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UNTHSC gives thanksWe have so much to be thankful for at UNTHSC. View our online photo album to see  what some of our employees and students said they were thankful for this holiday season.  

Nov 22, 2012

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UNTHSCA€AsADs DNA identification work resolves search for missing loved onesWhen 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 and Unidentified Persons System) at the UNT Health Science Center continue to help law enforcement Read More »

Nov 21, 2012

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Join the Jingle Bell Run/WalkJingle 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, a costume contest and more. Festivities begin at 2 p.m. at Chesapeake Energy Plaza, 100 Read More »

Nov 20, 2012

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School of Public Health debuts accelerated online coursesYou can be anywhere in the world and never miss class. UNTHSC’s School of Public Health is the first in Texas to offer an accelerated online Master of Public Health Professional Option. You can complete a course in just eight weeks instead of the usual 16. Matt Nolan Adrignola, EdD, MBA, SPH Associate Dean of Read More »

Nov 20, 2012

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Book drive helps reading program at UNTHSC pediatrics departmentUNTHSC student representatives for the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants (TAPA) and their classmates hosted a book drive during Physician Assistants Week, held October 6-12, for a program called "Reach Out and Read" in the Department of Pediatrics. The state program encourages health care providers to give books to children who may not otherwise have Read More »

Nov 16, 2012

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UNTHSC leader speaks out on impact of reform on womenA€AsAhs health careUNT 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 in Arlington, Texas, Dr. Anderson said that the new health care legislation makes preventive care Read More »

Nov 16, 2012

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Helicopter fly-in will show emergency medicine in actionCollaboration will be in the air on Nov. 28 when a medevac helicopter lands on the Medical Education and Training building lawn at the UNT Health Science Center. Aboard will be a full crew – emergency medical technician, nurse and physician, ready to show UNTHSC students how they work. The event, PHI Air Medical Helicopter Read More »

Nov 15, 2012

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TCOM student makes his A€AJAoJeopardy! debutPhoto courtesy Jeapordy.com Second-year Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine student Jason Shore will appear on the long-running quiz show Jeopardy! this Wednesday, Nov. 28. You can watch Shore on Jeopardy! at 11 a.m. on CBS. If you are on campus, join employees and students at 11 a.m. in the Student Lounge (EAD-110) to watch the Read More »

Nov 15, 2012

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UNT Health physician helps young patient return to the courtTeen-age basketball star Kylie Ducat was frustrated that 12 doctors were unable to explain her chest pain and turned to UNT Health‘s Albert Yurvati, DO (’86). For a year Ducat experienced pain in her chest that radiated to her back, neck and shoulders. At times she couldn’t breathe. Playing basketball was out of the question. Read More »

Nov 15, 2012

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New research aims to reverse the damage caused by cardiac hypertrophyPeople who have stress, high blood pressure or aortic stenosis, in which the aortic valve cannot open fully, are more prone to hypertrophy, which is an abnormal thickening and enlargement of the heart muscle. This can eventually result in congestive heart failure and death. Joseph Yuan, PhD, assistant professor of Integrative Physiology, is working to Read More »

Nov 12, 2012