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Central Texas Medical Center: News




–   Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) will present its latest free healthy cooking demonstration, “Healthy Meals for Your Budget” on January 25 in the CTMC Community Classroom from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.


As part of CTMC’s practice of the CREATION Health principles, the CTMC Institute for Healthy Living (IFHL), in conjunction with CTMC’s clinical dieticians, offers a variety of dietary counseling options as well as quarterly free Healthy Cooking Classes.  From learning healthy substitutions to new and healthier ways to prepare some of your old favorites, the free, one-hour offerings have provided many participants with effective takeaways to improve their eating habits.


In addition to the free cooking demonstrations, IFHL healthy-eating programs and services include Weight Watchers, which will begin a new class with an Open House/Registration Meeting in CTMC’s Community Classroom from noon – 1 p.m. on January 24.


For more information about
“Healthy Meals for Your Budget” or the Weight Watchers Open House, please call the CTMC Institute for Healthy Living at 512-753-3818 or visit 


About Central Texas Medical Center

CTMC is a 178-bed acute-care hospital providing a wide range of complex healthcare services in San Marcos, Texas, and neighboring communities. CTMC was recognized as the first ever “Green Business of the Year” for 2010 by the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce and was named “Best Hospital” for Hays County in the “Best of Hays 2010” publication.


The hospital, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, was restructured in 1960. The present facility was opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. The CTMC staff of more than 700 employees works with more than 180 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families. In addition, over 100 community members and interns from area educational institutions volunteer their services to the hospital.


Adventist Health System (AHS) is a not-for-profit healthcare organization that emphasizes Christ at the center of care. Founded in 1973, AHS  has quickly grown to become the largest not-for-profit Protestant healthcare provider in the nation. Today, AHS  supports 44 hospitals and employs 55,000 individuals. AHS hospitals are comprised of 7,700 licensed beds, providing care for 4 million patients each year in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room visits.





Central Texas Medical Center
1301 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666