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Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday

Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday

A Drive Thru Flu Shot clinic will be held Saturday, October 25th from noon-4pm at the First Federal Community Bank, Loop Branch. Flu shots will be just $5 and you don’t even have to get out of your car. The shots are provided by the Paris-Lamar County Health Department, the Texas Medical...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Free Six Week Program

Free Six Week Program "Living Well With Diabetes"

The Paris-Lamar County Health District is holding a free, six-week program entitled “Living Well with Diabetes.” The class is open to anyone with diabetes as well as family, friends and caregivers of those with diabetes. The program will teach effective ways of coping with diabetes...

09/24/2014 by eParisExtra
PRMC Chosen to Operate Clarksville Hospital

PRMC Chosen to Operate Clarksville Hospital

Clarksville Hospital Officials at Paris Regional Medical Center announced today that the Red River County Hospital Authority Board elected to proceed to exclusive negotiations with Paris Regional Medical Center to operate the Clarksville hospital into the future. PRMC CEO Stephen Grubbs Stephen...

09/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Yoga Class at PCT Centre for

Yoga Class at PCT Centre for "Raise the Roof" Fundraising Campaign

The PCT Brown Centre of Creative Arts. Art, Theatre and Yoga classes offered weekly. Local yoga instructor Jenny Wilson will be having a special yoga class on Thursday morning, September 11th at 8:30am. All class fees ($5 or greater donation appreciated) will be donated to the Paris Community...

09/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Newsletter: Live Life to the Healthiest with PRMC

Newsletter: Live Life to the Healthiest with PRMC

  Local 4th grade class names da Vinci “Robodoc” We recently held a naming contest among local elementary schools for our da Vinci surgical system. Mrs. Brazeal’s 4th grade class from North Lamar, Bailey Intermediate School proposed the winning name, “Robodoc.” On May 20th, they...

06/13/2014 by eParisExtra
PRMC Announces New

PRMC Announces New "Happy Age Class"

Paris Regional Medical Center and Prime Time has announced the addition of a new “Happy Age” exercise class for those 45 years old (or older). The class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15pm at the Prime Time Center, located at 1128 Clarksville Street. The class will...

06/04/2014 by eParisExtra
Lighten Up East Texas Final Weigh-Out Before May 31st

Lighten Up East Texas Final Weigh-Out Before May 31st

The official weigh-out for participants of the Lighten Up East Texas (LUET) Weight Loss Challenge is now thru Saturday, May 31st. The weight loss challenge, sponsored in part by Brookshire Grocery Company and Allen Samuels Tyler, is a local movement to make East Texas a healthier community in...

05/29/2014 by eParisExtra
PRMC Community Newsletter: Live Life to the Healthiest with PRMC

PRMC Community Newsletter: Live Life to the Healthiest with PRMC

Prevent Heart Attacks with “Early Heart Attack Care” Did you know that 85% of heart damage occurs within the first two hours of a heart attack? The good news is that knowing and recognizing the early signs and symptoms before a heart attack happens can prevent one from ever occurring. In...

05/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Live Life to the Healthiest with PRMC

Live Life to the Healthiest with PRMC

Here’s What’s Going on at Paris Regional Medical Center and in the Community   Paris Regional Medical Center has been proud to host and participate in a number of events during the past several months to help our community live healthy and fulfilling lives. Take a look at what’s going...

05/02/2014 by eParisExtra
Live Life to the Healthiest with PRMC (eParisExtra.com Newsletter from PRMC)

Live Life to the Healthiest with PRMC (eParisExtra.com Newsletter from PRMC)

Colon Cancer Awareness    March was Colon Cancer Awareness month, and at Paris Regional Medical Center, we have many programs and services to help promote colon health in our community. PillCam SB Capsule Endoscopy Technology Comes To PRMC   We’re proud to be able to offer an exciting...

04/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Lose weight, get healthy and you may drive away in a brand new car

Lose weight, get healthy and you may drive away in a brand new car

Fit City Paris is joining forces with Fit City Tyler’s coalition and their regional weight loss challenge – Lighten Up East Texas. Lighten Up East Texas is a regional weight loss challenge, created by the Fit City Tyler coalition, in which individuals, teams and communities can compete to...

02/04/2014 by Josh Allen
Heart disease kills more women each year than men in the United States -- why?

Heart disease kills more women each year than men in the United States -- why?

“Each year, heart disease claims the lives of more women then breast cancer and lung cancer combined. Also a greater percentage of women die within one year of a heart attack than men”. Ayesha Shafiq, eParisExtra columnist Despite these facts, heart disease in women has not yet gathered...

02/03/2014 by Josh Allen
Paris Regional Medical Center’s

Paris Regional Medical Center’s "Live Life to the Healthiest" e-newsletters on eParisExtra.com

As part of Paris Regional Medical Center’s ongoing mission to help the people of Paris live healthy lives, we’re proud to introduce the first of many Live Life to the Healthiest e-newsletters, brought to you by Paris Regional Medical Center.    These bi-weekly newsletters will include...

01/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Flu Vaccine Supply in Lamar County

Flu Vaccine Supply in Lamar County

Wide spread accounts of the flu throughout the nation and in Texas have resulted in some areas reporting  that they are now running low on the flu vaccine.  Dr. Kyle Jones, MD wants the people in Lamar County to know that they have a good supply of Flu Shots available at their...

01/08/2014 by eParisExtra
Making a New Year’s Resolution that Works

Making a New Year’s Resolution that Works

According to statisticbrain.com, 45% of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions.  The #1 New Year’s Resolution for 2014? Lose Weight.  (Followed by get organized; spend less, save more; enjoy life to the fullest; stay fit and healthy). No real surprise there. Every January 1st gyms are full...

01/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County families continue making a difference in children's health research

Lamar County families continue making a difference in children's health research

It was two years ago when the University of Texas Southwestern was asked to help organize Lamar County’s participation in the National Children’s Study (NCS), one of the most comprehensive research efforts focused on children’s growth, development and health in the United States....

10/08/2013 by Josh Allen
Shafiq delivers talk on Peripheral Arterial Disease at PRMC

Shafiq delivers talk on Peripheral Arterial Disease at PRMC

“ About 80% of the patients whose legs or extremities I have to amputate are current smokers. If they are not current smokers, then they almost certainly used to smoke. If patients presenting with P.A.D have never smoked, I have cause to doubt whether they have the disease at all”. –...

09/30/2013 by Josh Allen
Is heart disease preventable?

Is heart disease preventable?

“Who would not give a trifle to prevent what he would give a thousand worlds to cure?“ Every 30 to 40 seconds, heart disease kills one person in the United States. In addition to this, the American Heart Association has projected that throughout the next 20 years there will be 16.6%...

08/16/2013 by Josh Allen
Traffick911 and PRMC present free training class on domestic minor sex trafficking to first responders

Traffick911 and PRMC present free training class on domestic minor sex trafficking to first responders

Paris Regional Medical Center and Traffick911 will host a free educational class and training on domestic minor sex trafficking to first responders and those interested on Sept. 3 at PRMC’s Lewis Hall. Attendees will receive information and teaching from law enforcement personnel, nurses,...

08/14/2013 by Josh Allen
PRMC offers special training on children's eating habits

PRMC offers special training on children's eating habits

Submitted photo In a continuing effort to educate our community, Paris Regional Medical Center invites all those who have or work with children to a special training session on Thursday, August 22, to learn more about children’s eating and feeding problems and how to change them. Rachell...

08/14/2013 by Josh Allen