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| August 25, 2014

Young people compete to create healthy meals

Students from Trimble Tech High School at last year's Culinary Competition High school students are learning to prepare healthy food for the public with help from a contest cooked up by FitWorth and mulitple partner organizations that include UNT Health...

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| August 22, 2014

UNTHSC physicians propose improved management of high-risk stroke patients

A team of UNT Health Science Center physicians has proposed a new medication management plan that could improve outcomes and enhance the quality of life for patients at high risk of stroke. Atrial fibrillation is an abnormal, irregular heart rhythm...

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| August 21, 2014

Tickets on sale for Jay Leno’s performance at ‘An Evening with a Legend’

Tickets are now on sale for UNT Health Science Center's annual "An Evening with a Legend" fundraiser, this year featuring Jay Leno, the renowned comedian and 22-year host of "The Tonight Show." The performance benefits the UNT Health Science Center...

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| August 20, 2014

UNT Health Science Center to close for Labor Day

The UNT Health Science Center, including Founders Activity Center, will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 1. All clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians also will be closed Monday in observance of the holiday. Regular clinic hours will...

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| August 20, 2014

Summer research programs inspire students to biomedical careers

Anna Brown was about to abandon her dream of becoming a scientist when the Summer Researcher Internship Program at UNT Health Science Center changed her mind. "I wasn't certain if research was right for me," said the University of Texas...

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| August 19, 2014

Research aimed at improving long-term outlook for stroke patients

The long-term consequences of a stroke often are more severe than the attack itself, a medical reality that researcher Shaohua Yang, PhD, MD, hopes to alter. "A stroke is like an earthquake," said Dr. Yang, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and...

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| August 18, 2014

Camp activities teach teamwork to incoming GSBS students

After a few minutes of twisting, twirling and unlocking limbs, the six students of Team Green credited good communication skills with helping them unwind from a human knot in record time. "It does help you get to know people," incoming...

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| August 15, 2014

A full dose of facts on vaccinations

By Sarah Matches, DO, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics It's become easy for us to forget the horrors of a disease such as polio, which as recently as the 1950s crippled about 35,000 Americans each year. Today, there is no naturally...

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| August 14, 2014

Patient finds his ‘guardian angel’

On the day before Easter, Tom and Pam Kearney arrived in Fort Worth from their home in Michigan feeling anxious and uncertain. An injury to Tom's xiphoid process caused excruciating pain in his chest - and the Kearneys traveled to...

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| August 13, 2014

Electrical stimulation therapy helps gastroparesis patient

Angela Pokluda enjoyed her life as a wife and mother until she began suffering bouts of nausea and couldn't keep food down. "My nausea was so serious it would stop me in my tracks whenever it hit," said Pokluda, who...