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June 18, 2014 - Temperatures and Heat Stroke on the Rise
KAUZ
Hot temperatures are what we are seeing now that summer has taken hold in Texoma. With that, comes the risk of that heat taking hold of you.
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May 15, 2014 - CHC Dental Clinic celebrates grand opening  
KFDX TV  
A new dental clinic in Wichita Falls is officially open for business.  
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May 14, 2014 - Students get to tooth of the matter  
Times Record News (subscription required)  
Student artwork is inspiring a few big toothy smiles at the Community Healthcare Center, which is wrapping up its Toothin' Around Like Picture Contest Wednesday - an event leading up to the grand opeining of the center's new dental clinic from 10:45am to 1pm Thursday at the facility, 110 Lee St., behind the health care center.  
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April 28, 2014 - New clinic will bring smiles to Wichita Falls  
Times Record News (subscription required)  
Sunlit windows, soothing colors and spacious hallways lined with dental suites have already greeted patients of the new Community Healthcare Center Dental Clinic.  
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April 22, 2014 - New CHC Dental Clinic opens early  
KFDX TV  
What may be one of the largest free standing dental clinics is now open in Wichita Falls.  
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April 1, 2014 - Affordable care aftermath  
KAUZ TV  
Yesterday was the last day for you to apply for insurance to be considered for open enrollment.  
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March 28, 2014 - Kids at risk of high cholesterol  
KAUZ TV  
Many people believe only adults have to worry about cholesterol but a new study shows that about 33 percent of pre-teens suffer from above average cholesterol.  
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March 25, 2014 - Cost of quitting  
KAUZ TV  
Texomans living under the national poverty line are feeling trapped by cigarette smoking, finding it harder to quit than those that are not.  
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March 25, 2014 - Affordable Care Act workload  
KAUZ TV  
The Community Healthcare Center of Wichita Falls is the only place in Wichita County helping people sign up for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act and there are only two Certified Application Counselors available to help with the increasing workload.  
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March 22, 2014 - Health insurance sign up event  
KAUZ TV  
As the deadline to sign up for health insurance under President Obama's Healthcare Act inches closer, the Community Healthcare Center in Wichita Falls held a health insurance sign up event Saturday morning.  
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March 19, 2014 - Insuring young athletes  
KAUZ TV  
A new study found sports-related injuries are on the rise among teens and young children.  
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March 11, 2014 - What's your limit?  
KAUZ TV  
Spring Break is already underway for many schools in Texoma, which also happens to be a time when many are out drinking.  
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February 11, 2014 - Digital Dangers  
KAUZ TV  
Technology is changing the way we live our lives.  
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February 6, 2014 - Blind obesity  
KAUZ TV  
A new study published in the offical Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics states about 50 percent of parents with obese children do not see their children as overweight.  
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January 31, 2014 - Heart disease prevention tips  
KAUZ TV  
Throughout the month of February healthcare providers around the country and here in Texoma will be bringing awareness to American Heart Month.  
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December 19, 2013 - Help being offered for Texomans signing up for health insurance
KAUZ TV  
The Community Healthcare Center in Wichita Falls has two Certified Application Counselors on site to help Texomans sign up for health insurance on the Affordable Care Act website, healthcare.gov.  
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December 17, 2013 - Dangerous mixture  
KAUZ TV  
Alcohol and energy drinks still a dangerous trend among young adults here in Texoma.
 
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December 13, 2013 - Toy dangers  
KAUZ TV
Lots of parents in Texoma will be doing Christmas shopping for their kids over the next couple of weeks, but do you know what to look for before making those purchases?
 
