number of Alzheimer’s cases within the next seven years, from 360,000 to roughly 490,000. It’s already the sixth leading cause of death in the state and experts are…

06 October 2017 [02:01 PM]
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