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Paris Regional Medical Center Childhood Obesity- Make Healthy Changes Together

Paris Regional Medical Center Childhood Obesity- Make Healthy Changes Together

One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news is that childhood obesity can be prevented. In honor of National...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
New Treatment for Sun Damage & Unwanted Facial Veins Now Available from Grossnickle Center

New Treatment for Sun Damage & Unwanted Facial Veins Now Available from Grossnickle Center

Dr. Richard Grossnickle is pleased to offer an optimized light skin revitalization treatment that can quickly and easily remove undesirable brown spots, sun damage and facial vessels from the face and body leaving you with younger, more beautiful looking skin. Sun spots, age spots and facial...

08/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Local Wound Care Center® Participates in Second Annual Wound Care Awareness Week

Local Wound Care Center® Participates in Second Annual Wound Care Awareness Week

The Wound Care Center at Paris Regional Medical Center, a member of the Healogics network, is helping raise awareness of chronic wounds. The second annual Wound Care Awareness Week, sponsored by Healogics, is being held from June 1 to June 5.  One of nearly 800 Healogics managed centers; The...

06/03/2015 by eParisExtra
BelkGives Mobile comes to Paris to provide free mammograms

BelkGives Mobile comes to Paris to provide free mammograms

BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center will be in Paris on May 1st at the Paris Belk store located in the Mirabeau Square Shopping Center, 3580 Lamar Avenue Belk, the nation’s largest family owned and operated department store company, announced that its BelkGives on the Go Mobile...

04/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Chronic Disease Self Management Workshop starts April 22nd

Chronic Disease Self Management Workshop starts April 22nd

The Paris-Lamar County Health District will be offering Living Well with a Chronic Condition workshop to help people with chronic conditions find effective ways of coping and managing their health. They are for anyone with an ongoing condition – diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart...

04/15/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Cardiology Center Cath Lab Coming Soon

Paris Cardiology Center Cath Lab Coming Soon

Paris Cardiology Center, the practice of Khalid Shafiq M.D. is looking forward in announcing it’s opening of Paris Cardiology Center Cath Lab, to provide outpatient surgical services to patients within our community soon. A catheterization Laboratory or Cath Lab is an examination room in an...

04/13/2015 by eParisExtra
PARIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ADDS NEW SPECIALTY WITH ADDITION OF RHEUMATOLOGIST

PARIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ADDS NEW SPECIALTY WITH ADDITION OF RHEUMATOLOGIST

Paris Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of Rheumatologist, Thamilvani Thiruvasahar, M.D. “We are very pleased to have Dr. Thiruvasahar join the Paris Regional Medical Center’s team of physicians,” Steve Grubbs, CEO of Paris Regional Medical Center.  “With the...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke recognizes Lamar County for preventing and controlling heart disease, stroke and other chronic diseases

Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke recognizes Lamar County for preventing and controlling heart disease, stroke and other chronic diseases

The Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke recently recognized Lamar County for its efforts to reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD), stroke, and other chronic diseases. The Texas Healthy Communities Program assists communities to assess their existing environments, implement changes...

03/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Ameriheart sponsored by Paris Cardiology Center (Khalid Shafiq M.D.) Comes to Bailey Intermediate School

Ameriheart sponsored by Paris Cardiology Center (Khalid Shafiq M.D.) Comes to Bailey Intermediate School

On Thursday, March 12th 2015 children from North Lamar Bailey Intermediate School took a tour of the World’s largest display of a full-blown human heart stationed at its gym. Sayek Shafiq from Stone Middle School and Layla Shafiq from Bailey Intermediate school along with staff from Paris...

03/13/2015 by eParisExtra
It’s real, SAD (Season Affective Disorder)

It’s real, SAD (Season Affective Disorder)

SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder is real. It’s a type of depression mostly apparent in the winter months as a result of the environment and its effects on individuals. SAD is seen more in winter months than summer. SAD is experienced more in females than males. Fall and winter SAD bring...

03/09/2015 by eParisExtra
American Heart Month is a great reminder to observe your habits that impact your heart health

American Heart Month is a great reminder to observe your habits that impact your heart health

‘Always listen to your heart. Even though it is on your left side, it is always right! Common early Symptoms of a Heart attack: Unusual Fatigue, Sleep Disturbances, Shortness Of Breath, Indigestion, Anxiety, and Chest Discomfort.’ Every February we celebrate American Heart Month. February...

02/07/2015 by eParisExtra
PRMC Celebrates One Year Anniversary of the Da Vinci Robot

PRMC Celebrates One Year Anniversary of the Da Vinci Robot

On Friday, January 23, 2015, Paris Regional Medical Center celebrated the one year anniversary of the incredible da Vinci Robot. In the past year, PRMC has performed 391 cases with da Vinci Surgical System. When the robot arrived last year, PRMC held a naming contest.  The winning class was...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Health Officials Warn of Measles Outbreak

Health Officials Warn of Measles Outbreak

An outbreak of measles that can be traced back to Disneyland in December is traveling eastward, getting closer to Texas. There are now six states with confirmed cases of measles. The outbreak has spread to Utah, Washington, Colorado, Oregon and across the border to Mexico. Arizona has been the...

01/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Anytime Fitness New Year's Special Extended to January 31st

Anytime Fitness New Year's Special Extended to January 31st

Anytime Fitness  has extended their New Year’s Special to January 31st where you can join for no enrollment fee and no dues until February 2015. Includes free unlimited tanning until February, Complimentary Fitness Consultation and 2 Complimentary Personal Training Sessions. Anytime...

01/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Project Pedal On: Local Student Addresses Paris City Council

Project Pedal On: Local Student Addresses Paris City Council

Paris Jr. High student, Sahil Prakash presented a bicycle awareness project to the Paris City Council Monday night.  In an effort to make Paris a more bike-friendly town, Prakash spoke about Project Pedal On. Prakash began, “This year my goal is to get more people on bikes.  Project Pedal...

01/14/2015 by eParisExtra
Local Paris Gym Expands into Bonham

Local Paris Gym Expands into Bonham

Anytime Fitness franchisee Brad and Tomi Hill and Steven and Karey Asay announced that they are opening another Anytime Fitness location in Bonham, Texas. The owners have signed a lease for a 3500 square-foot space in Bonham and construction by Asay Construction has begun.   The target...

01/12/2015 by eParisExtra
Make Yoga #1 on New Year's Resolution List

Make Yoga #1 on New Year's Resolution List

Most Americans who make New Year’s resolutions put losing weight/getting healthy on the top of the list. Unfortunately, most people don’t keep their resolutions. But a great way to both lose weight and be in overall better health, which includes less stress and better health that...

01/01/2015 by eParisExtra
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