Every day, your good health depends on your heart valves opening and closing successfully about 100,000 times. Your heart’s four valves work together to ensure adequate blood flow through the heart and throughout the body. If you have a heart condition that prevents one or more of those valv…
Whether the pain is in your knee, hip or somewhere else, joint pain can range from mild to excruciating. It can also be constant or come and go. But one thing never changes: Chronic joint pain affects your quality of life, causing everyday tasks and activities to feel like obstacles.
When a joint or muscle aches, your first step may be to reach for a pain reliever. But medications only dull the pain — they don’t fix the underlying cause.
You pick up a package on your doorstep — and you’re surprised by how heavy it is — but you manage it anyway. The next thing you know, the dull ache in your lower back suddenly turns into a sharp pain running down the back of your leg.
So, you feel a lump in your breast. Or, is it a lump? You’re unsure.
Dr. Leonidas “Doc” Andres, general surgeon and longtime well-known family medicine provider has announced his retirement from OmniPoint Health. Andres has been practicing at the OmniPoint Health Primary Care Clinic in Dayton since late 2021.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer. It is also a time to emphasize the importance of regular screenings. All women are at risk for developing breast cancer, and this risk increases with age. In fact, one in eight …
As we’ve learned over the last year, COVID-19 variants are to be expected.
The Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon to celebrate Tracey S. Wheeler, President and CEO of the Baytown Chamber of Commerce, for her 50 years of service in her caree… Read moreWheeler ‘Queen for a Day’ - Honored for 50 years by Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce
The City of Baytown is continuing celebrations of the 75th anniversary of the merging of Pelly, Goose Creek and Baytown for the rest of March and throughout April. Read moreBaytown 75th celebration continues
While discussing goals during the recent City of Baytown annual retreat, Mayor Brandon Capetillo had a message for council members – “get in front of citizens.” Read moreBaytown Mayor encourages council to interact with citizens more
ExxonMobil recently donated $100,000 to Lee College for their Student Resource and Advocacy Center. Baytown Chemical Plant Manager Wim Blokker along with Chemical Plant Process Manager Zoe Bar… Read moreExxonMobil gives $100,000 to Lee College
Within a three-month period, the Pelly received over 200 calls, according to Baytown Police Officer Thomas King. Read moreOver 200 police calls for Pelly in three months, police say
Baytown Fire Department personnel were on hand over the weekend to assist firefighters in Mont Belvieu in extinguishing a house fire. Read moreBaytown FD aids with Mont Belvieu house fire
An ex-Baytown police officer was involved in a shooting with a suspected burglar after chasing and then hitting his vehicle, law enforcement officials said. Read moreEx-Baytown cop involved in Highlands shootout, HCSO says
The Lions Club of Baytown raised approximately $19,000 in their annual gumbo fundraiser held Saturday at the VFW Hall on N. Main in Baytown. Read moreLions Club Gumbo Fest raises $19,000
As one person after another came to the front of the room to deliver a gift and well wishes to Lena Marie Lavigne Carrier Sunday afternoon, she repaid them with hugs, a whispered word or two, … Read moreCarrier going strong at 102
Construction is moving ahead on the new T-36 at Baytown golf course. Located where the former Evergreen course once existed, crews have been making progress on the above-ground work surroundin… Read moreWork continues on T-36 golf course