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December 11, 2013 - Hundreds of homeless get "Hope for the Holidays"  
KFDX TV  
More than a dozen area organizations gave hundreds of homeless people something to smile about this holiday season.  
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December 11, 2013 - Hope for the holidays  
KAUZ TV  
The Homeward Bound Homeless Coalition hosted their eighth annual "Hope for the Holidays."  
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November 26, 2013 - Kids in Texoma are experiencing a flamin' hot problem  
KAUZ TV  
Spicy chips like Flamin' Hot Cheetos are popular among kids, but doctors warn the snacks can have harmful effects.  
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October 29, 2013 - Nurses suffer more injuries than any other profession  
KAUZ TV  
As the demand for healthcare experts grows, nursing has become a popular career path nationwide.  
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October 27, 2013 - 'Diabesity' affecting Texans  
Times Record News (subscription required)  
Hoping to “move” local families toward healthier habits, the first “Diabesity” Awareness Walk-a-Thon will be from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Williams Park.  
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October 9, 2013 - Care act enrollment slow going  
Times Record News (subscription required)  
It’s been a slow first week for two certified application counselors charged with helping people sign up for health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  
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October 1, 2013 - Computer problems hinder Obamacare open enrollment  
KFDX TV  
Open enrollment for Obamacare started today.  
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September 15, 2013 - EveryMAN campaign raising money and awareness for prostate and testicular cancer  
KFDX TV  
Buffalo Wild Wings and football go hand- in- hand on Sundays, but people watching their favorite teams at the restaurant Sunday were also helping the community.  
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September 13, 2013 - Players going blue  
Times Record News (subscription required)  
Usually prostate cancer isn’t a young man’s game.  
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September 12, 2013 - Possible energy drink ban for minors  
KAUZ TV  
Energy drinks can be helpful when you need an extra boost of energy.  
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August 15, 2013 - Letters to the Editor: Health Center Week - So What?  
Times Record News (subscription required)  

Community Healthcare Center celebrates National Health Center Week annually in mid-August.

 
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August 11, 2013 - Kids readied for classes  
Times Record News (subscription required)  

Volunteers scrambled to make sure everything was in its place Saturday morning as people started creating a line that wrapped around McNiel Junior High for Project Back to School.

 
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July 25, 2013 - Be wary of untested medications  
Times Record News (subscription required)
Almost everyone has heard the adage, “If it’s too good to be true, it probably is.”  
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July 11, 2013 - Clinic updates diabetes screen  
Times Record News (subscription required)  
A new machine at Community Healthcare Center in Wichita Falls has a new tool to help prevent or slow the progression of eye diseases caused by diabetes.  
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July 10, 2013 - CHCC offering free eye screening for registered diabetic patients  
KFDX TV  
A donation is providing hundreds of diabetic patients at Community Healthcare Center with free eye screenings.  
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July 10, 2013 - Community Healthcare Center offers free eye screenings  
KAUZ TV  
Community Healthcare Center, 200 MLK Jr. Blvd., is offering free eye screenings to its adult diabetic patients.  
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June 29, 2013 - Health center earns title  
Times Record News (subscription required)  
The Community Healthcare Center in Wichita Falls was rewarded Thursday for streamlining services and meeting Joint Commission requirements to become the first and only facility in the region designated as a Patient-Centered Medical Home.  
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May 10, 2013 - Nightshifts come with health risks  
KAUZ TV  
As the number of shift workers grows nationwide, a recent study has found that shift work can lead to obesity and type 2 diabetes.  
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April 25, 2013 - Diabetes test reveals more  
Times Record News (subscription required)  
A new test in the battle to treat diabetes is now available and provides a better snapshot of the rise and fall of a patient's glucose levels.  
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April 23, 2013 - Cinnamon challenge  
KAUZ TV  
It became an internet sensation captivating the attention of many.  
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March 13, 2013 - Dieticians focus on battling obesity in Texoma  
KAUZ TV  
It's been proven that if you're obese you have a higher risk of having a chronic illness and even dying from several health complications.  
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March 6, 2013 - Health insurance agents are worried and struggling  
KAUZ TV  
Health insurance agents and brokers in Texoma haven't been able to cash in a lot of money since the Affordable Care Act went into effect.  
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December 21, 2012 - Keep your kids from getting injured on Christmas Day  
KAUZ TV  
On Christmas day when kids are opening their presents parents usually keep in mind the well known safety hazards that could put their child at risk.  
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December 14, 2012 - Decision looms on health in Texas  
Times Record News (subscription required)  
State governors have until the close of business today to let the federal government know if they plan on establishing a state-run health insurance exchange, just days after the Obama administration told the states' leaders they had an all-or-nothing option for Medicaid expansion.  
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December 7, 2012 - Come all ye helpful  
Times Record News (subscription required)
As the line of men, women and families stretched around the hallway corner Thursday, it was clear how many people needed Hope for the Holidays.  
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November 27, 2012 - Experts ponder OTC birth control  
Times Record News (subscription required)  
The risks don't outweigh the benefits when it comes to the possibility of making a prescription-only product available over-the-counter, two Wichita Falls professionals said Monday.  
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November 14, 2012 - New Spirit of Texoma award winner is Dee Doria
KFDX TV  
Dee Doria always greets folks who come in the Healthcare Center with a smile.  
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November 14, 2012 - 35 Civic leaders nominated  
Times Record News (subscription required)  
There are 35 people nominated for this year's 20 Under 40 program, according to coordinator Heather Fulton.  
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November 5, 2012 - Prescription pill security  
KAUZ TV  

