Tag Archive: Good Shepherd Medical Center

Jun 28 2012

GSMC ClassiCare holds Medicare Fair

Good Shepherd Medical Center ClassiCare recently held a Medicare Fair for senior citizens in Longview and the surrounding areas. According to Mary Retallack, coordinator of senior program at GSMC, the Fair which was put on by ClassiCare had several components including education. For example, the doctor discussed topics that are important to Seniors like shoulder …

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Jun 19 2012

Cardiac fitness

Good Shepherd Medical Center recently launched a Cardiac Fit Camp that is offering a fun way to learn about the heart and most important of all, how to keep it in tip-top shape. Cardiac Fit Camp is a new eight week heart health program where Dr. Terry Gerber, cardiologist, is leading the program, which works …

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May 31 2012

Tragedy on “16 and Pregnant”

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By: Jimmy Isaac East Texas was the backdrop for the season finale of one of MTV’s most popular television series. When the finale of “16 and Pregnant” aired this month, it centered on Kristina Marie Robinson, a teen mother who gave birth to son Lukas Todd. Robinson lives in the northeastern Panola County community of …

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Apr 04 2012

Tackling obesity

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Childhood obesity has become a major problem. Children continue to get increase as the years go by. According to the National Institutes of Health, (NIH) childhood overweight and obesity has reached epidemic proportions tripling between 1970 and 2004.   Children have gotten so overweight or obese that several concerned organizations like NFL PLAY 60 and …

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Mar 07 2012

Racing the bulge

Childhood obesity has become a major public health problem. According to the National Institutes of Health, (NIH) childhood overweight and obesity has reached epidemic proportions nationally and globally. Crunching the numbers NIH says between 1970 and 2004, the prevalence of the overweight almost tripled among U.S. preschoolers and adolescents and quadrupled among children aged 6 …

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Feb 28 2012

Dancing for the heart

Youngest Clogger, Connor takes the floor with Mom, Tiffany Hall.

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) recently hosted one of the biggest health fairs in the region.  It was dubbed “A Fair of the Heart,” and local residents availed themselves of various free health screenings with values up to $100. The screenings included height/weight, complete lipid profile, glucose testing, blood pressure and body fat. Attendees also …

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Dec 21 2011

GSMC welcomes new board member

Good Shepherd Medical Center announced today the addition of K. Gayle English to Good Shepherd Medical Center’s Board of Directors. Prior to his retirement in 1999, English served Eastman Chemical Company for his entire 39 year career. During his time at Eastman Chemical’s Texas Operations, English advanced from working as a Chemical Engineer into administration …

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Nov 30 2011

New CIO announced

Good Shepherd Medical Center announced today the appointment of Ralph Holcomb as their new Chief Information Officer. Holcomb joined the hospital in October with 18 years of information systems administration experience. “Good Shepherd is excited to bring aboard a CIO with such an incredible wealth of knowledge and experience. His skills will be invaluable as …

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