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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
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