Tag Archive: Stroke

Oct 03 2015

Give ‘Em a Break


By Scott LaFee It’s bad enough that two-thirds of American adults are considered to be overweight or obese, but there’s something particularly alarming about the fact that one-third of American children are, too. Obesity puts children at risk for heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, stroke, several types of cancer and, well, a shorter life. Part …

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Sep 13 2015

Pet Talk: Seizures In Dogs


Many of us would do anything to relieve our pets of a medical issue, especially if it interferes with their ability to live a normal life. Although the veterinary care field is more advanced than ever, some medical issues remain difficult to predict and treat. Seizures, caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain, continue …

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Jun 06 2013

LRMC grabs new awards

Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) has furthered its reputation for excellence by earning the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Evidence-based guidelines pointed to LRMC as a facility whose care for cardiac and stroke patients scored 85 (or higher) for two or more six-month intervals while …

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Jul 07 2011

ETMC stroke program recertified

The East Texas region has one of the highest stroke rates in our state hence ETMC conducts screenings regularly to help pinpoint problems that may lead to stroke.   East Texas Medical Center/Tyler’s (ETMC) stroke treatment department has earned recertification as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations has …

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Apr 28 2011

ETMC offers free forum on stroke warning signs

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum on Thursday, May 5, at noon at the ETMC Pavilion on the warning signs of stroke with Dr. Allison Hennigan with the ETMC Neurological Institute. “East Texans face one of the highest stroke mortality rates in our state, and we are working to change that by providing stroke …

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