Groups gather at Tyler Junior College for public forum on Medicaid on Saturday

The Children's Defense Fund, Family Circle of Care and the East Texas Human Needs Network co-hosted a public forum on Medicaid on Saturday.  The forum was organized in response to efforts at the federal level that could cut Medicaid funding and reduce the number of people in Texas on Medicaid.  The event highlighted the needs of those who rely…

Christus Trinity Mother Frances executive Lindsey Bradley reflects on a long career

Lindsey Bradley never intended to stay here long. When he arrived in Tyler to take the helm of Mother Frances Hospital, he was known as a turnaround artist - an executive who specialized in bringing hospitals back from the brink of bankruptcy. He wasn’t even recruited by the hospital itself; it was a group of investment bankers who had been

Tyler mom's cancer story goes viral after daughter posts pics of her punching the cancer bell

A Tyler resident and mother of two has some newfound fame after a Twitter post went viral showing her punching the cancer bell instead of ringing it after her last chemotherapy treatment at Texas Oncology - Tyler. BuzzFeed and Yahoo both wrote stories about Wendy Freden, 45, who was given purple and white boxing gloves as a gift from Younique, a

Christus Trinity Mother Frances announces Neuro ICU nurse as latest Daisy award winner

Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System announced its latest Daisy Award Winner, registered nurse Aaron Redmon. Redmon is a nurse at Christus Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler on the 4 Ornelas Neuro Intensive Care Unit. He has been with the health system since July 2016 and is a fantastic representative of it, according to a news release.

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Carter BloodCare teams with area groups to host blood drive

Vacations and summer fun can mean dip in frequent blood donations to Carter BloodCare. When someone gives blood, that person becomes a ‘first responder’ - preparing the blood supply before it might be needed. Donating blood is giving life and…

17 June 2017 [10:08 AM]
ETMC Athens re-designated Level IV trauma center

ETMC Athens has been re-designated as a Level IV trauma center by The Texas Department of State Health Services until 2020. The designation as a Level IV center means the hospital can treat seriously injured trauma patients, or stabilize and…

16 June 2017 [11:01 AM]
Kids in the kitchen classes scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday

ELSA CAVAZOS ecavazos@tylerpaper.com A cooking class for kids is being hosted by the Chandler Adventist Fellowship at the Chandler Community Center, 811B Highway 31 East, Chandler. Professional chef, Sualua Tupolo, will be giving a free cooking class…

14 June 2017 [06:16 PM]
Christus 30 years

The 30th Annual Children's Miracle Network Celebration! Telethon wrapped up Sunday with a grand total of $1,265,839.47 raised in support of the pediatric services at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System. The event was broadcast Sunday on KYTX CBS-19 Television…

09 June 2017 [11:57 AM]
NET Health connects breast cancer clients to resources

Terrence Ates, NET Health Cancer is a collection of diseases characterized by the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. According to UT Health Northeast’s “The Health Status of Northeast Texas,” breast cancer is the most common type of cancer for women…

12 May 2017 [03:34 PM]
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Health Wise: Feeding the Pride Machine

DR. JANET HURLEY, Health Wise One poison to emotional wellness is pride. Pride encourages us to be self-seeking, envious and angry.…

12 May 2017 [01:17 PM]
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The 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s

CHICAGO - For Anne Hunt, clues that something wasn’t quite right started to mount. She was repeating herself. And forgetting things. Hunt,…

12 May 2017 [08:15 AM]
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