Painkillers, antidepressants and other prescription drugs don't draw as much attention as illegal headline drugs like cocaine, marijuana or meth, but Wichita Falls Police are fielding calls for prescription drug abuse and fraud.

 
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October 20, 2012 - Many don't show at flu clinic  
KFDX TV  
'Tis the season for the flu, or is it?  
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October 19, 2012 - Spooky safety  
KAUZ TV  
With Halloween just days away, many might be picking out costumes and gearing up for the holiday.  
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October 2, 2012 - Driving dentists  
KAUZ TV  
A mobile dental van is addressing the demand of oral health care in the community.  
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September 14, 2012 - Dentists look toward new trend  
Times Record News (subscription required)  

A midlevel dental provider might sound like a good idea in Texas at face value, but it's causing some gnawing and gnashing of teeth among some local dentists.

 
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August 9, 2012 - Community Healthcare Center serves free lunch  
KFDX TV  
Community Healthcare Center provided its patients with a different service today; food service.  
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August 7, 2012 - Trust the tap  
KAUZ TV  
There are many benefits to drinking bottled water, but drinking bottled water can impact your dental health.  
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July 27, 2012 - Docs debate testing kids  
Times Record News (subscription required)  
The American Academy of Pediatrics' endorsement of a recommendation to have children tested for high cholesterol starting at 9 years old has sparked debate in the pediatric community.  
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July 19, 2012 - Kids in the heat  
KAUZ TV  
The triple digit temperatures are not only miserable they can pose a serious risk to your kids.  
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June 13, 2012 - Standing water safety  
KAUZ TV  
Puddles and ponds may look fun but it's what's growing in - and lurking beneath the surface of - standing water that's causing concern for health officials and parents.  
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June 1, 2012 - Community Healthcare going digital  
KAUZ TV  
It's the end of paper and the start of power, as one Texoma healthcare clinic goes digital.  
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May 9, 2012 - Dental facility to fill parking cavity
Times Record News (subscription required)  
A nearly $4.5 million grant from the Affordable Care Act will allow the Community Healthcare Center to build a two-story, 12,000-square-foot dental facility.  
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April 30, 2012 - Playground peril  
KAUZ TV  
Newschannel 6 is looking out for you and your kids. We took a closer look at playground dangers and how parents may not be aware of those potential hazards.  
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April 13, 2012 - Diabet-EASE  
Times Record News (subscription required)  
When a person's health is at stake, every second counts.  The Community Healthcare Center's three new DCA Vantage rapid analyzers will save its 1,800 diabetes patients precious time by providing blood sugar test results in minutes instead of days.  
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March 1, 2012 - Mild winter has allergy sufferers turning to doctors
KFDX TV
You may be loving these warm winter temperatures in Texoma but people who suffer from allergies are hating them!
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February 24, 2012 -  2nd lab improves health service
Times Record News (subscription required)
With two laboratory centers instead of just one, nurses at Community Healthcare Center can now spend less time trekking across the Center to the lab and more time serving patients.
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December 30, 2011 - Dental healthcare for children
KAUZ TV
When it comes to receiving dental care more children may be skipping out on their twice a year cleanings but a community health center in Wichita Falls is reaising awareness about the benefits of getting your teeth cleaned.
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November 20, 2011 -
Giving with a helping heart, medical mind
Times Record News (subscription required)

