Happy New Year! Other than eating healthier or maybe losing a few pounds, what are some other resolutions you have made for 2020?

This past year has provided NET Health with ample opportunities to exercise our mission to promote health, prevent illness and protect our East Texas communities. Public health is a daily activity for our departments of Immunizations, Tuberculosis Control, Laboratory Services, Vital Statisti…

Most people say eating healthier is on the top of the list for New Year’s resolutions. I will have to tell you I am one of those people. In the new year think about why it is so important to incorporate vegetables in order to provide health benefits to reduce the risk of chronic diseases. Ve…

Between leftover pie from Thanksgiving, holiday dinner parties, goodies from your neighbor and treats at work, it might start to feel like there are sweets wherever you turn. I felt that way at our office this morning, looking over our spread of treats from all our wonderful volunteers. One …

Not too long ago, I stopped at the scene of an accident to render aid while awaiting other first responders. The individual was thankfully not injured, and his main request was that someone help him find his cellphone so he could call his loved ones. Several people offered to let him borrow …

National Entertainment News

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta says that a vaccine for the Wuhan Coronavirus is being worked on at the National Institute of Health (NIH), and that this vaccine may be expedited through normal phases of testing to be available for treatment sooner.

Although the fever and aches feel terrible, most people don't die from the flu. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explains how this common illness can turn lethal.