• January 28, 2020

Odessa American: Ector County Hospital District

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Free STD clinics set to start in December

A group of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center physicians, residents and medical students will begin offering a free sexually transmitted disease clinic starting Dec. 7.

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Odessa physician receives leadership award

THE WOODLANDS Dr. Ikemefuna “Ike” Okwuwa, of Odessa, was awarded the Texas Academy of Family Physicians Special Constituency Leadership Award during TAFP’s Annual Session and Primary Care Summit in The Woodlands on Nov. 9.

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Premature births are common

Medical Center Hospital neonatal nurse practitioner Amanda Hughes says there are more premature births here than people realize and the hospital, Children’s Miracle Network and March of Dimes are working to make sure people know that.

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Retired MCH administrator dies at 76

Though it was more than 30 years ago, David Meisell remembers picking J. Michael Stephans up from the airport.

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ECHD picks up mass shooting bill

During the Ector County Hospital District’s monthly meeting Tuesday evening, the board of directors unanimously approved the absorption of all hospital charges for direct victims of the Aug. 31 Odessa mass shooting.

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Local streamer gaming for MCH

David Lasater loves video games, and he’s asking the community to watch him play for a day.

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ORMC hosting free men’s health event

Odessa Regional Medical Center is hosting a free event to promote men’s health and early detection from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 1 at Westlake Ace Hardware, 4652 E. University Blvd.

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Organization looks to honor area nurses

Sharon Cannon says a story about a cup of coffee is all it takes to let people know how important nurses are to the general public.

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Hindu community fundraising for Odessa shooting victims

In a matter of days, the Hindu Association of West Texas has internally raised tens of thousands of dollars for Odessa shooting victims and their families.

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