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Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

First baby of year born to 21-year CTMC employee

Vizente DeAndrez Gonzales is the first baby of the year in San Marcos, entering the world at Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) at 7:56 a.m. on Jan. 1. The baby's mother, Stella Gonzales, has been a registrar at CTMC for 21 years.

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

CTMC takes down 27-year-old sign

Central Texas Medical Center took down the sign that has been atop its building for 27 years Tuesday, changing, by that measure, the look of the city. A lighted monument sign on Wonder World Drive will take...

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Accidental overdoses increase by 250% in Texas

The number of deaths by accidental drug overdose in Texas is rising at an alarming rate. But many of the victims aren't your typical addicts: They're average people hooked on legal prescription drugs. “The majority are people...

Friday, November 19th, 2010

CTMC presents ‘Homemade Holidays’ healthy cooking demonstration

The holiday season is a time filled with giving and entertaining. Central Texas Medical Center’s (CTMC) Institute for Healthy Living is offering, “Homemade Holidays,” a free healthy cooking demonstration on Wednesday, Dec. 1 from 5:30 p.m. to...

Friday, November 12th, 2010

CTMC to hold diabetes dialogue day

As November is American Diabetes Month, Central Texas Medical Center’s (CTMC) Institute for Healthy Living is holding its second annual Diabetes Dialogue Day Saturday. The half-day event of cooking demonstrations, screenings and educational lectures will take place...

Friday, November 5th, 2010

CTMC plans November blood drive

Central Texas Medical Center encourages everyone to give the gift of life and roll up their sleeves for the CTMC Blood Drive on Tuesday, Nov. 9.

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

CTMC expands medical associates in Wimberley

Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) recently announced the expansion of its medical associates with the inclusion of the Wimberley Diagnostic Center. The center is now called Central Texas Medical Associates (CTMA) Wimberley.

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Clinical Laboratory Science alumna’s research featured in journal

Texas State University Clinical Laboratory Science alumna Callie Camp has literally made her mark on Laboratory Medicine, as it is her research article that is featured on the cover of the high-profile journal’s Nov. 2010 issue.

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

CTMC offers Weight Watchers and more

The Weight Watchers meeting at Central Texas Medical Center has posted a combined 175 pound loss in 17 weeks. On Nov. 2, they will host a Weight Watchers open house for those who may be interested in...

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

CTMC names new top administrator

Sam Huenergardt has been named the new president and chief executive officer of Central Texas Medical Center, replacing Gary L. Jepson, who resigned in September after nine years on the job to pursue other opportunities.

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