Closer Look Wrap Up 1/31/14
Despite advances in preventing cardiovascular disease, one out of every four deaths are a result of heart disease. While changes to your lifestyle, diet and medicine can help one of the best tools for fighting off the disease is simply getting insured. We talked with Levi Stone, Chief Nursing Officer at Odessa Regional Medical Center. He explained that despite a very low unemployment rate, the Permian Basin has a very high un-insured rate. Stone said people that have health insurance are more likely to get preventative screenings.
Primaries are just a month away and with a number of big seats up for grabs here in the Lone Star State. Candidates are making the rounds in hopes of getting your vote. We sat down with Chris Mapp, candidate for US Senate in one of the most contended races this primary. Mapp is one of many candidates running for Senator John Cornynís seat. His primary platform is the national debut. More information on Mappís campaign can be found at http://mappforussenate.com/