Nurse-Family Partnership program provides free home visits, education to first time mothers in Smith, Anderson and Cherokee Counties

Franchesca Williams was in disbelief when several pregnancy tests confirmed she was pregnant. She was in the process of changing careers, enrolled in her first semester of Respiratory Care at Tyler Junior College. “I was pregnant taking finals,” Williams said. “I didn’t know the first thing about being a mom. It was scary for me.” The…

US scientists try 1st gene editing inside the body

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to cure a disease. The experiment was done Monday in California on 44-year-old Brian Madeux. Through an IV, he received billions of copies of a corrective gene and a genetic tool to cut his DNA in a

Texas man with eyesight issues hopes gene therapy can help

DALLAS (AP) - When he was 9, Mason Two Crow learned he could be legally blind before he turned 18. A few years later, his doctors told him something else: Researchers were working on a treatment that could save his vision. But the therapy would have to arrive before Mason lost his eyesight. The Dallas Morning News reports Two Crow, now 22,

NET Health Vital Statistics Department

RECOGNITION For the 11th consecutive year, the NET Health Vital Statistics Department is being recognized as a Local Registrar Five Star Service Award Winner. In addition, the NET Health Vital Statistics Department is only one of 26 registrars across the state who was also observed as an Exemplary Registrar. “I’m so pleased to know the hard

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ETMC Cancer Institute to host luncheon

The ETMC Cancer Institute will host “Cancer, Genetics and You,” a luncheon addressing what every woman should know about how genetics is changing cancer detection, on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the CrossWalk Conference Center, on the campus of Green Acres…

18 August 2017 [01:32 PM]
ET Northeast Texas Health WIC clinics earn gold level recognition

JAMIE CLYDE, Northeast Texas Health WIC clinics across East Texas have been awarded the gold level of the Loving Support award for excellence. The award was given in recognition of the breastfeeding support services that are provided…

18 August 2017 [01:17 PM]
NET Health to celebrate National Breastfeeding Month with multiple events

The Texas Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is celebrating the growing efforts in health care to put moms first as part of National Breastfeeding Month. This month's theme is Sustaining Breastfeeding Together.  Programs like the Texas…

12 August 2017 [03:28 PM]
CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances-Lindale to welcome back providers

Christus Trinity Mother Frances HealthPark - Lindale will welcome new providers Dr. Hayden Head, MD, and Dr. Carah Howe, MD, to serve the patients of their growing community practice at the beginning of August. “We are excited to add Dr.…

12 August 2017 [03:16 PM]
Excel ER in Tyler to close its doors

Excel ER, a freestanding emergency room that opened in Tyler in 2015, is shutting its doors Monday. The decision comes in the…

21 July 2017 [05:52 PM]
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…

20 July 2017 [06:08 PM]
Christus Trinity Clinic to receive patient care award

Christus Trinity Clinic will be awarded the Excellence in Patient Care Award –presented by Studer Group®, in August. Specifically, Christus Trinity Clinic organizations in Jacksonville, Winnsboro and Tyler are being recognized in the physician category for significant achievement across all…

14 July 2017 [04:18 PM]
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