Tag Archive: pain

Jun 23

ETMC offers free seminar

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum on joint pain caused by arthritis with Dr. Joseph Conflitti and Dr. Scott Devinney of the ETMC Orthopedic Institute on Thursday, June 26, at 10 a.m. in the ETMC Pavilion in Tyler. “More than 43 million Americans suffer from some form of arthritis but whether it’s a daily …

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Sep 04

Is anyone listening?

Ever feel like you’re talking to a brick wall? The television comedy Frasier was one of the most popular TV series in US history. It’s been called “a thinking person’s comedy.” Reruns are ubiquitous, about six episodes daily in our area. Frasier Crane, the protagonist, is a caring, sensitive, cultured – but insecure and sometimes …

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Jun 08

Lone Star State: Healthcare fraud – Houston physicians sentenced again, must pay more than $37 million in restitution

Drs. Arun and Kiran Sharma, two Houston physicians previously sentenced for defrauding Medicare, Medicaid and more than a dozen private insurers, have appeared in federal court for a resentencing hearing on restitution and forfeiture issues, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced. The Sharmas, both 58, are a married couple who operated medical clinics in Baytown …

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May 15

How do you keep going when things get tough?

“By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity — another man’s, I mean,” wrote Mark Twain. buy cialis online with no prescription If you’re reduced to human resources, there’s wisdom as well as wit in Twain’s quip. Severe personal adversity has a way of undoing us. The self-assured masks we love to wear become …

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May 12

Remembering Mom and praising God

When Mom gasped suddenly and took her final breath in this life earlier this month, succumbing to the insidious disease of Alzheimer’s, we were there with her. My brother Jimmy, sister Kelly, our aunt Kathryn and uncle Reggie (Mom’s brother and sister), and I were gathered at her bedside and watched her pass from this …

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Mar 22

Does God decide who is going to live and who will die?

Does God decide who lives and who dies from illness, accident, or wartime battle? Five veterans of the Iraq War, profiled in USA Weekend recently, have no doubt. Having faced situations where by all logic they should have died, they are agreed that “God had decided it wasn’t my time.” A missionary friend survived a …

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Mar 07

Shingles: Medicare to pay for vaccine

Anyone who has suffered from shingles knows the pain is excruciating. Shingles produces a blistering skin rash that lasts from 2-4 weeks. It usually appears on just one side of your body, most often on the torso or face. You also may have a fever, headache, chills or an upset stomach. When the blisters finally …

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Oct 06

Living without pain: Texas Spine and Joint Clinic-Longview opens

Cynde Bell, Chamber ambassador,  presents new membership plaque to Ann Ribble, Operations director; Dr. Ryan Patterson, left, as Dru Crenshaw, marketing director, looks on.

The local Texas Spine and Joint Clinic recently had its grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony at its newest location 725 North 4th Street.  Director of Operations Ann Ribble welcomed guests to the facility, and introduced front desk clerk Shannon Rosser, X-ray technician Leah Spencer, Clinical Nurse Bienvenida Torres and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Sharon Patterson. The …

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