East Texas moms and babies face higher risks than ever before. East Texas has one of the highest infant mortality rates in Texas, and Smith County has one of the highest infant mortality rates in East Texas. The preterm birth rate in the United States has worsened for a fourth year, from 9.6…
It’s about that time of the year! Leftover Halloween candy, Thanksgiving meals, holiday parties and sweets around every corner. The holidays can be a difficult time to manage our blood sugar and avoid overeating, but mindful eating can help you through this joyous season.
Cooler weather is here, which means it’s camellia time. Although camellias may be found in many modest gardens today, historically this group of showy evergreen shrubs served as a status symbol in the South. The difficulty in propagating them put this task beyond the skills of most amateur g…
As a nonprofit worker, I can’t wear my heart on my sleeve; but if I did, you’d see the fissures of heartache running across it like a road map. You see, there is so much sadness in this world, so much lack — it seems that every day, my heart breaks at least once for someone I don’t know and …
One of the great things about the From Bulbs to Blooms sale is that it offers bulbs that are almost impossible to find anywhere else. This is especially true of the Texas copper lily (Habranthus tubispathus texensis), which I have never seen for sale anywhere other than the Smith County Mast…
The Texas State Railroad will begin its Polar Express excursions with departures from its Palestine depot beginning Nov. 16.
Country music star Mickey Gilley will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at Liberty Hall, 103 E. Erwin St. in Tyler.
East Texas Symphony Orchestra's concert on Saturday will feature both music and imagery.
The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary in Tyler will hold its annual Christmas Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 15 and 16 at 717 N. Spring Ave., Tyler.
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Stan Lee's daughter is suing his former personal assistant for $25 million after he allegedly falsely claimed she had slammed her late father's head into a chair.
Kristen Stewart has confessed she "struggled" with her identity when she first found fame but she is glad she is at a place where she is "fully allowed" to express who she is.
'Jumanji: The Next Level' actor Kevin Hart admitted he struggled to "wipe his a**" while he was recovering from his near-fatal car crash in September.
John Legend has admitted he's both "scared" and "excited" to be named People's Sexiest Man Alive because people will "pick him apart" to see if he's worthy of the title.
The Who rocker Pete Townshend has admitted he fears Jeremy Corbyn will come after him for his wealth after he said the world should not have billionaires.
Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering at Emory University Hospital following surgery to relieve pressure on his brain from a subdural hematoma, The Carter Center said in a statement. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
Former President Jimmy Carter was admitted to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta ahead of a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, the Carter Center announced in a statement posted to Twitter.
Tom Felton doesn't think that the 'Harry Potter' cast will reunite for a 'Cursed Child' film, describing the film franchise as having a "wonderful eight chapters".
Former MCU star Chris Evans is unsure whether he'd reprise the role of Captain America in the future after the character's perfect send-off in 'Avengers: Endgame'.
Olivia Colman struggled to hide her emotions whilst playing Queen Elizabeth II on 'The Crown', because she thinks it's "cruel" to make someone repress their feelings.
Shakira suffered "depression" following her vocal cord haemorrhage in 2017, as it meant she couldn't sing and was forced to postpone her El Dorado World Tour.
Two midwives in New Mexico help empower Native American women who are navigating their maternal care options. Watch the full "Giving Birth in America: New Mexico" documentary produced by Every Mother Counts.