The New Mexico Department of Health has issued a public health emergency order in response to a surge of pediatric cases and hospitalizations of respiratory viruses, including respiratory syncytial virus, commonly known as RSV.
It was nearly 4 years ago that Lucrisha McCutcheon was treated for walking pneumonia. When that infection turned into sepsis, her organs began to fail and blood was not circulating to her extremities. After the Lubbock woman fell into a coma, doctors were forced to amputate both hands and feet to save her life.
The holiday season is here, and with all the festivities comes overindulging and stress for many. Zach Schilly the head fitness trainer at Rockbox fitness shared a couple of tips to keep you feeling your best mentally and physically this holiday season.
Over the past week, the Matador Consortium has demonstrated various uses of drone technology in transporting medical supplies for healthcare, delivering food to those in need and conducting inspections of wind turbines and railways.
“We’ll be able to treat close to their doctor,” Funderburk said. “Close to home and in the same building. We want it to be not just beautiful but also convenient, accessible, and full of state of the art equipment.”
It is estimated that more than 6 million people in this country are living with Alzheimer’s Disease and that number is expected to climb to 13 million by 2050. November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month.
The specialist at this center will evaluate children’s mental health development before bigger issues arise. Dr. Wakefield says many mental health issues in adolescents stem from family systems, and that is what physicians will focus on.
“Women’s well-check and self-breast exam workshop that we’re offering for anyone who might have questions or just wants more information about the importance of these type of annual visits that we should have with our doctors,” director of the Burkhart Center, Jennifer Hamrick, said.
Ali Hooks was 18 years old when she received a new kidney, now she helps guide other kidney disease patients through their diagnosis. She says having support from someone who has been through it makes a huge difference.
While the professionals at Arrington took care of his medical needs, the family received some much-needed moral support from superheroes in town, whether they came from the comic books or the basketball court.
Anderson says he recognized a need when a state official said there were 11,000 jobs related to addiction and recovery in Texas, but no place where a person could go to college and prepare for one of those careers. Then he discovered there was no licensing for addiction counselors.
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) will host a COVID-19 vaccine outreach and education pop-up event in the Walmart (11415 Quaker Ave. Lubbock, TX 79424) parking lot to encourage families to get vaccinated and boosted as soon as possible to protect themselves and their community.
If you or someone you know is suffering from grief, Dr. Alan Wolfelt is coming to Lubbock next week to provide a free 2-day seminar. He has written more than 75 books on grief and healing and owns the Center for Loss out of Denver, Colorado.