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Virtual medicine: UNT Health Science Center opens clinic at UNT DallasBy Diane Smith A physician assistant and doctor in Fort Worth are treating student patients in Dallas through a new virtual medicine program at UNT Health Science Center. As part of the program, sick students at UNT Dallas can schedule appointments and be examined by a physician assistant or a doctor in Fort Worth. Physician Read More »

Feb 18, 2020

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Health literacy can save your lifeBy Jan Jarvis If anyone can navigate through the complex health care system, it is Dr. Dan McCoy. A physician and President of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Dr. McCoy knows his way around a hospital. But when his 93–year-old father fell and broke his hip, Dr. McCoy was ensnared by a system that Read More »

Jan 21, 2020

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Increasing your odds of beating cancerBy Jan Jarvis FitSteps for Life at UNTHSC Learn more about how to participate in FitSteps for Life at UNT Health Science Center. Learn More Four months after undergoing surgery to remove much of his right lung, Phil Moroneso steps on a treadmill and walks at a slow, steady pace. At 74, the lung cancer Read More »

Jan 16, 2020

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Ophthalmic clinic opens in Health Pavilion to provide diabetic eye careBy Jan Jarvis Zainulabedin Hashem walked out of the ophthalmic clinic with a new prescription and a sense of relief that his diabetes had not damaged his vision. “I have had diabetes for 30 years and it affects my vision,” he said. The North Richland Hills diabetic is among the first patients to receive care Read More »

Sep 20, 2019

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WE HAIL receives grant to improve care for older adultsBy Jan Jarvis UNT Health Science Center and its community partners are expanding their efforts to improve health care for older adults with the support of a $3.75 million federal grant. The Health Resources and Services Administration funding will address the growing needs of older adults through UNTHSC’s geriatric training program, Workforce Enhancement in Healthy Read More »

Aug 15, 2019

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Coming home to change health careBy Alex Branch Jeff Beeson, DO, grew up with UNT Health Science Center. As a kid, he watched Fourth of July fireworks with his father Don, the school’s long-time police chief, from a rooftop when it was just a medical school. He set up street cones to mark the route of the Cowtown Marathon, founded Read More »

Aug 7, 2019

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UNTHSC and TCU develop new online tool for new moms’ health questionsBy Sally Crocker    Because a mother’s health is so important to that of her baby, a team from UNT Health Science Center has joined with TCU’s Harris College of Nursing and families across Tarrant County to develop a new online tool for helping postpartum moms take care of their health.   Learn more about the Read More »

Jul 2, 2019

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Getting a child with a rare illness back on his feetBy Alex Branch Zayd was about to start his first youth soccer program when his family’s nightmare with Acute Flaccid Myelitis began. First, the 3-year-old boy from Irving had cold-like symptoms. He no longer bounded into the kitchen in the morning and instead called his mother, Samina Mohammad, to help get him out of bed. Read More »

Jun 4, 2019

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What to do if you suspect your child has measlesMeasles cases in the U.S. now exceed the highest number on record in a single year since the disease was eliminated in 2000. There have been 673 measles cases of the vaccine-preventable illness reported in 22 states this year, including Texas, according to a preliminary tally of state and local health department data reported this weekby The Read More »

Apr 26, 2019

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HSC pharmacist helps woman with hepatitis C get the help she needsBy Jan Jarvis   Andrea Harkins could not stop sobbing as she opened a cardboard box filled with medications. “This is life-changing,” she said. “I’ve waited 20 years for this day.” Harkins has lived with hepatitis C for two decades. She is among the 3.5 million people in the United States who have the virus Read More »

Apr 18, 2019