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Health Briefs 5-24

Sat May 23, 2015 10:26 pm

Stroke event held Tuesday at rehab hospital

Trinity Mother Frances Rehabilitation Hospital will host a communitywide stroke awareness event at noon Tuesday at 3131 Troup Highway.

The event is in recognition of the American Stroke Association’s Stroke Awareness Month. It…


Most E. Texas hospitals seeing drop in infection rates

Sat May 23, 2015 10:25 pm

Most E. Texas hospitals seeing drop in infection rates By Coshandra Dillard, cdillard@tylerpaper.com
When someone is admitted into the hospital, the patient counts on personnel to help them get well. However, there is always a…


Group weight loss, fitness challenges key to success

Sat May 23, 2015 10:18 pm

Group weight loss, fitness challenges key to success By Coshandra Dillard, cdillard@tylerpaper.com
If you Google “weight loss challenge,” or scroll through Pinterest, you’ll come across dozens of programs designed to pump you…


Internist to lead next 'Walk'

Sat May 23, 2015 9:27 pm

Internist to lead next 'Walk' Katie Root, an internist at East Texas Medical Center, leads this week’s Walk with a Doc event Thursday and will discuss obesity…


New blood tests, liquid biopsies, may transform cancer care

Sat May 16, 2015 9:27 pm

New blood tests, liquid biopsies, may transform cancer care By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer
A new type of blood test is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing some patients the surgical and needle biopsies…


UT: 3rd student diagnosed with mumps

Sat May 16, 2015 8:21 pm

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas says three students have tested positive for mumps, and officials are trying to notify classmates and guests at a fraternity party one of them attended last weekend.

The U.S. Centers…


African heritage cooking classes set

Sat May 16, 2015 8:20 pm

A Taste of African Heritage cooking classes will return to Tyler at 6 p.m. June 15. The six-part weekly series covers the African Heritage Diet Pyramid, recipes, shopping tips and more. Kalae Whitman, of Sankofa Natural Hair, will teach the…


Neurologist to lead this week's 'Walk with a Doc'

Sat May 16, 2015 8:18 pm

Neurologist to lead this week's 'Walk with a Doc' Dr. Guy Danielson, a neurological surgeon at Precision Spine Care, leads this week’s Walk with a Doc event on Thursday and will…


Families of young adults with mental illness share concern about lack of coordinated care

Sat May 16, 2015 8:16 pm

Families of young adults with mental illness share concern about lack of coordinated care By Coshandra Dillard, cdillard@tylerpaper.com
Parents of young adults who struggle with mental illness say it can be extremely difficult to help their child through…


PBS probe highlights salmonella dangers

Sat May 16, 2015 8:14 pm

PBS probe highlights salmonella dangers By Coshandra Dillard, cdillard@tylerpaper.com
Last week, a Frontline documentary, “The Trouble with Chicken,” examined the poultry industry, which they say produces more chicken with the potentially…


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