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| August 28, 2013

Wanted: Blood donations to save lives during Labor Day weekend

Here are some sobering facts: More than 42,000 people will be hurt in traffic accidents this Labor Day weekend, according to the National Safety Council. A car accident victim may need 100 pints of transfused blood. Blood donation is more...

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| August 20, 2013

College of Pharmacy classes begin with promise of career-long collaboration

The first class on the first day at the first pharmacy college in North Texas, also the first to be located on the campus of an academic health science center, began August 19 with a pledge."We only have you for...

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| August 14, 2013

White Coat Ceremony at new College of Pharmacy will honor pharmacy pioneers

The first students in the new UNT System College of Pharmacy will receive their white coats on Saturday. Classes begin Monday. What's unique? This is the first pharmacy school in North Texas and the only in Texas situated on a...

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| August 8, 2013

Unique program prepares physicians to lead rural prevention efforts

Imagine yourself in a rural setting where you're the only doctor. A patient's flu-like symptoms are getting worse, fast. But it's not flu season. And he has had several mosquito bites.  Tests confirm your fears: He has the West Nile...

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| July 31, 2013

UNTHSC nurtures scientists at summer research intern program

Twenty-seven undergraduate scientists from across the U.S. have been hard at work this summer learning to conduct biomedical research as part of the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) program. The annual summer outreach programs ---Summer Multicultural Advanced Research Training...

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| July 30, 2013

Farmers market debuts on campus Thursday

The Health Science Center begins hosting a weekly farmers market this Thursday, furthering our mission to improve the health and quality of life for our neighbors, students, faculty and staff.  The Cowtown Farmers Market, open to the public, will offer...

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| July 26, 2013

Can breakfast protect your heart? UNTHSC physician comments

A new Harvard study seems to show that men who skip breakfast are more at risk for heart disease, says Darrin D’Agostino, DO, MPH.He points out that the men in the study had high-stress jobs, and the study didn’t address...

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| July 25, 2013

High school, undergraduate students spend summer studying at UNTHSC

Summer on the UNT Health Science Center campus is anything but quiet, as learning opportunities abound for teens and young college students. Sixteen students from the Young Women's Leadership Academy, a part of Fort Worth ISD, investigated  DNA identification techniques...

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| July 18, 2013

Texas Legislature passes bill involving insurance, alcohol counseling

Participants from the 2012 North Texas Health Forum cheered the results of their collaboration when Governor Rick Perry signed the 83rd Texas Legislature's House Bill 3105 into effect this June. With the passage of this bill, insurance companies can negotiate...

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| July 16, 2013

Electrical Stimulation Therapy helps debilitating stomach disorder

UNT Health Surgeon Joseph E. Ronaghan, MD, FACS, is the only physician in Fort Worth who offers a therapy that provides hope to patients suffering from certain types of gastroparesis. This debilitating stomach disorder is common in people with diabetes,...