In a month marked by Women’s History and International Women’s Day, the health of women in the family come to the forefront of many people’s minds. Whether you’re thinking about mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, daughters, or even your health, there are certain conditions and concerns that are important for women to think about. To help…

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In recent years, the CDC has reported that heart disease has been the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. This statistic is frightening and taking the time to focus on heart health can be a good exercise for everyone in your family. In honor of American Heart Month,…

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With 2019 well underway and winter chills rolling in, sniffles and coughs are spreading. Families might be noticing neighbors and children coming down with colds and fevers and wonder if this means the flu is lurking nearby. Widespread flu shots might not be advertised as often, but flu season is still here. New reports from…

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The holidays are here, but they’re not just bringing gifts. It happens every year. With the advent of Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve comes the infamous cold and flu season. Kids are sneezing, parents are coughing, and the risk of inconvenient illnesses seems to lurk around every corner. There’s no reason to fear, though!…

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As the season of giving begins, every family is planning out this year’s special traditions. From carving turkeys to holiday cookies, many of us are planning festive meals that taste delicious. Something we might not be thinking about is how it can become worrisome if your family has a history of Diabetes. Golden Triangle Emergency…

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As family members get older, you might begin to notice changes in them. Maybe they can’t exercise like they used to, or their eyesight begins to fade. From hearing loss to arthritis, we expect to see many changes in our aging parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles, but what about memory loss? It is a worry…

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National Suicide Prevention Week is September 9-15, and every year, this week grows more and more important. With statistics reporting that East Texas has the highest suicide rate in the state, many of us wonder why this startling statistic is on the rise. As of 2017, more than twice as many people in Texas die…

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Doctors agree that eating a healthy diet that emphasizes good nutrition is one of the most important things people can do for their health. However, far too often dieting, especially fad dieting is associated with healthy eating and in reality this is often very far from the truth. Let’s take a closer look at good…

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March is National Nutrition Month and so in recognition of that GTEC has put together the following list of 10 easy tips for better nutrition. If you’re like many people you may be so overwhelmed at the prospect of a major lifestyle and diet change that you do nothing at all. Alternatively, you may have…

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Good news for residents in the Texas Golden Triangle region: fall is here and with it we are getting some relief from the notorious Texas summer heat. Unfortunately fall also brings allergy season Known as fall allergy and for some unlucky allergy suffers the cooler temperatures are hardly any consolation. Fortunately, even extreme allergies can…

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