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Covenant Medical Group Offers Free Sports Injury Clinic

Covenant Medical Group Offers Free Sports Injury Clinic

from Covenant Health System Covenant Medical Group Offers Free Sports Injury Clinic Football season is here, along with other fall sports and activities, and sports medicine experts know no matter how much athletes train and condition, injuries are bound to occur. In order to ensure athletes receive proper treatment, Covenant[Read More…]

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by September 5, 2017 Health
Relief for HARVEY Diabetes Sufferers

Relief for HARVEY Diabetes Sufferers

Free Diabetes Supplies Available Tomorrow in Houston and Corpus Christi, Plus Extended Hours at 1-800-DIABETES Call Center Through Next Week The Endocrine Society joins the partnership to help secure donations of supplies and medications ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The first shipment of more than 3,750 pounds of diabetes supplies (5[Read More…]

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by September 2, 2017 Health, Texas
Meals and Snacks Provided for Harvey Victims

Meals and Snacks Provided for Harvey Victims

SlimFast Provides 150,000 Meals and Snacks to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims 75,000 nutritious meals and 75,000 100-calorie snacks are headed to the Houston area to support disaster relief efforts PALM BEACH GARDENS Fla., Sept.1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With Hurricane Harvey leaving catastrophic damage to Southeast Texas and an estimated 30,000[Read More…]

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by September 1, 2017 Health, Texas
‘Can We Kill Them?’: TTU Researcher Studying Zika

‘Can We Kill Them?’: TTU Researcher Studying Zika

(from Texas Tech) ‘All participating counties will receive individualized results.’ Steve Presley, a professor in The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) at Texas Tech University and director of the Biological Threat Research Lab, says there will almost certainly be an outbreak of Zika virus this year. “I don’t[Read More…]

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by June 5, 2017 Health
Covenant Children’s to Open Kids Discovery Garden

Covenant Children’s to Open Kids Discovery Garden

from Covenant Children’s Hospital Ribbon-cutting ceremony and blessing will show off new children’s area. Covenant Children’s will open and dedicate Covenant Kids Discovery Garden , 2-3 p.m. Monday, June 5, 2017 at Covenant Children’s, 4000 24th St. Young patients at Covenant Children’s will have the opportunity to learn and play[Read More…]

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by June 3, 2017 Featured, Health
Texas Receives $27.4 Million Grant to Combat Opioid Addiction

Texas Receives $27.4 Million Grant to Combat Opioid Addiction

(from Texas Health and Human Services Commission) AUSTIN – The Texas Health and Human Services Commission announced that Texas has been awarded $27.4 million in federal funds to combat opioid use disorders. The grant, provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, will boost Texas’ efforts aimed at[Read More…]

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by May 30, 2017 Health
CELEBRATE NATIONAL SENIOR HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY

CELEBRATE NATIONAL SENIOR HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY

(from City of Lubbock) The Lubbock Adult Activity Center will host their annual National Senior Health and Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. More than 25 local agencies and businesses will be available to provide tips and information on many healthcare and fitness topics[Read More…]

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by May 26, 2017 Health
FirstCare Health Plans Names New Regional Medical Director

FirstCare Health Plans Names New Regional Medical Director

AUSTIN, Texas, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — FirstCare Health Plans has named Dr. Atheer Baldawi as a new regional medical director for its Amarillo, Lubbock and Waco service areas. “We took great care in selecting our new regional medical director to assure our customers that we have the right person[Read More…]

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by May 18, 2017 Health
Covenant Children’s Hosting Child Abuse Summit

Covenant Children’s Hosting Child Abuse Summit

(from Covenant Health System) Continuing education units are available for health care workers, others. Lubbock County communities experience an unusually high rate of confirmed cases of child abuse and neglect. The last five years of data from the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), 2010-2015, reflected an average of[Read More…]

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by March 20, 2017 Featured, Health
Spine Injury Solutions Coming to Lubbock

Spine Injury Solutions Coming to Lubbock

Lubbock continues to expand in medical offerings. Below is a release from Spine Injury Solutions about it’s expansion into Lubbock.   (form GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Spine Injury Solutions, Inc. announces Lubbock TX affiliate location under its new affiliate expansion program. HOUSTON, March 20, 2017 — Spine Injury Solutions, Inc., Inc. (OTCQB:SPIN),[Read More…]

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by March 20, 2017 Featured, Health