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May 13

Health fair promotes wellness

Good Shepherd Emergency Center-Kilgore, Good Shepherd Medical Associates Family Health Center-Kilgore and Allegiance Specialty Hospital are hosting a Community Health Fair in Kilgore. This event is free to the public. Free health screenings valued at more than $100 per person, including glucose, complete lipid profiles to measure cholesterol, triglycerides and HDL will be provided. plans …

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Apr 11

Breast care: LRMC unviels new mammogram technology

Longview Regional Medical cialis vs viagra Center (LRMC) is taking another step in its ongoing crusade versus breast cancer. A technology called digital mammography is now being provided to give patients greater accuracy, quicker results and a more comfortable procedure. The hospital’s breast health center’s staff employs digital mammography machines with MammoPad breast cushions and …

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Mar 28

Good Shepherd Health System breaks ground

Breaking ground on Good Shepherd’s new outpatient and emergency center Shepherd Health System officials recently broke ground on Good Shepherd’s new outpatient and emergency center, located in North Longview on Hawkins Parkway adjacent to the Institute for Healthy Living. The 74,000 square-foot outpatient and emergency center will house a variety of specialties including outpatient imaging …

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Jun 11

Good Shepherd scores perfectly

Breast Center earns perfect score for ten consecutive years of recognition The Breast Center at Good Shepherd, a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, proudly announces its tenth annual perfect Mammography Quality Standards Act inspection by the Texas Department of State Health Services. “We are honored to be recognized for offering an outstanding environment of care,” …

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Apr 14

Good Shepherd goes on the road for breast health

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) is introducing Longview's first-ever mobile breast health clinic.  The hospital's Digital Mobile Breast Center is another long step towards furthering breast health awareness and increasing early detection of breast cancer.  This traveling mammogram center will take its services to patients who might otherwise have trouble getting to stationary clinics.  Businesses, civic groups, regional medical facilities, health fairs and Good Shepherd's outlying clinics will be the venues for screenings that are easily accessible and affordable. The vehicle will utilize screening mammography services to insure area patients receive regular and convenient check-ups. Also intended to further health education and community outreach the unit features the most state-of-the-art equipment and a highly trained, all-female mammography team.   Women are not accepted for screenings if: • She has already been diagnosed with breast cancer. • Has a new breast problem such as a lump, changes in the flesh or discharge. • Is breast-feeding or has breast-fed during the past nine months.  Women with a family history of breast cancer are particularly urged to avail themselves of this new resource, and/or speak to their doctors about the scheduling and frequency of screenings.       Amy Dorsey, Mammography supervisor and Laura Lyon in front of the Mammomobile

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) is introducing Longview’s first-ever mobile breast health clinic.  The hospital’s Digital Mobile Breast Center is another long step towards furthering breast health awareness and increasing early detection of breast cancer.  This traveling mammogram center will take its services to patients who might otherwise have trouble getting to stationary clinics.  Businesses, …

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