Updated: Nov. 29, 2023 at 10:53 PM CST
At Hairspray Family Salon in Flint, you won’t find hair relaxer services. Hairstylist, Chelsea Anderson never offered it since she began doing hair 11 years ago. “I thought it was a very harsh chemical and I didn’t like it on my hair, so I didn’t want to put it on anyone else’s scalp. I would get a chemical burn. I would notice that my hair was thinning.”
Updated: Nov. 15, 2023 at 10:21 AM CST|
Eivor Calvert was born prematurely at 36 weeks, with Down syndrome and a hole in his heart. Due to lack of pediatric subspecialty doctors in East Texas, he and his mother, Shyanne Calvert, were forced to get medical attention in Dallas, but had been allowed to go home three weeks ago.
Updated: Oct. 13, 2023 at 9:55 PM CDT|
A growing number of youth in Hispanic households are in need of mental help; however, when it comes to resources, bilingual counselors are scarce. Language plays a big role when it comes to communication between a parent, a child and a therapist. However, after talking to East Texas counselors, we found this deficiency in bilingual mental health professionals is affecting families’ ability to get the help they need.
Updated: Oct. 12, 2023 at 10:20 PM CDT
An East Texas breast cancer survivor, Julie Mayberry of Tyler, shared her story and said mammograms played a significant role in her life.
Updated: Sep. 20, 2023 at 12:05 PM CDT|
“What happens when we have natural disasters, blood drives in those areas are cancelled. So that puts a strain. But also, we see an increase in the need for blood during natural disasters,” said Karen Holt, the American Red Cross East Texas Chapter Executive Director.