An LVN and native of Wichita Falls, LaJuana Givens recently returned home after an extended stay in Dallas.
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November 18, 2011 - Annual event provides hope for the homeless
KFDX TV

Homeward Bound Homeless Coalition held its annual event to help the area's homeless, and it's an event that truly gave them hope for the holidays.
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November 17, 2011 - Hope for the Holidays is helping families in need
KAUZ TV

There are on average nearly 170 homeless people in Wichita Falls alone.
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October 23, 2011 - Teens pitch in and lend hands to others
Times Record News (subscription required)

Thousands of teens in the Wichita Falls community stepped up to make a difference Saturday during the 10th annual Teens Make A Difference day.
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September 14, 2011 - Prescription for reading classes
Times Record News (subscription required)

Growing up wise and well is part of a special prescription for children who visit Community Healthcare Center.
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September 5, 2011 - Sheppard crew keeps teeth in gear
Times Record News (subscription required)

Although they are practicing dentistry in North Texas, members of Sheppard Air Force Base's 82nd Squadron have a worldwide reach by helping to maintain deployability among the base's personnel.
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August 8, 2011 - Health center lauds service
Times Record News (subscription required)

The Wichita Falls Community Healthcare Center, 200 Martin Luther King Blvd., will welcome the public today through Friday with tours, free health screenings, a hot dog cookout and blood drive in celebration of National Health Center Week.
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July 25, 2011 - Free supplies for those in need
Times Record News (subscription required)

With less than a month to go before school begins, parents on tight budgets have begun to worry about the cost of basic supplies.
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June 27, 2011 - Wichita Falls public housing getting medical help
KAUZ TV

A new program is getting its start. A $40,000 grant to improve health outcomes for public housing residents has been awarded to Wichita Falls.
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June 19, 2011 - Dad's day celebration promotes family togetherness
KFDX TV

Dr. Lawrence Lyford has noticed a trend over the last three decades. Families tend to cram school or sports physicals into the last couple of weeks before school starts.
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May 24, 2011 - Sports physicals urged now
Times Record News (subscription required)

Dr. Lawrence Lyford has noticed a trend over the last three decades. Families tend to cram school or sports physicals into the last couple of weeks before school starts.
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May 11, 2011 - Health care forum discusses Obama Care impact
KFDX TV

A forum was held in Wichita Falls to discuss the impact of President Obama's health care plan.
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March 6, 2011 - Wichita Falls organization offers healthcare benefits today
KFDX TV

The Texoma Association of Health Underwriters gave folks an opportunity to sign-up for Children's Health Insurance Program, also known as CHIP and Medicaid.
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February 13, 2011 - Watch your mouth, for health reasons
Times Record News (subscription required)

From where she stands, registered dental hygienist Kendall Davis has a good vantage point from which she can see a lot about your health, starting with your mouth.
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January 27, 2011 - Boost in flu seen in county
Times Record News (subscription required)

Health experts are seeing an increase in influenza activity in Wichita County.
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January 19, 2011 - BBB presents Torch Awards
KFDX TV

The Better Business Bureau.s torch award shines brightly and today, more than a dozen local businesses were recognized as finalists in the BBB's Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence.
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January 19, 2011 - Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence
Times Record News (subscription required)

The Better Business Bureau of North Central Texas singled out the winners of this year's Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence and named the BBB/Louis J. Rodriguez Ethics Scholarship recipients at its annual luncheon Tuesday.
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January 18, 2011 - Torch Award winners named
Times Record News (subscription required)

The Better Business Bureau of North Central Texas singled out the winners of this year.s Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence and named the BBB/Louis J. Rodriguez Ethics Scholarship recipients at its annual luncheon on Tuesday.
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January 13, 2011 - Accolades
Times Record News (subscription required)

Debra Paul was named Community Healthcare Center's Employee of the Quarter.
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January 12, 2011 - Better Business Bureau to give torch awards
Times Record News (subscription required)

More than 300 tickets have been purchased for next week's Better Business Bureau's 14th annual Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence luncheon.
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December 30, 2011 - Texomans share gifts and germs for Christmas
KFDX TV

Wichita Falls doctors said Texomans shared more than gifts for Christmas.
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December 22, 2010 - Hand-washing urged to stay well
Times Record News (subscription required)

