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CDC: Hepatitis C-related deaths hit record high in U.S.

Wed May 4, 2016 5:55 pm

By Lena H. Sun, The Washington Post
Deaths from the liver disease hepatitis C reached an all-time high in 2014, killing more Americans than HIV, tuberculosis and staph infections. New data released Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that more Americans die now…


Trinity Mother Frances and Christus Health finalize partnership agreement

Wed May 4, 2016 5:18 pm

ROY MAYNARD, rmaynard@tylerpaper.com Trinity Mother Francis Hospitals and Clinics and Irving-based Christus Health have finalized the agreement that will merge the two…


Physicians alarmed by abuse of popular OTC diarrhea medicine called "poor man's methadone"

Wed May 4, 2016 7:28 am

Physicians alarmed by abuse of popular OTC diarrhea medicine called By Ben Guarino, The Washington Post
When the emergency team arrived, it was already too late. The 24-year-old man, who had a history of opioid addiction, was not…


What does it mean 'to be human' on the leading edge of gene editing?

Wed May 4, 2016 6:29 am

What does it mean 'to be human' on the leading edge of gene editing? By Joel Achenbach, The Washington Post
People in pain write to Jennifer Doudna. They have a congenital illness. Or they have a sick child. Or they carry the…


Study says 1 in 3 antibiotics prescribed in U.S. are unnecessary

Tue May 3, 2016 1:15 pm

Study says 1 in 3 antibiotics prescribed in U.S. are unnecessary By Lena H. Sun, The Washington Post
Nearly a third of antibiotics prescribed in doctors' offices, emergency rooms and hospital-based clinics in the United States are not needed, according…


Woman, 32, suddenly trapped inside her own body by "locked-in syndrome"

Mon May 2, 2016 10:58 am

Woman, 32, suddenly trapped inside her own body by By Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post
Not asleep but not yet awake, Brisa Alfaro could hear her doctors' prognosis: She might never walk or talk again, and she…


Two hospitals on Native American reservations keep federal funding by agreeing to improve quality of care

Mon May 2, 2016 7:03 am

Two hospitals on Native American reservations keep federal funding by agreeing to improve quality of care By REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Two government-run hospitals on Native American reservations in South Dakota will keep receiving crucial federal funding after…


Hospital discharge: One of the most dangerous periods for patients

Sat Apr 30, 2016 2:27 pm

Hospital discharge: One of the most dangerous periods for patients By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Within two weeks of Joyce Oyler's discharge from the hospital, sores developed in her mouth and throat, and blood began seeping from…


ETMC Tyler now in network with UnitedHealthcare

Fri Apr 29, 2016 6:49 pm

ETMC Tyler now in network with UnitedHealthcare East Texas Medical Center Tyler will become an in-network provider for all UnitedHealthcare plans as of Sunday.

The insurer and the…


Dr. David Sabgir, founder of national Walk With a Doc program, takes to Rose Rudman Trail

Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:39 pm

By Carl Speaks, Special to the Tyler Morning Telegraph
As Dr. David Sabgir, founder of the national Walk With a Doc program, walked Rose Rudman Trail on Thursday evening, he listened…


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