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Jul 04

ETMC offers free gallbladder disease seminar

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum on gallbladder disease with surgeon Dr. David Young of East Texas Vascular Associates on Tuesday, July 8, at noon in the ETMC Pavilion in Tyler. “The disease often presents differently from person to person with symptoms ranging from nausea to back pain and upper abdominal pain to yellowing …

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Jul 02

Push to rein in predatory payday and auto title lending gains momentum

In an effort to rein in abusive practices by payday and auto title loan businesses, Midland is the latest municipality to pass Texas’ unified ordinance, which sets basic affordability standards for payday and auto title loans and helps borrowers avoid a never-ending cycle of debt. “Our state has some of the most lax oversight of payday and auto title …

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Jul 01

Printing new SS numbers halted

To help combat the rising threat of fraud and identity theft, Social Security will no longer issue Social Security number printouts beginning in August 2014. If you need written confirmation of your Social Security number—perhaps your new employer needs verification—and you can’t find your Social Security card, you can apply for a replacement. But do …

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Jun 30

Peters Chevy rewards LRMC standout

For a non-doctor, Randy Peters, owner of Longview’s Peters’ Chevrolet, is a great contributor to public health. His yearly reward to Longview Regional Medical Center’s (LRMC) standout employee is an American dream. “Exceptional healthcare is vital to every community,” he said. “We are proud to partner with Longview Regional to reward a deserving employee.” Lyndsey …

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Jun 29

Voting rights in reverse

The Voting Rights Act (VRA) that went into effect 25 June 2013 has led to some states implementing measures making it harder for racial minorities and the aged to cast a ballot. Voting rights advocates are trying hard, but attempts to rectify the situation are stalled in Congress. The implications are significant. The approaching autumn …

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Jun 28

GSMC names new Chief Medical Officer

Good Shepherd Medical Center has named Lawrence T. Verfurth, DO, MBA, FACOI, as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Verfurth, who joined the Good Shepherd staff earlier this month, is a visionary physician executive with a broad base of operation and clinical leadership spanning the spectrum of healthcare. He most recently served as Vice President/Chief …

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Jun 27

A day of action: United Way combats Texas heat

The Lone Star State is indeed a very cool state, but this word is used in more than one way. Blistering temperatures have always been a way of life in the Great State, and triple-digit summer temperatures must not be taken lightly. The spectre of heat-related illness makes cooling systems and fans matters of literal …

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