With all the visits to family and friends during the coming days and a visit from Santa to look forward to, most families hope the holidays won't include a visit to the doctor's office.
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December 11, 2010 - Parents warned about lead in toys
Times Record News (subscription required)

With children counting down the days until they tear into the Christmas presents that will pile up under their trees, Dr. Louis Reed hopes the treasures in those packages will be lead-free and safe for the little ones.
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December 8, 2010 - Letters to the editor - Support appreciated
Times Record News (subscription required)

The Community Healthcare Center thanks the businesses, organizations and individuals who generously donated money, products or services for the center.s annual Christmas party.
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November 11, 2010 - Pat Haywood dies
KFDX TV

A memorial service is set for tomorrow afternoon for a longtime Wichita Falls educator and community volunteer.
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November 10, 2010 - Pat Haywood, known for charity work, dies
Times Record News (subscription required)

Pat Haywood.s charitable contributions and educational work in Wichita Falls endeared her to many in the community.
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October 15, 2010 - Flu clinic at new Community Healthcare clinic
KFDX TV

Cold and flu season is quickly approaching, and local health officials advise you to be prepared before the flu bug bites.
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September 23, 2010 - Healthcare changes take effect
KAUZ TV

Healthcare is already seeing changes, six months to the day the Healthcare Reform Bill was signed by President Barack Obama.
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September 9, 2010 - Flu vaccine clinics being planned
Times Record News (subscription required)

Summer still has a few days left, but many people are already thinking about fall and winter and the flu season that tends to accompany those cooler months.
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August 30, 2010 – Letters to the Editor – Thank you for the support
Times Record News (subscription required)

Community Healthcare Center recently celebrated Health Care in Public Housing Day, a national commemorative day celebrating access to quality, affordable primary care offered by health centers in public housing communities across America.
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August 11, 2010 – Free screenings for National Health Center Week
KFDX TV

The new Community Healthcare Center on Juarez street opened several weeks ago - and today Texomans had a chance to tour the facilities and take advantage of free health screenings.
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August 10, 2010 – Healthcare center opens Juarez Clinic
Times Record News
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What do hot dogs, dental health, children’s books and blood pressure screenings have in common?
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August 7, 2010 – Women accused; huffing alleged
Times Record News (subscription required)

Two women were arrested on endangering a child charges, accused of putting the child at risk of harm in a home that held spray paint fumes, a can of spray paint and paint-soaked socks, according to probable cause affidavits.
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August 6, 2010 – Briefly – Clinic to host celebrations
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Health Care in Public Housing Day celebration will feature a free hotdog cookout from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tuesday at Community Healthcare Center Juarez Medical Clinic, 1000A Juarez St.
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July 15, 2010 – Accolades
Times Record News (subscription required)
Roy Villanueva, LVN, was named Community Healthcare Center Employee of the Quarter.
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June 28, 2010 – Accolades
Times Record News (subscription required)
The Community Healthcare Center honored the following employees: Donnette Henderson, patient education nurse — Employee of the Year for her excellence in education and disease management with diabetic patients.click for more…
 
