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Mar 25 2014

GSMC celebrates health

The amazing accomplishments of seven members were celebrated at the Good Shepherd Institute for recent Healthy Living’s fifth annual “Inspire Award” luncheon. The Inspire Award 2014 winner is Tom Leahy, a stroke survivor who recently completed his third one-mile walk at the St. Mary’s Stampede. The award was developed to recognize Institute members who have …

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Feb 20 2014

GSMC hosts Heart Fair

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) recently held its yearly Fair of the Heart celebration to further cardiovascular health throughout East Texas. Those in attendance took advantage of the opportunity to learn how to achieve heart health as well as undergo medical testing for preventive healthcare. Dr. Scott Hunter, MD. is a family medicine doctor affiliated …

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Jul 23 2013

Let’s talk about cost-effective healthcare

One of the best vehicles our community has to help lower the cost for core primary care services is more community families utilizing Wellness Pointe health system. As a Federally Qualified Health System, we employ seasoned Board-certified clinicians who are experts at providing cost-effective, medically appropriate medical and dental services to families with Medicaid, Medicare, …

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Mar 27 2012

Shaking the salt habit

By Caty Millburg-Nutrition Expert             Salt has become a dirty word for many individuals recently, but how much do we really know about why sodium and salt have such a negative connotation?  Although many American diets consist of excess sodium intake, there is in fact a certain amount that our bodies need, and there is …

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