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If You’re Headed to a Texas Beach, Watch Out for Disease-Causing Bacteria

Not to ruin the fun, but there are some things we need to know before heading to a Texas beach this summer. Galveston, for one, is worried about bacteria, and here's why we should be too.

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Cases of a Brain-Swelling Disease Are Expected to Increase in Texas

There's a pro golfer from Texas who was unfortunate enough to get Lyme disease, and he says it makes you feel awful with headaches, muscle aches, and fatigue.  Yuck.  Lyme disease cases are supposed to increase this year, and here's what we need to do about it.

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Smoking Costs a Texan Over a Million Dollars in a Lifetime

Texas ranks 27th on the list that highlights real costs of smoking, and some of these numbers are unbelievable!

If you've never wanted to kick the habit before,  the idea that you could have a million dollars leftover might be just what you need.  Holy....um, smokes.

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Texas Has Several of the Fattest Cities in America

We're not the fattest state, but we're not the skinniest either.

And not only is weight an issue here, but Texas has some of the cities near the top of the list for high cholesterol and inactivity too.  Uh oh.

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The Most Dangerous Animal in Texas is Smaller Than Your Shoe

If you're going to die from an animal encounter in Texas, it will most likely be with this one. It's responsible for more deaths here than any other animal.  

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Nurses Honored with DAISY Award at CHI St. Luke’s Health-Memorial

CHI St. Luke’s Health-Memorial is proud to partner with The DAISY Foundation to honor nurses with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.  This award recognizes nurses who consistently demonstrate excellence through clinical expertise and extraordinary compassionate care.  

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Citronella Doesn’t Bother Texas Mosquitoes

Soon we'll move this party outside, and we'll be camping and fishing and playing golf even more than we do now. Mosquito season will be cranking up too, and it turns out those bugs are onto us, and not bothered by some of our methods to get rid of them.  But don't fear. There is one thing that does work.

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CHI St. Luke’s Health Welcomes New Internal Medicine Physician

CHI St. Luke’s Health-Memorial welcomes Board Certified Internal Medicine physician Swapna Bemalgi, M.D. to the medical staff in Angelina County and the Memorial Clinics team. Dr. Bemalgi specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases.

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Your Favorite Lufkin Bar Helps You Be Happy

Here's a reason to head right to happy hour at Bubba T's or Chili's, or any favorite watering hole after work today.  Regular social drinking is good for our health.

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Medical Director of Women’s Services Joins Memorial Clinics

Memorial Clinics, a division of CHI St. Luke’s Health-Memorial, welcomes board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist and the Lufkin hospital’s Medical Director of Women’s Services to its growing team of specialists and primary care providers.

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Therapy Dogs Bring Holiday Cheer to CHI St. Luke’s Health-Memorial

Show me a dog on top of a roof during Christmas and I'll show you a 'Pup on a House Top'. Sorry for the groaner of a joke, but it seemed the perfect lead in to this wonderful story taken from a press release from CHI St. Luke's Health-Memorial.

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Odds of Keeping a New Year’s Resolution are Better in Shreveport?

Folks in Austin will be most successful in Texas when it comes to keeping a New Year's Resolution.

And Shreveport ranks higher than Lufkin?  Surely we're more disciplined and determined than we think. Here's the kicker.

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