 
June 27, 2010 – Nurse practitioner provides care at Juarez Clinic
Times Record News (subscription required)
A year ago, Tanya Frazier had never heard of a Wichita Falls.
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June 25, 2010 – Buss: Businessman’s impact on city evident
Times Record News (subscription required)
In business and with valued friends, Ray Clymer never sat on an acorn waiting for it to grow.
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June 25, 2010 – Community Healthcare Center opens new facility
Times Record News (subscription required)
The sights and sounds of a celebration filled the 2,600-square-foot building at 1000A Juarez St.
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June 24, 2010 - New Community Health Care clinic opening
KFDX TV
Community Health Care officials cut the ribbon this morning on the Juarez Clinic.
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June 24, 2010 – Ray Clymer’s legacy lives on in Juarez Clinic
KAUZ TV
One organization Ray Clymer was a huge part in developing is the Community Healthcare Center.
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June 23, 2010 – Ray Clymer
Times Record News (subscription required)
Ray Clymer, a successful businessman who led Wichita Falls through three decades of revived economic development and employment growth, died peacefully at his Wichita Falls home Monday evening.
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June 21, 2010 – Community leader Ray Clymer dead at 85
Times Record News (subscription required)
Ray Clymer, who pioneered a remarkable campaign for industrial and employment growth during difficult economic times in Wichita Falls during the late 1960s and ‘70s, died at home Monday evening after a lengthy illness.
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April 26, 2010 – Our opinion: Listen and learn
Times Record News (subscription required)
For children as young as 6 months old, having someone read aloud to them is fundamental to their future reading success.
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April 23, 2010 – Reach Out and Read turns the page
Times Record News (subscription required)
From ducks to numbers to Curious George, Jennifer Tansey took a group of Wichita Falls children on a journey that introduced them to a variety of characters and topics — all without ever leaving the waiting area of the Community Healthcare Center.
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Pat Haywood has the spirit of Texoma
KFDX TV
The late State Senator Tom Haywood spent several years serving residents of Texoma in Austin and before that many more years representing north Texas oil interests.
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March 8, 2010 – Economy hurts more than Texomans’ wallet
KAUZ TV
The economy has been on everybody's mind. Many Texomans are stressed out due to the bad economy and rising unemployment.
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February 12, 2010 – Free dental care for kids Monday
Times Record News (subscription required)
The bright blue 39-foot Mobile Dental Van has logged more than 11,000 miles since it came to the Community Healthcare Center in late 2007.
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January 20, 2010 – Our Opinion – No skimping on ethics
Times Record News (subscription required)
One would think that tough economic times may force businesses to cut not only cost but corners, threatening ethical standards that define a quality business in good times and in bad.
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January 20, 2010 – Buses new and bright blue
Times Record News (subscription required)
The city of Wichita Falls unveiled the results of years of planning Wednesday, as the community got a first glimpse of the newest additions to the city’s transit fleet.
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January 20, 2010 – Rolling dental office draws nothing but smiles
Times Record News (subscription required)
The writing on the side of the Community Healthcare Center’s mobile dental van promises “Miles of Smiles,” and during its two years in operation, it has delivered on that guarantee, logging more than 11,000 miles.
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January 14, 2010 – BBB to hand out yearly Torch Awards
Times Record News (subscription required)
The Better Business Bureau’s annual Torch Awards luncheon will be filled to capacity, according to Monica Horton, president of the BBB of North Central Texas.
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December 3, 2009 – Hope for holidays
Times Record News (subscription required)
One man used the word “sweethearts” to describe the people who made this year’s Hope for the Holidays possible.
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November 23, 2009 – Groups fighting diabetes as a team
Times Record News (subscription required)
Don Ramos, who has lived in Wichita Falls for all his 58 years, considers Donnette Henderson a good friend.
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November 5, 2009 – Letters to the Editor: Thank-you to our teens
Times Record News (subscription required)
The Community Healthcare Center would like to recognize the efforts of the teen volunteers who worked at the center on Teens Make a Difference Day, and the Nonprofit Management Center for overseeing the program.
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October 19, 2009 – Experts caution pregnant women to get flu vaccine
Times Record News (subscription required)
Pregnancy is a time when little things — a heartbeat, the flutter of the baby moving — become big things to a mother-to-be.
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October 15, 2009 – Briefly – Center gets pregnancy funds
Times Record News (subscription required)
The Community Healthcare Center is excited about a new tool designed to detect pregnancy complications early.
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October 1, 2009 – Vaccination clinics target common flu
Times Record News (subscription required)
The 2009 H1N1 influenza virus is one culprit that brings fever, headache, sore throat, cough and other symptoms, but it’s not the only flu virus that can make you miserable.
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September 10, 2009 – Our Opinion: Health-care debate rages
Times Record News (subscription required)

During the past two decades, two different presidents rallied for health care for the poor.
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September 8, 2009 – CHC celebrates 15 years
Times Record News (subscription required)

About 1,000 patients found their way to a temporary building, which took up about 3,800 square feet, to be seen by one health care provider.
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August 24, 2009 – Letters to the Editor
Times Record News (subscription required)

Community Healthcare Center’s celebration of its 15-year anniversary during National Health Center Week, Aug 10-14, would not have been possible without the participation of some of our city’s most generous businesses and individuals.
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August 14, 2009 – CHC celebrates 15 years in Wichita Falls
KFDX
As health care takes the center stage nationally, the Community Healthcare Center of Wichita Falls is celebrating 15 years of service to people in Texoma. 

