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Save Your Skin Color Run tomorrow

Save Your Skin Color Run tomorrow

  Save Your Skin Color Run is a community project dedicated to increasing skin cancer awareness. This is the third year for the 5K run to promote Melanoma awareness. Race time begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Trail de Paris, and all proceeds raised will go towards local skin cancer...

05/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Pregnancy Center to host first Glow Run June 17

Paris Pregnancy Center to host first Glow Run June 17

The Paris Pregnancy Center is hosting their first Glow Run on June 17, 2016. Races will begin at North Lamar High School (approx. 8:30) and will end at the high school.  There will be a 5K, 3K, & 1 mile Run, Roll, or Stroll.  All ages and abilities welcome. Pre- registration has been...

05/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
Belk's Mammography Center to visit Paris store on May 27, 2016

Belk's Mammography Center to visit Paris store on May 27, 2016

Belk’s Mobile Mammography Center will be visiting Paris on Friday, May 27,  2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center, a 39-foot-long, state-of-the-art screening center on wheels, will stop at the Belk stores in McKinney, Rockwall, Waxahachie, Sherman...

05/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Why is CPR important?

Why is CPR important?

I always seemed to wonder why CPR was important and why people spent time on dummies to practice.  I got my awakening call very recently as CPR saved my 1 year-old Baby Girl Maya ‘s life. It was Sunday, March 27, Easter morning 2016 around 4:30 a.m. Maya, woke up from her sleep and was...

05/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Regional Medical Center to host free seminar: Adolescent Body Image

Paris Regional Medical Center to host free seminar: Adolescent Body Image

Paris Regional Medical Center invites local families to learn more about healthy body image. The hospital will present a free and fun educational seminar titled Love Your Selfie on May 12, 2016 at The Vault in Downtown Paris, TX. “Research shows that body dissatisfaction is a major concern...

05/06/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Junior College, Lamar Avenue Church of Christ, Hometown Clinic to host blood drives

Paris Junior College, Lamar Avenue Church of Christ, Hometown Clinic to host blood drives

As the summer months approach, Carter BloodCare asks all of us to remember the “summer slump” is coming.  The months of June, July and August are right around the corner and they remain some of the most difficult months of the year to keep the right blood type on the shelves for the right...

04/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
Zika in Texas

Zika in Texas

Texas has had 29 confirmed cases of Zika virus disease.  Of those, 28 were in travelers who were infected abroad and diagnosed after they returned home; one of those travelers was a pregnant woman. One case involved a Dallas County resident who had sexual contact with someone who acquired the...

04/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Walk of Hope raises awareness for crime victims

Walk of Hope raises awareness for crime victims

The 2nd Annual Walk of Hope was held yesterday in downtown Paris.  Walkers and supporters showed up in great numbers to support National Crime Victims Right’s Week. Local Advocacy Groups and Community leaders along with victims of crime met at the Culbertson fountain to help raise...

04/14/2016 by eParisExtra

"Walk with a Doc" Thursday Evening at the Trail

The return of the popular “Walk with a Doc” is tonight, Thursday March 24th at the Collegiate entrance to Trail de Paris at 6pm. There will be free hats and shirts at 6pm. Dr Thamilvani Thiruvasahar, rheumatologist, will be the guest doctor. ...

03/24/2016 by eParisExtra
PRMC Mega Lung and Kick Butts Day

PRMC Mega Lung and Kick Butts Day

Paris Regional Medical Center, partnered with the Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition of East Texas, and The Northeast Texas Children’s Museum  for a FREE EVENT: Visual MEGA LUNG display, along with front lawn displays, games, activities, healthcare professionals, smoking cessation...

03/14/2016 by eParisExtra
Biggest Loser Community Challenge comes to Paris

Biggest Loser Community Challenge comes to Paris

The Biggest Loser Community Challenge for Paris, Texas  kicks off on Monday, February 29th. The Biggest Loser Community Challenge is an all-new company versus company program that’s goal is to get America healthy, ONE EMPLOYEE AT A TIME. We believe healthy companies make healthy communities....

02/24/2016 by eParisExtra
Why Door-To-Balloon time (DTB) matters in a heart attack patient?

Why Door-To-Balloon time (DTB) matters in a heart attack patient?

Door-to-balloon time (DTB) is a national standard set by studies that measure the time when a patient with a heart attack moves from an ER to the Cath Lab of a hospital. The national standard currently is set at 90 minutes. Since every minute lost can affect the flow of blood to the heart...

02/22/2016 by eParisExtra
New Restaurant Inspection Grading System Coming to Paris

New Restaurant Inspection Grading System Coming to Paris

In 2016, the Paris-Lamar County Health District implemented a new and improved restaurant inspection grading system. Once the inspection is done, a grade will be assigned (A, B, C, D, or F) and it will be posted on the front door of the establishment. So far this year the following restaurants...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
Paris Regional Medical Center will Celebrate “Go Red for Women”

Paris Regional Medical Center will Celebrate “Go Red for Women”

In conjunction with February being designated as American Heart Month, Paris Regional Medical Center will celebrate “Go Red for Women” on Friday, February 5th. PRMC CEO Patti Monczewski (pictured) said the hospital will celebrate the day by the wearing of red by PRMC staff. “Go Red for...

02/01/2016 by eParisExtra
Kick Off 2016 by Celebrating with Paris Regional Medical Center in Pursuit of Life, Health and Prevention of Cervical Cancer

Kick Off 2016 by Celebrating with Paris Regional Medical Center in Pursuit of Life, Health and Prevention of Cervical Cancer

Paris Regional Medical Center’s staff just aren’t going to take it anymore – they’ve resolved to eradicate cervical cancer in Northeast Texas and Southeast Oklahoma, starting today. Join them in their pursuit of life, health and prevention by getting informed and taking a few simple...

01/14/2016 by eParisExtra
East Texas Weight Loss Challenge Starts in January 2016

East Texas Weight Loss Challenge Starts in January 2016

Lighten Up East Texas is a regional weight loss challenge, created by the Fit City Tyler Coalition, in which individuals and teams can compete to lose weight and improve their health. Sponsored in part by Allen Samuels Tyler, Tyler Today Magazine, NET Health, SuddenLink Communications and the...

01/05/2016 by eParisExtra
It’s real, SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

It’s real, SAD (Seasonal 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...

12/26/2015 by eParisExtra
PARIS CARDIOLOGY CENTER CATH LAB NOW OPEN

PARIS CARDIOLOGY CENTER CATH LAB NOW OPEN

The New Paris Cardiology Center Cath Lab is in located at 2620 Spur 139. Paris, TX 75462 right behind Paris Cardiology Center (Khalid Shafiq M.D. ‘s clinic). The lab is designed to perform procedures such as cardiac catheterization, Peripheral Vascular Angiograms, Angioplasties to open...

11/15/2015 by eParisExtra
2nd Annual Community Health and Nutrition Fair

2nd Annual Community Health and Nutrition Fair

Paris Regional Medical Center and the new Everett Toyota of Paris present their 2nd Annual Community Health and Nutrition Fair on Thursday, November 5, 2015 from 9am-1p. This free health fair is open to the public and will be held in the front lot of Everett Toyota of Paris. They will be...

11/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Community Health Clinic

Community Health Clinic

There will be a FREE Community Health Clinic on Saturday, October 17th from 9am-2pm at the Prime Time Senior Activity Center, located at 1128 Clarksville Street in Paris. The clinic will run from 9am-2pm. Doctors, nurses and other health professionals will be there to answer questions. There...

10/10/2015 by eParisExtra