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 […]

Hold your place at the ER online at Lake Pointe Medical Center

Lake Pointe Medical Center offers new ER service powered by InQuickER Tired of spending hours in a stuffy, overcrowded ER waiting room? Lake Pointe Medical Center has a solution with InQuickER. This is an emergency room service that facilitates patient satisfaction by allowing consumers to hold a place at the ER online, while waiting in […]

Free ‘Danny Russo’ seminar for women at Royse City Fitness

Take advantage of the free seminar that helps women become stronger, firmer, healthier, happier, while losing fat and looking good. The event features master trainer and nutritionist Danny Russo, leading researcher in women’s fitness, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 at Royse City Fitness. For reservations, call 972-635-2900. To submit your stories, news and events for […]

Five resolutions that strengthen your life, your community

Five resolutions that strengthen your life, your community

The New Year is a time for new beginnings. For the Y – a leading nonprofit that strengthens community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility – one of the most important resolutions is to resolve to make positive changes that strengthen individuals as well as entire communities. Following are five New Year’s Resolutions […]

Human connection: an important piece of wellness

I am a part of all that I have met. – Alfred Tennyson All people crave a connection to others. We all just want to feel as if we matter, we want to fit in with someone, have people understand our true spirit. (This is one reason I believe that Facebook has become so popular; […]

Down Syndrome Guild to kick off free educational series

(Dallas) The Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas will kick off its 2012 S.P.R.I.N.G. (Sharing Possibilities Resources Information Needs Goals) Educational Series on Saturday, Jan. 28, featuring a different speaker and topic each month. The 5-part series is free and continues through May 2012, offering up-to-date information, resources and support for people with Down Syndrome, their families […]

Lake Pointe expands medical staff to meet community needs

Lake Pointe Medical Center is proud to announce the following physicians have joined the hospital’s medical staff: Endocrinology: Sreedevi Guttikonda, MD– Active Family Medicine:  Dee G. McCrary, Jr., MD – Community Internal Medcine: Hassan Farooq, MD – Community   Nephrology:   Sajid Iqbal, MD – Consulting Madhavi Mallareddy, MD – Consulting Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: Mark E. […]

Lake Pointe Health Network names new CFO

Lake Pointe Health Network names new CFO

(Rowlett) Lake Pointe Health Network today announced the appointment of Rebecca (Becky) L. Speight as its new chief financial officer.  Speight, whose appointment took effect Nov. 28, is responsible for financial operations of the network. Speight comes to LPHN from Bailey Medical Center in Owasso, OK.  At Bailey, she served as the chief financial officer responsible […]

Y Challenge connects people, transforms lives

Y Challenge connects people, transforms lives

(Rockwall County) The holidays can be a stressful time for almost everyone.  The Rockwall County Family YMCA recently hosted a Transformation Challenge, which helped participants get fit, healthy and ready for the holidays.  Many great participants signed up, both from our Y membership and from our staff.  One way that the YMCA is different is the sense of community […]