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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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Sep 12 2015



Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) has become the first hospital in Longview to link its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with expert UT Southwestern neonatologists staffing the Children’s Medical Center – Dallas TeleNICU program. The TeleNICU program enables neonatologists at GSMC to collaborate on the diagnosis and care for GSMC’s tiniest, critically ill newborns. By …

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Jul 14 2015

Peters Chevrolet Rewards Health Care Professional


Kelly Bell/ETR For the second year in a row Randy Peters, owner of Peters Chevrolet in Longview, has presented a brand-new car to an employee of Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) as a reward for excellent service to East Texas patients. This year, the vehicle was a 2015 Chevy Colorado. Randy and his three sons, …

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Sep 15 2014

Uninsured Youth

In their quest to land a job, any job, many young adults will sacrifice what used to be called “fringe benefits” to gain a foot in the door. But many entry-level jobs either offer no healthcare benefits, or the employee’s cost share is prohibitive for someone barely making minimum wage. Add to the equation that …

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Sep 05 2014

Buckle Up for Life

Toyota is the world’s top automaker. One of their slogans is “Let’s Go Places.” The automaker takes the consumer places with a full line of Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles. Toyota also takes communities to a safe place, a place where community partnerships are helping to save the lives of many children. Why? “We want …

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Dec 10 2013

Behavioral health care needs in Texas are no myth

Holiday blues and a spike in suicides are often assumed to occur during the holidays. But, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the supposed uptick in depression-related issues is just a myth. The challenges facing Texas’ behavioral health care system, however, are not a myth. They include: • An insufficient workforce to …

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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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