Lake Pointe Medical recognizes Brain Injury Awareness Month

(Rowlett) March is Brain Injury Awareness Month.  A brain injury can happen anytime, anywhere to anyone.  Brain injuries do not discriminate.  Did you know that 1.7 million people will sustain a brain injury each year?  An injury that happens in an instant can bring a lifetime of physical, cognitive and behavior challenges and early, equal […]

How sleep problems affect transportation professionals

Planes, trains and automobiles – it is not just the name of a movie; this list also represents the findings of a new poll on sleep problems among transportation professionals. The National Sleep Foundation’s annual sleep poll looked at how sleep problems affect pilots, train operators and others who work in the transportation industry. According […]

Lake Pointe launches system to improve heart attack patient outcomes

Web-based LIFENET® System utilizes emergent patient data to help reduce time to treatment in the Lake Ray Hubbard Community (Rowlett) Feb. 27, 2012 – Lake Pointe Health Network today announced they have launched a new system to help improve heart attack patient outcomes.  The LIFENET System, from Physio-Control, Inc., offers emergency medical services and hospital […]

Neighbors helping neighbors

Neighbors helping neighbors

(VIDEO: Tori’s testimony) Support the YMCA Partners Campaign, help strengthen your local community Every day, the Dallas YMCA serves as a gathering place for the community. Kids pour in after school to play and do homework. Seniors meet for coffee, group activities, and to connect with one another. Future leaders are born as teens learn […]

Women’s Heart Month event features free screenings, presentations

Join Lake Pointe Medical Center from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 18 for a Women’s Heart Month celebration. Receive free health screenings*, attend educational presentations by physicians and allied health professionals and visit informational booths. A complimentary buffet breakfast will be provided. Admission is FREE, so grab your girlfriends and register today. There will […]

Breast cancer support group to meet

The Lake Pointe Breast Cancer Support Group, presented by physicians, health care providers and volunteers from Lake Pointe Health Network, is open open to all breast cancer survivors, whether newly diagnosed or a long-term survivor. Lake Pointe provides information, resources, emotional support, healthy tips, and guest speakers. It is a time for survivors to share […]

New surgical option for treating GERD

People with gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, are all too familiar with limited menu choices at restaurants. They know they need to steer clear of tomato-based, spicy, fatty or fried foods, chocolate, citrus fruits, and alcoholic or caffeinated drinks if they want to avoid heartburn and other uncomfortable symptoms. GERD develops when the lower esophageal […]

Baylor hosts women’s health day across Metroplex

Baylor hosts women’s health day across Metroplex

The Baylor Health Care System will host a free health and wellness day – For Women For Life– from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 28 at various locations across the Metroplex.Moms, daughters, and sisters are encouraged to join with girlfriends to take advantage of this once-a-year event that includes health screenings, demos and informative […]

Free seminars offered on thyroid disorders, treatments

(Rowlett/Greenville) Lake Pointe Health Network will begin its free 2012 Community Seminar Series with two informational programs on thyroid disorders – one in Greenville on Wednesday, Jan. 25; and one in Rowlett on Thursday, Jan. 26. Wednesday’s program will be presented by Dr. Sreedevi Guttikonda at 6:30 p.m. at the Wesley Medical Plaza, 4101 Wesley, […]

Lake Pointe Health Network earns accreditation in CT

(Rowlett) The Lake Pointe Health Network has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in CT as the result of a recent survey by the American College of Radiology. This accreditation covers Lake Pointe Medical Center and the Lake Pointe Imaging Centers in Forney and Rockwall.  The diagnostic imaging centers in Forney and Rockwall offer […]