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Bladder issues are still a sensitive health subject people tend to avoid talking about – even with their physician. However, issues like urinary incontinence, bladder infections and urinary tract infections are common and may be helped with simple lifestyle changes. One way to improve bladder health is to modify your diet. Certain foods and liquids can irritate conditions and should be avoided, while other foods can help.

Read the tips below and test them out to improve your bladder health.

 

Cut Out or Limit

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Tyler, Texas (November 19, 2019) — UT Health East Texas EMS and Champion EMS are pleased to report that the parties have settled the lawsuit regarding ambulance services in Tyler, Texas.

Since 1992, ETMC EMS, now operating as UT Health East Texas EMS, an affiliate of UT Health East Texas, has...

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Mt. Pleasant, Texas (November 7, 2019) — UT Health East Texas Physicians has opened a new clinic in Mt. Pleasant. This clinic will provide quality care close to home in the Mt. Pleasant area. The clinic not only offers family medicine care, but has an otolaryngology (ENT) clinic.

Providers at...

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Making the decision to get help for substance use disorder is a huge step in the right direction that is not easy for most to make. UT Health Henderson’s StepOne Service is designed to support those who have made this commitment ] to improving their life by providing them with treatment to get through their withdrawal process and set them up for lifelong success.

Director Amber Shepperd shares more about this special service now offered at UT Health Henderson.  

 

Q: What is the StepOne Service at UT Health Henderson?

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100th Anniversary Reception

Jacksonville, Texas (November 7, 2019) - From before it even began, one could argue that the life of Dr. Mary Alice Bone, in many ways, was shaped by the Jacksonville hospital.

It’s where her parents met and fell in love. Her father was a physician, a young widower whose wife died during the...

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There are 30 million people in the United States living with diabetes, but one in four do not know they are living with this condition. In addition to those millions, another 84 million adults, teenagers and children have prediabetes, but 90% are unaware. These numbers are what motivate UT Health East Texas Certified Diabetes Educators Audrey Hall and Lara Dove to bring awareness to diabetes and clear up any myths that surround this condition.

Read Hall and Dove’s responses to the most common diabetes myths below.

 

First, a brief...

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UT Health East Texas Olympic Centers hosting holiday food drive

Tyler, TX (October 30, 2019) UT Health East Texas Olympic Centers on Friday will kick off a food drive benefitting the East Texas Food Bank.

Throughout the month of November, donation barrels from the East Texas Food Bank will be placed at Olympic Center locations in Tyler, Lake Palestine,...

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Learn about the causes and symptoms of early and premature menopause

Around the time the candles on the 50th birthday cake are blown out, women can expect to soon go through menopause. This is a natural stage in life that every woman shares. However, for some women, that stage can come earlier than expected.  In the United States 5% of women will go through early menopause and 1% through premature menopause.

Early menopause is when you reach this stage before the age of 45. Premature menopause is before the age of 40. In both cases women having gone through early or premature menopause cannot get pregnant.

Since this change...

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Tyler, Texas (October 25, 2019) - Becker's Healthcare recognized two UT Health East Texas leaders as rising stars in the industry. Tracy O'Daniel, division director of quality, risk and patient safety at UT Health East Texas, and Patrick Swindle, CEO of UT Health Quitman and UT Health Pittsburg, were...

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Sugar may taste sweet, but the long-lasting impact it leaves on your health is not. Consuming high amounts of sugar can lead to increased risk of developing stroke, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, high blood cholesterol and cavities.

Many foods in American diets contain added sugars. Added sugars are present in candy, soft drinks, cakes, fruit drinks, milk products, cookies and pies, as well as other types of foods such as dairy and milk products and other grains. It isn’t always easy to tell if a product has added sugar. Read the ingredient labels on products you are...

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