Tag Archive: Good Shepherd Medical Center

May 31

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

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

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

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

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

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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Nov 16

Giving thanks, giving back

Dr. Bill Taylor, radiation oncologist at Texas Oncology– Longview Cancer Center and Debbie Henderson, business owner and volunteer at the Clinic

This Thanksgiving, Texas Oncology–Longview and Texas Oncology–Tyler are commemorating Texas Oncology’s 25th anniversary by thanking their patients for trusting them with the most precious gift of all – their health. In doing so, Texas Oncology is rolling out a series of activities during the holiday season to give back to its patients and those that …

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Oct 19

Boots, buckles, and bling

Back in 1984 Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) organized 60 women into the Good Shepherd Guild/Gold Rush.  These volunteers offer up their time, talents and sundry support to assist the hospital in various ways year-round.  The more than $6 million in contributions the Gold Rush has raised through the years have financed the Heart Center, …

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