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Measles outbreak with Disney park origins grows to 95 cases

Thu Jan 29, 2015 10:57 am

Measles outbreak with Disney park origins grows to 95 cases LOS ANGELES (AP) — A measles outbreak whose spread originated at Disneyland has grown to 95 cases.

The California Department of Public…


East Texas ophthalmologist helps restore patients' vision throughout the world

Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:06 pm

East Texas ophthalmologist helps restore patients' vision throughout the world By COSHANDRA DILLARD, cdillard@tylerpaper.com
When Dr. Glenn Strauss, of Tyler, was training to become an ophthalmologist at The University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, he…


UT Health Northeast to hold diabetes classes

Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:36 pm

UT Health Northeast will host Empower Diabetes classes to help patients find effective ways to cope with the disease.

A series of four free sessions begins Feb. 3, in Hudnall Auditorium on the UT Health campus, 11937 U.S. 271 in…


Emergency medicine physician leads this week's walk

Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:34 pm

Emergency medicine physician leads this week's walk Dr. Evans Smith, an emergency room physician at East Texas Medical Center and medical director at ETMC Wound Healing Center, leads this week’s Walk With a Doc event on Thursday and will discuss environmental health hazards. Walk With a Doc…


Study recommends earlier screenings for young cervical cancer survivors

Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:23 pm

By Dr. Ana M. Rodriguez, Guest Columnist
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, a designation made by Congress to raise cervical cancer awareness and education and encourage research into its cause, prevention, early diagnosis and treatment. This month, we especially celebrate the lives of women who have…


Precision medicine aims to transform medical treatments

Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:20 pm

Precision medicine aims to transform medical treatments By Coshandra Dillard, cdillard@tylerpaper.com
During the State of the Union address Tuesday, President Barack Obama briefly spoke about a new initiative that emphasizes “precision medicine.”

It’s…


One dose, then surgery: A new way to test brain tumor drugs

Fri Jan 23, 2015 6:55 am

One dose, then surgery: A new way to test brain tumor drugs By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer
Lori Simons took the bright orange pill at 3 a.m. Eight hours later, doctors sliced into her brain, looking for signs that…


Take measures to stay awake at the wheel

Wed Jan 21, 2015 10:39 pm

By Patrice Dunagin, Home & Family
We all know the feeling. Your head is feeling heavy. You open the window for more fresh air and turn the radio up louder. You are driving and beginning to feel sleepy.

A 2012 poll conducted by the National Sleep…


For some people, cutting is a complex problem

Sat Jan 17, 2015 9:13 pm

Cutting is one of several types of self-injurious behaviors that some teens and young adults may practice. Self-injury is the deliberate mutilation of a body part with the purpose of managing emotions that are perceived as too painful to express…


Care for the skin you're in

Sat Jan 17, 2015 9:11 pm

Care for the skin you're in By Coshandra Dillard, cdillard@tylerpaper.com
Think a hot shower is just the right remedy to cap a long day during the wintery months? In a new report…


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