ETMC offers free seminar on seizures

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum on seizures with Dr. Gina Jetter, fellowship-trained epileptologist with Northeast Texas Neurology Associates and the ETMC Neurological Institute. The event will be held at noon on Nov. 7 in the ETMC Pavilion, 801 Clinic Drive in Tyler. “Seizures are symptoms of a problem in the brain,” said Dr.…

Walk with a Doc: DeHaven Eye Clinic's Dr. Mike Ford will discuss eye care

Dr. Mike Ford, an ophthalmologist with DeHaven Eye Clinic, leads the Oct. 19 Walk with a Doc. He will discuss eye care. Walk With a Doc, a project of the Smith County Medical Society, begins with registration at 5:45 p.m. The presentation begins at 6 p.m. at the Copeland Road trailhead, followed by walking. Q. What is considered "normal aging"

Peace of Mind conference shines light on mental health issues facing youth, young adults

By the time Mike Veny was 15, his mental health problems had led him to multiple stays in hospitals and several suicide attempts. He had been expelled from three schools and his actions caused him to be known on a first name basis to law enforcement officers in his town. One of the biggest changes in his life came soon after his mother asked him

Alzheimer's Alliance's ‘Terrific Tuesdays’ provides break for caregivers, peers for patients

Tyler musician Patrick Odom carefully slips on his guitar, adjusts his microphone and prepares to take the stage. His audience is sedate, almost contemplative.  The room is hushed, as spectators watch and wait. When Odom launches into a classic dance tune from the 1950s, it’s as if an electric current passes through the group. Toes tap,

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ETMC offers free seminar on seizures

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum on seizures with Dr. Gina Jetter, fellowship-trained epileptologist with Northeast Texas Neurology Associates and the…

16 October 2017 [02:44 PM]
Public involvement needed to help combat rising dementia cases

Texas is expected to see an almost 40 percent increase in the number of Alzheimer’s cases within the next seven years, from 360,000 to roughly 490,000. It’s already the sixth leading cause of death in the state and experts are…

06 October 2017 [02:01 PM]
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