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| December 18, 2012

Managing holidays with a loved one with dementia

Holidays bring families and friends together to experience the joys of the season. But when a loved one has dementia, there are additional things to consider: Remember the most important aspect of the holidays - people! Don't get so caught...

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| December 18, 2012

New UNTHSC billboards are going up around Fort Worth

  The new UNTHSC billboard at I-30 eastbound at Beach St. The advertising campaign features UNT Health providers Janice Knebl, DO; Sharon Gustowski, DO; and Madge Barnes, MD. You will soon see the new boards in five locations around Fort...

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| December 14, 2012

Video: Emergency medicine on display at medevac helicopter fly-in

    Future health care providers got an up-close look at how collaboration saves lives in emergencies. A medevac crew landed on the UNT Health Science Center campus to demonstrate their helicopter's set-up and talk with students about teamwork.

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| December 10, 2012

Dr. Scott Walters gives holiday drinking safety tips on WBAP

Scott Walters, PhD Stick with clear alcohols. Eat something before or during drinking. Stick to one drink per hour. Since alcohol consumption peaks during the holiday, Scott Walters, PhD, School of Public Health Professor, offered these and other tips during...

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| December 5, 2012

12 safe holiday drinking tips

Thinking of enjoying an extra brew or two to celebrate this holiday season?  According to School of Public Health professor and noted alcohol researcher Dr. Scott Walters, the holidays ring in a number of sobering statistics on imbibing in excess....

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| December 4, 2012

Wash up! It’s handwashing week

It is that time of year again. It seems everyone around you is sick, sneezing or coughing. What is a great way to avoid getting sick yourself? It is no coincidence that December 2-8 is National Hand Washing Week. Why...

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| November 28, 2012

Chopper lands on campus to demonstrate emergency transport

Future health care providers got an up-close look Wednesday at how collaboration saves lives in emergencies. A medevac crew landed on the UNT Health Science Center campus to demonstrate their helicopter's set-up and talk with students about teamwork. "The amount...

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| November 21, 2012

UNTHSCA€AsADs DNA identification work resolves search for missing loved ones

When someone you love is missing, the holidays lose their shine, and hearts ache from not knowing their fate.Through funding provided by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ),  the UNT Center for Human Identification (UNTCHI) and NamUs (the National Missing...

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| November 20, 2012

Join the Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Jingle all the way with the UNT Health Bone & Joint Institute, a sponsor of the year's Jingle Bell Run on Dec. 1, which benefits the Arthritis Foundation. Children and adults can participate in a half-mile or a 5K race,...

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| November 16, 2012

UNTHSC leader speaks out on impact of reform on womenA€AsAhs health care

UNT Health Science Center Ob/Gyn Chairman Ralph Anderson, MD, says that the Affordable Health Care Act provides vitally important advances for the health of women and their families. Speaking at the 24th annual Pelham P. Staples, Jr., MD, Educational Symposium...