Tag Archive: American Heart Association

Aug 23

The Fake Thing

New rule (as Bill Maher would say): If you make billions of dollars a year selling unhealthy food, you don’t get to tell us to work out. It was one thing when Cookie Monster began telling kids to eat vegetables. Cookie Monster doesn’t earn a living by selling cookies, and vegetables are a fantastic alternative …

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Jun 06

LRMC grabs new awards

Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) has furthered its reputation for excellence by earning the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Evidence-based guidelines pointed to LRMC as a facility whose care for cardiac and stroke patients scored 85 (or higher) for two or more six-month intervals while …

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Sep 21

GSMC balloon times beat national average

A recent study by the American Heart Association has significantly lowered the national average on “door-to-balloon” times for angioplasty patients. The national study, recently published in the August 2011 release of Circulation:  Journal of the American Heart Association, stated that between 2005 and 2010 average times adjusted down from 96 to 64 minutes. Good Shepherd …

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Aug 02

Culinary crown

Gorman Brown is a Longview native and senior-to-be in Longview High School (LHS,) and has been making her city and alma mater proud with her achievements in academics and community service.  She is aiming for a collegiate career at Texas A&M, where she looks to study Animal and Human Sciences with double minors in Italian …

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Jun 29

Good Shepherd earns new acclaim

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) is at the top of the American Heart Association’s list of fit-friendly companies.  Hospital President and Chief Executive Officer Ed Banos explained what motivated his facility to work hard enough to earn this recognition. “With the nation’s rise in obesity and the escalating cost of health care, one of Good …

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