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May is Women’s Health Month!
May11
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Aesthetic Services Offered by Dr. Lenington
May07

Aesthetic Services Offered by Dr. Lenington

KSST’s Good Morning Show is featuring healthcare and wellness providers during May’s Healthcare Month. Dr. Robert Lenington, who spoke with Enola Gay on her show Thursday morning, revealed that he is now offering medical aesthetic services. Dr. Robert Lenington is with with Lone Star Surgery in Sulphur Springs. He also offices in Rockwall. “The biggest obstacles to offering aesthetic services is finding the right...

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Medical Marijuana Bill Considered by Texas Lawmakers
Apr28

Medical Marijuana Bill Considered by Texas Lawmakers

by Eva  Hershaw, The Texas Tribune – April 28, 2015 A bill that that would allow epilepsy patients in Texas to use medicinal oils containing a therapeutic component found in marijuana was considered by state lawmakers in an emotional hearing on Tuesday. House Bill 892 would legalize oils containing CBD, a non-euphoric component of marijuana known to treat epilepsy and other chronic medical conditions. By 2018, the measure would...

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Bowie County Skunk Bite Requires Post Exposure Prophylaxis Injections
Apr28

Bowie County Skunk Bite Requires Post Exposure Prophylaxis Injections

The following is a report filed with the Texas Department of State Health Services. This information is provided here to inform the public.  There can be many complications when encountering wild animals.  These complication are even greater when the animal species is know to carry rabies.  Please forward any questions to the contact information provided.   A gentleman in Bowie County had been out for supper with his wife. They...

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UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, PJC Enter into Articulation Agreements
Dec31

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, PJC Enter into Articulation Agreements

New avenues to scientific careers have been opened for students Paris Junior College students, thanks to five articulation agreements now in effect with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions in Houston. PJC is the first college in Texas to enter into such agreements with the Center. “The articulations with UT MD Anderson are an extraordinary opportunity for area students interested in...

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Dr. Philip White Retirement Reception
Nov21

Dr. Philip White Retirement Reception

Dr. and Mrs. White were honored today by the Memorial Hospital and their daughter Meredith an RN for his 34 years of service to the hospital and his patients. Memorial Hospital CEO Michael McAndrew and Dr. Philip White                                   Mr. and Mrs. Philip White                      ...

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Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Continues to Search for a Partner
Oct28

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Continues to Search for a Partner

The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board continued the process of seeking a health care partner at a regular meeting Monday night. The board approved $100,000 for Stroudwater Strategic Planning to continue with the process. It is believed they are negotiating with three interested parties. At some point, visits will be arranged....

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McAndrews Hopes to Land Grant for Diabetic Outreach in Children
Oct28

McAndrews Hopes to Land Grant for Diabetic Outreach in Children

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital CEO Michael McAndrew told the Hospital Board Monday night he is pursuing a rural health grant for $200,000 per year for three years for an outreach project involving diabetes and children. McAndrew said the project would attempt to identify school children at risk for diabetes and begin to educate them on eating healthy and exercise....

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