Health

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.

Pollen Count From UT Health and KLTV7

Here is the latest Pollen Count From UT Health and KLTV.

GRAPHIC: ‘Black, hairy tongue’: Yes, this really happens

A report in the New England Journal of Medicine said a 55-year-old woman developed the tongue condition as a side-effect to treatment of a wound infection she developed after sustaining severe leg injuries in an auto accident.

Yogis in Nacogdoches experience drums and yoga

Yogis in Nacogdoches experience drums and yoga

WebXtra: CHRISTUS Good Shepherd to hold health seminar for aging adults

WebXtra: CHRISTUS Good Shepherd to hold health seminar for aging adults

Dr. Ed: Rise in STD cases

Dr. Ed: Rise in STD cases

Dr. Ed: World study warns against alcohol consumption

Dr. Ed: World study warns against alcohol consumption

Dr. Ed: cholesterol

Dr. Ed: cholesterol

Dr. Ed: Sleep pattern and pre-diabetes

Dr. Ed: Sleep pattern and pre-diabetes

Dr. Ed: Effects of birth control over time

Dr. Ed: Effects of birth control over time

Dr. Ed: How much salt can your heat take?

Dr. Ed: How much salt can your heat take?

Firefighter Cancer Registry Act to help East Texas firefighters

President Donald Trump signed the firefighter cancer registry act requiring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop and maintain a registry.

Firefighter cancer registry to help East Texas firefighters

Firefighter cancer registry to help East Texas firefighters

Lufkin veterans' auxiliary group helps raise diabetes awareness through garage sale

Lufkin veterans' auxiliary group helps raise diabetes awareness through garage sale

Texas doctor says new strain of pinkeye is resistant to medication

What's usually an infection that's easily treated, a new strain of the pink eye is now causing problems among physicians.

New strain of pink eye is resistant to medication

New strain of pink eye is resistant to medication

ETMC offers free seminar on women's health issues

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum on women’s health issues and the use of the robot in women’s gynecological surgeries with Dr. Jennifer Newton and Dr. Sheila Layne with Four Seasons Women’s Health on Wednesday, April 2, at noon in the ETMC Pavilion in Tyler.

ETMC Junior Volunteer summer program applications available

ETMC Tyler Volunteer Resources has opportunities for students entering grades 10 -12 this fall to apply to be 2014 ETMC Junior Volunteers.