Ladies …. pay attention to your body

Our bodies change …. it’s the cycle of life. Women need to pay attention to these changes, which can also be symptoms of cancer or another underlying health issue. GTEC wants to share 15 Cancer Symptoms Women Shouldn’t Ignore.

Enterovirus D68 Update

There are now 538 people in 43 states and the District of Columbia confirmed to have respiratory illness caused by EV-D68 …. and Texas is on the list. Click here for details.    

Concussion in Football

Southeast Texans are “Friday Night Lights” crazy and that’s a good thing. We at GTEC support our local sports in many ways. It’s very obvious when you walk into our lobby and see the helmets from our local schools. Concussion-related […]

Ebola Virus Disease – Get the Facts from the CDC

There is so much hitting the airwaves these days on the Ebola Virus ….. and the info changes daily, even hourly. GTEC wants to make sure our friends, soon to be friends, and family have accurate, updated information. A great source to find […]

Fight Fatigue

According to Wikipedia ….. “Fatigue (also called exhaustion, tiredness, languidness, languor, lassitude, and listlessness) is a subjective feeling of tiredness which is distinct from weakness, and has a gradual onset. Unlike weakness, fatigue can be alleviated by periods of rest. Fatigue can have physical or mental causes.”  more Fatigue […]

Enterovirus D68 in the United States

For the past few weeks, we’ve been hearing about the EV- D68 virus on the evening news. Reported cases began in the mid-western US, but have now spread to 38 states. As of today, Texas seems to be in the clear, but that may […]

Experts: Give Flu Shot to Kids 6 Months and Older

It’s that time of year again …… Flu Season. I ran across this excellent article regarding children and the flu vaccine and wanted to share. New to the recommendation this year for children is a stronger recommendation for the nasal […]

Early Detection and Treatment are Critical

Golden Triangle Emergency Center feels it’s our obligation to pass along health information to our friends, yet-to-be friends and family in Southeast Texas. Feel free to reach out and let us know any particular health subject you would like us […]

Take the “Hydration” test to see how much you know.

In Southeast Texas, it doesn’t take much to get dehydrated while working or playing outdoors. Take this quiz to see how much you know about dehydration. You’ll be surprised by some of the answers.