Dr. Michael Kennedy Receives New Appointment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, August 16, 2018Dr. Michael Kennedy Receives New AppointmentAt UT Health Science Center at TylerSchool of Community and Rural HealthTyler, TX – Michael H. Kennedy, PhD, MHA, FACHE, is the new Chair of the Department of Health Policy, Economics, and Management at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, School of […]

Lifeguard Your Child

Monthly Safety Blast                 Produced by the Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention and EducationAugust 2018Lifeguard Your ChildPLACER COUNTYApril 13, 2015"Two children died after driving their ATV into a pond…  The boys, 3 and 5 years old, were playing on a small all-terrain vehicle on Sunday that somehow went into a backyard pond in rural Lincoln.  […]

Dr. Gerald Ledlow Named Dean of School of Community and Rural Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, August 3, 2018Dr. Gerald Ledlow Named Dean of UT Health Science Center at TylerSchool of Community and Rural HealthTyler, TX – Officials with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler announced that Gerald (Jerry) R. Ledlow, Ph.D., MHA, FACHE, has been named permanent Dean of the School of Community and […]

These five steps can help you control your diabetes

“A to Z from Our Family Medicine Doctors at UT East Texas” columnPublished Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in the Gladewater MirrorBy: Rezwana Rahman, DOIt's no secret: diabetes is one of the most common serious diseases in the United States.On average, about 4,000 Americans learn they have this chronic condition each day, the American Diabetes Association says. […]

Don’t let blood clots spoil your summer travel

“A to Z from Our Family Medicine Doctors at UT East Texas” columnPublished Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in the Gladewater MirrorBy: Sahar Jamalyaria, DOWhether by plane, train, ship, or car, going on vacation is a traditional summer delight. But before taking off, know how to protect your health during lengthy travel times.When you sit for a […]

‘Leaves of three, let it be’ is sound advice in East Texas

“A to Z from Our Family Medicine Doctors at UT East Texas” columnPublished Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in the Gladewater MirrorBy: Anthony Handoyo, DODoes this sound familiar? After a fun day outdoors, you have a red rash that won't stop itching.Poison ivy. It's green, it's nasty, and it's everywhere.As you go about your summer adventures, watch […]

Take preventive action to escape mosquitoes’ attacks

“A to Z from Our Family Medicine Doctors at UT East Texas” columnPublished Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in the Gladewater MirrorBy: Matthew Cook, DOThe warm East Texas weather means it's time to tune up the air conditioner, tidy up the house, and get outside!Summer weather lets us do some of the things we love most: fishing […]

Four simple steps to make good sleep more than a pipe dream

“A to Z from Our Family Medicine Doctors at UT East Texas” columnPublished Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in the Gladewater MirrorBy: Tyler Arendt, MDDo you feel tired during the day? Do you wake up and wish you had just five more minutes to snooze?Our culture scorns sleep. High-powered executives and entrepreneurs brag about how little sleep […]

Tips to enjoy summer sunshine, avoid heatstroke

“A to Z from Our Family Medicine Doctors at UT Health Northeast” columnPublished Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in the Gladewater MirrorBy: Gabriel Dianes, MD Nathanael Greene was hailed as George Washington's best general. After glorious victories on the battlefields of the American Revolution, he returned home only be felled by heatstroke at the age of 43.Heatstroke […]

Answer to seasonal allergies is ‘blowin’ in the wind’

“A to Z from Our Family Medicine Doctors at UT Health Northeast” columnPublished Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in the Gladewater MirrorBy: Kia Ousley, MDSpringtime, at last! The weather is warm, flowers are blooming – and we are all sneezing.Along with beautiful weather and blossoms, springtime brings pollen, which floats through the air and right up our […]