Health

Med Team--2/19

New technology has been made available to monitor the way breast cancer spreads across the body. Dr. Ed Dominguez explains.

Dr. Ed joins us to talk about marijuana and cardiovascular issues in older people

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Med Team 2/12

New research suggests that higher levels of formal education do not have a preventive effect. Dr. Ed Dominguez breaks down the study.

Dr. Ed joins us to discuss the importance of eating breakfast when trying to lose weight

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Dr. Ed: Spread of Superbugs

Scientist are concerned over recant discovery.

Dr. Ed joins us to talk about the increasing rate of Parkinson's Disease

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Longview DaVita found in compliance with Medicare on revisit

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has found a Longview dialysis clinic fully compliant after a revisit earlier this month.

Little hats, big hearts: Group knits awareness about congenital heart birth defects

A group of East Texas women are knitting and crocheting little red hats to help bring awareness to the number one killer of Americans: heart disease. Among infants, congenital heart defects are the most common type of birth defect in the country.

Tyler city council approves change to smoking ordinance to include vaping, e-cigs

The Tyler City Council has approved a change to the city’s smoking ordinance to include electronic devices, such as a vaporizers and e-cigarettes.

Med Team Dr. Ed 1-17-19

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Dr. Ed: Connection between sleep and Alzheimer's

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East Texas hospitals discuss new price transparency requirement

A new hospital price transparency rule went into effect at the first of the year. but just how helpful is the new requirement?

Santa honors boy’s Christmas wish by bringing $1,200 for cancer research

After an 8-year-old asked Santa to borrow money for kids with cancer, word spread quickly among family friends and colleagues, and the boy found $1,200 under the tree Christmas morning.

Dr. Ed: Effects of psychiatric health on the body

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Doctors baffled after 11-year-old girl’s brain tumor disappears

Even after double-checking the girl’s brain scans to confirm the results, doctors could find no trace of her tumor, which they say they can’t explain.

Most drug overdoses involve fentanyl, CDC finds

The study found illicit drugs like fentanyl, heroin and cocaine were the leading causes of unintentional overdoses, and prescription drugs were more likely to be involved in suicidal overdoses.

3 East Texas counties among Texas counties with reported West Nile Virus cases

According to Texas Health and Human Services, there have been several cases of West Nile Virus in East Texas this year.

Dr. Ed: The connection between obesity and some cancers

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Dr. Ed: Mental health

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Colored contacts can become hazardous for consumers

Optometrist says people wearing colored contacts coming in with infections in the eye.

Dr. Ed: Using social media predict depression

Mental health in the new age.

CHRISTUS expands Medicare Generations plan area

According to a press release, these plans are available October 15 through December 7 to people who are 65 and older, as well as those under 65 with certain disabilities living in the eligible counties. Following CHRISTUS Health’s aim to build healthier communities, CHRISTUS Health Plan Generations

Local pharmacists react to President Trump’s new legislation

Local pharmacists react to President Trump signing two bills lifting pharmacist gag orders on drug prices.

Dr. Ed: Vitamin A

Could taking supplements have negative consequences.

Dr. Ed: Breast cancer recurrence research

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10/3, Dr. Ed: Changes in cardiac arrest

See how social media has changed your risk factors.

10/2, Dr. Ed: Paralysis research

Research might help individuals suffering from paralysis speak.

Study: Meditation, prayer can lead to less stress, anxiety

A recent study from Harvard says that if you want less stress and anxiety in your life, simply slow down.

Sadiant Health hosts hiring event for nurses in Tyler, Longview areas

A Fort Worth-based healthcare company is expanding to East Texas, and it's looking for nurses to fill vacant positions in the area.

Longview Chamber of Commerce reintroduces health insurance boost

The Longview Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with United Healthcare to offer more health plan options to members of the partnership. The plans provide small businesses with the same type of flexibility in product choices and pricing that large employers currently experience.