Healthy Lifestyles

Texas House Backs Bill to Improve Texas Nursing Homes

By 380news | Healthy Lifestyles

Bipartisan effort seeks to avoid potential nursing home crisis Bipartisan effort seeks to avoid potential nursing home crisis  AUSTIN, TX – Members of the Texas House of Representatives took a huge step Thursday toward addressing years of nursing home underfunding, passing House Bill 2766. HB2766, by Gatesville family practice doctor Rep. J.D. Sheffield, will create the Nursing Facility Reinvestment Allowance (NFRA), allowing the state to draw down additional federal dollars as well as incentivizing improved quality without additional state spending. “This is a big step toward enhancing care in nursing…Read More

Putt It on the Calendar: Celina Main Street Golf Tournament Tees Off May 16

By 380news | Healthy Lifestyles

CELINA, TX – The 24th annual Celina Main Street Golf Tournament will be held Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club in McKinney. Proceeds from this popular event will benefit the Celina Main Street program, which produces and hosts nearly two dozen community events annually as part of its efforts to develop the cultural and economic vitality of the city’s downtown area, as well as safeguard Celina’s rich history. Golfers comprising 36 foursomes will compete in the 18-hole scramble tournament, which tees off at noon on Stonebridge Ranch…Read More

Meet Dr. Rodriguez at LuminCARE

By 380news | Healthy Lifestyles

“The art and science of healing is a unique, universally respected gift that I always wanted to be part of. I chose my specialty in family practice to be able to better serve the community through preventative, reparative and palliative medical treatment. To me, the patient is the center of their care. Knowing their goals and guiding them in how to achieve these goals is important to me, along with an emphasis on safety, efficiency and exceptional medical care for both acute and chronic conditions. Helping my patients reach their…Read More

DFW Great 100 list includes 29 nurses from Texas Health

By 380news | Healthy Lifestyles

ARLINGTON, TX, – This year, the “DFW Great 100 Nurses” list includes 29 nurses from Texas Health Resources hospitals. This is the highest total for any hospital or health system in North Texas. “Every day patients and their families across North Texas benefit from the compassionate care, evidence-based practice and dedication of our nursing team,” said Joan Clark, DNP, senior vice president and chief nurse executive of Texas Health. “I’m thrilled so many of Texas Health’s star nurses are recognized for their work in setting the standard of excellence in our profession.” The DFW Great 100 Nurses Inc. annually sponsors the “DFW Great 100 Nurses” to recognize registered nurses in the area who exemplify excellence in the art and science…Read More

Bon voyage!

By 380news | Healthy Lifestyles

Ever wonder what it would be like to take a veteran massage therapist on a spa cruise? My friends and spouse proclaim it is both a blessing and a curse. I love the whole world of self-care as a preventive alternative to feeling run down. Massage is known to be one of the best ways to clean out the lymphatic system and promote blood flow. What is less well known is the fact that your massage therapy visits need to be ongoing, rather than just one-time fixes. Your body is constantly being affected by its ever-changing environment. Vacations are one way to relax, unwind, and hopefully find yourself in a place where the environment is affecting your body in a…Read More

Life Insurance for Your Stage in Life

By 380news | Healthy Lifestyles

Regardless of where you are in life, having life insurance can help you rest assured knowing that you’ve helped to protect the financial future of those you love. If you can’t be there for your loved ones, life insurance can help replace lost income, pay a mortgage, help fund a child’s education, cover debts, and much more. Learn how life insurance can help protect your loved ones at any stage in your life: Single: Single people often think that they don’t need life insurance, but chances are you may have people who depend on you, and who’d be impacted financially if you were no longer around (either by support you provide them or by your end-of-life expenses). That’s why it’s…Read More

Community Effort Needed for Victory in Health Competition

By 380news | Healthy Lifestyles

Mayor declares we’re ‘in it to win it’ PROSPER, TX – The battle is on! Prosper is competing in the 2017 IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge (ITTCC). This annual competition is designed to find and recognize those Texas communities that demonstrate the healthiest lifestyles in the state. Prosper is the defending champion in the Small Communities category, and hopes are high for a Prosper repeat. Members of the Prosper Town Council, Mayor Ray Smith and Prosper ISD Superintendent Drew Watkins have enthusiastically endorsed the Community Challenge and shown support by taking pledges and documenting activities on the Challenge website. Pledge points can be awarded to school personnel, businesses and non-profit organizations after individuals within these groups register on their own.…Read More

Popular Texas Brigades Summer Program

By 380news | Healthy Lifestyles

March 15 Deadline Approaching TEXAS – Texas Brigades is accepting applications for their 8 wildlife and natural resource-based leadership programs for summer 2017. These youth programs are held across Texas and the limited spaces are filling up fast! Texas Brigades is a wildlife and natural resource-focused leadership development program for youth (ages 13-17). Each camp is an intense, all inclusive, five day experience led by some of the top wildlife and natural resource professionals in Texas. Approximately 200 youth from throughout the state of Texas are typically served. These programs feature quail, deer, bass, redfish, waterfowl or livestock, with an aim to equip youth with the resources and determination needed to make a difference in conservation and land stewardship throughout…Read More

Smart as a Fox

By Paola Saibene | Healthy Lifestyles

How do you maintain body, mind, and soul peacefulness in a, sometimes, cold and unforgiving world? The neurons in your body are wired for health, contentment, and joy; however, we find it a challenge to attain these things on a regular basis. Be smart about it and conquer this challenge…. permanently. NeuroSTRETCH is a technique developed by STRETCH4LIFE’s wellness program. In a 6-week program we teach you how to understand the mechanics of your brain, how to increase the health of your body, and how to be mindful of what you allow into your mind and heart. The perfect calibration of your organs, brain, heart, and mind is something rarely taught; yet, it can be learned so easily by anyone,…Read More

Meet Dr. Enaka Yembe at American Stat-Care Centers Inc.

By 380news | Healthy Lifestyles

Dr. Enaka Yembe, is a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician with over 11 years of experience in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care. She is the founder, President and CEO of American Stat-Care Centers – Texas PLLC. a brand new State-of-the-art urgent care clinic located on Highway 380 in Cross Roads, Texas. Why spend hours waiting in the hospital emergency room when our team of highly experienced medical professionals can take care of you and your loved ones immediately at a fraction of the cost of the hospital emergency…Read More

Community Event to Celebrate Texas Health Prosper Opening

By 380news | Healthy Lifestyles

  PROSPER, TEXAS, February 10, 2017- Residents of Prosper and surrounding communities are invited to celebrate the grand opening of Texas Health Neighborhood Care & Wellness Prosper, Saturday, February 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. The event will provide a look inside the new outpatient care center by featuring tours and fun activities for the entire family including: ·       Teddy Bear Clinic ·       Chef demos ·       Photo booths ·       Face painting and carnival games ·       Health screenings ·       Fitness demos and membership sign-up The event will also feature a live…Read More

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