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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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Nov 07 2013

Clinic opens for business

  Good Shepherd Medical Center, GSMC, Medicine Clinic recently hosted a Health Fair and Open House for their new Medicine Clinic located at 103 West Loop 281 323 behind Burlington Coat Factory/ Judson Road. The event offered clinic tours, health information, refreshments and free health screenings to the public. Dr. Emmanuel Elueze, Dr. John Paredes …

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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

Are you BalanceD?

By Caty Millburg Nutrition Expert The time to make a difference in your health is now!  With the current rate of obesity and obesity related diseases in the United States, our country is in need of a healthy lifestyle overhaul. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), East Texas is no exception.  In 2008 …

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