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UT Health, MD Anderson partner for cancer care

Fri Dec 9, 2016 2:44 pm

By JACQUE HILBURN-SIMMONS, jasimmons@tylerpaper.com
Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct an error. People seem to heal better when they are closer to the…


Some fatigue is better treated with exerciseed with exercise

Fri Dec 9, 2016 2:14 pm

Some fatigue is better treated with exerciseed with exercise By DR. JANET HURLEY, Health Wise
Many patients come to my clinic with the complaint of “fatigue.” The list of possible causes for feeling tired is extensive, and…


Individuals, communities can join in fitness, weight loss challenges

Fri Dec 9, 2016 11:13 am

Individuals, communities can join in fitness, weight loss challenges By BETTY WATERS, blw@tylerpaper.com
The 2017 Lighten Up East Texas regional weight loss challenge will kick off Jan. 2 partnering with another statewide health competition called…


Life expectancy for Americans declines for the first time since 1993

Thu Dec 8, 2016 6:51 am

Life expectancy for Americans declines for the first time since 1993 By Lenny Bernstein, The Washington Post
For the first time in more than two decades, life expectancy for Americans declined last year - a troubling development linked to…


Cancer care options could soon expand, announcement coming

Wed Dec 7, 2016 9:02 pm

Cancer care options could soon expand, announcement coming By JACQUE HILBURN-SIMMONS, jasimmons@tylerpaper.com
Officials with UT Health Northeast, MD Anderson Cancer Center and The University of Texas System are expected to make a special announcement…


Dr. Rebecca Risinger will discuss toy safety for the holidays during Dec. 8 Walk With a Doc

Tue Dec 6, 2016 11:42 am

Dr. Rebecca Risinger, MD, a board certified pediatrician and chief medical officer of Tyler Family Circle of Care, leads the Dec. 8…


Prescription drug price increases put sex beyond reach of many older couples

Tue Dec 6, 2016 10:49 am

Prescription drug price increases put sex beyond reach of many older couples By LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Imagine not being able to afford one of life's great pleasures - sex.

That's true for many older…


Medicare Advantage and Part D open enrollment ends Wednesday

Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:46 pm

Texans Medicare recipients only have Wednesday to make decisions on changes in their Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans, according to the Better Business Bureau. The open enrollment period affects more than 3.5 million Texas Medicare beneficiaries and…


Australian high school students recreate Martin Shkreli's price-hiked $750 life-saving pill for $2

Mon Dec 5, 2016 7:56 am

Australian high school students recreate Martin Shkreli's price-hiked $750 life-saving pill for $2 By Samantha Schmidt, The Washington Post
Last fall, the biotech executive Martin Shkreli became widely reviled for hiking the price of a life-saving drug by more than 4,000…


ETMC offers free seminar on weight management

Sat Dec 3, 2016 2:24 pm

By East Texas Medical Center
ETMC will offer a free Knowledge First Forum on weight management with Dr. Katie Root, ETMC First Physician, on Tuesday at noon at the ETMC Pavilion in Tyler. More than a third of Americans are obese, according to statistics from…


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