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More Texans may be left without health insurance after end of open enrollment

Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:28 pm

By CLAIRE ALLBRIGHT, The Texas Tribune
Open enrollment for health care under former President Barack Obama's health care law ends Dec. 15, and while current Texas enrollment numbers…


Class-action suit sought over 1966 Spain H-bomb accident

Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:22 pm

By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A federal appeals court has been asked to allow a class-action lawsuit against the Veterans Affairs Department by…


Are 3-D mammograms really better? US puts scans to the test

Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:28 am

By LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A better mammogram? Increasingly women are asked if they want a 3-D mammogram instead of the regular X-ray -…


Heart attack coordinator for Christus TMF helps patients, educates community

Fri Dec 8, 2017 5:38 pm

Heart attack coordinator for Christus TMF helps patients, educates community By BETTY WATERS,  news@tylerpaper.com
Jamie Moore has a message for everyone.

Her message is that knowing the risk factors for a heart attack, recognizing…


Scientists call on US to allow research on pot meds for pets

Thu Dec 7, 2017 11:27 am

By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press
BEND, Ore. (AP) - Dr. Byron Maas surveys a supply of marijuana products for dogs that lines a shelf in his veterinary…


Doctors: Over a year to see if uterus transplant successful

Mon Dec 4, 2017 4:23 pm

By Associated Press
DALLAS (AP) - It took well over a year to determine if a woman who received a womb transplant would become the…


ETMC Olympic Center food drive raised 23 barrels of food for the East Texas Food Bank

Mon Dec 4, 2017 3:52 pm

By East Texas Medical Center Communications 
The East Texas Medical Center Olympic Center partnered with the East Texas Food Bank in November and brought in 23 barrels filled…


UN voices alarm about spread of HIV in Egypt, new cases increasing by 40 percent annually

Mon Dec 4, 2017 10:38 am

By NARIMAN EL-MOFTY, Associated Press
CAIRO (AP) - The U.N. is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is…


CVS Health-Aetna deal may mean more services in addition to flu shots and prescriptions

Mon Dec 4, 2017 10:36 am

CVS Health-Aetna deal may mean more services in addition to flu shots and prescriptions By TOM MURPHY, AP Health Writer
CVS Health wants to do much more than fill your prescription or jab your arm with an annual flu shot.

The second-largest…


FDA approves first-of-a-kind test for cancer gene profiling

Fri Dec 1, 2017 1:30 pm

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer
U.S. regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind test that looks for mutations in hundreds of cancer genes at once, giving a more complete…


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