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Oct 04 2015

Top Five Tips to be a Savvy Health Care Consumer

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By Tom Quirk People are taking a more active role in how they purchase and pay for health care, with consumers driving more of the decision-making process. With thousands of Texas residents purchasing health coverage on their own, and a growing number of people enrolling in consumer-directed health plans offered at work, understanding the health …

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Sep 18 2015

Factors to Control Alzheimer’s Risk


By Charlyn Farg This may be surprising news about Alzheimer’s: Lifestyle choices may affect the risk for up to two-thirds of Alzheimer’s cases, according to a review of research published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, Aug. 20 online issue. Investigators reviewed the findings of 323 studies completed between 1968 and 2014. Collectively, …

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Jul 30 2015

Fighting Diabetes

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Preventing diabetes is something that seems to be on the forefront of many minds. Most commonly, we hear that individuals are encouraged to avoid sweets, as this is thought to be one of the number one ways to prevent diabetes. Although following a healthy diet pattern is very important, there are many other things that …

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Nov 12 2013

Lone Star State-Healthcare: There is no place like home

Some health care once done in a hospital or doctor’s office can now be done at home. It’s just as effective, more convenient and usually less expensive. Medicare pays for health care you receive in the comfort and privacy of your home if you meet certain requirements. To qualify, you must be home bound, under …

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Sep 12 2013

Excellent expansion – Longview Regional Medical Center introduces addition

  Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) held its formal Reveal Ceremony on Tuesday, September 3. Interested parties from all walks toured the hospital’s newly opened expanded areas and took in LRMC’s unconditional dedication both to providing the highest quality care and keeping it close to those who need it. The many-million dollar expansion brings with …

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Sep 06 2013

LRMC reveal ceremony set

Longview Regional Medical center will present to the community its first completed phase of their ongoing expansion with a formal expansion reveal ceremony set for Tuesday, September 10 at 10 am. The reveal ceremony is open to the public and guests will be able to take a tour of the hospitals new expanded areas. These …

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Aug 19 2013

Aging population’s medical needs addressed: Good Shepherd Medical Associates physician attends three-day conference

John C. McDonald, DO, FACOI, Good Shepherd Medical Associates internist, recently attended a three-day intensive course on teaching the core principles of providing medical care to geriatric patients. The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation sponsors scholarships to a Geriatrics Fellowship at the David Griffin School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. The …

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Aug 12 2013

Changing direction: Wellness Pointe relieves CEO of his duties

Wellness Pointe Board of Directors decided on Tuesday to relieve Carl Walters II of his duties as the organization's chief executive officer. The Board called him in at 2:00 p.m. and gave him the news that they have elected to end his management contract of 5 years. Walters assumed his position as the organization's chief …

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