HEALTH BRIEFS: Week of Jan. 22

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To submit a health brief, e-mail submissions to [email protected]. Entry deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday for consideration for the following Monday’s edition.Volunteer training sessionMIDLAND...

DR. ISLAM: Make 2018 your healthiest year

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As we reflect on the victories and memories of 2017, we may also consider the areas where we fell short. If you didn’t quite...

Eyes, extremities first place diabetes shows up

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As registered nurse and diabetes educator Argelia Prieto notes, diabetes can affect a patient from head to toe.Some of the first places diabetes’ impacts...

DR. ISLAM: Motivation for the New Year

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Last year has come to a close, and you may be reflecting on all of the memories you made throughout the year, the successes...

SANDHILLS RODEO: Taylor Langdon’s barrel racing win highlights rodeo’s closing performance

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Taylor Langdon, and Louie, opened the new year with some fireworks.“It’s a pretty good way to start 2018,” Langdon said with smile, clutching her...

DR. ISLAM: The Basics of IBD

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If you suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) you may be at risk for colorectal cancer (CRC). While there are many factors that play...

Plastic surgeon grafts fat

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For Dr. John Bauer, plastic surgery is more than just nose jobs. It’s a way of helping people.The chief of the Division of Plastic...

SANDHILLS RODEO: Orman, Woodfin win Super Tuesday team roping event

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Jake Orman and Will Woodfin won the open division of the Super Tuesday Team Roping at Ector County Coliseum.The event, which leads into the...

AngioScreen event set

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The Odessa Regional Medical Center Health Screening Van has scheduled an Angio-Screen Vascular Health Event 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 15, 22, and...

STONE: New year, more savings on medical expenses

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Just having come off a holiday season full of shopping and gift exchanges, many may be faced with the hangover of expensive bills that...