 
 

August 9, 2009 – Letters to the Editor
Times Record News (subscription required)

Fifteen years ago, Community Healthcare Center opened its doors to everyone, providing access to medical and dental services regardless of insurance status or income level.
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July 11, 2009 – Harvey always had an interest in health care
Times Record News (subscription required)
A retired Midwestern State University business professor, Tuck Harvey has always been interested in health care.
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April 13, 2009 – Organizations announce nominations
Times Record News (subscription required)

When it comes to showcasing the Jefferson Awards for Public Service, the partnership between the Junior League of Wichita Falls and the Times Record News is obvious.
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March 31, 2009 – Stimulus money to help hire employees
Time Record News (subscription required)
Stimulus dollars will pay for new staff members at the North Central Texas Community Health Care Center to serve about 4,600 additional patients expected to turn to it in the troubled economy.

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March 30, 2009 – Stimulus money to help hire employees
KFDX TV
The Community Healthcare Center is set to receive more than $300,000 in stimulus money.

 
 

March 29, 2009 – Health care center to receive grant funds
Times Record News (subscription required)
The North Central Texas Community Health Care Center will receive a $308,475 grant to serve patients who lose their health care insurance in the troubled economy.
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March 10, 2009 – Accolades
Times Record News (subscription required)
The American Advertising Federation (AAF) - Wichita Falls presented its 2009 ADDY® Awards for advertising creative excellence.
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March 4, 2009 – New clinic to be created with stimulus allocation
Times Record News (subscription required)
The Community Healthcare Center will get more than a half-million dollars in federal stimulus money to create a new clinic to serve the public housing community in Wichita Falls.
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March 3, 2009 – Stimulus funds for Community Healthcare Center
KAUZ TV
For nearly fifteen years, the Wichita Falls Community Healthcare Center has provided services based on community needs, but the director of CHC is concerned when it comes to patients without insurance.

 
 

March 3, 2009 – Community Healthcare getting stimulus money
KFDX TV
More stimulus money is making its way into Texoma.

 
 

March 3, 2009 – Center may get stimulus funds
Times Record News (subscription required)
The Community Healthcare Center in Wichita Falls is due to share in more than $14 million in federal stimulus money allocated to community health centers across the state.
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February 20, 2009 – Bed Bugs
KAUZ TV
Bed bugs are making a comeback all across the U.S. and Texoma is no exception.

 
 

January 21, 2009 – Spirit of Texoma award
KFDX TV
Texoma is above the national average in one statistic… but it’s not a good one.

 
 

December 3, 2008 - 3rd Annual Homeless Coalition
KFDX TV
Their efforts were part of the third annual Homeless Coalition which was held at the Wichita Falls Public Library.

 
 

December 3, 2008 – Dental director to leave for new position
Times Record News (subscription required)
Dr. David Dasher’s teeth didn’t chatter at all on a chilly morning in Wichita Falls, even though he wore short sleeves and no jacket as he walked from the dental department at the Community Healthcare Center to the mobile dental van parked in the far corner of the lot outside.

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November 21, 2008 – Sick and uninsured
KFDX TV
Each year in this country, billions of dollars in medical costs go uncollected because of uninsured patients.

 
 

November 14, 2008 – A cutting-back economy
Times Record News (subscription required)
Tough decisions and changes in health care choices and health insurance selections could become some of the symptoms of the ailing economy, a nationwide survey shows.

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November 12, 2008 – Community Healthcare Center volunteers
KFDX TV
Brett Moyer stops by to talk about the Community Healthcare Center.

 
 

November 1, 2008 – Letters to the editor
Times Record News (subscription required)
The Community Healthcare Center sincerely appreciates the efforts of both the teens volunteering at the Center on Teens Make a Difference Day, and the Nonprofit Management Center for overseeing the program

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October 27, 2008 – Rate of Texomans without health insurance is above national average
KFDX TV
Texoma is above the national average in one statistic, but it's not a good one.

