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Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Komen grant funds Community Action cancer program

San Marcos-based Community Action Inc. of Central Texas has been awarded an $195,423 grant from the Austin affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation.

Friday, March 30th, 2012

CTMC holding blood drive April 19

The Central Texas Medical Center will hold a blood drive 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 19 at the hospital’s main classroom.

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

CTMC hosts Wimberley Healthy Fair on Saturday

The Wimberley Mayor's Fitness Council and Central Texas Medical Center are holding the Wimberley Healthy Fair on Saturday March 24.

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Feds will not renew women’s health program

The federal government will not renew the Women's Health Program, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in Houston on Friday, the day after Gov. Rick Perry announced Texas would continue the program with or...

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Texas State physical therapy program acquires arm robot

The Balance and Gait Training Program at Texas State University is set to become one of the top centers for rehabilitation training in the state with the acquisition of the InMotion Arm Robot.

Monday, July 18th, 2011

CTMC to hold blood drive on July 19

Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) will hold its Summer Blood Drive on July 19 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Main Classroom at the hospital. Interested blood donators may signup before the event or find...

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Smoking ban officially snuffed?

Hope for a smoke-free Texas seems officially snuffed. State Sen. Bob Deuell, R-Greenville, said today that a statewide smoking ban would not live on as an amendment to Senate Bill 1811, a major "fiscal matters" bill.

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Lawmakers say they have a vehicle for smoking ban

Don't stub out the statewide smoking ban bill yet. The bill's House and Senate authors say they've got a vehicle for the measure to be passed, and they're still hopeful Texas will be the first southern state...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Hays among Texas’ healthiest counties, study says

Other central Texas counties that made the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute ranking include Travis, Comal and Williamson, which came in first.

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

CTMC announces 25th annual HealthCheck

Central Texas Medical Center will holds its 25th annual HealthCheck Community Health Screening and Fair on April 28 at the Embassy Suites and City of San Marcos Conference Center. The fee will be specially reduced from $35...

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