Carter BloodCare to host blood drives Aug. 21-23

Summer is the single most difficult season for Carter BloodCare to recruit blood donors. Carter BloodCare is encouraging Tyler Residents to attend blood drives they will be hosting from Aug. 21-23. East Texas Medical Center Olympic Center at Tyler is hosting a blood drive from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21 at 701 Olympic Plaza Circle in the…

Tylerite Dr. Joe Bates authors a fun book about mental stimulation

BETTY WATERS, No matter someone’s age, Dr. Joe Bates, of Tyler, says thinking, reasoning, memory and decision-making can improve through “brain cardio,” a workout for the brain similar to a workout at the gym for the body. The good part of exercising and challenging the brain is that thinking smarter is not the only

Health Wise: Dr. Jennifer Saurette discusses immunizations

My Aunt Barbara is 63 years old. She is mentally handicapped and functions as a child. She is legally blind and deaf. All of this could have been prevented with a simple vaccination. My grandmother contracted rubella while pregnant with Aunt Barbara. Unfortunately the vaccine to protect against rubella wasn’t available until almost 10 years

Whitehouse ISD offers back-to-school immunization clinic Friday

Whitehouse ISD students on Friday can get the immunizations they'll need to head back to school next week.  The immunization clinic will run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 6 p.m. at Whitehouse ISD's annex building, located near the junior high.  Free to low cost immunizations will be available to any child who is eligible for the Vaccines For

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18 August 2017 [01:32 PM]
ET Northeast Texas Health WIC clinics earn gold level recognition

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12 August 2017 [03:28 PM]
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12 August 2017 [03:16 PM]
Excel ER in Tyler to close its doors

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21 July 2017 [05:52 PM]
Making health a personal priority

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20 July 2017 [06:08 PM]
Christus Trinity Clinic to receive patient care award

Christus Trinity Clinic will be awarded the Excellence in Patient Care Award –presented by Studer Group®, in August. Specifically, Christus Trinity Clinic organizations in Jacksonville, Winnsboro and Tyler are being recognized in the physician category for significant achievement across all…

14 July 2017 [04:18 PM]
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]
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