 
 

October 13, 2008 – Flu vaccinations still available
Times Record News (subscription required)
A confirmed case of influenza has appeared early this flu season in North Texas.

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October 3, 2008 – Flu shot season is here
Times Record News (subscription required)
With respiratory illnesses making the rounds and some talk swirling that there might be some cases of flu in the area, health care providers are poised to start providing vaccinations in hopes of bolstering people’s defenses against influenza.

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October 3, 2008 – Flu shot season is here
Times Record News (subscription required)
With respiratory illnesses making the rounds and some talk swirling that there might be some cases of flu in the area, health care providers are poised to start providing vaccinations in hopes of bolstering people’s defenses against influenza.

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August 26, 2008 - Assisted breast screenings
KFDX TV
With prices for everything creeping up, many folks are finding their budgets stretched to the max… which is why spending money on healthcare may be the furthest thing from their mind.

 
 

August 11, 2008 - Community Healthcare Center promotes literacy during National Health Care Week
KFDX TV
The center was handing out free school supplies and books as part of National Health Care Week.

 
 

August 10, 2008 - National Health Center Week to include health screenings and school supply giveaways
KFDX TV
If the back to school discounts aren't making a big enough difference for you, another organization is trying to help out.

 
 

July 23, 2008 – Grant aims to educate public about cancer
Times Record News
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Prostate cancer is a “silent” disease, tending not to create any symptoms until it has made its way into organs or bone.
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June 18, 2008 – Letters to the Editor
Times Record News (subscription required)

The Relay for Life team at Community Healthcare Center would like to thank center employees, administration and the public for their generous donations and patronage of last month’s rummage sale.
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May 29, 2008 – Boxes of Hope
Times Record News (subscription required)

The boxes piled in several rooms at the Community Healthcare Center hold books, movies, clothing, toys and more that people will sort through Saturday seeking new treasures during a rummage sale.
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May 7, 2008 – Many uninsured seeking affordable healthcare
KFDX TV
In a time where many people are pinching pennies by forgoing extras that's often not an option when they need a doctor.

 
 

May 23, 2008 – We’re Listening
Times Record News (subscription required)

Dr. Susan Strate keeps in mind an idea she learned in medical school.
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April 8, 2008 – Our Opinion: Just for grins
Times Record News (subscription required)

Phyllis Hiraki will no doubt be all smiles today when she receives the distinguished Patsy Baggett Service Award, honoring those in the Wichita Falls community who make the welfare of children a top priority.
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April 3, 2008 – Community champion
Times Record News (subscription required)

When Phyllis Hiraki goes to work, she knows that every person who turns to the Community Healthcare Center, whether they’re sick or seeking information to help them stay healthy, is a priority.
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January 30, 2008 – Coughing, sneezing sounds filling the air
Times Record News (subscription required)

The sights and sounds of the season are filling the air.
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January 8, 2008 – Dental Van debuts in W.F.I.S.D.
KFDX TV
There should be brighter smiles in Wichita Falls schools in coming years … Today marked the first trip to a school for the Community Healthcare Center's dental van.

 
 

December 21, 2007 – Mobile dental van will hit schools soon
KFDX TV
Dental healthcare is important especially for children. Unfortunately, some working parents have a hard time getting their child to scheduled appointments.

 
 

December 14, 2007 – Letters to the Editor
Times Record News (subscription required)

Community Healthcare Center and its partners held a ribbon cutting on Dec. 11 to commemorate the launch of its new mobile dental van.
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December 6, 2007 – Miles of smiles
Times Record News (subscription required)

Kids at Alamo Elementary School open their minds to new lessons every day, but Thursday, they opened their mouths for something that could also have a big impact on their futures - their dental health.
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December 3, 2007 – Taking dental hygiene to young students
KAUZ TV

Students at Kate Burgess Elementary School are smiling big tonight.

 
 

October 30, 2007 – Center’s program offers free books to children
Times Record News (subscription required)

While plenty of children will be trick-or-treating today for candy and other goodies, some also get the chance this week to ask for another kind of treat - and this time, no costumes are necessary.
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August 28, 2007 – Letters to the Editor
Times Record News (subscription required)

Community Healthcare Center celebrates National Health Center Week annually the second week of August.
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